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Go Lesson – With Trump

About a year ago now I discovered something rather fascinating.  One of, if not the largest, streamer of Hearthstone played Go.  He goes by the name of Trump and you can find his channel by clicking here if you're interested in Hearthstone.  He's the kind of guy who has always struck me as being a rather laid back [...]

By |December 19th, 2014|Fortnight, Go Lectures|0 Comments

Go Lecture: The Legendary Go Seigen

Here is a Go lecture featuring two games from the legendary player Go Seigen. Unlike normal lectures, this may be one which I learned more than the viewers. You see, legendary Go players do not come around often. It stands to reason that when one does you, assuming you're interested in learning [...]

By |December 4th, 2014|Fortnight, Go Lectures, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Earliest Go Game – Lee Sedol

We all have our favorite players, professional that we're always in the mood to watch. Maybe the player is known for their fighting, ability to develop large frameworks, or can just reduce anything their opponent develops. But were they always known for that? Is their style one which they've had from the [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Go Lectures, Real Board|2 Comments

Go Lecture: Tygem Pros – Idontca1 Misses Nothing

The first part of this lecture can be found here. In this second part we continue to observe idontca1 as he plays other professionals on the Go server Tygem. However, where the first game was all about reducing the center, this time we see idontca1 decide to use influence rather than reduce it.

See [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Fortnight, Go Lectures|0 Comments

Go Lecture: Tygem Pros – All In The Middle!

Tygem is a Go server where you expect relentless violence. A never ending barrage of blood each player must wade through, struggling not to drown. You may then be surprised to learn that this game between idontca1 and ddcg is anything but a normal Tygem game. These two play a basic influence [...]

By |October 30th, 2014|Fortnight, Go Lectures|1 Comment

Go Lecture: Kang Dongyun – Plays Influential Orthodox

Korean Professional Kang Dongyun Plays an influential orthodox style versus Chinese professional Lian Xiao in this game by opening with the large knight enclosure. A rather standard variation breaks out from there that takes on a seemingly small, but very important, difference from how we normally continue the game.

What was fascinating about this game [...]

By |October 26th, 2014|Fortnight, Go Lectures|4 Comments

Legend88 – Get’s More Ahead

Anyone familiar with Starcraft II should know the phrase; When ahead, get more ahead. The idea is that if you find yourself in a game where you are noticeably ahead, you don't have to kill off your opponent to win the game. You can just increase your lead so much that your opponent [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Go Lectures, Real Board|2 Comments

Legend88 – Fights a 6dan

This game is violent! Lots of great hand to hand combat in the center of this board should thrill any aggressive player. Well, that and it's legend88.

By |October 20th, 2014|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 Comments

Legend88 – Rematches Atnight

Alright, so there is this player on Tygem called Atnight. His style of play is to take tengen and then invade everywhere. Doesn't sound like a very good strategy, does it? Problem with amateurs is that can work really well because it falls onto the person playing against this method not to [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 Comments

Legend88 – vs Unorthodox

More wonderful Legend88 action. This time we see him go up against an unorthodox 5dan opening. Need simple answers in your game? Then study these!

By |October 20th, 2014|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 Comments