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Real Board Go Lectures – Huang Longshi – A Chinese Master

This time in my Real Board Go Lectures I take a look at Huang Longshi, a Chinese master go player. Unfortunately he was someone who was apparently not appreciated in his own time. It wasn't until later that people going back and viewing his games realized that he was indeed one of the [...]

By |October 17th, 2015|Go Lectures, Real Board, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Real Board Go Lectures – There Will Be Blood

Oh Man! What a time to be studying professional games. There are so many young professionals bursting onto the scene that it's an extremely exciting time to be studying and an absolute pleasure to be bringing you these guys in my Real Board Go Lectures!

This time we take a peek at young Korean [...]

By |October 11th, 2015|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 Comments

Real Board Go Lectures – Life not Death

I picked this game of Ke Jie's to go over for my Real Board Go Lecture's because the life and death in this game is quite phenomenal. We always hear that professional Go players can live in areas where you wouldn't expect. Here we get to see young Ke Jie demonstrate his prowess on the [...]

By |October 11th, 2015|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 Comments

Real Board Go Lectures – Mastering Aji

Aji. To those untrained in the ability to see aji, the future of a game can be quite murky, indeed. This game does not feature such players. Two professional players battle it out on tygem and show all of us amateur players a thing of two about how important it is to [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 Comments

Real Board Go Lectures – My Worst Video Ever!

In many ways this is the worst best recording I've ever done. The settings on the camera weren't quite what I thought they were and needs a lot more testing! Next time shall be better!

That said, these two professionals, even with the terrible quality, are worth memorizing. These guys will be the [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Go Lectures, Real Board|0 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

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