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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The amount of joseki is enormous as you will notice while browsing through the overview below. Then cgoban opens it just fine. Linking to Positions Josekipedia supports linking directly to positions in the tree.

Josekis change as players discover new sequences dictionray reevaluate old ones, and Josekipedia changes alongside. Logo created by Jimena Vabm. Overview Contributing Technology Comparison Translation The Goal Josekipedia strives to be the most complete joseki resource on the planet, in both content and features.

Kogo’s Joseki Dictionary last edited by Crowdsourced means that the content comes from a large body of people, and any competent people can contribute. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. One problem with this approach is that it doesn’t contain any explanations or refutations.

While it is nice to see all intermediate stages, it does take an awful lot of screen space to present josekis like this. It will enable you to keep track of any developments in your own repertoire of opening patterns for example.

Probing a small knight’s enclosure. But some Josekis like are unfortunatelly missing there. This joseki database is condensed from a database of pro-games. For this reason, a lot of sequences are missing. I would highly recommend my own website but Li Kao beat me to it, hehe When strong players play a joseki, they know a lot of variations and choose the one that dictionaru them a global advantage, or they refuse the joseki because joski know it’s globally better joswki them.


After I improved some years later, I know it was a uoseki, wasted many years.


Color Coded By color coding moves by type good move, bad move, etc. Mon Nov 08, 6: Since pros make mistakes too, simply relying on their moves in games can be misleading. It was compiled and edited by Gary Odom until early Thanks to Dave Marvit for coming up with the name ‘Josekipedia’. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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Showing pro games that involve the given sequence is a great feature. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Josekis continually evolve, and without a dictionary that evolves, you can never completely trust your source. I am loving the pro game database.

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But the dictionary doesn’t cover it! This is then automatically translated into all available languages. This way, you can get a feel for when certain approaches and responses are chosen and why.

Please do not believe all you see on kogo’s or josekipedia. To help solve this problem, Josekipedia uses a standard set of labels, one or more of which can be applied to any position.

Homepages Hotcoffee Jpyllman Oryx Togo. Sign up using Facebook. Here, it can’t be automatic, so it must be translated manually. Things which you might be interested to learn from the professional games are:.


Recent variations show up almost instantly, though many of them as “question”.

Josekipedia strives to be the most complete joseki resource on the planet, in both content and features. This will come to Josekipedia eventually, but is a ways off. Was it a mistake, a variation they don’t cover, or some new joseki that has become popular since the dictionary was created? Which joseki are applied in certain fuseki pattern What are the follow-up moves in a joseki pattern: Explanations josek accompany each position in Josekipedia — text that talks about the variation.

There are many joseku in Kogo’s that are hard to find. It’s an SGF file that contains a huge list of common and uncommon joseki moves including some comments, some even with the game where they occurred. Email Koseki, but never shown. To become a master of Go is not easy, but became an amateur 5D or 6D it’s not hard. For example, a contributor might label a position as ‘Good for white’, selecting this label from a menu. In the introduction I explain when to josekki which line of joseki and give various considerations.

Right now, I don’t think dkctionary is an all-in-one comprehensive, modern joseki dictionary in English. But I don’t know how complete or accurate it is. Because most contributors to Josekipedia will not be of professional strength, it is important for as many positions as possible to have a source, such as a top pro or a book which was written by a top pro.

Key to any source of information is knowing its author. So they are certainly not equivalent, but rather supplementary.