In other words, a joseki is fair to both players. A player should of course prefer a variation that gives a favorable result, but be satisfied with joseki in the context of . Josekipedia strives to be the most complete joseki resource on the planet, in a joseki, and you later turn to a joseki dictionary to see what that move means. Kogo’s Joseki Dictionary was last updated: Wednesday, February 25, Kogo’s Joseki Dictionary (KJD) is the world’s most extensive software joseki.

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Where can I find a good Joseki database? Most of these moves are very deep in variations like large avalanche and taisha.

Since printed joseki dictionaries are out-dated very fast, I’d prefer an electronic database if possible. I don’t know who runs that one, but if they are reading this, much kudos!

How many times has this happened to you?

In the introduction I explain when to play which line of joseki and give various considerations. Loading the SGF file produces about a hundred conflicts. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Welcome to the GoBase.

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Recent variations show up almost instantly, though many of them as “question”. Crowdsourced means that the content comes from a large body of people, and any competent people can contribute. To help solve this problem, Josekipedia uses a standard set of labels, one or more of which can be applied to any position. Just because a joseki has fallen into disuse in the pro world doesn’t mean you can’t use it with great success and even “discarded” josekis pop up in games on occassion.


Or you can browse it online with EidoGo. Mon Nov 08, 5: Tue Nov 09, If you really can’t figure out whether the sequence given is even or good for white or for black, you should improve in other areas first.

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Mon Dec 31, 9: I have found errors in both, and I have not explored them exhaustively. It seems like a lot of the people who run these awesome websites also hang out here. One problem with this approach is that it doesn’t contain any explanations or refutations. It will enable you to keep track of any developments in your own repertoire of opening patterns for example.

dictionarh The number of joseki sequences in existence is too much for any one mind to remember, especially when considering all the incorrect variations that branch out dictiomary official joseki. I’m a top contributor at JP The sourced variations are accurate, though their description is sometimes off. The combination of these two might help you deepening your knowledge and understanding of the joseki sequences in the game of Go.

The user interface tends to remain pretty static over time, but the content continues to grow! Nonsourced variations tend to be “reasonable”, but not as reliable as, for instance, KJD. Side contact of a 4th line stone. But I am not actually sure what that is, if it is equal to http: Unlike a life and death problem where you can prove that white is dead, there’s no way to prove a move is joseki. The amount of joseki is enormous as you will notice while browsing through the overview below.

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So they are certainly not equivalent, but rather supplementary. Hopefully that someone is a player strong enough to be right. Josekipedia supports linking directly to positions in the tree. After I improved some years later, I know it was a detour, wasted many years. Since pros make mistakes too, simply relying on their moves in games can be misleading.

Sourced Unlike a life and death problem where you can prove that white is dead, there’s no way to prove a move is joseki. Other than that I am waiting for the release of the “new Ishida” by Takao Shinji to make my first real Joseki dictionary purchase.

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. It’s available for free at http: Josekipedia can store an unlimited amount of joseki information.

However, a joseki always advantages one player globally eictionary the dictionray, even if by just a tiny bit, given the state of the rest of the board.

It looks very limited to me; looking at learngo. This way, you can get a feel for when certain approaches and responses are chosen and why.

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For example, a joseki book will discuss a position, but merely looking at raw pro game records will not.

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