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  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Rin vs. Kajiwara – 10th Annual 10 Dan Tournament, Losers Bracket, 4th Round

    10th Annual 10 Dan Tournament, Losers Bracket, 4th Round White: Rin Kaiho, Meijin Black: Kajiwara Takeo 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.

  • Mane-Go

    早乙女や朝澄む小田の水かゝみ        蕪村 Saotome ya sumu oda no mizu kagami      Buson Rice planting girl! The mirror of the water of the clear rice paddy Artist: 深林人 Shinrinjin Kido, July 1974 Yosa Buson (与謝蕪村 1719-1783) appeared on the cultural scene (as both a poet and artist) after the great Matsuo Basho (松尾芭蕉 1644-1694) had passed away and […]

  • Fujisawa vs. Kajiwara – 31st Honinbo, 2nd Preliminary Round

    31st Honinbo, 2nd Preliminary Round White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Kajiwara Takeo 9 dan Date: September 1975 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Tokyo. Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • After the Second Move, It’s Owa

    “Inu mo Arukeba…” By Abe Yoshiteru 8 dan from Kido, March 1975 In the Year of the Dog, it is perhaps fitting that this article be disseminated since the subtitle means “If even a dog (inu) walks…” The rest of the proverb goes “…bō ni ataru," (that is, “a rod will be met with.”) When […]

  • The Stirring Nature of an Unknown World

    By Kobayashi Koichi 7 dan Writer: Akiyama Kenji From Kido, August 1976 Longing for an Unknown World Kajiwara [Takeo] 9 dan rarely praises anyone, but in relation to Kobayashi Koichi 7 dan things are different. “It seems that he puts intense thought into his moves, I must say. There is still insufficient flexibility in his […]

  • The High Level Technique Necessary for Advancement to 5 Dan

    Soto-mawari is a technique described here last time. By coming to a realization about what is exactly entailed in utilizing that technique, I was able to reach the 5 dan level. But this is a complex matter, so perhaps readers would be interested in a more detailed explanation of it. Here is how it is […]

  • Ishida vs. Kajiwara – 2nd Annual Meijin League

    Black: Kajiwara Takeo 9 dan White: Ishida Yoshio 9 dan Date: March 17, 1977 Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.  

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