sochoski vs me

A is my high skirt. B is an unfinished contact sequence. C is an unfinished contact sequence. D is a kosumi against an iron pillar (which means B5 is an invasion point). I wish I had the confidence to jump in at E, but I dont. F is peepable. G and H are invasion points on the top. I think […]

The late 3-4 corner invasion

I was reviewing one of my games where my opponent played a lot of 2nd line stones during the middle game. But the main thing I want to focus on here is how to live in opponent territory starting with this position: White has invaded Black and started a contact fight. Black has 4 local responses to White: Let’s dont […]

Spirit Animal (9k) vs me (7k)

Interesting game versus another redditor-youtuber. Move 31 – the fearsome power of influence We reach our first crucial position. White has 44 points of “cash” and Black has maybe half that in cash. But Black’s influence is fearsome. If he puts down a stone at 9, he locks up 20 more points.. sort of… I can hop in at 10. […]