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  • Large Territorial Framework [Moyo] Strategy

    Photograph of the author taken for a profile of him in the same issue of Kido Takemiya Masaki 7 dan From Kido February 1975 Takemiya Style For amateur players, large territorial frameworks [moyo] are one of the things in go that are hard to master. Even when they embark on setting them up, their structure […]

  • Hane vs. Takemiya – Oteai 1973

    White: Hane Yasumasa 8 dan Black: Takemiya Masaki 7 dan Date: May 31, 1973 Komi: 0 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • First Encounter with a Professional

    Studying go assiduously, I steadily mounted the ranks. By reading “Basic Techiniques of Go” page by page, from cover to cover, the subject matter started to sink in. Everything began to make sense. At the same time, I was playing games with everyone that I could at clubs like the Rafu Ki-in in Little Tokyo […]

  • Kidō Five Player Knock-out Tournament, Game 10, Part IV

    From Kidō, October 1974 Classic Kidō Game, Part IV Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Hane Defeated by Second Opponent Takemiya Here is one more photograph of Hane (in center of group of three men on left) that has been included with this article because it is so amusing. Iwamoto Kaoru 9 dan […]

  • Kidō Five Player Knock-out Tournament, Game 10, Part III

    From Kidō, October 1974 Classic Kidō Game, Part III Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Hane Defeated by Second Opponent Takemiya Hane perhaps was a bit underappreciated in the comments to this game, but he worked tirelessly to promote go. Here he is shown about to depart on a visit to North America, […]

  • Kidō Five Player Knock-out Tournament, Game 10, Part II

    From Kidō, October 1974 Classic Kidō Game, Part II Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Hane Defeated by Second Opponent Takemiya In 1974, Takemiya (second from left) challenged Ishida Yoshio (to the right of Takemiya) for the Honinbō title. After the first day’s play had been suspended, the players gathered in the garden […]

  • Kidō Five Player Knock-out Tournament, Game 10, Part I

    From Kidō, October 1974 Classic Kidō Game, Part I Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Hane (Pictured Below) Defeated by Second Opponent Takemiya (Above) Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan; text by Aiba Ikkō In the January 1974 issue of Kidō, there was an announcement of the magazine’s sponsorship of a tournament to […]

  • Kidō Five Player Knock-out Tournament, Game 10

    Played at the Nihon Ki-in. White: Hane Yasumasa 8 dan Black: Takemiya Masaki 7 dan Time on the clock was 2 hours for each; 5 minutes before that limit was reached, they would go into byōyomi. The komi was 5½ points.

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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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