The three months or so before every Sato Cup are always a buzz of activity, culminating in the weeks, the days, the nights before, where we wonder if we will get it ready.
As usual, it is thanks to the volunteers, organizers, and sponsors. I don’t have the (appropriate) photos of everyone who gave of their creativity, commitment, and sheer time and effort to make this yet another successful tai kai, an opportunity for meeting and friendship through competition and celebration. If you wish, please do acknowledge individuals in the comments section – a photo might be nice too.
I do have one photo of one lovely contributor today: thank you Miho A., who put together our tournament program, as well as tended to the needs of our officials and VIPs, and so many other details that would make our heads spin.