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  • 45 Three Move Life and Death Problems

    By Fukui Masaaki 8 dan Kido, October 1989 White to Play White 1 and 3 leave Black in distress.

  • Become a Tesuji Titan!

    The Gion Festival in Kyoto is one of the three largest festivals in Japan. It is celebrated for a whole month starting from early July and during this time people from all over the world join the celebrations. The Gion Festival parade consists of 33 carefully prepared festival floats with different themes related to Japanese […]

  • Problem 411

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. A Puzzle *With this one, too, the order of moves is complicated.

  • Ten Best Go Proverbs

    The Sanno Festival is held at Hie Shrine in Tokyo from June 7 to 17, draws around 400 participants in Edo-era imperial court costumes for the parade that winds 25 kilometers through the streets of central Tokyo. The parade makes several stops along the way including Imperial Palace Gaien (a large park in front of […]

  • Problem 410

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. Benkei, the Famous Samurai *Finally down to the last three problems.

  • Professional Perception: The Only Move

    Those interested in all aspects of Japan and Japanese culture should be sure to check out the programs broadcast by Fujisankei Communications International, or FCI. www.Fujisankei.com The late Abe Yoshiteru 9 dan (September 28, 1941~July 3, 2000) was renowned as a studious player who tried to be present in as many venues as serious games […]

  • Problem 409

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. Pinpoint *Do not mixed up the vital points.

  • Wizardry Large Scale Strategy

    The Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament is being held now through May 26. A record 15 foreign wrestlers are competing for the Emperor’s Cup. See the final days’ action right now. http://www.sumo.or.jp/En/ Yamabe Toshiro was the inspiration for much of what GoWizardry presents to the English-speaking go public. His nickname was 変幻 (= hengen = "transformation"), […]

  • Problem 408

    Building Fighting Strength Life & Death Problems Black to Play Composed by Tei Meiko 9 dan and published in the Building Fighting Strength Life and Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, October 1998. Super Hot Kimchee *This is too hot.

  • Simple and Clear: Challenging the Takagawa Style Fuseki

    Anyone who wants to follow the Japanese news carefully should watch the broadcasts produced by the Fujisankei Network. https://www.fujisankei.com/ When I started reading go magazines in Japanese, one thing that always puzzled me was how younger professional players were viewed there as future champions. How could they tell? What unique characteristics did they display that […]

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Go on the Go Collection: Volume I

Three booklets have been assembled into the collection here.

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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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