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  • Tokyo, Go and the Nihon Kiin: the Dream and Reality

    Blast from the Past The Winter 1995 issue of the American Go Extra announced publication of “Tesuji and Anti-Suji of Go,” the follow-up to Sakata Eio’s “Killer of Go” that I had translated and published. The feature article that time explained where to stay when visiting Tōkyō and options for dining. That follows here:

  • Blast from the Past

    The focus of the Autumn 1994 issue of the American Go Extra was Michael Redmond, his career, games and life as a professional go player in Japan. All go players in America were inspired by Michael’s success and eager for news about him. The excerpt from that issue of the AGE given here is a […]

  • An American Go Player in Tokyo: Michael Redmond 7 Dan

    The focus of the Autumn 1994 issue of the American Go Extra was Michael Redmond, his career, games and life as a professional go player in Japan. All go players in America were inspired by Michael’s success and eager for news about him. The excerpt from that issue of the AGE given here is a […]

  • Blast from the Past

    In the summer of 1994, the American Go Extra was carrying out its express purpose of promoting go in the United States. One way of doing so was to aid the teaching efforts of professional players, such as Yang Yilun 7 dan. The article republished here is one of many that were presented in the […]

  • Welcome! The Killer of Go!

    By the summer of 1994, the American Go Extra was going strong. In the spring of that year, I had gone to Japan to meet Sakata Eio and ask him for the English language rights for his book, “Killer of Go.” After obtaining his consent, I translated the book, created the diagrams and created the […]

  • Killer of Go

    Blast from the Past By the summer of 1994, the American Go Extra was going strong. In the spring of that year, I had gone to Japan to meet Sakata Eio and ask him for the English language rights for his book, “Killer of Go.” After obtaining his consent, I translated the book, created the […]

  • Promote the Game

    This is the final installment of a retrospective look at the experimental magazine that I put together to demonstrate to the American Go Association the kind of material that should be published for the sake of English speaking go players. I produced the American Go Extra to show that I had the ability to produce […]

  • Masterpieces of Handicap Go

    Blast from the Past As explained several times before, this is the cover of an experimental magazine that I put together to demonstrate to the American Go Association the kind of material that should be published for the sake of English speaking go players. I produced the American Go Extra to demonstrate that I had […]

  • The 1992 Cotsen Open

    Blast from the Past As explained previously, this is the cover of an experimental magazine that I put together to demonstrate to the American Go Association the kind of material that should be published for the sake of English speaking go players. The AGA refused my offer to produce work similar to this to supplement […]

  • American Go Extra Summer 1992

    As I have been explaining on the GoWizardry.com website recently, this is the cover of an experimental magazine that I put together to demonstrate to the American Go Association the kind of material that should be published for the sake of English speaking go players. The AGA refused my offer of this kind of work […]

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