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  • Killer Katō Shoots Down a Big Group of Stones

    From Kidō, February 1975 Kidō Magazine Special Game Selections Classic Kidō Games, Part I Games from the 30th Annual Honinbō League and 13th 10 Dan Tournament Game 1 Killer Katō Shoots Down a Big Group of Stones 30th Annual Honinbō League White: Katō Masao 8 dan Black: Takemiya Masaki 7 dan Black gives a 5 […]

  • Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style, Part IV

    From Kidō, November 1975 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Game, Part IV Prize Money of 1 Million Yen Offered by Aoyama Go Board Shop Great Veterans Versus Sharp Up-and-Coming Youngsters, 12 Game Match Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style Kajiwara Takeo 9 dan One of the truly unique characters […]

  • Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style, Part III

    From Kidō, November 1975 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Game, Part III Prize Money of 1 Million Yen Offered by Aoyama Go Board Shop Great Veterans Versus Sharp Up-and-Coming Youngsters, 12 Game Match Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style Rin Kaihō, 10 Dan It has been a long time, […]

  • Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style, Part II

    From Kidō, November 1975 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Game, Part II Prize Money of 1 Million Yen Offered by Aoyama Go Board Shop Great Veterans Versus Sharp Up-and-Coming Youngsters, 12 Game Match Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style Kajiwara’s style of gazing at the board on a slant, […]

  • Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style, Part I

    From Kidō, November 1975 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Game, Part I Prize Money of 1 Million Yen Offered by Aoyama Go Board Shop Great Veterans Versus Sharp Up-and-Coming Youngsters, 12 Game Match Rin Hoists Kajiwara on the Petard of his Own Strong Attacking Style Rin Kaihō, 10 Dan on left facing Kajiwara Takeo 9 […]

  • An Awesome Battle, Part II

    From Kidō, January 1967 Classic Kidō Game, Part IV 5th Annual 10 Dan Title Match, Game 2 An Awesome Battle By Akisawa Saburō Takagawa Kaku was one of the finest players in the history of go, but his achievements were often overshadowed by those of the great players of his time. First there were Go […]

  • An Awesome Battle, Part I

    From Kidō, January 1967 Classic Kidō Game, Part III 5th Annual 10 Dan Title Match, Game 2 An Awesome Battle By Akisawa Saburō The January 1967 issue of Kidō magazine featured Takagawa Kaku, 10 Dan on the left above facing the challenge of Sakata Eio for the title. He lost the Honinbō title to Sakata […]

  • The Big Return Match Between Sakata and Takagawa, Part II

    From Kidō, June 1963 Classic Kidō Game, Part II 18th Annual Honinbō Title Match, Game 1 The Big Return Match Between Sakata and Takagawa In 1961, Honinbō Takagawa Shūkaku had the title taken from him by Sakata Eio 9 dan after having held it for nine straight years. The next year, Handa Dōgen 9 dan […]

  • The Big Return Match Between Sakata and Takagawa, Part I

    From Kidō, June 1963 & January 1967 Classic Kidō Game, Part I 18th Annual Honinbō Title Match, Game 1 The Big Return Match Between Sakata and Takagawa This is the frontispiece of the June 1963 issue of Kido magazine. Takagawa Kaku on the left was challenging Sakata Eio for the Honinbō title that he lost […]

  • The Taisho Group Takes the First Win, Part IV

    From Kidō, January 1975 Classic Kidō Game, Part IV Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Prize Money of 1 Million Yen Offered by Aoyama Go Board Shop Great Veterans Versus Sharp Up-and-Coming Youngsters, 12 Game Match The Taisho Group Takes the First Win Game Up to this Point (1-131) Here is Fujisawa Hōsai 9 dan’s photograph from the […]

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