Playing Go IRL pictures

#243

The place looks like EGC2018 in Pisa, Italy. I think I’ve seen those tables.

2 Likes

#244

10 Likes

#245

No undoes in that game :wink:

3 Likes

#246

Indeed. A good way to play Capture Go perhaps. :slight_smile:

1 Like

#247

Eraser? I dunno.

0 Likes

#248

That sure doesn’t look like pencil :smiley:

2 Likes

#249

Let’s hope they don’t start a ko fight

7 Likes

#250

Even with pencil erasing stones would look ugly. But luckily I have no such problem. Because no one even knows about go, I just draw my recent games from memory so I can stop at first capture.

1 Like

#251

WHY??? :hushed:

0 Likes

#252

With @CalabiYau in Geneva today:

11 Likes

#253

What an amazing example of distorted perspective! When I first saw this, I thought, where did they get a 19 x 25 board?

3 Likes

#254
4 Likes

#255

From this perspective it looks like the board should be turned 90 decrees.

0 Likes

#256

not a game picture though

16 Likes

#257

On the one hand, there are multiple cases of 4 stones being inside a square. On the other, that’s really cool.

1 Like

#258

If your girlfriend made that; you should marry her.

4 Likes

#259

So much aji :joy:.

Happy birthday!

4 Likes

#260

Pair go:
https://vk.com/album-84673794_259817609

Rapid go:
https://vk.com/album-84673794_259817726

4 Likes

#261

Hey, people. 6-7 April I participated in Moscow Cup Open. Here’s my pics from there.

Going to the place along the river:




Here’s the place:

But actually tournament is in the second building behind:

Second floor:

Around the corner:

Right here:

Evacuation plan with some suspicious translation:

Playing hall:

And people:

Mostly kids with parents and dan-ish adults. Some weaker adults having fun too, but in fewer numbers. In total 122 participants.

Sankin 6d vs Nikolich 4d, last game of a round:

Everyone’s watching it:

Shikshin 3p vs Kaymin 6d:

Some other pics:










Cup itself:

Kaymin 6d vs Sankin 6d:



Referee table:

Shikshin 3p vs Chernyh 6d:


Looks like some people of culture are playing gomoku:

In the end Shikshin won all the games and thus won the cup. I didn’t attend closing ceremony to avoid rush hour.

As for me I lost four in a row and only managed to win last game. But at least I ended with a positive moment, 1-4. Unlike many people I recorded the games on a paper kifu but I’m too embarrassed to even look at them.

Look at the duckies:

In a hall next to the main one there was 13x13 tournaments for beginners. And also a stand with go trinkets and books. I bought two Chinese books, mainly because they’re Chinese, so they also hold cultural value for me. And a paper fan to hit myself on my head with.

Tsumego aren’t necessarily hard, but I’m really bad at reading.

These are used so there’s even someone’s name(?) on it:

8 Likes

#262

Mh, I’d usually classify 7-9 move tsumego (depending on how obvious you want the result to be) as dan material.

0 Likes