Dear Baduk-Bucanneers, Go-Moguls and Weiqi-Wizards,
Happy New Year and Best Wishes to all of you! May your games be exciting, your tesujis exquisite, your counting accurate and your decisions as calm and collected as your trophies in the coming 2023 leagues and tournaments!
The New Year in the OSR is kicking of with new leagues, both the January League and the Meijin League running from first of January to March 31.
In the OSR and our leagues:
- The registration and participation is 100% free (and always will be!!!)
- We play serious (thoughtful) games with ample time
- We hearten players of all strengths to play each other, across ranks, without handicap (think of it as free teaching games ^^)
- We encourage players to review and learn together, from their good moves and their botches
In our experience playing serious games and reviewing them are key to improvement and learning, as well as fostering a friendly environment and good spirits!
- We reward participation, special achievements and success in the leagues with stellar prizes from our amazing friends, partners and sponsors!!
This month’s prizes include:
- a game review by the longtime OSR supporter and professional Player Guo Juan 5P, and vouchers for her quality approved Internet Go School
- vouchers for the resourceful lectures and courses by GoMagic, for example on the Chinese Go Saint Huang Longshi: Legend of Blood And Tears
- vouchers for the vast selection of go books by GoBooks, from the newest title by the Meijin Shibano Toramaru, “Joseki Revolution”, to classics like “Invincible”
- a teaching game with GoDave EGF 4dan
- a teaching game for DDKs with Mikito the Baduk Scholar AGA 2k
Besides our leagues there is big news we have announced last month already, but let’s say it again, because it is so.spectacularly.swell. :
Eunkyo Do 1P is answering questions from our registered members about baduk and board positions in our Discord, and she will live review games played by our members in a Twitch stream later this month!!!
Many, many thanks to Eunkyo Do, for her kindness, generosity and knowledgability! If you feel so inclined please visit Eunkyo Do’s YouTube channel, you will find there great study material for players of all ranks, from DDKs to DANs. UwU
Happy New Year 2023 and may the Go/Baduk/Weiqi Saints be with you!