Staysharp

Stay sharp

Episode #82 - 24 June 2013 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Sometimes we play moves too quickly. The obvious move is not always good. Stay sharp and always be on the lookout to punish bad moves from your opponent!

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Highshimariattachment

High shimari attachment

Episode #80 - 17 June 2013 - 17 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p En

Looking to reduce a framework which involves a high shimari? This attachment is often good, and fun as well it seems! Level: 5k to 3d

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Descenttesuji

Descent tesuji

Episode #79 - 10 June 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The descent tesuji is often overlooked, as it in many cases does not feel natural. A tricky move in a common joseki shows the power of the descent tesuji nicely!

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Diagonaltesuji

Diagonal tesuji

Episode #78 - 03 June 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

A kosumi is a strong shape which can be used to escape, attack, connect or kill. Let's see some kosumi tesujis in action!

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Theattachmentunderneath

Amazing Adorable Attachments

Episode #74 - 13 May 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

With a focus on the underneath attachment. This surprising move can be used to kill, cut of stones or to make shape for a weak group.

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Doublehane

Double-hane

Episode #72 - 06 May 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The double hane can have many purposes, it can be used to attack, to make sabaki, to defend and to kill. In this episode we show a range of different examples all involving the double hane technique.

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Strongnobis

Strong nobis

Episode #71 - 29 April 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

When seeing these thick nobis for the first time they might look very slow. But they are often good shape and prevent the opponent from making good shape.

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Nosetesuji

Nose tesuji

Episode #69 - 22 April 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The nose tesuji is a common technique, but can also be very hard to find in some situations. Let's have a look at some examples!

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Magiconespacejump

Magic one space jumps

Episode #63 - 20 March 2013 - 4 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p En Tk

One year ago BadukMovies published its first episode. To celebrate we put empty triangles in cookie jars and have a look at one space tesuji magic! Level: 10k to 5d

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Emptytriangle

Good empty triangles

Episode #62 - 18 March 2013 - 2 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

An empty triangle is the typical example of bad shape. Good empty triangles are the typical example of the Japanese term "Guzumi", which means bad shape, but good move. Let's have a look at some Guzumi!
Drawing made by the Empty Triangle

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Mindblowingtesujis

Mindblowing tesujis!

Episode #53 - 04 February 2013 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

In which we have a look at 3 professional games with some very special moves in them.

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Jumptothefirstline

Jump to the first line

Episode #49 - 14 January 2013 By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

Often a jump to the first line is a good endgame move. In this episode we show why and show a few endgame tesujis which are related to it.

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Shimariprobe

Shimari probe

Episode #32 - 22 October 2012 - 5 comments

Playing a probe to see how your opponent answers is a high level technique. Let's see a few variations of this in action.

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Stonetowertesuji

Stone tower tesuji

Episode #27 - 17 September 2012 - 3 comments En

The stone tower tesuji occurs frequently in games. In this episode we will have a look at some pro games and josekis in which this tesuji occurs. Level: 20k to 1d

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Raccoondogsbelly

The raccoon dog's belly

Episode #23 - 22 August 2012 - 5 comments En

This is one of the most beautiful and surprising tesujis in the game of go. No wonder the raccoon dog likes it so much! Level: 15k to 4d

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Episode22

Baduk Tweets

Episode #22 - 13 August 2012 - 1 comment

Inspired by last weeks episode we have introduced a new feature on the website called "Baduk Gems". In this episode we will have a look at a few gems we have collected.

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Episode21

Gems

Episode #21 - 08 August 2012

Do you know that situation when you are looking at some possible moves in your game, and you suddenly discover a special one? That hidden gem?

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