Lifeisgood

Life is good in the monkey cage

Episode #112 - 02 December 2013 - 2 comments By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Zhou Ruiyang plays against Chen Yaoye in the semi-finals of the LG cup. The winner will face Tuo Jiaxi in the finals. Level: 5k to 4d

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Senteendgame

Sente Endgame

Episode #111 - 02 December 2013 - 2 comments

Often it is preferable to give up a few points to keep sente during endgame. Let's see some examples! Level: 8k to 2d

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Flying High

Episode #110 - 25 November 2013 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

We continue with the game from last week between Cho Hye Yeon and Park Jiyun. Hye Yeon is flying high, but lacks territory. She needs to attack! Level: 5k to 4d

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Cho Hye Yeon vs Park Jiyun

Episode #109 - 18 November 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Cho Hye Yeon plays against Park Jiyun in the Kuksu cup. The opening is discussed. We focus on a strange looking attachment. Level: 5k to 4d

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Prodigyvstitan

Prodigy vs Titan

Episode #108 - 11 November 2013 - 3 comments By: Gansheng Shi 1p

The 17 year old Mi Yuting plays against Lee Sedol in a new Chinese international tournament: the Mlily cup. Level: 5k to 4d

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Smallkeimainvasion

Which side to block?

Episode #107 - 04 November 2013 - 5 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

After your tobi or keima enclosed 4-4 stone is invaded at san-san you have a choice. A or B? Which side to block? Level: 3k to 4d

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Territoryvsthickness

Territory vs Thickness

Episode #106 - 04 November 2013 - 3 comments By: Gansheng Shi 1p

Tang Weixing goes for territory against Kim Jiseok who goes for influence. A game from the quarter finals of the 2013 Samsung cup. Level: 5k to 4d

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Williamshi

Gansheng Shi

Episode #105 - 28 October 2013 By: Gansheng Shi 1p

With this game Gansheng Shi earned a pro certificate. And he became one of the two first home grown North American professionals. Level: 6k to 4d

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Tokoornot

To ko or not to ko

Episode #104 - 21 October 2013 By: Kim Myungwan 9p

After invading a double keima enclosure you have a choice. Play a ko or live unconditionally. Did we mention the situation changes when black is strong on the outside? Level: 6k to 3d

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Goschool

Baduk highschool

Episode #103 - 14 October 2013 By: Baek Jihee 2p

Where we look at parts of a game between two of Baek Jihee's students from her go school. Level: 6k to 2d

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Myungwankim

Myungwan Kim

Episode #102 - 07 October 2013 - 5 comments By: Kim Myungwan 9p

Kim Myungwan is a Korean 9 dan professional, who moved to the United States. Here he discusses a game he played in the 2005 Samsung cup. Level: 5k to 3d

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Keimafirstline

First line from hell

Episode #101 - 07 October 2013

An endgame tip, in which the small monkey jump shines instead of the more common ogeima monkey jump. Level: 8k to 2d

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Middlegame

Middle game tricks

Episode #100 - 30 September 2013 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Five middle game problems full of sabaki, direction of play and squeezing tesujis. Level: 6k to 3d

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Sansaninvasion

Those san-san invasions

Episode #99 - 23 September 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The san-san invasion appears in almost every game. In this episode we will see some different invasions depending on the surrounding positions. Level: 5k to 4d

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Honinbo2

The second Honinbo game

Episode #98 - 16 September 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

In which we continue with the exciting second game between Iyama Yuta and Yamashita Keigo from the Honinbo tournament. Level: 6k to 4d

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Honinbogame2

Twelve Moves

Episode #97 - 09 September 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The second game of this years Honinbo tournament between Iyama Yuta and Yamashita Keigo. The first twelve moves are shown, these moves proved to be the prelude to a big battle which was about to follow. Level: 6k to 3d

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Ladder

Mirror ladders

Episode #96 - 05 September 2013 - 3 comments Tk En

An interesting game where Hanawa Yasutoki decides to mirror his opponent, Nakayama Noriyuki, and plays out a long ladder. Level: 10k to 1k

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Keima

Embrace the keima

Episode #95 - 02 September 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Instead of the solid one space jump, try out your new friend the keima and surprise your opponent! Level: 3k to 5d

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Shoulderhit

Shoulder hit

Episode #94 - 26 August 2013 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The shoulder hit appears in almost every game. How to follow it up? The bonus files include some discussions about recent professional shoulder hits. Level: 8k to 3d

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Runningbattle

Running battles

Episode #93 - 19 August 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

An exciting running battle comes forth from a modern fuseki. Level: 6k to 4d

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