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  • Focus on Professional Games

    The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in Washington, D.C. between March 20 and April 14. The most popular place to see the trees are at the Tidal Basin, where visitors flock to sites near the Jefferson Memorial (above), the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Major events include: the […]

  • Fujisawa vs. Kada – 11th Annual Meijin League

    11th Annual Meijin League White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Kada Katsuji 9 dan Played on November 1972 at the Nihon Ki-in. Komi: 5 1/2 points White wins by resignation. Analysis by Abe Yoshiteru 7 dan in Kido, January 1972 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • 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.

  • Secret Moves Revealed — Young Players Debate

    The Timely Deployment of a Ploy Left to Right: Cho Chikun 6 dan, Haruyama Isamu 7 dan, Kobayashi Koichi 7 dan; in the lower right 仕掛 = Shi-Kake = Ploy From Kido, June 1975 An ambush (?) in the Meijin League of Otake Hideo 9 dan by Kada Katsuji 9 dan, landed him in the […]

  • Kada vs. Otake, 14th Old Meijin League

    14th Old Meijin League White: Kada Katsuji 9 dan Black: Otake Hideo 9 dan Date: April 17, 1975 Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Specially Selected Game

    不老長春 満年可契 “Ageless, Long Spring, 10,000 Year, Good Pledge” Cover of Kido, November 1978 Artist: Shinrinjin Over the years I spent a lot of time with the late Abe Yoshiteru, both in the United States and in Japan. I probably played twenty or so games against him with a three stone handicap and only won […]

  • Kada vs. Abe – 31st Honinbo – 3rd Preliminary

    31st Honinbo – 3rd Preliminary White: Kada Katsuji 9 dan Black: Abe Yoshiteru 8 dan Date: August 14, 1975 Place: Nihon Ki-in [Japanese Go Association], Tokyo Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 149

    Life and Death Problem Black to Play Composed by Kada Katsuji 9 dan and published in Kidō, April 1990.

  • Problem 148

    Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Kada Katsuji 9 dan and published in Kidō, April 1990.

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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

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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