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The Master of Go - Chapters 17-20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 17-20 Summary

The 40-hour time limit is more than twice the usual amount, Uragami explains in Chapter 17, and was probably a condition of the Master's for playing in the match, he guesses. Not used to the idea of time limits, the Master probably wanted enough time that he need not worry about the time.

Other concessions made in the rules of the match are that the players will meet every five days. Uragami figures that if each player took his full time and they played every five days, the match still would have taken three months, an impossibly long time to maintain the concentration needed to play at a professional level.

In Chapter 18, Uragami describes a trait of the Master's where he seems oblivious to everyone and everything much of the time, especially when he is playing a game of any kind. He...

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