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  • Focus on Professional Games

    The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in Washington, D.C. between March 20 and April 14. The most popular place to see the trees are at the Tidal Basin, where visitors flock to sites near the Jefferson Memorial (above), the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Major events include: the […]

  • Fujisawa vs. Kada – 11th Annual Meijin League

    11th Annual Meijin League White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Kada Katsuji 9 dan Played on November 1972 at the Nihon Ki-in. Komi: 5 1/2 points White wins by resignation. Analysis by Abe Yoshiteru 7 dan in Kido, January 1972 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Kobayashi, First Campaign, First Triumph

    On May 25, 2019, the traditional Japan Day will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany. 750,000 attendees are expected. Stalls will offer all sorts of Japanese food and drink, as well as merchandise. There will be kimono fittings, a sake seminar and a samurai army camp. There is also a stage program planned, featuring koto players, […]

  • Kobayashi vs. Fujisawa – 5th Tokyo Channel 12 Lightning Go Championship, Final

    5th Tokyo Channel 12 Lightning Go Championship, Final White: Kobayashi Koichi 6 dan Black: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Played on March 25, 1973 at the television studio of Tokyo Channel 12. Komi: 5 1/2 points 243 moves. White wins by 12 1/2 points. Analysis by Kobayashi Koichi in Kido, May 1973 Please enable JavaScript to […]

  • A Large Group of Stones Helpless

    牧 借 路 清 童 問 上 明 遙 酒 行 時 指 家 人 節 杏 在 欲 雨 花 何 断 粉 村 処 魂 々 ちまきたまわりうれしく候 良寛 I contacted the Nihon Ki-in to get an explanation of the writing on the cover of Kido, MaRyoy 1972 from which the following article is […]

  • Fujisawa vs. Hashimoto – 4th Tokyo Channel 12 Lightning Go Championship, Final

    4th Tokyo Channel 12 Lightning Go Championship, Final White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Hashimoto Utaro 9 dan Date: March 12, 1972 Place: Tokyo Channel 12 television studio Komi: 5 1/2 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Go History Present and Past

    碁暦今昔 [Go Reki Konjaku] Go History Now/Past 暦 This is a very old word that can also be read koyomi = calendar; 今 can also be read ima = now and is part of the word = kyo = 今日 = "today"; 昔 can also be read mukashi = the past The Incident at Honnoji […]

  • Mane-Go

    早乙女や朝澄む小田の水かゝみ        蕪村 Saotome ya sumu oda no mizu kagami      Buson Rice planting girl! The mirror of the water of the clear rice paddy Artist: 深林人 Shinrinjin Kido, July 1974 Yosa Buson (与謝蕪村 1719-1783) appeared on the cultural scene (as both a poet and artist) after the great Matsuo Basho (松尾芭蕉 1644-1694) had passed away and […]

  • Fujisawa vs. Yamabe, 20th Nihon Ki-in Championship, Semi-Final

    20th Nihon Ki-in Championship, Semi-Final White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Yamabe Toshiro 9 dan Date: November 1972 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo. Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Fujisawa vs. Yamabe, 13th Old Meijin League

    13th Old Meijin League White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Yamabe Toshiro 9 dan Date: March 27,28, 1974 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo. Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

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Go on the Go Collection: Volume I

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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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