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World Amateur Go Championship (1st-13th) [Kido Special Supplement]

Title: World Amateur Go Championship (1st-13th) [Kido Special Supplement] 世界アマチュア囲碁選手権戦 第1回~第13回 [別冊棋道] Publisher: Nihon Kiin 日本棋院 This set of Kido magazine special supplements covers the first 13 WAGC from 1979 to 1991. Not sure if Kido published any further special … Continue reading

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Go Sighting #29: Prospectus for the Establishment of the Nihon Kiin

A set of historical documents from the Taisho era dated Dec 1924 大正十三年十二月 (from the postmark), this letter is a prospectus for the establishment of the Nihon Kiin and a call for new members. The envelope seems to be signed … Continue reading

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Rankado Kiwa

Traditional bound version (1914) 大正3 Modern version (1978) 昭和53 Rankado Kiwa (爛柯堂棋話) (Go Tales from the Studio of Hayashi Genbi) was written by Hayashi Genbi in 1849. It was first serialized posthumously in Jiji Shinpo in 1910-11. In 1914, the … Continue reading

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Igo Club Special Supplements (NEW series) (41 volumes)

Series: Igo Club Special Supplements (NEW series) (41 volumes) NEW別冊囲碁クラブ (New Bessatsu Igo Kurabu) Publisher: Nihon Kiin 日本棋院 Vol 1 Time Trial – Joseki, Tesuji, Tsumego (1984) NEW別冊囲碁クラブ1 – タイムトライアル定石・手筋・詰碁 (昭和59) Vol 2 Separate into Two with One Cut! Kajiwara … Continue reading

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Quickly Understand! Encyclopedia of Joseki Formation

Title: Quickly Understand! Encyclopedia of Joseki Formation 明快!定石誕生事典 Author/Editor: Fukui Masaaki 福井正明 Publisher: フローラル出版 Published: 2005 Format: softcover ISBN: 978-4930831491 Publisher Recommended Price: JPY1400 tax included Content: Ch 1 – Mainstream of the Edo Era – 3-4 Point 江戸本流、小目 (39 … Continue reading

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Go Super Books (Original Series 50 volumes)

Series: Go Super Books (Original Series 50 volumes) ゴ・スーパーブックス Publisher: Nihon Kiin 日本棋院 Published: 1969 to 1975 Format: softcover Title: Vol 1 – The Nadare Joseki (Fujisawa Hideyuki) ナダレ定石 藤沢秀行 Title: Vol 2 – Test Your Go – 9 kyu to … Continue reading

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An Outline of Modern Go (48 books)

Series: An Outline of Modern Go (48 volumes total) 現代囲碁大系 Publisher: Kodansha 講談社 Published: 1980-1984 Format: clothbound hardcover protected by cellophane wrapper with cardboard slipcase; each book has around 280-300 pages. Publisher Recommended Price: JPY3300 each Title: Vol 1-2 Meiji … Continue reading

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