Hikaru2

Young-sun and Hikaru

Episode #92 - 14 August 2013 - 14 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p En 069d1b03178128a64e5618e789584ad5258054e75e2337629565feb3c206a0fb Tk 1c30e0897b706abca741ff407c97ea6dafc2e4416466771b92b51f665dbcf8ca

A game from the manga Hikaru no Go and also from the female Kuksu Cup. Our teacher Young-sun Yoon plays as Hikaru Shindo against Yi Cheong-weon who is called Suyang in the manga. Do you still follow? ;-) Level: 10k to 2d

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Iyama yuta yamashita keigo

The Honinbo battle begins

Episode #91 - 12 August 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The first match of the Honinbo tournament 2013. Iyama Yuta plays Yamashita Keigo. Level: 6k to 3d

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Lukas fj2

A new German Champion II

Episode #90 - 05 August 2013 - 2 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The second part of the game between Lukas and Franz-Josef. Level: 8k to 2d

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Foolsfollowrules

Fools follow rules

Episode #89 - 29 July 2013 - 18 comments En 069d1b03178128a64e5618e789584ad5258054e75e2337629565feb3c206a0fb Tk 1c30e0897b706abca741ff407c97ea6dafc2e4416466771b92b51f665dbcf8ca

About big tournaments where you listen to Rage against the machine and get inspired to play strong, creative and tricky moves. Level: 8k to 3d

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Dickhut kramer

A new German Champion

Episode #88 - 29 July 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

On the 7th of July Germany got a new champion. The young Lukas Krämer won 6 out of 7 games in the tournament. Here we will have a look at the opening of his game against last year's champion Franz-Josef Dickhut. Level: 7k to 4d

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Fusekiimprovements

Fuseki impovements

Episode #87 - 22 July 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

A popular fuseki gets revisited with a subtly timed approaching move. Level: 2k to 5d

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Farattachmenttesuji

Far attachments

Episode #86 - 15 July 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

"Make a Feint to the East while Attacking in the West". The far attachment is an example of this stratagem. Level: 6k to 3d

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Wedgetesuji

Wedge tesujis

Episode #85 - 08 July 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Train your ability to spot the wedge tesuji! Level: 10k to 2d

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Elephantsjump

Elephants

Episode #84 - 08 July 2013 - 3 comments En 069d1b03178128a64e5618e789584ad5258054e75e2337629565feb3c206a0fb

In Japanese this jump is called hazama tobi. In Chinese it is referred to as the elephant's jump. Level: 8k to 2d

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Becomesharper

Become sharper!

Episode #83 - 01 July 2013 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Learn how to deal with tricky moves from your opponent. And make sure you don't get tricked! Level: 6k to 4d

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Staysharp

Stay sharp

Episode #82 - 24 June 2013 By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

Sometimes we play moves too quickly. The obvious move is not always good. Stay sharp and always be on the lookout to punish bad moves from your opponent!

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Powerfuljump

Powerful jumps

Episode #81 - 17 June 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

This joseki position can arise after two different sequences. It is similiar to other josekis we have studied, but we will see that one stone at a slightly different spot will lead to a radically different joseki.

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Highshimariattachment

High shimari attachment

Episode #80 - 17 June 2013 - 17 comments By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p En 069d1b03178128a64e5618e789584ad5258054e75e2337629565feb3c206a0fb

Looking to reduce a framework which involves a high shimari? This attachment is often good, and fun as well it seems! Level: 5k to 3d

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Descenttesuji

Descent tesuji

Episode #79 - 10 June 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

The descent tesuji is often overlooked, as it in many cases does not feel natural. A tricky move in a common joseki shows the power of the descent tesuji nicely!

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Diagonaltesuji

Diagonal tesuji

Episode #78 - 03 June 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

A kosumi is a strong shape which can be used to escape, attack, connect or kill. Let's see some kosumi tesujis in action!

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Quietmove

Quiet move before the storm

Episode #77 - 27 May 2013 By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

Korean professional study groups have been investigating this opening a lot. It is interesting to see what kind of new patterns they are developing.

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Ishida sakata

A powerful descent

Episode #76 - 27 May 2013 - 2 comments En 069d1b03178128a64e5618e789584ad5258054e75e2337629565feb3c206a0fb

We have a look at the fuseki of a Honinbo game played in 1975 between Ishida Yoshio and Sakata Eio. Sakata is known for his sharp moves and plays a strong descent. Level: 8k to 4d

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Giantleapjoseki

One giant leap

Episode #75 - 20 May 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

We continue our exploration of this modern opening with a surprisingly far pincer.

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Theattachmentunderneath

Amazing Adorable Attachments

Episode #74 - 13 May 2013 - 1 comment By: Cho Hye Yeon 9p

With a focus on the underneath attachment. This surprising move can be used to kill, cut of stones or to make shape for a weak group.

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Themasterscontinue

The masters continue

Episode #73 - 13 May 2013 - 3 comments

We continue with the game between Go Seigen and Takagawa Kaku and focus on some great moves, ideas and techniques!

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