Archive for January, 2008

Barcelona Go Tournament

Written by alejo on January 26th, 2008
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The Barcelona Go Tournament will be held during the days 23rd and 24th of February. The tournament system is MacMahon 5 rounds, with the following time settings: 60 min main + byoyomi 5 min / 20 stones, based on EGF rating. Last year there were 99 players, ranging from 3d to 19k, with some players […]

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Double hane near a corner is dangerous

Written by alejo on January 23rd, 2008
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The first (and only) time I’ve been in a Go club a game between me and a 3d was set. He gave me 9 stones of handicap (for obvious reasons) and he ended up winning anyway. But there was a sequence where he was able to invade my corner, a corner which was 4×3, no […]

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