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Games of the Sage – Yasui Senchi (2 volumes)

Title: Games of the Sage – Yasui Senchi (2 volumes) 先哲之譜 安井仙知 (上下巻) Author/Editor: 石心庵 Publisher: unknown Published: 2002 Format: traditionally bound Publisher Recommended Price: unknown Yasui Senchi 安井仙知 (1764-1837) [a.k.a. Yasui Senchi Senkaku 安井仙知仙角, Sakaguchi Senchi, O-Senchi] was the seventh head of the … Continue reading

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Go Sighting #25: Honinbo Satsugen Go Set

John Fairbairn once said: Being historical does not automatically make a GO BOARD famous or important… [and] the famous old ones are nearly all in museums and hardly likely to come up for sale. I can’t really be sure how … Continue reading

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Castle Games Records

Title: Castle Games Records 御城碁譜 (Oshiro Gofu) The Castle Games 御城碁 (Oshirogo) were played in the Shogun’s castle during the Edo period from 1626 – 1863. It was an official match played by representatives of the four go houses (Hon’inbo, … Continue reading

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