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  • Twentieth Century Famous Games

    1933: New and Old Guard Confrontation, Honinbo Shusai versus Go Seigen By Ito Keiichi Artwork by Uchiyama Tsutomu From Kido, June 1970 The Problem of the Karigane/Takabe Rise to 8 Dan On February 11, 1933, the promotion of Karigane Junichi and Takabe Dohei of the Kiseisha to 8 dan upon recommendation by the organization was […]

  • The Artistry of Go Board Crafting

    Maezawa Takaoki, along with Kato Kinjiro, working in the shop he runs with his brother The Maezawa Brothers Maintain Professional Standards of Go Board Craftmanship From Kido, January 1979 The Maezawa Go Board Shop is located in Tokyo’s Honkyo Ward, Ikizaka, Itchome. It is right next to Korakuen Park. Maezawa Chotaro is said to have […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part IV

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part IV Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here is Tsuchida’s entry in the 1973 Kidō Yearbook. The text reads: Born August 1, 1944. Gifu. Entered the school of Kitani 9 dan in 1957, becoming an insei […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part III

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part III Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here is Kobayashi’s entry in the 1973 Kidō Yearbook. The text reads: Born September 10, 1952. Hokkaidō. Entered the school of Kitani 9 dan. Became professional in 1967. In […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part II

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part II Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here Kobayashi is on the left playing Chō Chikun 5 dan for the 16th Annual Prime Minister’s Cup in 1973. White: Tsuchida Masamitsu 7 dan Black: Kobayashi Kōichi 6 […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part I

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part I Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit White: Tsuchida Masamitsu 7 dan Black: Kobayashi Kōichi 6 dan Black gives a 5½ point komi. Two hour time limit for both players. Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan […]

  • Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part IV

    From Kidō, January 1974 Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part IV Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan; text by Itō Keiichi White: Cho Chikun 6 dan Black: Fukui Masaaki 6 dan Black’s Last Chance? At the point of White 88, Chikun entered byōyomi. The recorder […]

  • Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part III

    From Kidō, January 1974 Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part III Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan; text by Itō Keiichi White: Cho Chikun 6 dan Black: Fukui Masaaki 6 dan Focal Points for Figure 6 A sudden change in delicate nuances separates in contrast […]

  • Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part II

    From Kidō, January 1974 Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part II Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan; text by Itō Keiichi White: Cho Chikun 6 dan Black: Fukui Masaaki 6 dan Focal Points for Figure 3 Black 29 is an unexpectedly good move. Black 31 […]

  • Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part I

    From Kidō, January 1974 Kidō Sponsored Young Lions Five Player Knock-out Tournament Chikun is Adorned with the Opening Win, Part I Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan; text by Itō Keiichi In the January 1974 issue of Kidō, there was an announcement of the magazine’s sponsorship of a tournament to be played among the most […]

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