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  • A Guide to the Nihon Ki-in [Japanese Go Association]

    "Music, Go, Calligraphy and Painting Illustration" by Kaiho Yusho (1533~1615) Japan Festival Houston, April 13~14, 2019 Visit the website: https://www.houstonjapanfest.org/ The game of go was brought to Japan, along with Buddhism and other cultural advancements, from China in the eighth century. It was eagerly embraced by the upper class and other educated individuals, especially Buddhist […]

  • NHK Special Commemorative Group Go Game (1971)

    NHK Special Commemorative Group Go Game White: Segoe Kensaku, Honorary 9 dan, Rin Kaiho, Meijin, Kodama Sachiko 2 dan Black: Iwamoto Kaoru 9 dan, Ishida Yoshio, Honinbo, Ogawa Tomoko 2 dan Played on November 23, 1971 at the television studio of NHK in Tokyo. Komi: 5 points 261 moves. White wins by 4 points. Analysis […]

  • Problem 394

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. Space *There is only one first move.

  • Sato Kaoru Wins a Reading Battle

    A popular attraction at Japanese festivals is the performance of taiko drummers. Their stirring pounding of their huge instruments rouses crowds and adds a unique Japanese flavor to the atmosphere. Everyone is drawn to these compelling spectacles. On February 12th, a production will be staged at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles […]

  • Sato vs. Kamimura – 2nd Annual Tengen Tournament, 2nd Preliminary Round

    2nd Annual Tengen Tournament, 2nd Preliminary Round White: Sato Kaoru 6 dan Black: Kamimura Kunio 6 dan Played on October 22, 1975 at the Nihon Ki-in, Ichigaya, Tokyo. Komi: 5 1/2 points 198 moves. White wins by resignation. Analysis by Ishida Yoshio, Meijin in Kido, December 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 393

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. Many Vital Points *Anyway, do not get flustered

  • Kamimura Overwhelms with Youth

    Japanese Food Expo 2019 February 2nd at the Hilton Hotel Universal City; Tickets: $60 Sponsored by the Japan Food Culture Association, the event features food, sake and travel exhibits offered by more than fifty companies and organizations. This is a great opportunity for aficionados of Japanese cuisine and culture to enjoy a wonderful day. It […]

  • Sakakibara vs. Kamimura – 2nd Tengen Tournament, 2nd Preliminary Round

    2nd Annual Tengen Tournament, 2nd Preliminary Round White: Sakakibara Shoji 9 dan Black: Kamimura Haruo 4 dan Played on October 30, 1975 at the Nihon Ki-in, Ichigaya, Tokyo. Komi: 5 1/2 points 185 moves. Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Ishida Yoshio, Meijin in Kido, December 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 392

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. Blind Point *It is easy to make a misstep here.

  • The Story of Showa Era Major Matches

    Kido, October 1972 By Ito Keiichi Grand Sumo Tournament held January 13~27, 2019 in Tokyo In recent years, foreigners have made their mark on the Japanese sumo world, including the Americans, Akebono and Musashimaru, who reached the pinacle of yokozuna. Today there is a Brazilian (Kaisei), a Bulgarian (Aoiyama), and three Mongolians: Ichinojo (noteworthy as […]

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Go on the Go Collection: Volume I

Three booklets have been assembled into the collection here.

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Go For Everyone

Go For Everyone

A New Method for Learning to Play the Game of Go

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Journey to the West

This is a semi-autobiographical novel that depicts a unique American success story; a rags to riches tale of a man escaping his humble origins to make millions of dollars, but then he throws it all away due to the ancient character flaw of hubris.

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