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  • 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 […]

  • Takagawa vs. Kobayashi – 1st Gosei – Round 2

    1st Gosei – Round 2 White: Takagawa Shukaku 9 dan Black: Kobayashi Koichi 7 dan Date: October 16, 1975 Place: Nihon Ki-in Komi: 5.5 Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Kato Masao, Kobayashi Koichi, Cho Chikun in Kido, December 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 407

    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. Shocking *Tenacity is required.

  • Takemiya Style Large Territorial Framework (Moyo) Strategy

    Sanja Matsuri from May 17 to 19, 2019 The Sanja Festival is held annually in the Asakusa district. It is held in celebration of the three founders of the Sensoji Temple, who are enshrined in Asakusa Shrine next door to the temple. Nearly two million people visit Asakusa over the three days of the festival, […]

  • Hashimoto vs. Takemiya – 6th Pro Best Ten – 5th-6th Place Playoff, Final

    6th Pro Best Ten – 5th-6th Place Playoff, Final White: Hashimoto Shoji 9 dan Black: Takemiya Masaki 5 dan Date: May 17, 1969 Place: Kansai Ki-in Komi: 5.5 Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Takemiya Masaki in Kido, March 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 406

    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. Which? *Right or left… That is the question, you know.

  • Sakata’s Exquisite Move Record

    Japan Day in New York City, Sunday, May 12, 2019 Free admission. Taiko drums, Japanese dance performances, flutes and bands playing, origami and other Japanese cultural exhibitions, and food tents. www.japandaynyc.org/ Recently, I explained here how I visited the late Sakata Eio 9 dan at his condominium in Yokohama in order to obtain the English […]

  • Sakata vs. Kajiwara – 1st Annual Top Position League

    1st Annual Top Position League White: Sakata Eio 9 dan Black: Kajiwara Takeo 7 dan Date: October 05,06, 1955 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Takanawa, Tokyo White wins by resignation. Analysis by Sakata Eio, Nihon Ki-in Champion in Kido, May 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Sakata vs. Fujisawa – 6th Annual Top Position Title Final, Game 1

    6th Annual Top Position Title Final, Game 1 White: Sakata Eio 9 dan Black: Fujisawa Shuko 8 dan Date: December 21, 22, 1960 Place: Fukudaya, Shiba, Tokyo White wins by 1 points. Analysis by Sakata Eio, Nihon Ki-in Champion in Kido, May 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 405

    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. Seeing Deeply *The power to know the outcome.

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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