All posts tagged “Game of Go

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Fatal flaw in a large shape

White had a fantastic territory on the bottom left but trouble was brewing above. I poked at his large centre group and exposed the heartbreaking false eye in the middle of the shape. With just one eye, the whole group collapsed and White resigned the… Read More

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Relentless

I’ve been playing the game or Go more or less once each week with my friend Vox and we’ve been doing this for some 30 years. We have had quite a fierce competition over the years, and the more I play, the more I realize… Read More

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Go Lesson

  Our friend Toni is in town (from England). She enjoys games so this morning I gave her a Go lesson. Go wasn’t the only game today though. Tonight Toni and Tuffy P and I also played Quirkle, a deceptively simple game that can be… Read More

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Go Night

I’ve been playing Go with Vox once a week more or less since some time in the 80s. I bet Vox could tell you precisely when we started. Initially it was chess, then a couple games of chess and a game of Go. Eventually, we… Read More

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Go Notes

One evening each week, more or less, I get together with my friend Vox for several games of Go. We’ve been battling over the Go board since some time back in the 80s and along the way we’ve played thousands of games. In recent months,… Read More

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Scoundrels

Who would cheat at chess? Three leading French chess players have been found guilty of cheating in last year’s world championship, using a mobile phone messaging system. The article is from the Vancouver Sun. This is even worse than those scaliwags who cheat at sports… Read More

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Friday

…and it’s about time too. Off to play Go tonight with Vox, who has been unbeatable lately. I’ll do my best to turn around my fortunes tonight. I put up an ad on Kijiji in my effort to find one or two button accordion students.… Read More