Top Ten Go Stories of the 20th Century

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Published in the Spring 2001 issue of Go World were the results of Go Weekly's reader's polling asking what they thought the top ten go stories of the 20th century were.

  1. Union of the go world: founding of the Nihon Ki-in (in 1924)
  2. Cho Chikun winning the Honinbo title ten years in a row and gaining his second Triple Crown
  3. The success of newspaper and TV tournaments
  4. The birth of New Fuseki (invented by Go Seigen and Kitani Minoru in the 30s)
  5. Go Seigen's coming to Japan
  6. The Chinese whirlwind and the development of international tournaments (the 80s and 90s)
  7. The sudden rise of Korea (the 90s)
  8. The success of Rin Kaiho and the Kitani school
  9. The spread of computer go
  10. Sakata Eio's title domination (the 60s)


Top Ten Go Stories of the 20th Century last edited by Jono64a on January 8, 2024 - 05:27
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