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  • Young Professional Players Besiege Otake Hideo

    World famous Sapporo Ice Festival held this year from January 31 to February 11 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has worked hard to attract foreign visitors to Japan the past few years. It was reported last week that 31.19 million tourists visited Japan in 2018, so it seems like that the goal of 40 million […]

  • Otake vs. Kawamoto – Special Kido Game 1969

    Special Kido Game White: Otake Hideo 8 dan Black: Kawamoto Masao 3 dan Date: March 1969 Place: Kitani Dojo on the outskirts of Tokyo Time: Each player starts with 2 hours on the clock Komi: 2 1/2 points given by White 202 moves. White wins by resignation. Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 390

    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. Strange *If one is aware of something…

  • The Lure of Japanese Go Analysis

    This is the cover of the May 1969 issue of Kido magazine. In the bottom left corner a poem may be seen. These are the kanji (Chinese characters) written there: 活 幾 緑 五 計 年      月 得      加 水 魚      髪 亭 当 人 雨 好 酒 間 加 昼 銭 事 煙 眠 […]

  • Kada vs. Rin – 8th Annual Meijin League

    8th Annual Meijin League White: Kada Katsuji 9 dan Black: Rin Kaiho, Honinbo Date: December 25 & 26, 1968 161 moves. Black wins by resignation.   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 389

    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. Uh Huh Is the eye the real thing, or is it a false eye?

  • Good Day. This is Sakata

    こんにちは坂田です。[Konnichi wa, Sakata Desu.] The late Sakata Eio 9 dan (February 15, 1920~October 22, 2010) was one of the greatest go players of all time. His ultra-sharp style led to him being nicknamed Kamisori (the Razor), and enabled him to win a plethora of titles over the course of his career. In 1964, he won […]

  • Honinbo Shusai vs. Sakata (1937)

    Meijin Teaching Game White: Honinbo Shusai Meijin Black: Sakata Eio 2 dan (3-2-3 stone status; 3 stone handicap) Date: July 6~22, 1937 104 moves. Black wins by resignation.   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 388

    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. Collapse *White’s shape is not good.

  • More about the Leela Zero Go-Playing Program

    Manji Inoue, Living National Treasure, Pottery Exhibition at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden, 270 Arlington Dr., Pasadena, CA 91105, November 17-18, 2018 Last week I went to my Japanese go club, the South Bay Ki-in, located in the New Gardena Hotel, 1641 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardens, CA 90247; (310) 327-5757 with another member, Kevin Carr, […]

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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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