Strange things happen at the one two point

Gandalf and the 1-2 point

Episode #183 - 06 January 2015 - 1 comment By: The white wizard 9p

Gandalf packed his bags twice in his life to visit the white wizard for a game of go. His last masterpiece is now remembered through the proverb "When one says two, two can not say one, then one is three". Level: 10k to 5d

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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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Semeai techniques

Episode #168 - 13 October 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

When your groups are in deep trouble, use the power of the double hane, the big eye-making kosumi or perhaps you can call the raccoon-dog from his wintersleep. Level: 5k to 4d

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Endgame tesuji

Lack of Liberties

Episode #154 - 28 July 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Sharpen your endgame skills and see what is possible when all liberties have been filled! Level: 5k to 4d

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To ko or not to ko

Episode #104 - 21 October 2013 By: Kim Myungwan 9p

After invading a double keima enclosure you have a choice. Play a ko or live unconditionally. Did we mention the situation changes when black is strong on the outside? Level: 6k to 3d

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Invading a small castle

Episode #42 - 10 December 2012 - 1 comment By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

This position seems solid, but there is still some invading aji. Let's see what is still possible!

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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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Kitani Minoru

Episode #19 - 27 July 2012 - 4 comments

Together with his friend and rival Go Seigen, Kitani Minoru developed the Shin-fuseki ('New fuseki'). Famous as a go player as well as a go teacher, Kitani is also known for his trademark josekis. This week we look at one of his games against Sakato Eio in which he shows his special joseki choices.

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The L+2 group

Episode #13 - 10 June 2012 - 4 comments En Tk

The L+2 group is a common group in go. It often appears after a san-san invasion. Let's have a look at some follow-up tactics we can apply to this group. Level: 14k to 1d

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Sticky moves in the corner

Episode #9 - 14 May 2012 - 1 comment En Tk

A popular korean joseki is explored and we focus on the aji in the corner of one of the variations. Level: 5k to 3d

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