Monthly Archives: April 2010

Igo Daijiten

Title: Igo Daijiten 囲碁大辞典 The Igo Daijiten is the first attempt to make a comprehensive dictionary-format study on joseki patterns in the game of go. It was first compiled and edited by Suzuki Tamejiro and his pupils in 1933. This … Continue reading

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Weiqi Small Leisure Collection 

Series: Weiqi Small Leisure Collection 围棋休闲小丛书 Title: Making Life 做活 Author/Editor:王志鹏 Publisher:北京体育学院出版社 ISBN:9787811004779 Published:2006 Jan Format: Softcover Publisher recommended price:RMB6.00 Title: Stealing the Eye 破眼 Author/Editor:王志鹏 Publisher:北京体育学院出版社 ISBN:9787811004786 Published:2006 Jan Format: Softcover Publisher recommended price:RMB6.00 Title: Common Patterns for Sides … Continue reading

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Go Sighting #1: Inoue Gen’an Inseki Signed Goban

Saw this beautiful old board for sale at a Japanese auction: a kaya goban signed by Inoue Gen’an Inseki 井上幻庵因碩 (1798-1859), a very important historical figure in the game of go. The board measures 43.5cm by  41.5cm, with a height of 25cm and a thickness of 12.8cm. It may have cracks … Continue reading

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