Korean female league

Calm rationality

Episode #208 - 22 June 2015 By: YoonYoung Kim 4p

Yoonyoung shows us how to stay calm in a blitz game. She defends the honour of her team in the new Korean Female Baduk League. Level: 6k to 4d

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Solid play

There can be only one

Episode #204 - 25 May 2015 By: Cristian Pop 7D

We continue with the middle game of the game between Andrii Kravets and Cristian Pop. Played in the knockout pro qualifications in Pisa. Level: 5k to 4d

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Surprising wedge

Tower of Pisa wedged

Episode #203 - 11 May 2015 By: Cristian Pop 7D

In March 2015 the second European pro qualifications were held in Pisa. Our new teacher, Cristian Pop, comments on his game against Andrii Kravets. Get inspired by the wedge! Level: 5k to 3d

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Gentlemen

The gentlemen's club

Episode #190 - 23 February 2015 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

On tuesdays members of the gentlemen's club are invited to tell about their hobbys. This evening a rather peculiar board game will be presented. Level: 6k to 3d

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Test move

Sealing the win

Episode #188 - 09 February 2015 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Matthew Burrall seals the win against Ryan Li. Ryan did recover well later in the tournament though and went on to become an Aga 1-dan professional! Level: 6k 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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Baduktv01

Zhou vs Choi

Episode #186 - 26 January 2015 By: BadukTV

We are happy to be able to present this episode from BadukTV with English subtitles. Choi Cheolhan plays against Zhou Ruiyang. Level: 8k to 5d

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Toilet fireworks

Tang's Toilet move

Episode #182 - 05 January 2015 By: YoonYoung Kim 4p

Another game from the semi finals between Park JungHwan and WeiXing Tang in the Samsung cup. Tang had some chances but nature called and brought disaster. Level: 5k to 5d

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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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Steal corner

Turn the game around

Episode #179 - 23 December 2014 By: YoonYoung Kim 4p

Park JungHwan started off well in his game against WeiXing Tang. We showed the beginning of this game in episode #178. Tang won the 2013 Samsung cup though and does not give up easily. Level: 5k to 5d

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Samsung cup

Whisperers with tea

Episode #178 - 15 December 2014 - 2 comments By: YoonYoung Kim 4p

We are so happy with our new teacher YoonYoung Kim 4p, that we suddenly start whispering about the Samsung cup. Level: 5k to 4d

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Whiteintrouble

The tenuki master

Episode #174 - 24 November 2014 By: Kim Seung-jun 9p

Kim Jiseok plays against Guo Yuzheng. After playing tenuki three(!) times his group is in severe danger. How will this daredevil manage his group? Level: 5k to 4d

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Great move

Magnetron and the crane's nest

Episode #173 - 17 November 2014 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Cho Hye Yeon plays against the god of endgame Park Yeonghoon. Magnetron watches and is all in for some electrifying cooking. Level: 5k to 4d

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Ishida yoshio

Ichiriki Ryo, Japan's promise

Episode #167 - 06 October 2014 By: Ishida Yoshio 9p

Born in 1997, Ichiriki, prodigy of Japan, is fighting against Cho U. A place in the Kisei league is at stake. Level: 5k to 5d

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Michael

Student of Go Seigen

Episode #164 - 22 September 2014 By: Michael Redmond 9p

A special lecture at the Nihon Ki-in summer go camp. Michael Redmond goes over the first game of the Kamakura jubango. Kitani Minoru plays with black against Go Seigen. Level: 5k to 5d

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Severe hane

Tree of Heaven vs Attack Expert

Episode #158 - 18 August 2014 By: Park Young Woon 7d

A wonderful game from an internet tournament. Attack Expert takes on the Tree of Heaven. Level: 5k to 4d

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Only move

An upset in Vienna

Episode #152 - 14 July 2014 By: Mateusz Surma 6d

The talented and young Mateusz Surma plays Fan Hui in the Vienna tournament. Level: 5k to 4d

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Sanrensei

Cho vs Takemiya

Episode #146 - 10 June 2014 - 5 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

A very typical game between Cho Chikun and Takemiya Masaki. Cho goes for territory while Takemiya sets up a moyo with his sanrensei. Level: 7k to 3d

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Golden bar

The second Kuksu

Episode #142 - 19 May 2014 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Cho Hunhyun became the second national treasure of Korea. Here he plays against his pupil in the finals of the 1992 Wang-yee title match. Level: 5k to 4d

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Cho namchul

The first Kuksu

Episode #141 - 12 May 2014 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

As a young boy Cho Namcheol, the father of Korean go and first Kuksu, traveled to Japan to study there. This episode shows a game between him and the young Shuko. Level: 5k to 4d

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