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  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part IV

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part IV Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here is Tsuchida’s entry in the 1973 Kidō Yearbook. The text reads: Born August 1, 1944. Gifu. Entered the school of Kitani 9 dan in 1957, becoming an insei […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part III

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part III Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here is Kobayashi’s entry in the 1973 Kidō Yearbook. The text reads: Born September 10, 1952. Hokkaidō. Entered the school of Kitani 9 dan. Became professional in 1967. In […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part II

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part II Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here Kobayashi is on the left playing Chō Chikun 5 dan for the 16th Annual Prime Minister’s Cup in 1973. White: Tsuchida Masamitsu 7 dan Black: Kobayashi Kōichi 6 […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part I

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part I Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit White: Tsuchida Masamitsu 7 dan Black: Kobayashi Kōichi 6 dan Black gives a 5½ point komi. Two hour time limit for both players. Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan […]

  • Abe 7 dan’s New Move, Part II

    From Kidō, January 1974 Classic Kidō Games, Part IV Abe 7 dan’s New Move A Game to Enjoy Abe Yoshiteru 7 dan’s photograph from the 1972 Kidō Yearbook Game Up to this Point (1-47) 1973, 16th Ōteai Ranking Tournament White: Abe Yoshiteru 7 dan Black: Takagi Shōichi 7 dan (no komi) Analysis by Abe Yoshiteru […]

  • Abe 7 dan’s New Move, Part I

    From Kidō, January 1974 Classic Kidō Games, Part III Abe 7 dan’s New Move A Game to Enjoy Abe Yoshiteru 7 dan’s photograph from the 1972 Kidō Yearbook A Buried Game From newspaper go to television go. Recently, “Go to Show Others” have increasingly been showcased in the limelight. In its essence, it has been […]

  • Sannō 7 dan’s Beautiful Romp Around the Board, Part II

    From Kidō, January 1974 Classic Kidō Games, Part II Sannō 7 dan’s Beautiful Romp Around the Board A Game to Enjoy Sannō Hirotaka 7 dan’s photograph from the 1972 Kidō Yearbook Game Up to this Point (1-79) 13th Annual Ten Dan Tournament, Preliminary Round 2 White: Sannō Hirotaka 7 dan Black: Sugiuchi Masao 9 dan […]

  • Sannō 7 dan’s Beautiful Romp Around the Board, Part I

    From Kidō, January 1974 Classic Kidō Games, Part I Sannō 7 dan’s Beautiful Romp Around the Board A Game to Enjoy Sannō Hirotaka 7 dan’s photograph from the 1972 Kidō Yearbook Go Style Go style, or perhaps as it may also be said game style, when it comes to oneself, is absolutely impossible to understand. […]

  • China’s Hope Challenges Sakata 10 Dan, Part II

    From Kidō, October 1973 ◊ China’s Hope Challenges Sakata 10 Dan Classic Kidō Games, Part IV Young Lion Champion Huang Just Falls Short This 1st Japan Go China Delegation was a great success, with fans flocking to public lectures using large demonstration boards to analyze the games. In Beijing and Chenzhou an average of 1,000 […]

  • China’s Hope Challenges Sakata 10 Dan, Part I

    From Kidō, October 1973 ◊ China’s Hope Challenges Sakata 10 Dan Classic Kidō Games, Part III Young Lion Champion Huang Just Falls Short The Nihon Ki-in was instrumental in reviving interest in go in China, sending one delegation after another over the years to play friendship matches with the best players there. At first, these […]

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