White is Honinbo Dosaku, Meijin. Black is Pechin Hamahiga. The game is known for a trap set up by Dosaku. In the basic joseki dictionary of Ishida Yoshio, there is a reference to this game, which Ishida considers as the first ever official international go game .
In fact in the actual game Black played at a and avoided the trap. The diagram below is often mistakenly given as the actual game continuation; it is not.