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  • A Potpourri of Go Positions

    花咲翁 「棋道」の表紙 横尾森林人 = Kido no Hyoshi = Kido Cover = "Hanasaki Okina" = "Blooming Flower Old Man" The late Abe Yoshiteru 9 dan (September 28, 1941~July 3, 2000) was renowned as a studious player who tried to be present in as many venues as serious games of go were played, either by professionals or […]

  • Ishida vs. Takagi – 20th Annual Nihon Ki-in Championship Tournament, Preliminary Round

    20th Annual Nihon Ki-in Championship Tournament, Preliminary Round White: Ishida Akira 5 dan Black: Takagi Shoichi 7 dan Date: February 8~9, 1972 Place: Nihon Ki-in Komi: 4.5 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 159

    Life and Death Problem Black to Play Composed by Ishida Akira 9 dan and published in Kidō, September 1990. If Black can rescue the six stones, White will naturally be destroyed. It is essential not to become flustered.

  • Problem 158

    Life and Death Problem Black to Play Composed by Ishida Akira 9 dan and published in Kidō, September 1990. The first move will probably come to mind with a glance. And yet, after that it gets difficult. If one does not find a move that operates in a kind of reverse motion, one will end […]

  • Quick Shots… From Kidō

    Teaching Ideas Here are three short articles that can be used as material for teaching beginners, this time from the Winter 1996 issue of the American Go Extra. The material might be a little complex, but go instructors should be able to use this kind of material to teach newcomers to the game more nuances […]

  • Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go Volume 3

    Amazing Happenings in the Game of Go Kido Classics, Volume 3: Joseki Basics and in Context By Sakata Eio, Ishida Yoshio and Others Translated and Edited by Robert J. Terry Go is a game that demands a high degree of intuition and abstract thinking. It is difficult to get a clear grasp on where to […]

  • Problem 51

    Life and Death Problem Black to Play Composed by Ishida Akira 8 dan and published in Kidō, July 1982.

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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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