Sensei’s Library, page: Go Databases, keywords: Software. SL is a large WikiWikiWeb about the game of Go (Baduk, Weiqi). It’s a collaboration. Kifu is the Japanese go term for game record, but its use is discouraged by some people, since the English game record works well. The recent. SL is a large WikiWikiWeb about the game of Go (Baduk, Weiqi). The idea is you add the moves on the kifu itself, ++ on the.

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Go Books Enjoy high-quality interactive books about the game of Go. Neither Champion Go nor Igowin Kkifu allow you to make comments as you play as far as I can see however you can export the sgf to SmartGo Kifu and add comments later if you want to review the game. Has anyone ever used a digital camera, or a mobile phone with a camera, to record moves? Search by player or year to find the games you’re interested in.

Kifu-Snap: automatic go-board image recognition

Proprietary format, but ,ifu games can be exported to SGF. Replay the game and explore different variations. For the South American knots, see Quipu. Record Your Game Game recording and editing features have been fine-tuned through actual use at many tournaments, so it’s a snap to record your over-the-board games. I think they were available from the British Go Association shop.

Lebigot, Champion Go is a lot stronger than Smart Go but really you need to start playing humans as well. Go game Shogi theory. Little Go cannot do it.

The idea should be to help you in reconstructing it, not technical overkill. If the location was previously occupied by a handicap stone, use the “49 at left of 22” notation, where 22 is a move played on the point to the right. To take it further, you could even write a program to automatically analyze the pictures and create an SGF file from it. A better experience than printed books, at half the price.


I’ll give you a game on http: Given a corner or full-board position, SmartGo Kifu shows you the moves played by professionals, sorted by frequency. You cannot post new topics in this forum You yo reply to topics in kif forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum.

Back when I was playing more or less seriously, I found it very helpful to record my games in real time.

Game Record

Hindu-Arabic numerals were also used. I also made a note of which plays took me more than one minute to play. Kifus are not written in a file format for computers but are a written or printed diagrammatic record of a game. Go file formats are used to record the moves in a game of Go or for demonstrations, game reviews, and tsumego Go problems. For example, you can adjust misplaced moves, insert a pair of moves, add comments, and email the game record to your opponent. Still have about a have dozen of these sheets in a file folder.

You’re still better off playing humans as well though! Of course, if you’re just recording games for your own benefit you kidu use whatever system you like. This has great advantages in terms of ease of playing through games, and lends itself well to database storage and archival.

The number of each move is simply written on the location where it was played. Plays that take a relatively long time indicate positions that you find difficult and thus suggest where to focus your study. Against an AI, I can play out every last move g ‘known’ dead territory to see what happens since I didn’t realize it was dead.

Kifu – Wikipedia

I think it has some advantages to follow the chess practice of recording a players move before thinking and recording your move before playing. I don’t like the fact that it is limited to portrait mode, because the iPad can be harder to hold this way and because the keyboard is small for writing down notes during a gamebut it’s a small price to pay.


Go Game World – Over 1, commented pro games. Play against the computer, take back moves, get hints, have the computer estimate the balance of territory. The playing-through on a Go board of a game record given as a kifu on a single diagram is still a little taxing for a beginner player, because the next move has to be found. Retrieved from ” https: Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Some seem to think other than having a teacher play a game with you, and comment as you go, everything else is inferior.

The early Western Go players found the method of kifu inconvenient, probably because as chess players they were more familiar with algebraic notationand because as new players they found it difficult to locate moves.

I have to record games when I play teaching games with beginners, since I ,ifu it’s hard to remember their moves. Recording should be done after one’s move — especially if the record is a diagram. Not sure how helpful this comment might be to you, but I feel your pain. Quite a low proportion yo published in book form; strong players used to make their own copies by hand of games to study.

Og page is in need of attention. You find great people online, but you also run into a lot of people who aren’t so nice. Wed Mar 11, 9: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Wed Mar 11, 2: What I’m suprised is no one mentioned something that would often happen to me.

While a typical piece of chess literature is in algebraic notation punctuated by occasional diagrams, Go literature mostly consists of diagrams with a sequence of plays marked, and prose commentary.