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  • One of the Great Unknown Players in the History of Go

    Of course the title here is an exaggeration. Cho Hunhyun is an important figure in the history of the game, and there are many players, all around the world, who are familiar with his career. I myself translated and published a book about him, Cho Hunhyun: Life and Master Games. I gave him a copy […]

  • Ōtake vs. Cho, Special game sponsored by Kido – 1969

    Special game sponsored by Kido White: Ōtake Hideo, Nihon Ki-in First Place Champion (giving 2 1/2 points komi) Black: Cho Hunhyun 2 dan Date: January 1969 Place: Kitani Dojo, Yotsuya, Tokyo Time limit: 2 hours for each side Komi: 2½ points for Black   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Jimmy Cha

    One thing that I should have explained in regards to go in Los Angeles in the 1970s is the Korean community. The Koreans love to play go and establish clubs wherever they go. And Los Angeles was no exception. However, for many years the Korean go clubs would come and go. The first Korean go […]

  • Classic Kidō Game, Part IV

    From Kidō, January 1979 Classic Kidō Game, Part IV The Promising Student Becomes a Full-Fledged Champion Cho Hunhyun Revolutionizes the Korean World of Baduk In 1972, Cho Hunhyun returned to Korea to fulfill his military service duty in the country of his birth. After being discharged, he immediately set about establishing himself in the world […]

  • 11th Annual Wangwi Title Match, Game 5

    White: Suh Bongsu, Wangwi Black: Cho Hunhyun 6 dan Played on February 1, 1977 at the Hanguk Kiwon, Seoul, Korea.

  • 42nd Annual Kuksu Title Match, Game 1

    White: Cho Hunhyun 9 dan Black: Lee Changho, Kuksu Played on October 17, 1998 at Gwangyang Steel Works. Time limit: 4 hours each Komi = 5½ points

  • A Sparkling Win by Hunhyun 2 Dan, Part III

    Classic Kidō Game, Part III New Players Attack Ōtake A Sparkling Win by Hunhyun 2 Dan Moves in the game up to here: (1-89) Ōtake Hideo 8 dan took on the best of the group of young players at the Nihon Ki-in for a series of articles published in Kidō magazine. The youngsters would always […]

  • A Sparkling Win by Hunhyun 2 Dan, Part II

    From Kidō, March 1969 Classic Kidō Game, Part II New Players Attack Ōtake A Sparkling Win by Hunhyun 2 Dan Moves in the game up to here: (1-46) The 15 year old Cho Hunhyun 2 dan, shown here in a photograph taken for the Igo Nenkan, popularly known as the Kidō Yearbook, participated with many […]

  • A Sparkling Win by Hunhyun 2 Dan, Part I

    From Kidō, March 1969 Classic Kidō Game, Part I New Players Attack Ōtake A Sparkling Win by Hunhyun 2 Dan The 15 year old Cho Hunhyun 2 dan participated with many of the other promising young players at the Nihon Ki-in to challenge Ōtake Hideo 8 dan in a series of games. The youngsters would […]

  • Young Stars Versus Ōtake Series

    White: Ōtake Hideo, Nihon Ki-in #1 Black: Cho Hunhyun 2 dan (receiving a komi of 2 ½ points) Time limit: 2 hours each   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

Books

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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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