For all of chess history, even the greatest players had been sheltered from the sort of incredibly complex tactical play that computers handled almost trivially by 1993. You knew that your human opponents had roughly the same limitations as you did when it came to dealing with whatever arose on the board. […] Generally, I …
When it comes to developing ability at something, a craft like this, or perhaps at a sport, anything really, we commonly hear people talking about such things as “it takes ten thousand hours” as though it were simply a matter of spending enough time and making enough repetitions. But that’s not true. […]. It’s no …
On 2021.04.10, Jeff 6d held a Nordic Go Dojo lecture on mangaging time pressure. This post contains my lesson notes. In the first twenty minutes, Jeff explained the general procedure on handling byo-yomi. Outline Give your mind positive, encouraging signals. Be calm, not emotional, to make the most of your byo-yomi period. Before entering byo-yomi, …
A veteran single-digit kyu player at our club once told me, “I never review my games because if I win I don’t need it and if I lose I’m no longer interested.”
In the words of Luke Skywalker: “Amazing. Everything you just said was wrong.”
In a three-part video series released by DeepMind, Ke Jie and DeepMind’s Go Ambassador Fan Hui review the AlphaGo vs Ke Jie games. Here I have paraphrased statements about the AlphaGo style of play.
Some of the terminology used in eSports games like League of Legends or Starcraft corresponds to concepts in Go.
After my first season in the Yunguseng Dojang, Hwang In-seong 8-dan wrote a personal report in which he highlighted my strengths and weaknesses, outlined a study plan and gave advice. One of the central parts of the report assigns percentage values to various aspects of the game relative to my level.
With Hwang In-seong 8-dan’s permission I have included a few Yunguseng Dojang lectures in the training module.
In the Yunguseng Dojang’s first lecture of season 26, Hwang In-seong 8-dan showed the “pinch” tesuji. This name comes from the Korean word for the kind of move that is called “atekomi” in Japanese. This page explains the nuances and links to related training problems.
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