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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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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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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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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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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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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The masters continue

Episode #73 - 13 May 2013 - 3 comments

We continue with the game between Go Seigen and Takagawa Kaku and focus on some great moves, ideas and techniques!

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Two master players

Episode #70 - 22 April 2013 - 5 comments En

A game between Go Seigen and Takagawa Kaku is the subject of this episode in a new format. Level: 6k to 5d

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Fan Xiping vs. Shi Ding'an

Episode #43 - 17 December 2012

Game review of two Chinese master players. Both born in Haining around the year 1710, they would become friends in life, and rivals on the go board.

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Master Huang Longshi, part 2

Episode #31 - 15 October 2012 - 6 comments

Part two in this mini series about Huang Longshi shows some gems, beautiful moves he played.

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Master Huang Longshi, part 1

Episode #30 - 08 October 2012 - 5 comments

This week we have a look at another master player. Huang Longshi is said to be one of the strongest go players of all time. He was born around the year 1651 in China.

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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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Episode #17 - 12 July 2012 - 10 comments

Dosaku (1645-1702) was a go master famous for making his opponent overconcentrated. He also invented the tewari technique. Let's have a look at one of his most famous games.

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Honinbo Shusaku

Episode #16 - 05 July 2012 - 15 comments En Tk

In this episode we have a look at a game between Honinbo Shusaku and Sakaguchi Sentoku played in 1853. Enjoy the simple, but effective moves. Level: 9k to 2d

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