Go Magic: A Modern Way to Study Go

An American Go Player in Japan :cherry_blossom:

New Go Magic video! :tv: An interview with Go Magic’s one and only Matthew McKee. What it means to live in Japan as an American and be a Go player at that.

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All About Monkey Jump :monkey:

New Go Magic video! :tv: Let’s learn the intricacies of the ‘monkey jump’ endgame technique in Go. Discover examples of common mistakes and optimal defensive plays. :muscle:

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Three-point Jump. Is It Safe to Play? :shield:
New Go Magic video! :tv: Explore the complexities of the three-space jump. The video examines its safety and effectiveness, particularly in dealing with invasions. Discover examples of common mistakes and optimal defensive plays, how to be sneaky, and resourceful in their game. :brain:

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Ko — Take Control Over the Chaos

In this new Go Magic course Stanislaw Frejlak 1p will explain how to be brave and play any ko correctly and gracefully. :face_with_monocle:

The first section of the course is already available on the platform:

The rest of the course is coming very soon in February.

:eyes: Watch now the first lesson for free:

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How Huang Longshi Is Playing for Influence :sparkles:

Who said that Huang Longshi never had any worthy opponents? Here is one he played a series of 30 games in Paradise Garden against.

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Sawing a One-Space Jump in Half — Should You Do It? :thinking:

New Go Magic video! :tv: Early on you learn that a one-space jump can never be a bad move and it’s one of the most solid shapes you can play in Go. Have you ever been curious about wedging and trying to cut it anyway?

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:tada: Unveil the Secrets of Ko with Stanisław Frejlak 1p! :tada:

Transform ko from a gamble into a winning strategy with our new course, Ko — Take Control Over the Chaos. Master the art of preparing, playing, and manipulating ko threats to your advantage.

:raised_hands:‍ Start your journey to ko mastery now:

:cherry_blossom: https://gomagic.org/courses/ko-fight/

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3-4 Joseki: Safety Route Navigator :compass:

New Go Magic video! :tv: Komoku or 3-4 has been around for many centuries and that means that there are thousands of complicated joseki that can be played there. Does that make you nervous? Let’s keep calm and examine some of the most simple joseki sequences in this video!

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I love how you guys did “The Story of Old” about the Avalanche (from about 5:56)!

Everything About 5-3 and 5-4 Joseki :face_with_monocle:

New Go Magic video! :tv: You’re so used to your star point and komoku, but every once in a while you might encounter someone who likes to play unorthodox joseki. A move like 5-3 or 5-4. What is that? How to deal with them? :thinking:

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Michael Redmond VS Kajiwara Takeo: A Young Titan VS The Giant

New Go Magic video! :tv: This game will serve as a bridge between the old times and the modern era. Michael Redmond as a young pro is facing 60-year-old Kajiwara in this epic game.

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What Are False Eyes? :cherry_blossom:

New Go Magic video! :tv: Why false eyes are important to recognize? Why can they change the outcome of the game dramatically? We think it’s okay to learn the basics of false eyes when you’ve already graduated to 13x13 or even 19x19.

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:tada: Unveil the Secrets of Ko with Stanisław Frejlak 1p! :tada:

Transform ko from a gamble into a winning strategy with our new course, Ko — Take Control Over the Chaos. Master the art of preparing, playing, and manipulating ko threats to your advantage.

:raised_hands:‍ Start your journey to ko mastery now:

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Unexpected Moves: How to Respond :muscle:

New Go Magic video! :tv: It’s so nice when you some techniques or variations and everything goes according to your plan. But you should always expect the unexpected. Your opponent can play a strange opening or a move you’ve never seen before. Let’s see how to approach that when it happens.

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Star Point Invasions :dart:

New Go Magic video! :tv: A lone star point stone is easy to invade, there are many 3-3 invasion variations but living in the corner wouldn’t be that difficult. Here is a new challenge! Your opponent had a chance to reinforce that star point corner. Can you still invade there? :thinking:

:eyes: Watch now:

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