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  • The Remarkable Iyama Yuta – 43rd Meijin Final Game 1

    I won the third quarter of 2018 tournament at the Japanese go club that I belong to, the South Bay Ki-in, located in the New Gardena Hotel, 1641 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena, CA 90247; (310) 327-5757. I am now ranked as 5 dan. Last year the ranking of most of the players in the […]

  • Cho vs. Iyama – 43rd Annual Meijin Title Match, Game 1

    43rd Annual Best of Seven Meijin Title Match, Game 1 White: Cho U 9 dan Black: Iyama Yuta, Meijin Date: August 7 & 8, 2018 Komi: 6 1/2 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 381

    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. Mite Destruction *There are only 5 points that are common sense for the first move.

  • A Great Master of Go

    I was taught how to play go by a doctor from San Francisco. That was in 1973. Bobby Fischer had won the World Chess Championship the previous year and the doctor, after finding out that I was a good chess player, asked me to play a game with him and tried to beat me. When […]

  • Takagawa vs. Hashimoto – 7th Old Meijin League (1967)

    7th Old Meijin League White: Takagawa Shukaku 9 dan Black: Hashimoto Shoji 9 dan Date: November 29~30, 1967 Place: Kansai Ki-in Komi: 5 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 380

    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. The "Ha!" of "Ha, Ha, Ha" The first move is simple. Wrapping up is the problem.

  • Nihon Kiin Championship Challenger Final

    Ohira Turns the Tables to Secure the Right to Challenge for the Title Way back in the early 1970s Ohira Shuzo fought his way to the final of the Nihon Kiin championship. This might not seem like a big deal, but only four players in history ever won that title: Sakata Eio, Takagawa Kaku, Ishida […]

  • Ohira vs. Miyashita – 19th Annual Nihon Kiin Championship, Challenger Final (1971)

    19th Annual Nihon Kiin Championship, Challenger Final White: Ohira Shuzo 9 dan Black: Miyashita Shuyo 9 dan Date: December 8~9, 1971 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Ichigaya, Tokyo Komi: 5 1/2 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 379

    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. Perfection Why does Black have such solid shape?

  • 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 […]

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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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