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  • 49th Annual Honinbo Title Match, Game 3

    Getting Settled in Tokyo I finished moving into my two bedroom apartment in the suburbs of Tokyo after giving the landlord a deposit of $900 (in the equivalent yen notes). I was glad to get out of my $65 a night hotel room and into more permanent surroundings. Downtown Tokyo is great for a snazzy […]

  • Cho vs Kataoka – 49th Annual Honinbo Title Match, Game 3

    49th Annual Honinbo Title Match, Game 3 White: Cho Chikun, Honinbo Black: Kataoka Satoshi 9 dan Played on June 9 & 10, 1994 at Miyazaki. 258 moves. White wins by 6 1/2 pts. Commentary by Takemiya Masaki 9 dan in KIDO, Aug. 1994. Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • 49th Annual Honinbo League, Game 22

    The Chichibu Night Festival (秩父夜祭, Chichibu Yomatsuri) is the festival of Chichibu Shrine in Chichibu, just 90 minutes from central Tokyo. It is held every year on December 2 and 3, with the main action taking place on December 3. The Chichibu Night Festival is considered one of Japan’s top three festivals to feature floats, […]

  • Takemiya vs Kataoka – 49th Annual Honinbo League, Game 22

    49th Annual Honinbo League, Game 22 W: Takemiya Masaki 9 dan B: Kataoka Satoshi 9 dan Played on Feb. 10, 1994 at the Nihon Kiin. 195 moves. Black wins by resignation. Commentary by Kataoka Satoshi 9 dan in KIDO, June 1994. Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • 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 […]

  • Takemiya Style Large Territorial Framework (Moyo) Strategy

    Sanja Matsuri from May 17 to 19, 2019 The Sanja Festival is held annually in the Asakusa district. It is held in celebration of the three founders of the Sensoji Temple, who are enshrined in Asakusa Shrine next door to the temple. Nearly two million people visit Asakusa over the three days of the festival, […]

  • Hashimoto vs. Takemiya – 6th Pro Best Ten – 5th-6th Place Playoff, Final

    6th Pro Best Ten – 5th-6th Place Playoff, Final White: Hashimoto Shoji 9 dan Black: Takemiya Masaki 5 dan Date: May 17, 1969 Place: Kansai Ki-in Komi: 5.5 Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Takemiya Masaki in Kido, March 1975 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Focus on Professional Games

    The National Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in Washington, D.C. between March 20 and April 14. The most popular place to see the trees are at the Tidal Basin, where visitors flock to sites near the Jefferson Memorial (above), the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Major events include: the […]

  • Kamimura vs. Takemiya – 20th Annual Oza Tournament, 2nd Preliminary Round

    20th Annual Oza Tournament, 2nd Preliminary Round White: Kamimura Kunio 6 dan Black: Takemiya Masaki 6 dan Played on November 1972 at the Nihon Ki-in. Komi: 5 1/2 points 99 moves. Black wins by resignation. Analysis by Abe Yoshiteru 7 dan in Kido, January 1972 Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

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