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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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A most unusual game of Go

I’ve been playing go almost weekly with my old friend Vox for over 3 decades now. The more we play the more interesting the game gets. I rarely write about individual games though. Go has few rules but it is very complex and each game… Read More

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The Surrounding Game

The Surrounding Game is a documentary film by Will Lockhart about the game of Go, which follows some young American Go players as they begin the first ever American professional Go qualifying tournament in 2012. The film is available for download from the website, either… Read More

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Life and Death over the board

The game of Go is all about surrounding territory and surrounding your opponent but sometimes the result of a whole game hinges on the status of a single group. Is it alive or is it dead? In this game, I harassed a weak white group… Read More

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