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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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Where to pincer

The far low approach

Episode #151 - 11 July 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

What are the differences between the various pincers of the far low approach? Level: 5k to 6d

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Kisei 1992

Yamashiro's brilliancy

Episode #150 - 30 June 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

In which Yamashiro finds multiple brilliant moves, and we continue our testing move exploration. Level: 5k to 3d

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Test move

This is just a test

Episode #149 - 23 June 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Timing is important when playing peeps and other testing moves. Three examples from professional play illustrate this. Level: 5k to 3d

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Yoda

Space invaders

Episode #148 - 16 June 2014 - 1 comment By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Yoda Norimoto and Zhou Ruiyang show us two great invasions. Level: 5k to 4d

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Guli

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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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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3 4pointjoseki

Two testing moves

Episode #145 - 02 June 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Two fine probes undergo thorough examination. Level: 6k to 2d

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Extension

A brute extension

Episode #144 - 26 May 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

A quiet and common joseki suddenly turns into a big battlefield after this brute extension. Level: 5k to 3d

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Interview

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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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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Approach enclosure

An aggressive approach

Episode #140 - 05 May 2014 - 1 comment

Attacking a one space enclusure very early is a often seen handicap style move, but can also be played in even games. There are many tricks which can be tried to try and get a quick advantage. Level: 7k to 2d

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Attaching to the pincer

Dealing with the pincer

Episode #139 - 28 April 2014

Various ways of dealing with the low one-space pincer. Level: 8k to 2d

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Sansaneasteregg

San-san opening

Episode #138 - 21 April 2014 - 9 comments

Germans and Dutchies alike love the simplicity but also the deep strategy behind the 3-3 point. (And ok, Ajax lost 5-1) Level: 10k to 2d

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Attachment

Invading the Mini Chinese

Episode #137 - 21 April 2014

This attachment makes invading a Mini Chinese formation more enjoyable. Level: 5k to 3d

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Battle kakari

Hoshi battles

Episode #136 - 14 April 2014 - 1 comment

Playing all hoshi stones might look boring, but interesting battles can arise very quickly. Testing moves and counter-testing moves all over the place! Level: 6k to 2d

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A weak group

Finish it like a master

Episode #135 - 07 April 2014 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Here Chen Yaoye cuts off a big group of Park Junghwan. A big fight follows with lots of opportunities for mistakes. Chen Yaoye shows us how to finish it like a master. Level: 5k to 5d

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Atari cut

Cut it like a master

Episode #134 - 31 March 2014 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Park Junghwan also plays in the Chinese A league, here we see him in action against Chen Yaoye. Level: 5k to 5d

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Alternativeinvasion

A peek around the corner

Episode #133 - 29 March 2014 - 1 comment

This attachment is not so easy to find, but might come in handy when destroying your opponents moyo. Level: 6k to 2d

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