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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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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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Anthology of Famous Classical Go Games (8 books)

Series: Anthology of Famous Classical Go Games (8 books) 囲碁古典名局選集 8冊 Publisher: Nihon Kiin 日本棋院 Publisher Recommended Price: JPY1200each plus tax Title: Strong Arm Jowa 剛腕丈和 Author: Takagi Shoichi 高木祥一 Published: 1991 ISBN: 9784818203488 12 games with detailed commentary Tesuji … Continue reading

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Honinbo Shusaku – Complete Game Collection

Title: Honinbo Shusaku – Complete Game Collection本因坊秀策全集 Author/Editor: Li Mao 李昂, Li Yue 李月 Publisher: Chengdu Shidai Publishing 成都时代出版社 Published: 2004 ISBN: 9787805489155 Format: hardcover Recommended Publisher Price: RMB98 Content: 471 game records including Shusaku’s last unfinished game For further … Continue reading

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Japanese Go – Three Go Saints

Title: Japanese Go – Three Go Saints 日本围棋三棋圣 Author/Editor: 蜀蓉围棋书社 Publisher: Chengdu Shidai Publishing 成都时代出版社 Published: 2006 ISBN: 9787805489582 Format: hardcover Recommended Publisher Price: RMB75 Content: 1. Honinbo Dosaku 玄妙道策 (本因坊道策) 2. Honinbo Jowa 刚腕丈和 (本因坊丈和) 3. Honinbo Shusaku 秀丽秀策 … Continue reading

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Hoen Shinpo (2 volumes)

Title: Hoen Shinpo (2 volumes)方圓新法 Author/Editor: Murase Shuho [Honinbo Shuho] 村瀬 秀甫 [本因坊秀甫] Publisher: Hoensha 方圓社 Published: 1882 Format: traditionally bound Content: Book 1 – Preface by Shigeno Yasutsugu – Four-stone openings – Three-stone openings – Two-stone openings Book 2 … Continue reading

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