Jul 31, 2008

Shogi News; Oi sen; 3rd game started .

Shogi News; The 49th Oi sen 7 games titel match .

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The 3rd game of Oi sen 7 games match between FUKAURA and HABU started 31 July 2008 , at Kobe city , Hyogo .


Sente; HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza )
Gote; FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-8d
2. P-2e P-8e
3. G-7h G-3b
4. P-2d Px2d
5. Rx2d P'2c
6. R-2h P-3d
7. S-3h S-7b
(diagram 1)







HABU led the opening for "Aigakari" and FUKAURA accepted it . After the Rook's Pawn exchange , HABU backed his Rook to 2h ; "Hiki Hisha" position . FUKAURA opened the Bishop's line ; P-3d . And both HABU and FUKAURA developed his Silver beside his Rook .

(diagram 2)

8. P-9f P-8f
9. Px8f Rx8f
10. P'8g R-8d
11. P-4f P-6d
12. S-4g S-6c
13. P-7f S-5d
14. S-5f P-9d
15. P-1f P-1d
16. B-7g G-5b
17. S-8h P-4d
18. P-8f R-8b
19. S-8g S-4b
20. K-6h S-4c(4b)
21. G-5h P-7d
(diagram 2)

Both HABU and FUKAURA developed his camp to "Koshikakegin" formation ; S-5f and S-5d .
HABU made his castle "Ginkanmuri" , and FUKAURA made "Gangi gakoi" .

6:01 P.M. HABU sealed the 57th move , and the game stopped today . The game will restarted next morning .

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Shogi News; Ginga sen; SATO beated NAMEKATA .

Shogi News; The 15th Ginga sen E block .

A game of Ginga sen between SATO and NAMEKATA broadcasted 24 July 2008 .


Sente; NAMEKATA Hisashi ( 8 dan)
Gote; SATO Yasumitsu (Kio)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-3d
2. P-7f G-3b
3. G-7h P-4d
(diagram 1)











SATO lead the opening for "Ittezon Kakukawari " , but after NAMEKATA's move ; 3. G-7h , SATO replied P-4d . This line is called "Ittezon Shift " .

(diagram 2)

4. P-2e B-3c
5. S-4h S-4b!
6. K-6i S-4c
7. P-5f P-3e!
8. P-3f!
(diagram 2)









SATO closed the Bishop's line and move the left Silver to 4c without fixing the Rook's position .
SATO's formation ; S-4c, G-3b, B-3c , is usually the preparation of "Shiken Bisha" , "Nakabisha" or "Migi gyoku", but SATO didn't select one of these tactics . SATO got "Kurai" of 3rd file ; P-3e . NAMEKATA immediately start counterattacking ; P-3f .


After 64 moves until G-2a , SATO won this game .


Jul 30, 2008

Shogi News; Oza sen ; KIMURA become the Challenger !!

Shogi News; 56th Oza sen tournament final


A game of Oza sen tournament final , between TANIGAWA and KIMURA ended 10: 55 P.M.
After 125 moves until KIMURA's Rook dropping at 6a square , TANIGAWA resignationed and KIMURA become the challenger of 56th Oza title match .

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KIMURA is going to have 5 games titel match with HABU . The titel match will start September .

Shogi News; Daiwa Shouken cup ; WATANABE won over SATO !.

Shogi News; Daiwa Shoken cup ; Saikyou sen

A game of Daiwa Shoken cup between SATO and WATANABE started 20 July 2008 , on the Net .


Sente; SATO Yasumitsu (Kio)
Gote; WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-3d
2. P-7f P-4d
3. P-2e B-3c
4. S-4h R-3b
5. K-6h S-4b
(diagram 1)









WATANABE choiced "Furibisha moyou " opening and fixed "Sanken Bisha" ; R-3b . WATANABE is famous "Ibisha" player , and he is good player who beats the "Furibisha" ; include Sanken Bisha . This choice surprised us .

(diagram 2)

6. K-7h K-6b
7. P-5f K-7b
8. G-5h(4i) K-8b
9. P-3f G-5b(4a)
10. P-4f P-5d
11. P-4e
(diagram 2)







SATO made "Funa gakoi" , WATANABE started making "Mino gakoi" .
To beat "Sanken Bisha " , many professional shogi player think "Ibisha anaguma" and "Yon-Go-Fu hayajikake" are effective tactics . SATO select "Yon-Go-Fu hayajikake"; P-4e attacking , without N-3g .


After 98 moves until B'4d , WATANABE won this game . He will have next game of this tournament with GODA , 3 August 2008 , 8:00 P.M. , on the Net .

Shogi News; Oza sen final ;

Shogi News ; The 56th Oza sen tournament final


The game of Oza sen tournament final which make challenger , between TANIGAWA and KIMURA started 30 July 2008 .

Sente; KIMURA Kazuki ( 8 dan )
Gote; TANIGAWA Kouji (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-2f B-3c
3. Bx3c+ Nx3c
4. G-7h R-4b
5. P-2e K-6b
6. K-6h K-7b
7. K-7g
(diagram 1)







TANIGAWA led the opening to "Yonteme san-san Kaku senpou" ; 2...B-3c , KIMURA immediately exchanged the Bishop . TANIGAWA selected "Shiken Bisha" variation , and started castling Kings . KIMURA also started making his castle , but K-7g seems something strange King's move .


This game now continues .
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Shogi News; Ginga sen ;

Shogi News; The 15th Ginga sen D block .

A game of Ginga sen between MORIUCHI and TAKAHASHI broadcasted 19 July 2008 .


Sente; MORIUCHI Toshiyuki ( Meijin) ; (He lost Meijin now .)
Gote; TAKAHASHI Michio (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-2f G-3b
3. P-2e Bx8h+
4.Sx8h S-2b
5. S-3h S-3c
6. P-1f S-6b
7. P-1e P-6d
(diagram 1)








TAKAHASHI led the opening to "Ittezon Kakukawari" , MORIUCHI replied early P-2e without G-7h . After Bishop exchange , MORIUCHI got the "Kurai" of 1st file ; P-1e , and TAKAHASHI started making his formation for "Koshikakegin" .

(diagram 2)

8. P-4d S-6c
9. S-4g P-8d
10. G-7h G-5b
11. S-7g P-9d
12. P-9f K-4b
13. K-6h S-5d
14. S-5f P-6e
15. G-5h P-7d
16. P-6f Px6f
17. Sx6f P-8e
18. K-7i K-3a
19. G-6g(5h) P-4d
20. N-7g K-2b
21. S-5e(6f)
(diagram 2)

Both MORIUCHI and TAKAHASHI made "Koshikakegin" formation . TAKAHASHI got 6th file "Kurai"; P-6e , MORIUCHI replied by 6th file Pawn exchange and he developed his camp for center ; S-6f , G-6g , N-7g . Then MORIUCHI crushed his left Silver at 5e square .

After 75 moves until S'4a , MORIUCHI won this game .

Jul 28, 2008

Shogi News; Ryuo sen tournament ; HABU won over ITODANI .

Shogi News; The 21st Ryuo sen tournament

A game of Ryuo sen tournament between ITODANI and HABU started 28 July 2008 at Shogi kaikan , Tokyo .
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Sente; ITODANI Tetsurou (5 dan)
Gote; HABU Yoshiharu ( Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Kio)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-2f G-3b
3. P-2e Bx8h+
4. Sx8h S-2b
5. P-1f P-1d
(diagram 1)









HABU led the opening to "Ittezon Kakukawari" . ITODANI pushed his Rook's Pawn without G-7h , and after Bishop exchange he pushed 1st file Pawn ; P-1f , HABU replied it by P-1d .

Without P-1d , Sente can push his 1st file Pawn to 1e , and he can select "Migi Gyoku " .

(diagram 2)

6. S-4h S-3c
7. S-7g S-6b
8. P-3f G-5b
9. S-3g P-4d
10. S-4f G-4c(5b)
11. G-5h(4i) K-4b
12. K-6h P-9d
13. P-9f P-8d
14. G-7h P-6d
15. P-3e P-4e
(diagram 2)




ITODANI made his attacking formation as "Hayakuri Gin" , HABU made "Yagura gakoi" ; but HABU had not yet enter his King into this castle . ITODANI started attacking ; P-3e , then HABU replied with "Fu no tsuki chigai " ; counterpush of Pawn .


8:00 P.M. after 108 moves HABU won this game .
He will have next game of this tournament with FUKAURA . The date has not fixed yet .


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Jul 27, 2008

Shogi News; Oza sen; KAI lost .

Shogi News; The 57th Oza sen preround ;

A game of 57th Oza sen preround between KAI (Jo-ryu 2 dan) and SAKAGUCHI (4 dan) started 26 July 2008 , at Tokyo ; Shogi kaikan .

Sente; KAI Tomomi ( Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote; SAKAGUCHI Satoru ( 4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-6f R-3b
3. S-6h K-6b
4. S-6g K-7b
5. B-7g K-8b
6. R-8h G-7b
(diagram 1)








Both KAI and SAKAGUCHI is Furibisha player , then the opening advanced to "Ai Furibisha" .
KAI ranged her Rook to 8h ; "Mukai Bisha" . SAKAGUCHI ranged his Rook to 3b ; "Sanken Bisha" .

(diagram 2)

7. P-8f L-9b
8. P-8e K-9a
9. K-4h G-5a
10. K-3h P-3e
11. P-8d Px8d
12. Rx8d P'8c
13. R-8h P-3f
14. Px3f Rx3f
15. P'3g R-3d
16. P-9f S-8b
17. P-9e G-6b(5a)
18. S-5f P-5d
19. P-6e P-5e
20. Sx5e P'3f
(diagram 2)

SAKAGUCHI finished making "Anaguma" and started making attacking formation . KAI exchanged the 8th file Pawn . The battle began befor KAI's castle completed .


After 108 moves until G'3e , SAKAGUCHI won this game .

Shogi News; Oza sen; ISHIBASHI lost after draw game .

Shogi News; The 57th Oza sen preround ;

A game of 57th Oza sen preround between ISHIBASHI (Joryu-Oi) and KANAI started 26 July 2008 , at Tokyo ; Shogi kaikan .

Sente; KANAI Kouta ( 4 dan )
Gote; ISHIBASHI Sachio (Joryu-Oi)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-2f Bx8h+
3. Sx8h S-3b
4. S-4h S-3c
5. K-6h R-4b
(diagram 1)








ISHIBASHI selected the starting moves as "Ittezon Kakukawari" , advanced the opening to "Kakukoukan Furibisha" .

(diagram 2)

6. K-7h K-6b
7. P-4f K-7b
8. S-4g K-8b
9. G-5h(4i) L-9b
10. S-7g K-9a
11. K-8h S-8b
12. G-7h G-7a
13. P-9f P-9d
14. P-6f G-5b
15. S-5f R-2b
16. P-6e P-2d
17. G-6h(5h) P-3e
18. L-9h G-6b(5b)
19. K-9i S-4b
20. S-8h N-3c
21. P-3f
(diagram 2)

ISHIBASHI made "Anaguma gakoi" and ranged her Rook again (4b--->2b) .
KANAI made "Yagura gakoi " and advanced it "Ibisha Anaguma" .Then KANAI started attacking with P-3f .

(diagram 3)

After 70 moves until +B-4d , this game ended as draw by repetition . (diagram 3)
And next game started .













Sente; ISHIBASHI Sachio (Joryu-Oi)
Gote; KANAI Kouta ( 4 dan )

(diagram 4)

1. P-5f P-8d
2. P-7f P-8e
3. B-7g P-5d
4. R-8h P-3d
(diagram 4)










ISHIBASHI started the game with the move P-5f . This move usually means that sente choice "Nakabisha". But the opening advanced "Muakai Bisha" .

(diagram 5)

5. Bx2b+ Sx2b
6. B'5c B'5g
7. R-5h B-2d+
8. B-7e+ +B-4b
9. +B-6e P-8f
10. Px8f +Bx8f
11. K-4h +B-6d
12. +B-6f S-3c
13. R-8h K-4b
(diagram 5)





ISHIBASHI exchanged the Bishops and dropped it immediately , KANAI also dropped his Bishop .


After 92 moves until N'6c , KANAI won this game .

Shogi News; Oza sen; SHIMIZU lost .

Shogi News; The 57th Oza sen preround ;

A game of 57th Oza sen preround between SHIMIZU(Kurashiki-Toka , Joryu-Osho) and INABA started 26 July 2008 , at Tokyo ; Shogi kaikan .

Sente; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Kurashiki-Toka , Joryu-Osho)
Gote; INABA Akira (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-8d
2. P-2e P-8e
3. G-7h G-3b
4. P-2d Px2d
5. Rx2d P'2c
6. R-2f S-7b
(diagram 1)








SHIMIZU lead the opening for "Aigakari" and INABA accepted it . SHIMIZU exchanged her Rook's Pawn and positoned her Rook at 2f square ; "Ukibisha" .



7. S-3h P-6d
8. P-7f P-8f
9. Px8f Rx8f
10. P'8g R-8b
11. K-5h P-3d
12. P-3f S-6c
13. P-3e Px3e
14. S-3g S-5d
15. S-4f B-4d
16. G-3h S-2b
17. P'3d K-4b
18. Bx4d Px4d
19. N-7g G-5b
20. P-7e S-4e!
(diagram 2)

SHIMIZU made her attacking formation to "NAKAHARA ryu San-Nana Gin senpou " , and she exchanged the Bishop , prepared the Rook' move to 8f . Then INABA replied with new move; S-4e .


After 96 moves until L'7d , INABA won this game .
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Shogi News; Oza sen; YAUCHI lost .

Shogi News; The 57th Oza sen preround

A game of Oza sen preround between YAUCHI (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-o) and OIKAWA ( 4 dan) started 26 July 2008 at Tokyo ; Shogi kaikan .

Sente; YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-o)
Gote; OIKAWA Takuma (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-3d
2. P-7f P-9d
3. P-9f G-3b
4. G-7h P-8d
5. P-2e Bx8h+
6. Sx8h S-2b
(diagram 1)








OIKAWA lead the opening for "Ittezon Kakukawari with early P-9d , and YAUCHI replied it with P-9f .

(diagram 2)

7. S-3h S-3c
8. P-4f S-7b
9. S-4g P-6d
10. P-1f P-1d
11. P-3f S-6c
12. G-5h K-4b
13. K-6h G-5b
14. N-3g P-7d
15. S-5f S-5d
16. P-6f P-4d
17. K-7i K-3a
18. R-4h G-4c(5b)
19. S-7g K-8h
20. P-4e
(diagram 2)

YAUCHI made her formation "Yagura gakoi "+ "Koshikakegin" , and OIKAWA also made his camp "Koshikakegin" with "Yagura" . OIKAWA's King enter the "Yagura gakoi " , but YAUCHI still put her King at 7i square , then YAUCHI started attacking with P-4e .


After 126 moves until R-9f OIKAWA won this game .

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Jul 26, 2008

Shogi News; Ginga sen; KUBO won over WATANABE !

Shogi News; Ginga sen C block

A game of Ginga sen C blcok between WATANABE (Ryuo) and KUBO (8 dan) broadcasted 17 July 2008 .

Sente; KUBO Toshiaki (8 dan)
Gote; WATANABE Akira (Ryuo

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-8d
2. S-6h P-3d
3. P-6f S-6h
4. S-6g P-5d
5. R-6h K-4b
6. P-1f K-3b
7. S-3h G-5b(6a)
8. P-1e S-5c
(diagram 1)






KUBO lead the opening Sente "Shiken Bisha" , KUBO's formation ; pushing the Pawn to 1e square without castling King is called "FUJII system" . FUJII system is the effective
tactics against "Ibisha Anaguma" . If opponent make "Ibisha Anaguma " with careless moves , the player using FUJII system attacks without King's move .
WATANABE is famous as a good Ibisha Anaguma player .

(diagram 2)

9. G-5h(6i) B-3c
10. P-4f K-2b
11. P-3f P-8e
12. B-7g P-4d
13. N-3g G-4c
14. P-6e G-3b
15. S-4g P-2d
(diagram 2)







WATANABE started making "Ibisha Anaguma " , and KUBO prepared to attack "Ibisha Anaguma" . Many professional shogi player think that "15...P-2d " is very effective move against "FUJII system " .

(diagram 3)

16. P-2f L-1b
17. P-2e K-1a
18. Px2d S-2b
19. S-5f(6g) Bx2d
20. P-4e P'2c
(diagram 3)









WATANABE finished making "Ibhisa Anaguma " and KUBO started attacking .


After 129 moves until P'1c , KUBO won this game .

Shogi News; Ryuo sen tournament ; KIMURA won over AKUTSU .

Shogi News; The 21st Ryuo sen tournament

A game of Ryuo sen tournament between AKUTSU (6 dan) and KIMURA (8 dan) started 25 July 2008 at Tokyo .


Sente; AKUTSU Chikara (6 dan)
Gote; KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-3d
2. P-7f G-3b
3. G-7h Bx8h+
4. Sx8h S-4b
5. S-3h S-6b
6. P-1f P-1d
7. K-6h P-6d
8. P-4f S-6c
(diagram 1)






KIMURA lead the opening to "Ittezon Kakukawari" , and both KIMURA and AKUTSU advanced his camp for "Koshikakegin" .



9. S-4g G-5b
10. S-7g P-9d
11. P-9f K-4a
12. S-5f K-3a
13. K-7i P-7d
14. G-5h P-8d
15. P-6f N-7c
16. G-6h(5h) S-3c
17. K-8h S-5d
18. S-4e
(diagram 2)




Both AKUTSU and KIMURA made "Yagura gakoi" and "Koshikakegin" formation . Then AKUTSU crushed his right to Silver ; S-4e .


10:24 P.M. after 102 moves until Gx6h , KIMURA won this game .



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KIMURA will have a next game in this tournament with GODA , 8 August 2008 .

Jul 25, 2008

Shogi News; Daiwa Shouken cup ; GODA won over AKUTSU .

Shogi News; Daiwa Shoken cup

A game of Daiwa Shoken cup between AKUTSU and GOUDA started 13 July on the Net .

Sente; AKUTSU Chikara ( 6 dan )
Gote; GOUDA Masataka ( 9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-2f P-8d
2. P-7f P-8e
3. B-7g P-3d
4. S-8h G-3b
5. G-7h Bx7g+
6. Sx7g+ S-4b
(diagram 1)







AKUTSU lead the opening for "Kakukawari" , and GODA accepted it .

(diagram 2)

7. S-3h S-7b
8. P-4f P-6d
9. S-4g S-6c
10. K-6h P-1d
11. P-1f G-5b
12. P-9f P-9d
13. S-5f S-5d
14. S-4e!
(daigram 2)






Both AKUTSU and GODA advanced his camp to "Koshikakegin " , but suddenly AKUTSU crushed his Silver ! ; S-4e .



After 134 moves until B'7i , GODA won this game .

Jul 24, 2008

Shogi News; Ryuo sen tournament; GODA won over YAMASAKI .

Shogi News; Ryuo sen tournament ;

A game of Ryuo sen tournament between GOUDA and HABU started 23 July 2008 , at Tokyo .

Sente; GOUDA Masataka ( 9 dan)
Gote; YAMASAKI Takayuki (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-2f P-5d
3. P-2e R-5b
4. Bx2b+ Sx2b
5. P-9f P-9d
6. S-7h K-6b
7. S-4h K-7b
(diagram 1)






YAMASAKI lead the opening to "Gokigen Nakabisha " and GODA replied with "MARUYAMA's vactin with SATO's new move ; P-9f ".

(diagram 2)

8. P-4f S-3c
9. S-4g K-8b
10. K-6h S-7b
11. K-7i R-2b
12. P-8f S-4c
13. G-5h(4i) N-3c
14. P-1f R-2a
15. P-1e G-4b
16. P-6f Nx2e!
(diagram 2)





GODA developed his castle to "Hidari mino gakoi " .
YAMASAKI made "Kata mino gakoi" and ranged his Rook to 2b . He started attacking with Nx2e ; "Ni-Go Kei pon "attacking .


8:08 P. M. , after 77 moves until S-7h , GODA won this game .
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GODA will have a game with the winner of the game between KIMURA and KUBO .
The game between KIMURA and KUBO will start 25 July .

Shogi News; JT Shogi Nihon Series; FUKAURA won over WATANABE .

Shogi News; JT Shogi Nihon Series ;

A game of JT shogi Nihon Series between FUKAURA and WATANABE started 19 July 2008 at Shizuoka .


Sente; WATANABE Akira (Ryuo )
Gote; FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)

(diagram 1)

1. P-7f P-3d
2. P-2f Bx8h+
3. Sx8h S-4b
4. S-3h G-3b
(diagram 1)










FUKAURA lead the opening "Ittezon Kakukawari" with Bishop exchange in early stage .
FUKAURA didn't selecte "Kakukoukan Furibisha " or "SATO's direct Mukai Bisha" .



5. P-4f S-6b
6. S-4g P-6d
7. K-6h S-6c
8. G-7h P-9d
9. P-9d G-5b
10. S-7g K-4a
11. P-1f P-1d
12. G-5h K-3a
13. P-3f P-7d
14. S-5f S-5d
15. K-7i P-8d
16. P-4e P-6e
17. B'4f B'7c
18. Bx7c+ Nx7c
19. B'4f G-6c
20. N-3g L-9c
21. S-5e
(diagram 2)

Both WATANABE and FUKAURA developed his camp "Koshikakegin" formation with Rook's Pawn single move ; P-2f and P-8d .


After 96 moves until R'3f FUKAURA won this game .
You can see this game on the Net .
http://www.jti.co.jp/JTI/shogi/result/2008/2-1kyoku.html

Shogi News; Oi sen 2nd game ; FUKAURA won over HABU !

Shogi News; The 49th Oi sen 7 games match .

The 2nd game of Oi sen 7 games match between FUKAURA and HABU restarted 24 July 2008 , with FUKAURA's sealed move ; P'4d .

















6:51 P.M. after 109 moves until K-8f FUKAURA won this game . Then the score of this match become "FUKAURA 2 win -- 1 win HABU "
FUKAURA and HABU will have next game 31 July and 1 August at Kobe city Hyougo .


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