Invadingogeima

Invading a big castle

Episode #52 - 28 January 2013 By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

In episode #42 we discussed invading a small castle. In this episode we have a look at invading a slightly bigger castle.

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Leesedolvsleechangho

Lee Sedol vs Lee Chang-ho

Episode #51 - 21 January 2013 - 3 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

The second episode from Young-sun shows great moves from a game played between Lee Sedol and Lee Chang-ho.

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Timingandaji

Timing and aji

Episode #50 - 21 January 2013 - 5 comments

About Hans Pietsch, Yan An, Peter, Zeno, Kim and the difficulty of playing a move at the right moment.

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Jumptothefirstline

Jump to the first line

Episode #49 - 14 January 2013 By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

Often a jump to the first line is a good endgame move. In this episode we show why and show a few endgame tesujis which are related to it.

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Abadkosumi

A bad kosumi?

Episode #48 - 07 January 2013 - 1 comment By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

Many players will tell you it's bad to play this kosumi. But is this really the case?

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Attackthetwospaceextension

Attack the two space extension

Episode #47 - 31 December 2012 - 2 comments By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

The two space extension is a very common formation in the game of go. How to attack it? In this episode we explore some different possibilities.

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Badukfireworks

Happy New Year!

Episode #46 - 31 December 2012 - 4 comments By: Young-sun Yoon 8p

We are happy to start 2013 with an episode written by Young-sun Yoon!
She shows us a few fantastic moves from a game between Lee Sedol and Park Moon Yo.

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Baduksanta

Yose for José

Episode #45 - 24 December 2012 - 4 comments By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

José looks in his sock: there is a present from Santa!
It's some endgame for the end of the year.
Thanks Santa!

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Avoidingbadshape

Avoiding bad shape

Episode #44 - 17 December 2012 - 1 comment By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

Making good shape - or more specifically: avoiding bad shape - is one of the hardest things in go.
Let's shed light on a few examples.

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Fan xiping

Fan Xiping vs. Shi Ding'an

Episode #43 - 17 December 2012

Game review of two Chinese master players. Both born in Haining around the year 1710, they would become friends in life, and rivals on the go board.

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Invadingasmallcastle

Invading a small castle

Episode #42 - 10 December 2012 - 1 comment By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

This position seems solid, but there is still some invading aji. Let's see what is still possible!

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Leesedolwinsollehcup

Lee Sedol wins Olleh cup

Episode #41 - 03 December 2012 - 1 comment By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

By winning this fourth game in the Olleh cup finals against Choi Chul Han 9p, Lee Sedol 9p conquers the Olleh cup once again.

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Brazil

Go around the World: Brazil

Episode #40 - 03 December 2012 - 4 comments

This week we visit Brazil, which has a thriving go community. One of the go-centres of the Nihon Ki-in is located in São Paulo.

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Artemvsmateusz

KPMC Poland vs Ukraine

Episode #39 - 26 November 2012 - 3 comments By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

At the Korea Prime Minister Cup 2012 two players battled for the title of strongest European.
Mateusz Surma 6d vs. Artem Kachanovskyj 7d.

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Akoreantrickplay

A Korean trick play

Episode #38 - 19 November 2012 - 4 comments By: Kim Sung-rae 8p

This trick play is hard to punish as the moves to punish it are hard to find. Try it sometime!

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Monkeyjump

Monkey Jump

Episode #37 - 19 November 2012 - 5 comments

The monkey jump is a common endgame move, how to deal with it?

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Endgamewedonotknow

Endgame we do not know

Episode #36 - 12 November 2012 - 3 comments By: Kim Sung-rae 8p Pt 6bb6ef8df58f2bef685afbd65778f23566b95433b65af53ecf9f311dbc361fb5

The first pro episode. Kim Sung-rae shows us a surprising twist to a common endgame.

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Invasionofdaidaigeima

The weakness of the daidaigeima, part 2

Episode #34 - 05 November 2012

We continue our exploration of how to handle the invasion of a daidaigeima shape.

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Baduktheweaknessofthedaidaigeima

The weakness of the daidaigeima, part 1

Episode #33 - 29 October 2012 - 5 comments

Invading an extra large knights formation, daidaigeima in Japanese, is a common move. The possibilities and variations are endless.

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Shimariprobe

Shimari probe

Episode #32 - 22 October 2012 - 5 comments

Playing a probe to see how your opponent answers is a high level technique. Let's see a few variations of this in action.

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