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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 […]

  • A Potpourri of Go Positions

    花咲翁 「棋道」の表紙 横尾森林人 = Kido no Hyoshi = Kido Cover = "Hanasaki Okina" = "Blooming Flower Old Man" The late Abe Yoshiteru 9 dan (September 28, 1941~July 3, 2000) was renowned as a studious player who tried to be present in as many venues as serious games of go were played, either by professionals or […]

  • Shimamura vs. Sakata – 27th Annual Honinbo League

    27th Annual Honinbo League White: Shimamura Toshihiro 9 dan Black: Sakata Eio 9 dan Date: December 1~2, 1971 Place: Nihon Ki-in Komi: 4.5 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • How to Get Strong at Go, Part 2

    The tale of the mikan that was sliced in half to reveal two wise men playing go seems to fit with the advent of summer. The photograph here shows a netsuke carving illustrating that story. Continuing from last week, here are some more thoughts about how to get strong at go. They are taken from […]


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