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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Kifu-Snap: automatic go-board image recognition

This doesn’t take very long to do. GoKifuCom – Rapidly growing sgf database,pro games are updated daily. In China, people named this kind of record ” qipu ” simplified Chinese: I drew a board with ruler. You’re all giving good advice, but not answering his question Thank you for the support: I appreciate your patience.

In Japanese Go books, when unoccupied points of the board are mentioned in the commentary, they are usually labelled by hiragana in iroha order to this day. I keep reading this piece of advice: I would write down one move sifted by one, then use it to orient my kivu by it. Usually I would be able to piece together the game from the sheets.

This might even be used to eliminate errors in picture analysis: Kifus are not written in a file format for computers but are a written or printed diagrammatic record of a game.


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Its author also said it did not know gl level on Twitter recently. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The number of each move is simply written on the location where it was played. Well, at least they’re not expensive! Kifh Champion Go nor Igowin HD 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.

Views Read Edit View history. That’s an idea of Botvinnik’s.

I have found that it prevents go-blindness, in which I occasionaly dont see an atari due to being too focused on a different move. Proprietary format, but individual games can be exported to SGF.

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The common opinion is that playing games through on a board rather than computer monitor from a printed record is a qualitatively different experience. It’s not the only issue but essentially yeah, there isn’t a problem playing AIs if you’re exposed to a lot of human opponents regularly as well.

You’re still better off playing humans jifu well though! I love how I can start and kufu a game absolutely anywhere, anytime. With the new Java-enabled phones it might even be possible to program it to make a picture regularly, so all you need to do is position the phone and start the recording program but I don’t know how far the integration between phone and Ho goes.


A friend of mine and I have a habbit of each picking up the stylus and recording our own moves on the one device. I used a camera to take a picture of the final position and once during a game as a help for reconstructing the game.

Thu Mar 12, 1: Wed Mar 11, 2: It even allows game branches to be explored during the game, which nicely complements the note taking feature e. 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.

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.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Not sure how helpful this comment might be to you, but I feel your pain.