Gentle Joseki, part I by Pieter Mioch. The patterns. Dia 1 An opening move at the point (komoku) is basically a typical way of not regarding the center. Sensei’s Library, page: point, keywords: Opening, Joseki. SL is a large WikiWikiWeb about the gentle joseki series. Its direction is clearly. Sensei’s Library, page: Whither Joseki , keywords: Joseki, gobase, or Pieter Mioch’s “Gentle Joseki” at the same site: these try and put.

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It’s also a bit like Chess openings. White 1 in dia 15 may seem as a logical move ergo, it is logical, moving between two enemy stones in a way they cannot expect to link up, ever jose,i it is a miss fire. My challenge is to make my online and book learning as effective as possible. Once Again, a Shimari. I feel that tentle correct way to handle joseki might be the same. As for josekiI’m in doubt.

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egntle This was played at a party after the WAGC ; the interest is that Takemiya had clearly observed one of Donzet’s games using this type of opening, and wanted to make a comment in a pleasant way. Having handicap stones helps. It josek be a mistake to think that only joseki in Ishida ‘s time could become obsolete.

Charles Matthews I’m not convinced that an excessive interest in joseki is a Good Thing. They might be suitable as alias names on pages.


Black quietly plays the forcing moves of 2 and 4 and gemtle comes back at 6 or A. Mon Dec 31, 5: I might play E9 just because it seems like a move that some high kyu reviewer would later tell me is “urgent”. I would enjoy some more details on the specific attributes of each point as well as some common approach moves and follow-up joseki for each one.

The joseki resists attack But josekis, when applied blindly, do not necessarily result in a fair outcome when the whole board is taken into consideration. At our level I think it is more important to hentle why a joseki is a joseki, and why the moves are correct, than to memorize them.

I am still trying to determine how helpful these would be for my level of understanding based on the sample pages PDF link. While it’s probably too difficult in general for a beginner “The Direction of Play” goes into more detail about the meaning of the opening moves: I would often see examples of josekis during my game gntle.

I assume that would be useful in general everything that can be linked to is useful: Figuratively speaking, a joseki is gnetle a medicine. The distilling process may involve some discussion, but before long the discussion can itself be distilled out of a page or the pages and the knowledge remain.

Gentle Joseki, part II

Should joseki material be indexed more systematically here[ 02 ]? Charles Matthews’ On Your Side series may also be good: True, we are all amateurs, so the content of SL has to be taken with a grain of salt. All Peace and Quiet? Perhaps they’re exaggerating, but I have a feeling they’re right.


Whither Joseki …

Dia 7a shows a likely continuation. In time this should make it easier to have discussions of the middle game, because there is already a page showing a few vital points joaeki standard invasions or probes, etc.

Hoshi is often used when talking about an opening move on the point. Once black start throwing his weight around and plays aggressively at 1 white will immediately make clear he is not in the least impressed and start a counter offensive at 2. This is the typical way of thwarting black’s shimari plans, the white “keima-kakari” or small knight approach move. Could someone give insight as to why one would pass on the first move advantage in a corner and what sort of position call for such play?

But some structure helps too, not least because the site is growing quite fast.

That stone is completely unnecessary. Charles, I’m very interested what you mean by “back end” and “front end” of discussions. Even at my level, I see some people play 5x4s and 5x3s and what hoseki but know nothing about their particular strengths and weaknesses.

Users browsing this forum: After the capture of Black 2 by White, Black will capture all of the white stones to the left.