Monthly Archives: April 2010

Go Sighting #4: Honinbo Retsugen Calligraphy Scroll

I once came upon these pictures of a scroll with calligraphy by Honinbo Retsugen (本因坊烈元, 1750-1808). He was a Japanese professional go player, and the tenth head of the Honinbo house.

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The Complete Collection of the Grand Kuksu Cho Namchul (3 books)

Title: The Complete Collection of the Grand Kuksu Cho Namchul (3 volumes) (Sky, Earth, and Man) 대국수 조남철 전집 (천지인 3권) 大國手趙南哲全集 (天地人) Publisher: Oromedia 오로미디어 Published: 2000 Dec Format: Limited Edition of 300 numbered copies. 3 traditionally bound volumes … Continue reading

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Nihon Ki-In Dan Level series (15 books)

Series: Nihon Ki-In Dan Level series Publisher: Nihon Kiin 日本棋院 Published: 2001 to 2005 Publisher Recommended Price: JPY740 per book tax included Title: 1-dan Life and Death 150 Problems 初段合格の死活150題 ISBN: 978-4-8182-0498-0 Title: 1-dan Joseki 150 Problems 初段合格の定石150題 ISBN: 978-4-8182-0499-7 … Continue reading

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Sakata Eio Weiqi Collection (12 books)

Sakata Eio Weiqi Collection (12 Volumes) 坂田荣男围棋全集 (全十二冊) Author: 坂田荣男 Publisher: 成都时代出版社 Published: 2005 Nov Format: softcover ISBN: 9787807051787 (sold as a complete set) Publisher Recommended Price: RMD240 Title: Vol 1 Weiqi Attacking Techniques 围棋攻击法 Content: 1. Techniques for Pursuing … Continue reading

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Go Sighting #3 Ivory Go Stones

One of the most unusual material used to make go stones is ivory. I found a nice picture of such a stone. Notice the interesting pattern in the white stone. It’s very different from white stones made from clamshells. —————- … Continue reading

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The Long-Lived Stone Is Not Old/Striving Constantly For Self Improvement

Title: The Long-Lived Stone Is Not Old – Go Seigen Tsumego Collection 寿石不老―呉清源詰碁集 Author: Go Seigen 呉清源 ISBN: 44-1679-510-6 (original Japanese version) Format: softcover Published: 1995 Publisher Recommended Price: JPY1760 plus tax Content: 200 tsumego problems Title: Striving Constantly For … Continue reading

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Maeda Tsumego (3 books)

Series: Maeda Tsumego (old edition) Author: Maeda Nobuaki 前田陳爾 Publisher: Tokyo Sogensha 東京創元社 Published: 1965-1966 Format: softcover Title: Maeda Beginners Tsumego 前田初級詰碁 ISBN: 4-488-00004-5 Content: 225 problems for 10-4 kyu Title: Maeda Intermediate Tsumego 前田中級詰碁 ISBN 4-488-00005-3 Content: 210 problems … Continue reading

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