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Enhanced Go with Vox

Last evening I played 7 games of online Go with Vox and we enhanced that experience in two ways. The first thing we did was set up a Zoom call so we could chat during (very little) and between games (much more) without having to… Read More

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Go with Vox

I played 8 online games of Go with Vox last evening, and continued my winning ways, victorious in 6 of them. A win is a win, regardless of by how much, but I should say that 2 of my wins were by slim margins, just… Read More

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Go with Vox

One good thing about playing Go online as opposed to over-the-board is that, by eliminating travel time, it’s easy to get a few games in. Tonight I played 6 games with my friend Vox. We’ve been using a generous time limit of 20 minutes for… Read More

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Go with Vox

I usually play Go over the board with Vox weekly, but with the Covid-19 virus, we’re staying isolated. Fortunately, we can play online. There are a number of Go servers available, and in fact there are a lot of players who rarely play with actual… Read More

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More Weekly Go

Vox got off to a great start in this game, with 3 corners, included a really good one in the bottom right. I had the top right corner and a position against his top left corner. I’d say at this stage – still early on… Read More

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Weekly Go

Last night, I played 9 games of Go with Vox, once again winning 5 of them. Most of my wins were by the narrowest of margins, although I did pull off one win on the strength of a huge kill. Here is one of the… Read More

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Weekly Go

Last night, Vox and I sat down for 9 games of Go. We were quite evenly matched – I won 5 of the 9 but it could just as easily gone the other way. Here’s the final game of the evening. I played the black… Read More

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Weekly Go

Vox and I played 9 games of Go last evening. Some were very close, tight battles. Some others were much more one-sided. I played black and tried various openings, including san-ren-sai (3 star-point) fuseki and Chinese fuseki, as well as beginning with 3-4 points. Here’s… Read More

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Weekly Go

I played 9 games of Go last night with Vox. He had an edge overall, winning 5 to my 4. I’m sure he was happy with that result after last week losing 6 of 9. I’m going to try to remember to photograph at least… Read More

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Lee Sedol resigns his final game

The third and last game of go (baduk) between Lee Sedol and the Korean bot, Handol ended with Lee Sedol’s resignation. It was a beautiful game. Once again I’ll defer to the excellent commentary done by Go Pro Yeonwoo. Wishing Lee Sedol fulfilling adventures in… Read More

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