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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.

  • 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.

  • Good Day. This is Sakata

    こんにちは坂田です。[Konnichi wa, Sakata Desu.] The late Sakata Eio 9 dan (February 15, 1920~October 22, 2010) was one of the greatest go players of all time. His ultra-sharp style led to him being nicknamed Kamisori (the Razor), and enabled him to win a plethora of titles over the course of his career. In 1964, he won […]

  • Honinbo Shusai vs. Sakata (1937)

    Meijin Teaching Game White: Honinbo Shusai Meijin Black: Sakata Eio 2 dan (3-2-3 stone status; 3 stone handicap) Date: July 6~22, 1937 104 moves. Black wins by resignation.   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

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