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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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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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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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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Aji after joseki

Episode #68 - 15 April 2013 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Young-sun shows us the aji which can still be exploited after six popular josekis have been played out.

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The Dutch finals

Episode #67 - 08 April 2013 By: Baek Jihee 2p

The Dutch championships is a tough tournament, with 8 rounds of games, played during two weekends. Merlijn Kuin 6D and Zeno van Ditzhuijzen 5D both ended with 7 points. A playoff was necessary to decide the winner. Let's see the final game!

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One step further

Episode #66 - 01 April 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

This move is also possible and again leads to many interesting variations.

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Cut your losses

Episode #65 - 01 April 2013 - 3 comments En

A review of the first few moves of a game between 2 shodans. Sometimes it's better to give up on a stone than to carry it with you through the rest of the game. Level: 5k to 3d

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Modern fighting joseki

Episode #64 - 25 March 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

In which we have a look at a difficult joseki which can lead to severe fighting variations. Probably you do not want to memorize this, but appreciate the fighting!

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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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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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A move that sticks

Episode #61 - 11 March 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

This sticky move has been popular for a while, especially in Korea. And they stick with it and innovate and perfect it even more.

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Crazy Hanky

Episode #60 - 04 March 2013 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p En Tk

Topics: Cat in tree, burning house, giraffes and a plant called Hanky. Oh and some baduk. Level: 6k to 2d

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Strike at waist of keima

Modern opening part 3

Episode #59 - 04 March 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Todays topics: A joseki for influence, a surprising invasion and a powerful keima.

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Modern opening part 2

Episode #58 - 25 February 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Part 2 of 3. In which we explore more variations after the splitting move we have seen in part 1 of this series.

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The most common jeongseok

Episode #57 - 18 February 2013 - 4 comments By: Baek Jihee 2p En Tk

Most of you will know this jeongseok (joseki). But how to continue after the joseki has been played? There are many follow-up moves to explore. Level: 20k to 5d

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Modern opening part 1

Episode #56 - 18 February 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

In this first of three episodes Cho Hye Yeon 9p shows us popular openings which are played by professionals these days.

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Invading an unfinished castle

Episode #55 - 11 February 2013 - 1 comment By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

"Invade a moyo one move before it becomes territory". Or invade a castle before the walls get too high. Let's see how to invade this particular position.

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Go around the world: Turkey

Episode #54 - 04 February 2013 - 3 comments Tk

We travel to Turkey! To be more specific: to Ankara, where we will discuss a game from the Alpar Kılınç tournament. This tournament is held yearly in memory of the first go player in Turkey. Level: 10k to 2d

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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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