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  • Sannō Hirotaka 9 dan

    Born May 29, 1940 in Hiroshima Prefecture. Teacher was Segoe Kensaku, starting in 1952. Became insei at the Nihon Ki-in in 1952. Professional 1 dan in 1957; 2 dan 1957; 3 dan 1959; 4 dan 1960; 5 dan 1961; 6 dan 1964; 7 dan 1971; 8 dan 1972; 9 dan 1979.

  • Fukui Masaaki 9 dan

    Born January 15, 1944 in Nissei, Tokyo. Student of Iwamoto Kaoru, 9 dan. Professional 1 dan 1962; 2 dan 1962; 3 dan 1964; 4 dan 1965; 5 dan 1967; 6 dan 1972; 7 dan 1975; 8 dan 1984; 9 dan 2003. Runner up in 1977 21st Prime Minister Cup. Won 7 dan section of the […]

  • Takagi Shōichi 9 dan

    Born November 7, 1943 in Yokohama, Kanagawa. Became insei in 1955. Student of Nakagawa Shinji 7 dan. Professional 1 dan 1962; 2 dan 1962; 3 dan 1963; 4 dan 1964; 5 dan 1966; 6 dan 1969; 7 dan 1971; 8 dan 1977; 9 dan 1981. First major title: Winner Prime Minister’s Cup twice, Shin-ei Tournament […]

Books

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Imagination of a Go Master, Logic Shattering Cosmic Go

Takemiya has selected ten of his games against leading go players and formatted them into a collection of problems designed to illustrate his famous cosmic style.

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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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