Variation 8: Point = Go-no-go = Wu~wu~ Variation 9: Reducing against Choosing a joseki: Since josekis work effectively in a certain direction, examine. Welcome to the Joseki Dictionary. The dictionary will enable you to perform joseki (established sequences usually situated in the corner of the Go. Professionals often invent joseki in their games when the standard joseki are inappropriate. All this is very interesting but for the amateur Go player a subset of .

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What this proverb warns against is memorising Joseki. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Korean word, when written in hanjauses the same characters, and has the same semantics to the Japanese word.

Each query will result in a list of all games featuring the selected opening pattern and besides a variation tree containing all encountered continuations merged josdki ordered by hit frequency.

Each joseki discussed in this overview contains an illustrative example from a professional game in which circumstances to apply the joseki.

That said, a bit more seriously, I agree that the difference between learn and study is key. The queries are performed by the batch version of the Go database and search engine GoBase. When to learn and how? As far as I can see, the only way is to explore what happens if you do differently. And when does memorizing specific Joseki become important to progress as a player? Each situation is different and so each situation requires its own specific joseki.

History Equipment Variants Four go houses List of games. A Go game opening with two common Josekis in the upper-right and lower-left.

– Joseki, a Repertoire for Beginners

The term may also be used for sequences that occur in other parts of the board sides and center and at various stages in the game opening, middle and endalthough such usage is usually made using explicit wording, such as endgame joseki. Go game Shogi theory Go joseki. Due to the numerous amount of researched joseki and the fact that joseki may occur at any part of the board and at any stage in the game, books and resources on joseki have largely focused on one “category” of joseki at a time.


With my move, opponent could get a good shape in sente. Joseki and Chess Openings are very different. What are the attacking moves What are the defensive moves What are the forcing moves What are the endgame moves Which joseki are most frequently played and by whom Which joseki are currently fashionable How do joseki evolve over the years.

Joseki in the wrong direction is basically running with perfect form towards the lions.

But I am going to say that the number of josekis I know is not more than It is better not to run at all if it means you get to move in the correct direction away from the lions … Yes I am really bad at making analogies… sorry As a new player, I would say forget about Joseki. Articles lacking in-text citations from December All articles lacking in-text citations Articles containing Japanese-language text Articles containing Chinese-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Welcome to the GoBase.

Just a few random thoughts. You can just learn the basic josekis natrually by playing and reviewing. To go along with your metaphor, this is true of all disciplines or martial arts.

Views Read Edit View history. According to krnzmb a high dan player on OGSyou can get to tygem 6D with basic knowledge of joseki say around 30 common ones. In the introduction I explain when to play which line of joseki and give various considerations.


The main categories include: I will put a simple joseki variation in our game. This is from game between O Meien black and Takemia Masaki white. Knowing a particular joseki simply means that one knows a sequence of moves, resulting in a balance joseik fair trade-off between black and white positions. The overview contains examples of professional games to illustrate in which typical situations one applies certain variations.

Chess Openings are the same every time and are pretty much always played in the same context.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The selection is not random but carefully chosen, a so called repertoire. Understanding strong and weak points of particular joseki and being able to at least vaguely understand possibilities of following play – playing itself especially with stronger players will put your thinking to the test.

Players Ranks and ratings Professionals Organizations Competitions. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. I am learning already Also I think it is very valuable to look how pros actually play joseki and how the hoseki continues from them. So taking away good shape move from opponent can sometimes be of greater value than making one yourself if you are stronger in the area and it is good to try and learn to think that way too.

Can I ask what rank you are?