The Lecture Series is set up to benefit for all kyu to low-dan players. The series involved little of tsumego situation because it is very important for kyu-players especially master the fundamental of life and death in common area.

Lectures will be upload and update every week! Please come back for more.


Beginner Series (PDF up to 10Kyu)

  1. Introduction to 19×19
  2. Splitting Move, Two-Spaces Extension, Fuseki
  3. Basic Shape, Contact Play, Joseki
  4. Importance of Territory Lines
  5. Distance & Direction of Territory
  6. Building moyo & Reducing moyo
  7. Methods in Tsumego & Introduction to Tesuji
  8. Introduction to Invasion
  9. Revision 1 (Net, Fuseki, Joseki, Expanding Land, Invasion)
  10. Revision 2 (Throw-in, Shape, Fuseki judgment)
  11. Revision 3 (Tesuji, Capturing Race Calculation)

Elementary Series  (PDF up to 10Kyu)

  1. Exercises on second-line tsumego (3-moves)
  2. Second-line tsumego fomulae & Two-Spaces Extension
  3. Classic Shape in tsumego (Golden Chicken Standing on One Foot)
  4. Recognize Good Shape (Keima), Hane & One Basic Joseki
  5. Using Keima move to attack & defend
  6. Recognize Good Shape (Keima) II
  7. Basic Exercise 1 (3-moves)
  8. Exercise on Basic Shape
  9. Introduction to value judgment

Intermediate Series (up to 1kyu)

  1. Corner Based 1 (3-3 invasion)
  2. Corner Based 2 (3-3 invasion)
  3. Corner Based 3 (3-3 invasion)
  4. Corner Based 4 (3-3 invasion)
  5. Corner Based 5 (corner invasion)
  6. Corner Based 6 (3-3 life and death)
  7. Attack and Defense 1 (against shimari)
  8. Attack and Defense 2 (against chinese fuseki)
  9. Attack and Defense 3 (after basic fuseki)
  10. Attack and Defense 4.1 (after basic joseki)
  11. Attack and Defense 4.2 (after basic joseki)
  12. Joseki 1 (Cho U’ joseki – life and death)
  13. Basic Joseki 1 (hoshi-kakari-pincer)
  14. Basic Joseki 2 (double-sparrow)

Advanced Series (covers in-depth thinking of invasion, reduction, demon-hand and so on)

  1. Attack and Defense 1 (after joseki)
  2. Attack and Defense 2 (after joseki)
  3. Joseki 1.1 (double-sparrow)
  4. Joseki 1.2 (double-sparrow)
  5. Joseki 1.3 (double-sparrow)

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