Highest Quality of Go Boards
made from Hyuga Kaya (Japanese Torreya) included
Kaya Go boards have been used in Japan before the Tokugawa period and called "The Best Go Board" since then. Among them, many of the most excellent Go boards made from Hyuga Kaya are renowned for its color and fineness of wood grain, however, the new ones have been rarely produced since the cutting of national forests was prohibited since 2000 due to its scarcity.
The Contemporary Master Craftsmen
The Masterpiece by Kenichi Kumasu
Kenichi Kumasu is a 2019 Contemporary Master Craftsman selection. With more than 50 years of experience, he is recognized as the best in finishing every step of the process, from purchasing raw wood to shaping the legs of the board.