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  • Fifty Years of Popular Fuseki

    Bridge USA Summer Festival to be held July 13~14 in Torrance, California, a suburban section of Southern California. Various musical and stage events are scheduled, there will be booths featuring Japanese merchandise and cultural items, prepared Japanese dishes and a charity bazaar. http://www.bridgeusa.com/page/event Sakata Eio, Honorary Honinbo Looks Back Fifty Years of Popular Fuseki By […]

  • Fifty Years of Popular Joseki

    By Sakata Eio, Honorary Honinbo The Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival in Fukuoka is celebrated in early July. It is the main festival of the Kushida Shrine and registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. It is said to have originated 800 years ago when an epidemic was raging in Hakata. A monk prayed to end […]

  • 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.

  • Sakata vs. Fujisawa – 6th Annual Top Position Title Final, Game 1

    6th Annual Top Position Title Final, Game 1 White: Sakata Eio 9 dan Black: Fujisawa Shuko 8 dan Date: December 21, 22, 1960 Place: Fukudaya, Shiba, Tokyo White wins by 1 points. Analysis by Sakata Eio, Nihon Ki-in Champion in Kido, May 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Sakata’s Exquisite Move Record

    Sakata’s Exquisite Move Record April 4~6, 9:00 am ~ 6:00 pm Kyoto Kimono Kyokomachi Exhibition at the New Gardena Hotel, 1641 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena, CA 90247; (310) 327-5757 I was fortunate to meet the late Sakata Eio 9 dan (February 15, 1920~October 21, 2010), one of the greatest go players of all time, […]

  • Hashimoto vs. Sakata – 6th Honinbo Final, Game 1

    6th Honinbo Final, Game 1 White: Hashimoto Utaro 8 dan Black: Sakata Eio 7 dan Played on April 15 & 16, 1951 at Honmyoji, Sugamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo. Komi: 4.5 points Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Sakata Eio 9 dan in Kido, February 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Sakata vs. Hashimoto – 6th Honinbo Final, Game 4

    6th Honinbo Final, Game 4 White: Sakata Eio 7 dan Black: Hashimoto Utaro 8 dan Played on May 17 & 18, 1951 at Jin’ya, Tsurumaki Spa, Kanagawa Prefecture. Komi: 4.5 points White wins by resignation. Analysis by Sakata Eio 9 dan in Kido, February 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • The Story of Showa Era Major Matches

    Kido, October 1972 By Ito Keiichi Grand Sumo Tournament held January 13~27, 2019 in Tokyo In recent years, foreigners have made their mark on the Japanese sumo world, including the Americans, Akebono and Musashimaru, who reached the pinacle of yokozuna. Today there is a Brazilian (Kaisei), a Bulgarian (Aoiyama), and three Mongolians: Ichinojo (noteworthy as […]

  • Go vs. Sakata – 1st Annual Meijin Tournament (1962)

    1st Annual Meijin Tournament White: Go Seigen 9 dan Black: Sakata Eio 9 dan Played on August 5 & 6, 1962 at Fukuda-Ke, Shiba-akirafune, Tokyo. Komi: 5 points 282 moves. White wins by jigo drawn game. Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

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