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- ) If you are stronger i would love to be your student (long-term)
- ) If you are 13-19k, i can be your mentor (also looking for long-term)
Requirement: must be polite, willing to learn from me and have a sence of humor
Thanks for looking here!
Here is some info about me:
- ) I am 25
- ) I started playing to on Sep 12, 2002
- ) Born, raised and educated in St. Petersburg, Russia i now permanently live in Chicago, IL, USA
- ) Stan Liberman Lirm showed me this wonderful game, for which I am eternally grateful
- ) I would like to start approaching 1D by Sep 2005. The more i play, the more realistic i get :)
) Longest game i played and won (by 50.5) lasted for 325 moves + 21 captures on my part. See: http://kgs.kiseido.com/games/2003/12/5/jraitsev2-Angelo.sgf
) Longest game i played and lost (by 1.5) lasted for 348 moves + 45 captures on my part. See http://kgs.kiseido.com/games/2003/12/11/jraitsev2-Brian85.sgf
My Games against Dans:
) My game sgainst MyTeacher 7D http://kgs.kiseido.com/games/2003/10/18/MyTeacher-jraitsev2.sgf
) My game against LeftSock? 6D http://kgs.kiseido.com/games/2003/7/3/LeftSock-jraitsev.sgf
) My game against GreyX 3D http://kgs.kiseido.com/games/2003/12/24/greyx-jraitsev2.sgf
) My game against guxxan 7D http://kgs.kiseido.com/games/2004/1/1/guxxan-jraitsev2.sgf
My tartrate number is 3 --> Tartrate --> TheCaptain --> LeftSock? --> James Raitsev
My Shusaku number is 5 Honinbo Shusaku --> Iwasaki Kenzo --> Tamura Yasuhisa --> Iwamoto Kaoru --> Steve Fawthrop --> jraitsev
Here is how I play:
- ) I prefer slow games, Japanese Byoyomi, 5 min total + 2-3 min per stone
- ) I enjoy teaching and will often teach 16-20k in Straw Hut. (While i am teaching and you are watching, please do not talk! This distracts me very much and takes away from student-teacher experience). I usually will check "quiet" box, but if i forget, see above.
- ) Most enjoyable games i played were with Cheyenne, Lirm, zytta, cht, saswiz, quietman , brian85, angelo and many many others.
Clever and funny quotes about the game:
braincrash [2k?]: If you feel you have to invade, it means you did something wrong earlier.
JohnSmith?:взаимныe уступки - залог доверительных отнoшений в дальнейшем...
JohnSmith?: не время решать задачи на жизнь смерть
My quest to Shodan (last updated: 10/5/04)
Year 1 progress: 30k to 13k
Year 2 progress: 13k to 8k
Year 3 progress: 8k to 6k and growing
Total Rated Games: ~~~~~~~~~~~709
Total Rated Games won as W: ~~~136
Total Rated Games won as B: ~~~188
Total Rated Games Won : ~~~~~~324
Total Rated Games Lost: ~~~~~~~385
Last but not least is my progress Graph
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