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First Honinbo Tournament

Ishi Press International

First Honinbo Tournament

by Ishi Press International

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Published by Ishi Press International .
Written in English


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ISBN 100923891315
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  Original box Original pamphlet inside box Traditional box for traditionally bound books Title: Honinbo Shusai - Complete Game Collection Limited Edition 本因坊秀哉全集(全6巻)限定版 Honinbo Shusai was the last hereditary head of the Honinbo school and considered the highest go authority in his prime as Meijin. He played a role in founding the Nihon-Kiin by turning over. 1st Honinbo Title The first Honinbo Title match was between Sekiyama Riichi (6d) and Kato Shin (7d). The time allowance was 13 hours each. No komi was used - Kato Shin strongly disliked komi. The result was a tie, Black won all games. Since Sekiyama had been first after the mini-tournaments.

I own Tournament Go , The Honinbo Tournament, Go on Go, and Invincible: The Games of Shusaku, but I'm looking for something with games from last decade or so.. I'd like to go over these games on my own physical board, so a physical book would be preferred, but not mandatory. Any other suggestions, files or the like would still be appreciated as well. First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to children in need. Since our founding in , First Book has distributed more than million books and educational resources to programs and .

Meijin (名人), literally translated, means "Brilliant Man". It is the name of the second most prestigious Japanese Go also refers to a traditional Japanese title given to the strongest player of the day during the Edo period.. The tournament. The Meijin tournament is sponsored by the Asahi Newspaper, and has prize money of ¥36,, for the winner and ¥10,, for the.   SmartGo Books has been quietly adding more books over the last months, publisher Anders Kierulf reports. John Fairbairn’s “The Life, Games and Commentaries of Honinbo Shuei” is one of three more books added recently, bringing the total to “Honinbo Shuei” contains a full biography, detailed commentaries on 79 of his games, and 11 commentaries written by Shuei.


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First Honinbo Tournament by Ishi Press International Download PDF EPUB FB2

The 1st Honinbo was the first ever professional Go tournament. Eight players competed for the title. The tournament utilized a makeshift league system where players would play four knockout rounds. At the end of each round, the winning player would receive six points.

The runner-up would receive five, and the losing semi-finalists would have a playoff to decide who finished in third and fourth. Players. The Honinbo Tournament Mass Market Paperback – March 1, by James Davis (Author), Kaoru Iwamoto 9-dan (Author)Author: James Davis, Kaoru Iwamoto 9-dan.

The Atomic Bomb Game was a game played August as the second game of the third title series for the Honinbo title, which was held at that time by Hashimoto Utaro. The challenger was Iwamoto Kaoru /5. Ishida, Otake, Takemiya, Kato, Cho, and two other Kobayashi's has collectively won three-fourths of the major Japanese title matches.

Together with Rin and Fujisawa Shuko, who also appear in this book, they have completely monopolized the three most important titles: the Honinbo, Meijin, and en games are analyzed, including the six games of the title match and the seven games.

However, the Honinbo tournament book shows the game from Ishida's (White's) point of view, rotated degrees as below. Honinbo match, game 1, 16 - 19 and are the source of the comment in the Honinbo book but is the start of the analysis in the dictionary.

T THE HONINBO TOURNAMENT by Iwamoto Kaoru. Japan. 9dan in collaboration with Jam. The Honinbo Tournament has 11 ratings and 3 reviews.

Manny said: This is the best English-language book I know on Go, and one of the best games. This is the best English-language book I know on Go, and one of the best games books I have read in any category.

The games presented in Modern Master Games, Volume One were played in turbulent times. When the first Honinbo tournament was established, the war had not yet seriously affected the Japanese go world or the daily life of the average Japanese.

But by the time of the third Honinbo tournament, Japanese society was in chaos; the atomic bomb was dropped. The Honinbo Tournament is a wonderful book, the commentary is entertaining and extremely educating. I got it as prize book in the European Go Congress when I was promoted to a shodan as well.

I think I've read it through (with a go board) at least four times. Cheers, Vesa. The bowls to the left and right of the board bear their family crests. The first of the four houses was the house Honinbo, founded by Honinbo Sansa. Honinbo Sansa was a Buddhist monk, and had been appointed Godokoro (minister of Go) by Tokugawa Ieyasu after the unification of Japan in The Honinbo Tournament (Championship Go, Vol.

1) (Championship go ; v. 1) Hardcover – January 1, by Kaoru Iwamoto (Author)Author: Kaoru Iwamoto. Description: Prepare to be taken on a journey from when the first Honinbo tournament was established in through the incredible rivalries that arose and flourised along with new tournaments over the next decade.

You will not only have the opportunity to learn about a critical time in the history of go, but you will also get to peer into the minds and thoughts of famous players (like. This is a flip book – two books in one. The first is Jowa’s Three Brilliances: Honinbo Jowa Plays Akaboshi Intetsu.

This game is commonly known as the ‘blood vomiting’ game, but it is Jowa’s three brilliant moves that make it famous. The second is The Insha Game: Honinbo.

Honinbo Shuho’s classic book on “New Ways in Go” (Hoen Shinpo) shows how he brought go to amateurs on a large scale for the first time - through an explanation of openings from four stones through to even game - and how he advanced the then immature art of commentary, with notes on twenty of his own games against Shuwa and Shusaku.

One new feature was the inclusion of psychological insights. In the early s it was the first go book that I studied thoroughly.

The efforts and the skill that are required to become Honinbo impressed me. The Honinbo Tournament clearly describes the qualification stages Ishida Yoshio, at that time 7-dan, had to conquer before earning the right to challenge Rin Kaiho for the Honinbo title.

He then. The Honinbo Tournament, by Iwamoto Kaoru. Ishi G7/Kiseido K7; This book is a report on the Honinbo Tournament, which was won by Ishida Yoshio.

It contains all of the games in the final, all of Ishida's games in the Honinbo League, and Ishida's last game in the preliminary tournament. Sold by % Positive feedback Contact seller Honinbo Tournament by Kaoru Iwamoto (, Paperback) Be the first to write a review About this product.

[] 76th Japanese Honinbo, preliminary Nishi Takenobu 4p: Yu Zhengqi 8p: W+R [] 76th Japanese Honinbo, preliminary Hirose Yuichi 4p: Mukai Chiaki 5p: B+R [] 76th Japanese Honinbo, preliminary Suzuki Shinji 7p: Xie Yimin 6p: B+R [] 76th Japanese Honinbo, preliminary Sada Atsushi 4p: Fujii Shuya 7p: B+ When the first Honinbo tournament was established inthe war had not yet seriously affected the Japanese go world or the daily life of the average Japanese.

But by the time of the third Honinbo tournament, Japanese society was in chaos bullets were whizzing overhead during the first game of the title match and the atomic bomb was. 52nd Honinbo Title Cho Chikun v Kato Masao (games 2,3,4) SUMMER: 2: Chinese Tournaments 10th Mingren Title Ma Xiaochun v Luo Xihi (Game 4) WINTER: 2: 54th Honinbo Title Cho Chikun v Yoda Norimoto (6 games) SPRING: 2: 43rd Kuksu Korean Tournament Lee Changho v Rui Naiwei (1 game) SUMMER: 1.

Inoue Gennan Inseki A brief biography featuring Inoue's rivalry with Honinbo Jowa. E-book format only. These books are currently unavailable, but you might find a copy here and there online from time to time.

Go Proverbs Illustrated by Sensaku Segoe Published inGPI was the first attempt in English to express some of the deeper elements.

The Honinbo Tournament. This is also one of my favorite books (maybe because I studied it a lot early on in my Go career). It contains extensive game analysis from one of top 3 annual professional titles in Japan, the Honinbo, from The winner was Ishida Yoshio, and all of his games (qualification plus the actual title) are here.The preliminaries of this first Honinbo tournament were under way during the Kamakura match.

With wartime conditions, the pace of all competitions slowed considerably. All these players also took part in the Oteai competition. The first 9 dan to emerge from the Oteai was Fujisawa Kuranosuke, some years later (at this time 6 dan).The tournament. The Meijin tournament is sponsored by the Asahi Newspaper, and has prize money of ¥36, for the winner and ¥10, for the runner-up.

The Meijin tournament is open to Nihon Ki-in and Kansai Ki-in players. A nine-player league decides the challenger each year.