Insei is the title for
the students at the Japan GO Association or Nihon
Ki-In. To be an insei, someone have to pass the entrance
match with a GO pro. And when someone became an insei he may
not join in any amateur match.
means "the steady stones" or, as we would say, the theory
of openings. Just as chess, the great masters have attentively studied
the openings in GO because the whole game follows from here. In GO
the play is begun at the four corners, and there are, taken successively,
four opening in contrast with one in chess. If a play is made at each
corner, then the position of the stones begin to influence any further
Or territory. It's the area on the GO
ban you own by placing your stones into an unbreakable line. And
even if it necessary, you can 'eat' your opponent's stones in order
to continue your line. Your Ji is counted by the amount of
The title which Sai
urge to have so that he couldn't reincarnate because his will
hasn't been fulfilled. Kami no Itte or The Hands of God is
a title given to a GO pro who have an excellent skill and talent.
Me literally means eye. GO game
will over when there are no place to expand the Ji and no
more opponent's stones to be 'eaten'. When the game is over, it's
the time to start counting Me of each player to determine who's
the winner. The winner is player with the higher sum of Me.
Moku is the point where
you put your stones, it's the cross made by the horizontal and vertical
lines on the GO ban. Moku is also being used to count the amount
of attacks. Tatoeba, your moku is 65 meanwhile your
opponent's is 52,5 that means you won 12,5 moku or your opponent
lose 12,5 moku.