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major motions click to hear : major motions

The various movements are made by placing stones on a liberty, which is an empty, adjacent horizontal or vertical intersection.
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See major motions in : french | spanish
capture connection contact

capture click to hear : capture

When a stone or chain of stones is completely surrounded by the opponent’s stones, it is captured and removed from the board.

connection click to hear : connection

When a stone occupies a liberty belonging to a stone of the same color, the two stones are connected; a chain is made up of two or more connected stones.

contact click to hear : contact

Point where two stones occupying adjacent intersections meet.