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  • Close-Up on Recent Games

    How to Read Japanese Go Analysis From Kidō, January 1995 This is a typical complete one page section from Kidō. If one can read this page without help, one’s Japanese would be practically equivalent to the average Japanese citizen. Every month, Kidō would offer analysis of the latest variations as played in top tournaments. The […]

  • The Best 5 Attacking Secrets

    From Kidō, August 1994 This is a test! As usual, definitions of Japanese kanji are given along with a rōmaji rendering of the text. But there is no translation given here. If the reader wants to know the precise translation, that must be sought at the “Board Positions” section of this GoWizardry.com website. One part […]

  • Tortoise Shell [Capture] Style

    How to Read Japanese Go Analysis From Kidō, January 1977 This is a special lesson in How to Read Japanese Go Analysis that is connected with the theme of this month’s GoWizardry.com: Takemiya Masaki and his unorthodox style of play. Here is a diagram that offers a snapshot of position in one of the most […]

  • How to Read Japanese Go Analysis

    From Kidō, January 1963 This is a continuation of last month’s edition. It is the final page of the article that has been used as the subject matter for that past couple of months. The complete article has now been analyzed so that readers can understand how to read an average, simple Japanese go article. […]

  • How to Read Japanese Go Analysis

    From Kidō, January 1963 This is a continuation of last month’s edition. Eventually the text of the complete article will be analyzed so that readers know how to read an average, simple Japanese go article. As always, the notes will explain in detail both the vocabulary and grammar, so that one can get a good […]

  • How to Read Japanese Go Analysis

    From Kidō, January 1963 This time, the first page of an article will be used to show how to read Japanese go analysis. The notes will explain in detail both the vocabulary and grammar, so that one can get a good grasp of the subject even without having studied Japanese previously. First, the vocabulary on […]

  • A Regrettable Missed Chance by Honda

    How to Read Japanese Go Analysis From Kidō, September 1980 Since quite complex material has been used as reading samples to examine in this section the previous few months, this time a simpler text is used. However, this time as well, a whole page is the subject manner. If this can be mastered, one will […]

  • One Move of a Professional Earns 300,000 Yen

    How to Read Japanese Go Analysis From Kidō, February 1986 This time a more complex reading sample has been chosen for examination. For a number of years Kidō offered a cash prize for the best move played in professional go tournaments. The heading for the article is shown below, followed by one of the candidate […]

  • Everything and Anything Consulting Room

    How to Read Japanese Go Analysis From Kidō, September 1996 This time we are going to try something really ambitious: reading a complete page of Japanese go analysis. That might seem a little difficult, but we’ll take it step by step. First, the translation of the material will be given. Next, the Japanese reading, using […]

  • What is Thickness? Let’s Carefully Think About It

    How to Read Japanese Go Analysis From Kidō, May 1999 On right: Tengen Tournament 1st Preliminary Round White: Inori Yōko 4 dan Black: Chinen Kaori, Women’s Honinbō What is Thickness? Let’s Carefully Think About It Analysis by Komatsu Hideki 9 dan ■Highlights to Watch The opening became a confrontation of Black’s thickness versus White’s profit. […]

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