# Tagged Questions

In Go, a joseki is a common pattern of moves that leads to a locally even result. Usually focused on the corners during the opening.

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### Komoku-Oogeima joseki order variation

In a game my opponent derived from the joseki line I was familiar with. \$\$W Actual game \$\$ ------------ \$\$ -........... \$\$ -.94........ \$\$ -.5128O..... \$\$ -..X36...0,. \$\$ -...7....... \$\$ -........... ...
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### 4-4 pincer variant - not in joseki dictionary

I am 4K and played against 2K in handicap game (2-stones). The point of B3 was to prevent a double-wing shape for white (along the right and bottom) So W4 pincer leads us into this joseki variant. ...
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### Why is this NOT joseki?

Why is white 4 in this diagram not joseki? How can it be punished by black and how bad is it compared to standard joseki play? \$\$ ---------- \$\$ ..........| \$\$ ..........| \$\$ ..3.2.....| \$\$ ...4..1...|...
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### What is the best way to respond to this pincer joseki deviation?

Every now and again when I approach a corner, opponent plays 1-space pincer and I jump out, my opponent immediately peeps. This seems like aji keshi and bad shape, but I've been stumped as to how to ...
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### 4-4 high approach - why is the defensive approach prefered?

In the 4-4 high approach joseki, why would black ever want to play the defensive - left variant? The result of the right variant looks much better! While the left variant leaves monkey jump ...
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### Trick Joseki? Shoulder hit after keima to 3-4-stone

In a game I played, the following "Joseki" occurred: I played the low keima against the 3-4-point, and Black responded with a shoulder hit. This move is not in the book by Takao Shinji. In the game ...
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### 3-3 invasion into 4-4,6-4

In josekipedia, they state that this exchange is a mistake See http://www.josekipedia.com/#path:pdttpfqcpcqdqepbobrbpaqaqb for the full sequence they argue with. But, I think that their argument ...
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### Joseki question

I have found a possible problem in this joseki, see josekipedia: http://www.josekipedia.com/#path:qdttocrdreqcpdpbrcrbsdobnbncmcndmbpcodsb They comment this white's move as "Makes life". But it ...
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### 4-4 high approach joseki question

I have a question about 4-4 high approach joseki. Everything is clear until move 4. I don't know how to respond if black plays C15 instead of the expected C17 (stone number 5). It leads to the ...
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### 4-4 high approach joseki incomplete?

I have a problem with the 4-4 high approach joseki - the left variant: In the left variant, black ends the joseki and white can play anywhere else, i.e. has sente. But the position is pretty weak ...
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### Where can I find a good Joseki database?

I've been wondering about certain positions that arise often. To help me understand them, I would like to study the joseki moves. Since printed joseki dictionaries are out-dated very fast, I'd prefer ...
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### 3-4 point joseki - wide double-pincer

After a low approach at W2, B3 is a wide pincer. I double-pincered at W4 and then diagonal B5. \$\$ \$\$ . . . . . . . . . . . | \$\$ . . . . . . . . . . . | \$\$ . . . . . . . . 4 . . | \$\$ . . . . . . . 5 ....