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Go Shorties – Life and Death Spotlight 01

To everyone who missed my Go Shorties, rejoice! I am bringing the series back with a wider range of content. If you don't have a lot of time to sit down and watch a lecture, kick back and grab yourself a shorty!

By |June 19th, 2015|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Leaning When Pincered Against 4-4

There is one joseki that i see a lot and absolutely hate. When approaching the 4-4 point and your opponent pincers tightly, I often see a jump and leaning on the pincer in response. This...is harder to use than the might be suspected.

As always, I'm not saying this joseki is wrong, or bad. [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|1 Comment

Double Approach 4-4 When Pincered Far

Lots of times when you approach a 4-4 point and your opponent pincers you, its time to call no joy and bug out. Aji remains behind and that's good enough. Being stubborn and not moving onto greener pastures can put a player significantly behind, and you don't want that! Well, unless you're [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Killing the 3-3 Invasion

Lots of people fall over themselves in the urge to quickly invade the 3-3 point. But did you know that it can be killed? Not always, and its devilishly risky to do, but it is possible if you're brave. Or stupid.

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Approaching Low Chinese Fuseki

For years now we've seen a trend where players love slapping down the Low Chinese Fuseki. Who can blame them? It is called the sure-win strategy for reason. Granted it would be nice if anything else were to be played a bit more regularly but, alas, seems this trend is going to [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Invading Between Approach and Star-Point.

Invasions are always something to study. They occur every game, even if its not this particular invasion. The concepts behind the invasion will still help in so many different ways. You may even notice this general shape in other situations!

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Double 3-4 Approach Fuseki

Here's a fuseki that's seen a lot. Your opponent approaching both of your 3-4 stones without finishing a joseki! Is it greed? Can you punish it? Better question, do you need to? What aji is left behind to take advantage of later?

Those are the questions you should really be asking...

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

2-Space High Pincer on Low Approach vs 3-4

This is a new series I'm trying out where I give old variations and their newer counterparts, arming you with a bit more to choose from in your games!

In this video I go over the 2-space pincer against a low approach on a 3-4 stone. This seems to be another common joseki in which [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

Low Pincer vs High Approach on 3-4

This is a new series I'm trying out where I give old variations and their newer counterparts, arming you with a bit more to choose from in your games!

In this video I take a look at the low pincer vs the high approach on a 3-4 stone. I've noticed a lot of my students [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|0 Comments

2-Space High Pincer on High 3-4 Approach

This is a new series I'm trying out where I give old variations and their newer counterparts, arming you with a bit more to choose from in your games!

In this video I go over some common variations when dealing with the 2-space high pincer while approaching a 3-4 stone on the 4th line.

By |October 20th, 2014|Mini-Series, Shorties|1 Comment