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    20. November 2018


    Tsumego Hero Proverb of the Day

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    Hero Powers explained


    Sprint (Level 20)
    Double XP for 2 minutes on all solved Tsumego.

    Intuition (Level 30)
    The first move of a correct sequence is revealed.

    Rejuvenation (Level 40)
    Restores all other hero powers and hearts.

    Guide To Become Strong

                         

     by Benjamin Teuber 6 Dan

    Many times I hear questions and requests like "How can I become strong?" or "My Go lacks this or that. Please teach me how to be better at it!". In general, I think many people overestimate the role of a Go-Teacher. Of course, it's very important to play and analyze with stronger players too, but still the teacher is not everything. Most of the learning consists of exploring Go for yourself, and not by having every single move explained. Actually, most part of my study in Japan did not consist of being taught by pros, but of studying by myself. One big point of being next to professionals was that they explained how to do this.

    For you, these lines mean that you don't have to go to Japan or find a 6-Dan teacher to become incredibly strong!!! Instead, if you are ambitious, you just have to know what to do by yourself. This is why I decided to write this small tutorial.

    How to become strong (in order of importance)

    1.Play, play, play - the stronger your opponent the better for you
    2. Do Tsumego in the right way continuously. Maybe this seems to be boring for you at first, but you'll see how much fun it is once you start. It's very important how to do so!
    3.Analyze your games with other players (as above, the stronger the better) - best would be to found a private study group (ten eyes will find more than two or four...)
    4.Do Tsumego
    5.If you like, repeat and learn some pro games
    6.More Tsumego
    7.If you have some interesting book about fuseki, joseki, shape, endgame or whatever, read it if you enjoy - but don't spend too much time with it
    8.If you still have time left, how about a few tsumego-problems?

    Read more >>


    Unsolved SGF-Files for the Cho Chikun series


    We are currently 3 people who solve occasionally tsumego problems from the Cho Chikun series for the website. We have 796 of 2553 left to solve and we might actually complete the series next year. If you want the unsolved SGF-Files or you want to help, you can download them here:

    Cho Chikun's Ecyclopedia of Life & Death - Elementary (900)
    Cho Chikun's Ecyclopedia of Life & Death - Intermediate (861)
    Cho Chikun's Ecyclopedia of Life & Death - Advanced (792)

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