The Meijin's Retirement Game

The Meijin's Retirement Game
series: Famous Games by John Fairbairn
By: John Fairbairn
Publisher: Slate and Shell, 2010
ISBN10 1-932001-58-1
142 pp.

The Meijin's Retirement Game is a go game commentary and history book by John Fairbairn. It is part of the Famous Games series. It covers the final game of Honinbo Shusai's career, facing New Fuseki's main creator Kitani Minoru.

The game described by Kawabata Yasunari in The Master of Go from the perspective of a writer for a daily newspaper's go column. John Fairbairn has collected together various commentaries on the game, selected pieces, and welded them into a single tapestry embroidered with cultural and historical insights.


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