Tengen ("origin of heaven") is a Japanese go term adopted by English speaking go players.
- The center point of the Go board. On a 19x19 board this is the 10-10 point (K10).
- The name of one of the seven Japanese big titles (see Tengen - the title).
- The equivalent Chinese term (天元 or tiānyuán) is also the name of a major tournament in China (see Tianyuan.)
See also :
- Tengen fuseki
- Tengen Openings (on 19x19)
- 9x9 Tengen Openings
- Why we do open on Tengen
- Why we don't open on Tengen
- Tengen, center, corners
- Tengen statistics
- The ultimate probe
- Kitani Go First Game
- Yamabe-Hashimoto tengen game
- Dosaku-Shunkai tengen game
- The Tengen Fan Club, for those who love the tengen.
Tengen is also the name given to go club located in Jyväskylä, Finland: http://www.suomigo.net/wiki/Tengen . Jyväskylä is in the center of Finland. Tengen is the center of goban. Hence, go club of Jyväskylä got name Tengen.
HandOfPaper: Tengen, like Atari, was the name of an electronic game company that existed in the 1980s. There is a page on the Atari company on SL. Does anyone know enough about the Tengen company to start a page about it? If I remember correctly, Tengen made a few games for the NES...