The other atari

The secret Dinerchtein files

Episode #172 - 10 November 2014 - 1 comment By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

An innovation in a well known joseki. This content was delivered after the deadline of the book "New Moves" by Dinerchtein and Younggil. And therefore it did not make it into the final version of that book. Level: 4k to 5d

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Feels so good

Tesuji from outer space

Episode #171 - 04 November 2014 - 2 comments By: Baek Jihee 2p

I'm stranded on a spaceship hideaway.
And something makes me think I'm here to stay.
I'm so happy where I am with these tesujis from outer space. Level: 8k to 2d

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Zenlikemove

A tobi that creates miai

Episode #170 - 27 October 2014

This simple tobi avoids many complicated joseki variations. A recent Japanese innovation. Level: 5k to 4d

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Crazy opening

The ninja star

Episode #169 - 20 October 2014 By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

Throwing a ninja star at your opponent might seem rude. This modern opening has been played by top professional players though and will suit you well if you are a strong ninja fighter! Level: 5k to 4d

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Semeai

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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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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Troubleinparadise

Complications in paradise

Episode #166 - 29 September 2014 - 7 comments By: Park Young Woon 7d

We continue our ogeima joseki study with more tricky variations and a very surprising empty triangle for the cookie jar. Level: 5k to 3d

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Kimogeima

Ogeima tricks

Episode #165 - 29 September 2014 - 5 comments By: Park Young Woon 7d Tk 1c30e0897b706abca741ff407c97ea6dafc2e4416466771b92b51f665dbcf8ca

This ogeima joseki is often seen. There are some difficult variations though. You have to be well prepared, otherwise you might end up being tricked! Level: 5k to 3d

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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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Newfuseki

The ballerina and the rhinoceros

Episode #163 - 15 September 2014 - 1 comment By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

Wang Chenxing continues to surprise us and has worked out a new fuseki for her last tournament. Level: 5k to 4d

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Keymove5

Keymove for attacking

Episode #162 - 09 September 2014 - 3 comments By: Mikyung Cho - BadukTV

If you know how to attack you can gain a lot. On the other hand, if you don't know how to attack it can lead to disaster. Level: 8k to 3d

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Keymove4

Stones in the river

Episode #161 - 09 September 2014 By: Mikyung Cho - BadukTV

If you throw a stone in the creek the water will change its path. Learn where to put your stones and chase your opponent across the board. Level: 8k to 3d

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High fuseki

Wang Chenxing's fuseki

Episode #160 - 01 September 2014 By: Alexandre Dinerchtein 3p

In which a very high and unusual fuseki is shown. You have to fight hard with these kind of fusekis! Level: 6k to 4d

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Hane

Hane on the first line

Episode #159 - 25 August 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

We go back to the basics with this common endgame move. There are some pitfalls and a good empty triangle to remember. Level: 10k to 1d

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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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Counting

Miai counting

Episode #157 - 11 August 2014 - 1 comment By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Count, or learn by heart, how many points some common endgame moves are worth! Level: 10k to 2d

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Miai

Tricky fusekis

Episode #156 - 04 August 2014 By: Park Young Woon 7d

Our new teacher Park Young Woon shows us two interesting fusekis in which you have to be very careful not to be tricked. Creating miai is the key to success. Level: 7k to 4d

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Two ataris

Two aggressive ataris

Episode #155 - 04 August 2014 By: Park Young Woon 7d

After a strange looking low version of the Kobayashi opening you can gain an early advantage with the help of a tricky variation of a common joseki. 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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Pincerjoseki

Young-sun's pincer adventures

Episode #153 - 21 July 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

The close pincer is the most often played pincer. Here we focus on what happens when white tries to jump out. Level: 5k to 4d

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