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Tokugawa Memorial Go Congress set for February 2017

Thursday October 12, 2017

Taking in a view of Mount Fuji on your way to a go tournament might seem like a dream but for a week next February it’ll be reality at the2017.10.09_TOKUGAWA MEMORIAL GO GONGRESSTokugawa Memorial Go Congress in Shizuoka, Japan. The first-ever event will run from February 11-18, with just one game in the main tournament daily, the rest of the day occupied with other events including instruction and commentaries by professional go players, as well as a 13×13 tournament, go relay, and kids tournament. Tokugawa Ieyasu was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, which effectively ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868.

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