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  • 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 […]

  • Ishida vs. Takagi – 20th Annual Nihon Ki-in Championship Tournament, Preliminary Round

    20th Annual Nihon Ki-in Championship Tournament, Preliminary Round White: Ishida Akira 5 dan Black: Takagi Shoichi 7 dan Date: February 8~9, 1972 Place: Nihon Ki-in Komi: 4.5 points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • 10 Dan Tournament, Round 1

    壱岐の海 “The Sea of Iki no Shima Island” Cover of Kido, August 1980 Artist: Mikami Masatoshi From ancient times, culture has been transmitted through Iki no Shima Island, which is part of the Tsushima Island chain… Summer in the Sea of Japan. The sky is beautiful. Kido used to highlight memorable moves or sequences in […]

  • Ishida vs. Takagi – 14th Annual 10 Dan Tournament, Round 1

    14th Annual 10 Dan Tournament, Round 1 White: Ishida Yoshio, Honinbo-Meijin Black: Takagi Shoichi 7 dan Date: April 17, 1975 Place: Nihon Ki-in, Ichigaya, Tokyo. Komi: 5½ points Analysis by Ishida Yoshio, Honinbo-Meijin   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Problem 232

    Takagi Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Takagi Shōichi 9 dan and published in the Takagi 45 Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1990. The final problem is rather difficult. A player who can solve this is amateur 6 dan.

  • Problem 231

    Takagi Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Takagi Shōichi 9 dan and published in the Takagi 45 Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1990. If the vital point for the first move can be found, this is simple and easy.

  • Problem 230

    Takagi Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Takagi Shōichi 9 dan and published in the Takagi 45 Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1990. A composition which is my pride and joy. An unavoidable order of moves solves things in a precise way.

  • Problem 229

    Takagi Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Takagi Shōichi 9 dan and published in the Takagi 45 Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1990. Reading out a single move will just not suffice to solve this.

  • Problem 228

    Takagi Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Takagi Shōichi 9 dan and published in the Takagi 45 Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1990. The space is just a little too big for engineering an oversized eye.

  • Problem 227

    Takagi Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Takagi Shōichi 9 dan and published in the Takagi 45 Life & Death Problems booklet as a supplement to Kidō, April 1990. This way of taking away eyes is also possible.

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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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