Google Doodle Celebrate Professional Go Player Honinbo Shusaku’s 185th Birthday

Google Doodle Celebrate Professional Go Player Honinbo Shusaku’s 185th Birthday

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We are already familiar with Google Doodle. Today on 6th June, Google is celebrating 185th birthday of nineteenth century greatest Go player- Honinbo Shusaku.

Honinbo Shusaku japan google doodle

 

If you browse Google Search Engine from Japan, you’ll see this special Doodle. Honinbo Shusaku was born in the village of Innoshima, near Hiroshima town. He was born on June 6, 1829 & died on August 10, 1862. He was regarded as professional Go player.

Also Read: Happy Mother’s Day Google Doodle 

 

Go game has been invented between 3,000 and 4,000 years ago in China. The game arrived in Japan via Korea & it was adopted as a popular pastime by the Japanese Imperial family. It is similar to chess. The rules of Go is a simple game & it is made difficult by the complex strategy.

 

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  1. Hi Ahsanul,

    That is an interesting Google Doodle, and I love the way Google comes up with nice ones like these 🙂

    I’d never heard of Go Players or such games earlier than this post, so always good to hear about the 185th birthday celebration of nineteenth century greatest Go player- Honinbo Shusaku.

    Thanks for sharing. Have a nice week ahead 🙂
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