We have an idea that tools are valuable only when they are used. So crafts such as Go and Shogi board are used in daily life, but they are still loved as first-class works of art.
Tokukichi Kito, my father who spent 70 years in his life making traditional Go boards. He passed away in 1993 but there are many masterpieces of his last works.
The breath of life the moment you pick it up, the cool sound when you put it on the board, and the traditional techniques that have been handed down in Japan for hundreds of years will lead all users to a game that surpasses victory and defeat.