Terry Benson Receives the 2023 INAF Outstanding Contribution Award

Terry Benson, the president of the American Go Federation, received the 2023 INAF Outstanding Contribution Award. The following is INAF Board Member, Dave Weimer’s remarks at the US Go Congress in presenting INAF Outstanding Contribution Award to Terry Benson: The Iwamoto North America Foundation for Go has created an annual [...]

July 20th, 2023|INAF|

INAF Announces Research Grant for Review of the Relationship Between Mind Sports and Cognitive Functions

On April 5, 2023, Director David Weimer announced awarding a research grant for Professor Xiuwen Wu of the National Louis University for a project that will involve and undergraduate research assistant in surveying reports in the scientific journals that link the development and maintenance of human cognition with mind sports.  [...]

April 21st, 2023|INAF|

INAF Announces the Presentation of Three Videos Produced in Cooperation with Nihon Kiin

The first is a lecture by Takemiya Masaki 9p on his choice of the “best selection of cosmic-style game”. He gives detailed commentary of the game between himself and Cho Chikun to decide the 1988 Kisei challenger. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-mC7AKWXA8. The second video introduces several modern “AI style Josekis” in a [...]

November 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|