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Pincer

An aggressive tenuki

Episode #132 - 24 March 2014

Looking for a new fuseki to play? This one might fit you. It involves a surprising tenuki and a good sabaki strategy. Level: 6k to 2d

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Butterfly

Encyclopedia of butterflies

Episode #131 - 17 March 2014 - 2 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Some moves evolve from caterpillars to beautiful butterflies. This Banded peacock is the result of many years of research and evolution. Level: 5k to 4d

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Invasion

Losing by Killing

Episode #130 - 10 March 2014

Zeno shows a two stone handicap game that he played in China against his teacher Zhao Baolong 2p. Even though Zeno kills a corner group the result is surprisingly not good for him. Level: 5k to 5d

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Zeno and kim

Playing soccer with Gu Li

Episode #129 - 10 March 2014 - 1 comment

Zeno is back from studying weiqi in China. In this interview he tells us about his adventures and shows two things he learned over there. Level: 20k to 6d

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Quiet approach

Kuksu finals

Episode #128 - 03 March 2014 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Cho Hanseung has successfully defended his Kuksu title for the past two years. Lee Sedol has had a relatively bad year, winning zero international and domestic tournaments. However he has been looking to recover. The score is 2-1 right now in favor of Cho. Level: 5k to 4d

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Chenxing joanne

Chenxing and Joanne

Episode #127 - 25 February 2014 - 2 comments By: Gansheng Shi 1p

The semi-final game of the World Mind Sports Games tournament. Played between rising star Wang Chenxing and Hei Jiajia (Joanne Missingham). Both belong to the strongest female players in the world today. Level: 6k to 4d

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Boringbw

Another joseki

Episode #126 - 24 February 2014 - 1 comment

..which is very versatile, played by humans and robots, to settle, attack, gain territory or to go for influence. Comes with a small trick! Level: 8k to 2d

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Moving horse

Haengma

Episode #125 - 17 February 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Haengma Haengma Haengma, you moving horse, I've been looking for you everywhere! Level: 5k to 4d

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Guli

Let the games begin

Episode #124 - 10 February 2014 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

The long awaited 10 game match between Gu Li and Lee Sedol has started. The first game was quite a fight! Level: 4k to 5d

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Intuition

When your intuition is wrong

Episode #123 - 03 February 2014 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Your intuition is a strong weapon in rapid games. However when you have more time you might be able to find those hard to find haengma's which are counter intuitive. Level: 5k to 4d

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Cho u joseki

The knight and the princess

Episode #122 - 27 January 2014 - 1 comment

This weird looking joseki has been made popular by Cho U from Japan. Afterwards it has also been picked up by the rest of the world. Level: 4k to 4d

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Bump

Aga pro qualifiers

Episode #121 - 27 January 2014 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Recently Calvin Sun and Bill Lin battled for the title for the third Aga pro. Here we show game two out of three. Level: 5k to 3d

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Kobayashiopening

Kobayashi opening

Episode #120 - 20 January 2014

The Kobayashi opening has been played for a long time and is still popular. There are simple variations and more complex ones: something for everyone. Level: 6k to 4d

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Bigkeima

Settle your stones in style

Episode #119 - 17 January 2014 - 1 comment

Attaching at the 3-4 point is a good and stylish way to settle a weak stone or to expand your territory. And you can do it in a tricky way as well! Level: 10k to 2d

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Solid

Samsung semi-final

Episode #118 - 13 January 2014 - 1 comment By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Lee Sedol plays Wu Guangya in the semi-finals of the 2013 Samsung cup. Lee was the last hope for the Koreans in this tournament. Level: 5k to 4d

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Uniquemove

Chen Yaoye takes revenge

Episode #117 - 06 January 2014 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Another game from the Nongshim cup. Chen Yaoye takes revenge for China. Enjoy Chen's territorial, but also creative style. Level: 5k to 4d

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Severeattack

Losing a won game

Episode #116 - 30 December 2013 - 1 comment By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Fan Tingyu seems to secure a win for China in the Nongshim cup against Kang Dongyun from Korea. However Kang Dongyun manages to squeeze out a victory by the smallest of margins. Level: 5k to 4d

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Probe

To attack or to tenuki

Episode #115 - 23 December 2013 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Iyama Yuta plays Chen Yaoye in the quarter finals of the LG Cup. They both show us that attacking directly is not always the best way. Have patience. Level: 5k to 4d

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Jubangogulileesedol

Jubango prelude

Episode #114 - 16 December 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Another game from the Chinese league. Lee Sedol plays against Gu Li. A prelude of their upcoming jubango. Level: 4k to 4d

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Newchinesestyle

The Chinese league

Episode #113 - 09 December 2013 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Lee Sedol plays Fan Tingyu in the Chinese league. Fan Tingyu is only 18 years old and Lee Sedol is invited by team Guizhou to play in this league tournament. Level: 5k to 4d

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