I need help reviewing my game. Im playing as black.
I left some comments in the game thread. Hope it helps
Edit: Thank you guys for the review. Now I know the cut is save. And allowing the ko is so dangerous. Better protect the eyes.
If you are looking for some ideas on how to think about your moves and things to consider when playing go, I recently started two teaching games. I give plenty of examples and advice. If you are interested you can find them here:
Mulsiphix vs dviener (24k)
Mulsiphix vs Hazy090 (18k)
I have written a large article for newcomers that talks about getting better at Go and lists a lot of resources. I’m trying to cut down on how often I post the entire thing, so I will just link to it.
I’ve been playing go for about 4½ months now. I am always trying to improve and I’ve found some good Go related learning resources. I’m not sure if these will be helpful to you or not, but I figured sharing them with other players couldn’t hurt. If I make a friend or study buddy along the way, then even better. So here I go =)
If you are just getting started, there is a free book available from the American Go Association,
The Way To Go. It helped me understand how to play Go in the beginning. …
And finally, if you ever find yourself feeling poorly about your skill at Go, because of your rank, please read this post. Because your rank shouldn’t matter .
When I began Go I got demoralized really quickly. It was 50-ish games until I won my first match, and I was playing against children. Then again, we were all figuring out the rules, so none among us knew what we were doing. Regardless, I was always on the losing end. Statistically I should have had some wins in there
. After my first win, it was another 50-ish until I had my second.
Around my 70th match I picked up the AGA book, The Way To Go. Then we all knew how to play, but I simply co…