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  • Fujisawa vs. Yamabe – 13th Meijin League

    13th Meijin League White: Fujisawa Hosai 9 dan Black: Yamabe Toshiro 9 dan Date: March 27 & 28, 1974 Place: Nihon Ki-in [Japanese Go Association], Tokyo Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.

  • Takemiya Masaki’s Exuberant Go!

    Last week I examined the question of whether the Chinese go champion, Ke Jie, could be characterized as the strongest go player in the world, as some have declared. I have seen many great players over the years. When I first learned to play the game, Go Seigen was already legendary. Sakata Eio and Cho […]

  • Yamabe vs. Takemiya – 6th Annual Pro Best Ten Tournament

    Black: Takemiya Masaki, 4 dan White: Yamabe Toshiro, 9 dan Date: December 1968 Komi: 5½ points   Please enable JavaScript to view this game.  

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part IV

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part IV Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here is Tsuchida’s entry in the 1973 Kidō Yearbook. The text reads: Born August 1, 1944. Gifu. Entered the school of Kitani 9 dan in 1957, becoming an insei […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part III

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part III Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here is Kobayashi’s entry in the 1973 Kidō Yearbook. The text reads: Born September 10, 1952. Hokkaidō. Entered the school of Kitani 9 dan. Became professional in 1967. In […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part II

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part II Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit Here Kobayashi is on the left playing Chō Chikun 5 dan for the 16th Annual Prime Minister’s Cup in 1973. White: Tsuchida Masamitsu 7 dan Black: Kobayashi Kōichi 6 […]

  • Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit, Part I

    From Kidō, July 1974 Kidō Magazine Sponsorship Classic Kidō Games, Part I Young Sharp Players, Five Opponent Elimination Tournament Kobayashi 6 Dan, Full of Fighting Spirit White: Tsuchida Masamitsu 7 dan Black: Kobayashi Kōichi 6 dan Black gives a 5½ point komi. Two hour time limit for both players. Analysis by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan […]

  • I Think This Way

    From Kidō, March 1967 I Think This Way High dan players’ techniques that surpass amateurs’ common sense! What strategy is hidden there? By Fujisawa Shūkō 9 dan A Ploy in the Fuseki (Figure 1) Honinbo League (Black) Yamabe Toshirō (White) Fujisawa Shūkō The way of playing with White 2 on the 3-3 point and then […]

  • Yamabe v. Shuko, March 1967

    Honinbo League (Black) Yamabe Toshirō (White) Fujisawa Shūkō

  • Problem 67

    Life and Death Problem White to Play Composed by Yamabe Toshirō 9 dan and published in Kidō, April 1983.

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