Hello OGS. This is an update to the prior thread mark5000's Guide to the Opening. This lesson is intended for novice players who would like to understand high-level opening theory presented in an accessible way. This theory includes innovations of AlphaGo, which rendered the previous guide somewhat outdated. As before, I don’t claim to have any special knowledge about the opening. This is just a distillation of recent Go knowledge through the eyes of a Go lover and enthusiast. I hope it helps you understand the opening better.
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mark5000’s Guide v2.sgf (19.8 KB)
Please let me know if there are any errors or necessary omissions or any other thoughts you may have.