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ISBN:1932001557
Author: John Fairbairn
ISBN13: 978-1932001556
Title: 9-Dan Showdown: The Go-Fujisawa Ten-Game Matches
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Publisher: Slate & Shell (2010)

9-Dan Showdown: The Go-Fujisawa Ten-Game Matches by John Fairbairn



9 Dan Showdown series: Go Seigen's 10 Game Matches by John Fairbairn By: John Fairbairn Publisher: Slate and Shell, 2010 ISBN13 978-1-932001-55 335 pp. John F. The book covers the three ten-game no-komi matches and the four-game match between Go Seigen and Fujisawa Kuranosuke. The latter match was actually the first showdown between the first two 9-dans in go. Two of the ten-game matches were also played under the banner of being between the only two 9-dans. First ten-game match, Game 1: The one with the takamokus 12. First ten-game match, Game 2: The one with the clash of horns 20. First ten-game match, Game 3: The one with the unfinished josekis 25. First ten-game match, Game 4: The one that defied common sense 30. First ten-game match, Game 5: The one with the unusual ponnukis 35. First ten-game match, Game 6: The one with the Shusaku watershed 42.

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globulon said: I actually liked this better than Kamakura and definitely better than Final Summit. History and analysis of matches between Go Seigen and Fujisawa Kuranosuke. Kamakura" had color and interest but the characterization of Fujisawa that Fairbairn is able to draw sets this one above it. I started out unabashedly rooting for Go Seigen but before long I found myself having a great deal of sympathy for Fujisawa as well. Fairbairn paints him as a manly but also very fun, almost cavalier spirit. There is further something tragic to him as in some ways he brought about his I actually liked this better than "Kamakura" and definitely better than "Final Summit"

Fujisawa would usually open the game on the 3-3 point in one of the corners, then make enclosures on the parallel corner when he played black. When he played white he often played imitation go. In 1939 and 1940, Fujisawa played a Jubango against Go Seigen when they were respectively 6p and 8p. Fujisawa won the 1. atch series 6 to 4, though he did benefit from josen handicap throughout. He was the first player to be promoted to 9 dan in the Oteai system when he won the Oteai seven times. He was known for playing two jubango matches with Go Seigen some 10 years after the first jubango  . 9-Dan Showdown by John Fairbairn, Slate & Shell, 2010.

9-Dan Showdown by John Fairbairn, Slate & Shell, 2010. This page gives an overview of well-known professional and amateur players of the game of Go throughout the ages. The page has been divided into sections based on the era in which the Go players played and the country in which they played. As this was not necessarily their country of birth, a flag of that country precedes every player's name.

Fairbairn's book is the better of the two introductory books on Shogi that come from Western authors. Trevor Leggett's "Shogi: Japan's Game of Strategy" is the other). The book is well organized. Fairbairn begins with six chapters on the basics of the game. Chapter 7 is a collection of mating problems, and then Chapter 8 introduces the reader to a complete game. Fairbairn then gives a chapter on castles. In Chess there are two castles, in Shogi there are dozens). Then he gives chapters on the opening, the middle game, and the endgame.

Fujisawa would usually open the game on the 3-3 point in one of the corners, then make enclosures on the parallel corner when he played black. atch series 6 to 4, but beneficiating of josen handicap throughout.

Author: John Fairbairn. eBook title: 9-Dan Showdown: The Go-Fujisawa Ten-Game Matches. Category: No category by NRA Educational Foundation. GTO (Great Teacher Onizuka), tome 2 by Tôru Fujisawa. Tokko: Devil's Awaken, Vol. 2 by Tohru Fujisawa. Street 8 by Douglas Fairbairn, Cover Art. GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka, Vol. 1 by Tohru Fujisawa. Melbourne; an urban profile (Australian regional geographies) by Kenneth J Fairbairn. GTO: The Early Years, Volume 13 (Great Teacher Onizuka) by Tohru Fujisawa.

Go Seigen’s Ten-Game Matches. These four games are selected from the print book 9-Dan Showdown, published by Slate & Shell. Unfinished Symphony Go Seigen’s ten-game match with Karigane Junichi.