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  • Tesuji for a Million Players

    Lantern Festival Waikiki (ハワイ灯篭流し – アメリカ・ワイキキ) Around a third of the population of Hawaii is of Japanese heritage. Local culture is an interesting fusion of diverse traditions. The Lantern Festival of Waikiki is related to the Japanese tradition of floating lanterns to remember those who have passed on. This is a part of obon festivities. […]

  • Nihon Kiin Championship Challenger Final

    Ohira Turns the Tables to Secure the Right to Challenge for the Title Way back in the early 1970s Ohira Shuzo fought his way to the final of the Nihon Kiin championship. This might not seem like a big deal, but only four players in history ever won that title: Sakata Eio, Takagawa Kaku, Ishida […]

  • Ohira vs. Miyashita – 19th Annual Nihon Kiin Championship, Challenger Final (1971)

    19th Annual Nihon Kiin Championship, Challenger Final White: Ohira Shuzo 9 dan Black: Miyashita Shuyo 9 dan Date: December 8~9, 1971 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Ichigaya, Tokyo Komi: 5 1/2 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 […]

  • Miyashita Engulfs a Big Group of Stones, Part II

    From Kidō, October 1975 Classic Kidō Game, Part II Miyashita Engulfs a Big Group of Stones (M) [The writer/editor is Ezaki Masanori] Miyashita Shūyō 9 dan Born December 20, 1913 in Fukushima. Died August 8, 1976. Student of Honinbō Shūsai Meijin. Became professional shodan 1930, 2 dan 1932, 3 dan 1933, 4 dan 1934, 5 […]

  • Miyashita Engulfs a Big Group of Stones, Part I

    From Kidō, October 1975 Classic Kidō Game, Part I Miyashita Engulfs a Big Group of Stones Miyashita Shūyō 9 dan Born December 20, 1913 in Fukushima. Died August 8, 1976. Student of Honinbō Shūsai Meijin. Became professional shodan 1930, 2 dan 1932, 3 dan 1933, 4 dan 1934, 5 dan 1944, 6 dan 1948, 7 […]

  • Miyashita v. Ishida 1975

    1st Annual Tengen Tournament White: Miyashita Shūyō 9 dan Black: Ishida Yoshio, Meijin (giving 5½ points komi)   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

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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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