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Godly steamrollers

Episode #210 - 08 July 2015 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Flatten your opponent with a steamroller. Both Magnetron and Thor posses these mighty devices. Be careful not to become a pancake! Level: 2k to 5d

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Slow steady

Pavlov doggy

Episode #209 - 30 June 2015 By: Kim Young-sam 7D

New innovations in one of the most often played josekis. Test your opponent first before playing a slow, but steady, joseki move. Level: 4k to 5d

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Hug

Hugging the Chinese

Episode #207 - 15 June 2015 - 1 comment By: Kim Young-sam 7D

Invade the grand Chinese moyo by hugging and embracing it. Level: 3k to 5d

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2 2invasion

Like this

Episode #206 - 08 June 2015 By: Kim Young-sam 7D

This surprising invasion is powerful. When answered correctly it leads to a huge ko. So be sure to have some ko threats in reserve! Level: 5k to 4d

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Empty triangle

The chicken and the egg

Episode #189 - 17 February 2015 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Mushrooms sprout from the ground, and so did Ke Jie. What a man! The golden chicken witnessed it all. Level: 5k to 4d

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New joseki

The fourth AGA pro

Episode #187 - 02 February 2015 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Congratulations to Ryan Li, the fourth AGA professional! Here he plays against Matthew Burrall in the Pro Qualification Championship, Round 1. Level: 6k to 4d

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Fuseki

Mok Jin Seok's fuseki

Episode #185 - 19 January 2015 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

This strange looking shimari is a favourite pattern of Mok Jin Seok. It invites your opponent to dive in, but a tough fight will await him! Level: 5k to 4d

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Merlijn kuin

In memory of Go Seigen

Episode #180 - 23 December 2014 - 3 comments By: Merlijn Kuin 6d

Go Seigen passed away this year at the respectable age of 100. As an ode to this master player, Merlijn Kuin - multiple times Dutch champion - reviews one of his games against Takagawa Kaku in front of a live audience. The video stops at move 99. More commentary can be found in the sgf-file. Level: 5k to 5d

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Crazy opening

The ninja star

Episode #169 - 20 October 2014 By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

Throwing a ninja star at your opponent might seem rude. This modern opening has been played by top professional players though and will suit you well if you are a strong ninja fighter! Level: 5k to 4d

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Newfuseki

The ballerina and the rhinoceros

Episode #163 - 15 September 2014 - 1 comment By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

Wang Chenxing continues to surprise us and has worked out a new fuseki for her last tournament. Level: 5k to 4d

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High fuseki

Wang Chenxing's fuseki

Episode #160 - 01 September 2014 By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

In which a very high and unusual fuseki is shown. You have to fight hard with these kind of fusekis! Level: 6k to 4d

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Miai

Tricky fusekis

Episode #156 - 04 August 2014 By: Park Young Woon 7d

Our new teacher Park Young Woon shows us two interesting fusekis in which you have to be very careful not to be tricked. Creating miai is the key to success. Level: 7k to 4d

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Two ataris

Two aggressive ataris

Episode #155 - 04 August 2014 By: Park Young Woon 7d

After a strange looking low version of the Kobayashi opening you can gain an early advantage with the help of a tricky variation of a common joseki. Level: 5k to 4d

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Guli

Invading with Gu Li

Episode #147 - 10 June 2014 - 1 comment By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Gu Li is the master of the opening. Here we have a look at a few of his brilliant moments. Level: 5k to 4d

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Interview

Young-sun Yoon

Episode #143 - 19 May 2014 - 3 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

An interview with Young-sun Yoon. She shows her favourite opening and enjoys tennis more than chess. Level: 30k to 7d

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Approach enclosure

An aggressive approach

Episode #140 - 05 May 2014 - 1 comment

Attacking a one space enclusure very early is a often seen handicap style move, but can also be played in even games. There are many tricks which can be tried to try and get a quick advantage. Level: 7k to 2d

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Sansaneasteregg

San-san opening

Episode #138 - 21 April 2014 - 9 comments

Germans and Dutchies alike love the simplicity but also the deep strategy behind the 3-3 point. (And ok, Ajax lost 5-1) Level: 10k to 2d

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Attachment

Invading the Mini Chinese

Episode #137 - 21 April 2014

This attachment makes invading a Mini Chinese formation more enjoyable. Level: 5k to 3d

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Battle kakari

Hoshi battles

Episode #136 - 14 April 2014 - 1 comment

Playing all hoshi stones might look boring, but interesting battles can arise very quickly. Testing moves and counter-testing moves all over the place! Level: 6k to 2d

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Atari cut

Cut it like a master

Episode #134 - 31 March 2014 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Park Junghwan also plays in the Chinese A league, here we see him in action against Chen Yaoye. Level: 5k to 5d

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