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Antti Törmänen on 18 vuoteen ensimmäinen länsimaalainen, jolle Japanin go-liitto on myöntänyt ammattilaisstatuksen. Törmänen asuu Tokiossa ja hankkii toimeentulonsa pelaamalla. Monimutkainen peli vaatii pelaajalta etenkin strategisia taitoja.

Antti Törmänen on 18 vuoteen ensimmäinen länsimaalainen, jolle Japanin go-liitto on myöntänyt ammattilaisstatuksen. Törmänen asuu Tokiossa ja hankkii toimeentulonsa pelaamalla. Monimutkainen peli vaatii pelaajalta etenkin strategisia taitoja.

Perhaps the most popular board game in Japan during the Meiji period was 'Go’. Hand-colored photo, 1870’s, Japan. By Felice Beato

Perhaps the most popular board game in Japan during the Meiji period was 'Go’. Hand-colored photo, 1870’s, Japan. By Felice Beato

https://flic.kr/p/vSRj2a | Korea

https://flic.kr/p/vSRj2a | Korea

[ Go, Baduk, Weiqi ]

[ Go, Baduk, Weiqi ]

These vintage photographs of geisha (most of them postcards) are from Okinawa Sobas photostream.

These vintage photographs of geisha (most of them postcards) are from Okinawa Sobas photostream.

On exiting the Jogmyo shrine you'll find yourself in Jogmyo Park, one of the most atmospheric areas in Seoul.  It is full of old men selling calligraphy, drinking soju and playing 'baduk', a Korean boardgame simular to Go.  We liked to sit, watching the players and listen to the wooden clacks of the thousand (!) game pieces.

On exiting the Jogmyo shrine you'll find yourself in Jogmyo Park, one of the most atmospheric areas in Seoul. It is full of old men selling calligraphy, drinking soju and playing 'baduk', a Korean boardgame simular to Go. We liked to sit, watching the players and listen to the wooden clacks of the thousand (!) game pieces.

Yasunari KAWABATA, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist (1899~1972), playing Go (Japanese board game) at his home in Japan.

Yasunari KAWABATA, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist (1899~1972), playing Go (Japanese board game) at his home in Japan.

Mickey and Donald playing go

Mickey and Donald playing go

The Master of Go. Yasunari Kawabata.

The Master of Go. Yasunari Kawabata.

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