LIFE Magazine 18 May 1942

LIFE Magazine 18 May 1942 :

At it’s headquarters in Lee Chumley’s Restaurant{Greenwich Village New York City}

The American Go Asscoiation Meets for it’s regular Monday..

Chess Master Edward Lasker was instrumental in developing Go in the United States, and together with Karl Davis Robinson and Lee Hartman founded the American Go Association 1935

 LIFE  Magazine 18 May 1942 ; Go was compared to War and how the Japanese used it in military strategy..

A four page introductory of rules with set positions and explantions gave the reader some insight on how the game is played.


         Japanese Soliders carry Go games with them. When these fighters in China got a breathing spell,they pulled out boards and played midst of the rubble they had wrought.


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