Alright so this time i was shooting for a 3dan and hit a 2dan. There's often a lack of players attempting to get games on IGS. Can't really be too picky, especially if you don't want to play blitz. Still, he made an interesting game out of the Kobayashi, didn't he?
IGS players do seem to enjoy influence in their baduk games. This seems to be a reoccurring theme, doesn't it? This time its the High Chinese Fuseki. This is something I haven't seen in so long I probably forgot how I prefer responding to it. That's fine! Let's just make [...]
Got to play against the Mini Chinese Fuseki in this game. That was enjoyable! Anything but Sanrensei and Tengen! Please!
I have to apologize for my microphone. Some of my earlier recordings did not have good equipment.
Wow. This guy took a lot of influence and build up off a chinese variation. Clearly he wanted everything. Unfortunately he does fall apart when it comes to fighting. That's the thing with a lot of these players. They have something they're alright at, and a huge weakness. If [...]
Testing out a new client while continuing my IGS series. This time we unexpectedly geta 3dan opponent. I noticed a bit of a delay in response time in my moves, but that could have just been my latency and not the client.
Wow, second game on IGS shows a player going for nothing but influence. If anyone wondered if people on different servers play differently, I think we're getting our answer...
It's almost like he knew who he was playing. He played Sanrensei. He played Tengen. But it's alright. The show must go on, as they say. Can I overcome my two greatest dislikes all in one single match?