Go Magic Roadmap

This is a draft of our future plans. We might rearrange and modify it as we go along.

Many course topics are decided through polls in our Discord. Join now and help us choose the next one.

Every course has the teacher’s spoken language indicated. We will be adding Russian and English subtitles accordingly.

Platform Development

Beta-version launch done

Bug report system done

Live chat support done

Finishing touches in design done

Detecting major bugs and fixing them done

Privacy and visibility issues done

Discord server done

May – July, 2020

Content Creation

Roadmap page done

The Magic of Go #4 done

The Magic of Go #5 done

"The Basics of Go on 13x13" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng, Rus)
done

"Common 3-3 invasions in actual games" by Cho Yeonwoo 1p (Eng)
done

May – July, 2020

Platform Development

Multi-language system done

Merging gomagic.org and beta.gomagic.org done

Payment system done

Membership system done

August – September, 2020

Content Creation

Russian translation of the website done

"Typical mistakes that wouldn't let us get better" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng)
20-10 kyu done

The Magic of Go #6 done

The Magic of Go #7 done

"Deeper into the Fundamentals on 19x19" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng)
20-15 kyu done

August – September, 2020

Platform Development

Videos with interactive problems done

Skill Tree system (backend) — Go problem training in the style of RPG games done

October – December, 2020

Content Creation

Demonstration of a new interactive feature done

"The Magic of Go" — Full Package by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng, Rus)
10 kyu +done

"Fundamental opening principles" by Vadim Efimenko 4d
15-5 kyu done

October – December, 2020

Platform Development

Skill Tree — frontend done

Go board animation done

January – March, 2021

Content Creation

"How NOT to lose 30 points during endgame"
15-5 kyu done

"Go for parents: how not to scare away your children with black and white stones" by Anton Proskurin 2d (Rus)
on hold

Basic Skill Tree — training for beginners done

January – March, 2021

Platform Development

Ratings and reviews for courses done

Leaderboard done

April – June, 2021

Content Creation

"Probing Moves: from Standard to Impossible" by Alexandr Dinersteyn 3p (Rus, Eng subs)
5 kyu + done

"The Art of Attachments" by Alexandr Dinersteyn 3p (Rus, Eng subs)
5 kyu + done

April – June, 2021

Platform Development

A Major Skill Tree update done

July – September, 2021

Content Creation

"The furious style of Honinbo Jowa and the blood-vomiting game" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng)
15 kyu + done

"Huang Longshi — a 13 dan player from China" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng)
15 kyu + done

July – September, 2021

Platform Development

Go Magic Virtual Shop — bonus content that you can get for GM coins in progress

Platform optimization in progress

October – December, 2021

Content Creation

"Joseki ABCs or WTH is Happening in the Corner" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng)
18-10 kyu in progress

"Typical Mistakes 2.0" by Vadim Efimenko 4d (Eng)
15-5 kyu in progress

October – December, 2021

Release 🌟

And we're not stopping here!

We are going to keep making new courses and filling our quiz trees with new skills, and we also need to do the following:

  • Teacher search tool
  • Go Magic mentors system
  • The most complete modern joseki database
  • Professional games database pattern search
  • Integration with OGS
  • Practicing with different levels of AI
  • Go Magic mobile app
  • Go history encyclopedia
  • Online store of Go books and equipment
  • Go courses for children

February, 2022