後手

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Chinese[edit]

 
back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
hand; convenient; ‑er
trad. (後手)
simp. (后手)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

後手

  1. room for manoeuvre
  2. (chess) defensive position

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

後手 (hiragana ごて, rōmaji gote)

  1. (go) Not having the initiative; moving last in an area; responding to the opponent's threats.
  2. (go) A move that causes one to lose the initiative.
  3. (go) A position where one or both players have such a move.
  4. (shogi) The second player.

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