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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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