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  • Michael Redmond 8 Dan Visits Los Angeles

    Blast from the Past The Autumn 1996 issue of The American Go Extra featured the visit to Los Angeles of Michael Redmond 8 dan. One of the primary aims of the publication was to promote the activities of professional go players, but hosting Michael’s visit for a week was an honor for the New Gardena […]

  • Further Adventures

    Blast from the Past The American Go Extra was published on a quarterly basis for four years between 1992 and 1996 by Yutopian Enterprises. The aim was to demonstrate that it was actually possible to produce quality go material on a regularly scheduled basis. This was at a time when the American Go Journal rarely […]

  • Shinogi

    Blast from the Past One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to provide material to help upper kyū level players advance to the next stage. Every issue contained a feature entitled Power Up to Dan Strength! The Autumn 1995 issue offered an article that explained a concept that all kyū players should […]

  • The Value of Innovation

  • The Best Laid Plans…

    Blast from the Past One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to promote go books that the publisher, Yutopian enterprises, had produced. For years there was only low go level material available for study. Yutopian published high level, high quality go analysis for avid English speaking go players who wished to improve. […]

  • Thickness

    Blast from the Past One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to provide material to help upper kyū level players advance to the next stage. Every issue contained a feature entitled Power Up to Dan Strength! The Spring 1995 issue offered an article that explained a concept that all kyū players find […]

  • Sabaki

    Blast from the Past One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to provide material to help upper kyū level players advance to the next stage. Every issue contained a feature entitled Power Up to Dan Strength! The Summer 1995 issue offered an article that explained a concept that all kyū players find […]

  • Thickness

    Blast from the Past One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to provide material to help upper kyū level players advance to the next stage. Every issue contained a feature entitled Power Up to Dan Strength! The Spring 1995 issue offered an article that explained a concept that kyū players absolutely must […]

  • Trick Moves?

    Blast from the Past One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to provide material to help upper kyū level players advance to the next stage. Every issue contained a feature entitled Power Up to Dan Strength! The Winter 1994 issue offered an article to publicize a new book, “A Compendium of Trick […]

  • Power Up to Dan Strength: Attacking

    One of the aims of the American Go Extra was to provide material to help upper kyū level players advance to the next stage. Every issue contained a feature entitled Power Up to Dan Strength! The Winter 1995 issue offered a typical example of the articles presented there. The reader is invited to examine a […]

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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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