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Post #21 Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:42 pm 
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gowan wrote:
...Thirty five or more years ago the broadcast NHK TV tournament games were played on a nice kaya floor board. For some time now those games have been played on a table top board.



The NHK yournament is still played on a floor board. What you see is not a table board, but rather a floor board that has been placed through an opening on the table surface.

The photo below clearly shows one of the legs (circled part).

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Post #22 Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:48 pm 
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a floor board that has been placed through an opening on the table surface

Fascinating! That's as much of a surprise to me as those Ing tournament tables. Thanks for posting that :)


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Post #23 Posted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:13 pm 
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Wow! Why bother with going to that much trouble if you just want to have the playing surface look like a table-top board? Do the players want to sit in chairs?

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Post #24 Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:21 pm 
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What I know in other places like in Korea, go clubs and at other businesses, they always play on table boards.

You see floor boards mostly in homes with families.

I personally prefer floor boards with detachable legs, works for both if you know what I mean.

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Post #25 Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:37 am 
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Wow! Why bother with going to that much trouble if you just want to have the playing surface look like a table-top board? Do the players want to sit in chairs?

It can happen only in Japan! :D
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Post #26 Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:18 pm 
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gowan wrote:
Wow! Why bother with going to that much trouble if you just want to have the playing surface look like a table-top board? Do the players want to sit in chairs?

It can happen only in Japan! :D
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Agreed! I am amused at the relevation of the NHK floor board 'in' table set up. However it helped understand what happened at the end of this week's game between Ichiriki and Cho U. When the players were rearranging the stones for counting at the end of the game, Ichiriki dropped one of the black stones and it fell off the table. Both players took turns looking underneath but they could not find it (no doubt due to all the lumber under the table :) )! Cho handed over another black stone instead.

PS: Ichiriki won and will play either Iyama or Ida in the final two weeks from now.

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Post #27 Posted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:03 pm 
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There are comfortable ways of playing on a floor board if you do not want to kill your knees sitting on the floor. You can use meditation benches. Here's an example; it feels no different than sitting on a wooden chair.

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