White played a 3-3 against my Kobayashi. I looked forward to dealing with it, but unfortunately the game ended very quickly when White failed the invasion. Continue reading
In the lower right Black and White have just finished a well-known joseki. With Black’s next move, ordinary mortals would start touching the white hoshi in upper left one way or another. But not Lee Changho! Take a wild guess before you Continue reading
Eureka! I just came up with a totally sane explanation why the value of a reverse sente move is traditionally doubled. We are going to decipher the following example in which Black reverses 3 points, which is valued at 6 points gote: Continue reading
“Walk in the forest” Samsung Alarm, also known as “Forstis Weckton” among Forsti’s former roommates (i.e. myself).
I couldn’t find a sheet music transcription online, so I just did it myself. Intended to be played on a piano with thorough pedalling. The chirps and swooshes were omitted in the transcription. Continue reading
At the time I posted this on my failed blog, I was leading a German youth training league. This came up in a review of a game between two of my kids, and I promised to mention it in the book I’m not writing. Continue reading
Finally I have my own website \o/
Unlike my European top player friends like Pavol Lisy 1p http://go-teacher.com/, Mateusz Surma 1p http://mateuszsurma.pl/, Tanguy Le Calvé 6d http://www.tanguy.le-calve.fr/, etc. whose websites focus primarily on teaching, mine is mostly a blog that also offers certain services within my abilities along the way. Continue reading