Questions tagged [hikaru-no-go]

"Hikaru no Go" is a manga series by Yumi Hotta and Takeshi Obata about the board-game "Go".

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Is the grip shown in Hikaru no Go really used by expert Go players?

In an early episode of Hikaru no Go Akira Toya comments that Hikaru must be a beginner because he's holding his stones incorrectly. In the show, it is shown that real Go players use a grip that only ...
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Why is Waya's username Zelda?

In Hikaru no Go, Waya's username when playing Go online is Zelda. In the anime the reason wasn't explained (I haven't read the manga, so maybe the explanation is in there). The first thing I think of ...
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Why doesn't anyone suspect that Sai could be a computer bot?

Hikaru makes Sai play Go over internet with the nickname "Sai". Sai is very powerful, and defeats everybody, even Meijin. I don't know how to play Go very well, but I perceive that a computer ...
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What happens to Sai?

In Hikaru no Go, the main character (Hikaru) has a ghostly companion who tutors and trains him in the game of Go, a sort of Othello/chess hybrid game. However, about halfway through the series.... ...