American Go E-Journal

Go Spotting: Pink Floyd exhibition in London

Wednesday September 13, 2017

“A simulated living-room showcase in the Pink Floyd exhibition at the V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum in London) features a cardboard box2017.09.13_members-only-mornings-the-pink-floyd-exhibition_960 of ‘Go the ancient oriental game’,” reports Rich Philp on Gotalk. Andrew Simons chimes in to report that “Apparently Syd Barrett did play Go, don’t know about the rest of the band; plus by a quirk of fate Charles Matthews (3 dan, Go author/teacher of many Cambridge students, myself included) now lives in the house he was born in. ” Click here for Barrett’s entry in the BGA’s register of go-playing celebrities. The Pink Floyd exhibit is open through October 15.
– Tony Collman

Categories: Go Spotting