"Living only for the moment, turning our full attention to the pleasures of the moon, the snow, the cherry blossoms, and the maple leaves; singing songs, drinking wine, diverting ourselves in just floating, floating, caring not a whit for the pauperism staring us in the face, refusing to be disheartened, like a gourd floating along with the river current; this is the floating world."  
 
For those not familiar with the game these prints depict, that for over 3,000 years go has held in thrall the cultures of East Asia -- of them most constant in devotion, and extravagance, Japan -- is sufficient cause for its recurrence as a motif in the several realms portrayed in art. But it is, as well, the numinous elegance of the game's playing equipment, and the continuously subtle shape-shifting configurations of design and pattern, woven and unwoven across the board like a calligraphic web from first transfixing move to last in the evolution of a long game, that best explain the bewitching of artists' eyes.
I have to admit cool find
Psychomike: Go is the game of not only the Asian world but the Middle East as well. Go teaches assymetrical thinking, unlike chess which has the face to face restricted movements GO can move a part over, under, from behind or any direction. It can even be played on more than one field at a time.  
 
Beautiful art here, here's a ten.