Did you know that the Austrian Go Federation’s official stamp used to contain a typo? Continue reading
nhz67u e§ e§QAqa e§YS”W’O)MJ E3 e§VF’OBGT%$R’O)YS”W E3vfbgt54r#omj e§qac/ Continue reading
Who would have thought that an opportunity to test out the sequence from the last post would pop up almost immediately. SPOILER: Continue reading
One of the more creative variations of Go that I have seen during my career involves a three-dimensional grid that serves as the goban. Continue reading
For the third time in a row, Austria faces an opposing team that very clearly outranks our team. On board 1, I encountered one of the so far 5 EGF pros who just spent half a year studying in China.
Once again the final result of the game is the exact oppisite of what I thought. On the occasion of this round’s dramatic game, I took some pictures of how I use my broken microphone. Continue reading
Just as AlphaGo’s name is resounding again throughout the online Go world as Master (P) on Asian Go servers, a monument popped up in the centre of Vienna to commemorate AlphaGo’s victory against Lee Sedol in March 2016. Continue reading
This year we only had five players in the Austrian Championship Finals as one participant was forced to skip the tournament due to a potentially contagious infection.
Undefeated until the penultimate round, it came as a shock to everyone, especially myself, that I lost to a random 5d in the last round. orz Continue reading