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#38 Honinbo Shusaku’s Handwritten Kifu

At a recent Japanese auction, a rare historical showed up being a well preserved handwritten kifu from 1855(安政二年). It seems that the document is handwritten by Honinbo Shusaku as a record of two games he played in April 1855. The … Continue reading

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Honinbo Jowa Complete Games Collection

Title: The Perfected Honinbo Jowa Complete Games Collection 完本本因坊丈和全集 全4巻 Publisher: Seibundo-Shinkosha 誠文堂新光社 Published: 2005 平成17 With 333 games, this set is currently the most complete collection of Honinbo Jowa games available. This set comes inside a thin wooden case. A … Continue reading

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Compendium of Historical Past Masters Game Records (18 volumes)

Title: Compendium of Historical Past Masters Game Records (18 volumes) 歴代名人打碁大系 Supervised by 監修: – Sakata Eio 坂田栄男 – Go Seigen 吳清源 – Hashimoto Utaro 橋本宇太郎 – Iwamoto Kaoru 岩本薫 – Karigane Junichi 雁金準一 – Segoe Kensaku 瀬越憲作 Publisher: Seibundo-Shinkosha … Continue reading

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Go Sighting #30: Honinbo Shuwa Go Bowls and Go Stones

A very interesting set of go bowls and go stones which seems to have belonged to Honinbo Shuwa 本因坊 秀和. The date on the wooden box reads 安政丁巳年三月 which corresponds to around March/April of 1857. You can see the name … 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A set of historical documents from the Taisho era dated Dec 1924 大正十三年十二月 (from the postmark), this letter is a prospectus for the establishment of the Nihon Kiin and a call for new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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Honinbo Shuei Complete Games Collection

Title: Shuei Complete Games Collection [2 volumes (male/female)] 秀栄全集 (乾坤二巻) Edited by 編輯者:  Honinbo Shusai 本因坊秀哉 (main editor) Nakagawa Kamesaburo 中川龜三郎 Karigame Junichi 雁金準一  Ito Kotaro 伊藤小太郎  Hirose Heijiro 広瀬平治郎 Iwasa Kei 岩佐銈 Publisher: Ono Banzaikan 大野萬歲館 Published: 1911 (1912 … Continue reading

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Honinbo Shuho Complete Games Collection

Series: Shuho Complete Games Collection (3 volumes) 秀甫全集 (全三巻) Publisher: Shibunkan 斯文館 Published: 1928 昭3 Vol 1 – 104 games from Sep 1853 (嘉永六年一月) to Sept 1859 (安政六年九月) Vol 2 – 88 games from Oct 1859 (安政六年九月) to Dec 1880 … Continue reading

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