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    The Kanda Matsuri will take place on May 11-12, 2019 The Kanda Matsuri is one of Tokyo’s three most famous festivals. The highlights are a day-long procession through central Tokyo on Saturday, and parades of portable shrines (mikoshi) by the various neighborhoods on Sunday. https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3073.html Over a decade ago I translated a seven volume set […]

  • Problem 403

    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. Grief *What is the source of the grief?

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    The Tanabata Matsuri in São Paulo is celebrated by the 1.5 million Japanese citizens of Brazil in the first part of July. The festival takes place in the Liberdade section of the city. There are many food stands set up along the street that serve takoyaki, yakisoba, okonomiyaki, makizushi, inarizushi, yakitori and others. Colorful "tanabata" […]

  • Ko vs. Umezawa – Honinbo Tournament 1st Preliminary Round

    Honinbo Tournament 1st Preliminary Round White: Ko Iun 1 dan Black: Umezawa Yukari 2 dan Komi: 5.5 points White wins by 6 1/2 points. Analysis by Yo Kagen 8 dan in Kido, October 1998 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Tsukuda vs. Izawa – Ryusei Tournament 1st Preliminary Round

    Ryusei Tournament 1st Preliminary Round White: Tsukuda Akiko 3 dan Black: Izawa Akino 1 dan Komi: 5.5 points White wins by 4.5 points. Analysis by Yo Kagen 8 dan in Kido, October 1998 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • So vs. Cho – Gosei Tournament Preliminary Round

    Gosei Tournament Preliminary Round White: So Yokoku 5 dan Black: Cho U 5 dan Komi: 5.5 points White wins by 1.5 points. Analysis by Yo Kagen 8 dan in Kido, October 1998 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Nakamura vs. Kitano – Meijin Tournament 3rd Preliminary Round

    Meijin Tournament 3rd Preliminary Round White: Nakamura Shinya 6 dan Black: Kitano Ryo 5 dan Komi: 5.5 points Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Yo Kagen 8 dan in Kido, October 1998 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Nakano vs. Miyagawa – Ryusei Tournament 2nd Preliminary Round

    Ryusei Tournament 2nd Preliminary Round White: Nakano Hironari 9 dan Black: Miyagawa Fumihiko 5 dan Komi: 5.5 points Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Yo Kagen 8 dan in Kido, October 1998 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 402

    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. A Broad Smile *The objective is to kill the group unconditionally.

  • Tesuji for a Million Players

    Lantern Festival Waikiki (ハワイ灯篭流し – アメリカ・ワイキキ) Around a third of the population of Hawaii is of Japanese heritage. Local culture is an interesting fusion of diverse traditions. The Lantern Festival of Waikiki is related to the Japanese tradition of floating lanterns to remember those who have passed on. This is a part of obon festivities. […]

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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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