Archive for October, 2012

Inner liberties on capturing races

Written by alejo on October 19th, 2012
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Watching a game recently on KGS I was reminded of the relevance of counting all sorts of liberties during capturing races. Everyone knows the three types: the external, the shared liberties and the eye liberties. We all know that external liberties should be filled first with the exception of vital points in eyes (which would count also […]

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KGS 7 dans unsolved tsumego… back to the basics

Written by alejo on October 3rd, 2012
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I just watched a game between 7 dan players in KGS. A blitz game, I must say. Certainly, the speed of the game forced the players to ignore this easy tsumego which features two traditional and basic tesujis for tsumego. After a nice fighting game with several weak groups floating around the board and some […]

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