Dec 31, 2008

Shogi News; KANAZAWA beated MATSUMOTO's Hikihisha Bougin .(Ginga sen)

Shogi News; The 17th Ginga sen ; A-block .

A shogi game of Ginga sen between MATSUMOTO and KANAZAWA was broadcasted 27 November 2008 .

Sente; MATSUMOTO Yoshiyuki (6 dan)
Gote; KANAZAWA Takashi (5 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-2h P-8f
7.Px8f Rx8f
8.P*8g R-8d
9.S-3h P-3d
10.S-2g B-3c
11.S-3f S-2b
(diagram 1)




MATSUMOTO lead the game "Aigakari" opening and KANAZAWA accepted it . Both players exchanged their Rook Pawns . MATSUMOTO advanced his right Silver to 3f . In other words he selected "Hikihisha Bougin" . To defend the camp , KANAZAWA moved up his Bishop to 3c and Silver to 2b .

(diagram 2)

12.K-6i P-9d
13.P-9f K-4b
14.G-5h S-7b
15.P-7f P-6d
16.P-6f S-6c
17.S-6h S-5d
18.S-7g G-5b
19.G5h-6g P-7d
20.P-5f N-7c
21.B-7i P-6e
22.B-4f G-6b
23.Px6e Sx6e
24.P*6f S-5d
25.K-7i B-2d
26.K-8h Bx4f
27.Px4f P-7e
28.R-5h P-3e
29.P-5e S-6c
30.S-4e N-3c
(diagram 2)

MATSUMOTO opened his Bishop line; P-7f and immediately closed it ;P-6f . He made "Kani gakoi" once and developped it "Yagura gakoi" .

In the other hand , KANAZAWA made "Koshikakegin" formation ; S-5d , and advanced his right Knight 7g , he had an attacking formation . Then he started attacking with P-6e , and both players attacked each other .

(diagram 3)

31.P-5d Px5d
32.S-3d P-5e
33.Rx5e P*5c
34.P*5d Sx5d
35.Rx3e P*6e
36.P*2d B*4d
37.R-3f Px6f
38.Sx6f P*6e
39.S-7g P*3e
40.R-2f Px2d
41.P-4e Sx4e
42.P*6c G-5b
43.Sx4e Nx4e
44.B*7b P*8f
45.Px8f P*8e
46.Px8e Nx8e
47.P*8f Nx7g+
48.G6gx7g N-5g+
49.N*3d K-3c
50.B-6a+ Kx3d
51.+Bx5b S*6g
52.+B-5a Rx8f
53.P*8g Sx7h+
54.Kx7h N*3c
55.Px8f S*6f
56.S*4f G*6g
57.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 112 moves , KANAZAWA won this game .

Dec 29, 2008

Shogi News; HORIGUCHI beated title holder . (NHK cup)

Shogi News; The 58th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament

A shogi game of NHK cup TV shogi tournament between FUKAURA and HORIGUCHI was broadcasted 23 November 2008 .


Sente; FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote; HORIGUCHI Kazushiza (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.P-5f P-5d
5.S-4h S-4b
6.G4i-5h G-3b
7.G-7h K-4a
8.K-6i G-5b
9.S-7g S-3c
10.B-7i B-3a
11.P-3f P-4d
12.G5h-6g P-7d
13.B-6h G5b-4c
14.K-7i P-9d
15.K-8h P-9e
(diagram 1)

FUKAURA selected "Yagura" opening in this game , and HORIGUCHI accepted it .
Both player didn't select "Kyusen Yagura" variations and advanced the game "Ai Yagura" . FUKAURA choiced "MORISHITA system" ;13.B-6h and HORIGUCHI's plan was one of the most common variations ;P-9e , G-4c form .

(diagram 2)

16.P-2f S-7c
17.R-3h P-7e
18.Px7e Bx7e
19.P-6e B-4b
20.B-4f R-9b
21.S-5g K-3a
22.S5g-6f K-2b
23.N-3g P-4e
24.B-5g S-4d
25.P-1f P-1d
26.P-2e P-6d
27.Px6d Sx6d
28.P*6e S-7c
29.P-4f Px4f
30.R-4h S-7d
31.P*4e S-3c
32.Bx4f P*7f
33.S-6h P-9f
34.Px9f P*9g
35.Lx9g S-7e
(diagram 2)

FUKAURA's King entered "Yagura gakoi" , and HORIGUCHI developed his right Silver to make his attacking formation . HORIGUCHI exchanged 7th file Pawn and FUKAURA developped the left side of his camp . After some moves , HORIGUCHI started attacking in 9th file .

(diagram 3)

36.P-6d Sx6d
37.Gx7f P*6e
38.S6f-7g N-7c
39.P-2d Px2d
40.P*2c Gx2c
41.P*2e P*7e
42.G-8f P-8e
43.G-9e P-7f
44.Sx7f P-6f
45.Px2d Sx2d
46.P-4d Gx4d
47.P*4c B-5c
48.P*7d P*7g
49.Sx7g P*7e
50.Px7c+ Px7f
51.S-6h S-6e
52.Bx2d Gx2d
53.P*2e G-2c
54.S*2d S*6i
55.Sx2c+ Kx2c
56.P-2d K-3b
57.G-7i P-7g+
58.Nx7g Rx9e
59.Px9e Bx9g+
60.Kx9g B*7e
61.G*8f Lx9e
62.B*9f Bx8f
63.Px8f G*8g
64.Kx8g G*7f
65.K-8h L*8g
66.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 130 moves , HORIGUCHI won this game .

Dec 27, 2008

Shogi News; ISHIBASHI beated NAKAMURA'S Shiken Bisha .(Daiwa shouken cup)

Shogi News; The 2nd Daiwa shouken cup ; Jo-ryu Saikyou sen

A shogi game of Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between ISHIBASHI and NAKAMURA started 23 November on the Net .


Sente; ISHIBASHI Sachio (Jo-ryu Oi)
Gote; NAKAMURA Marika (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f P-4d
3.S-4h R-4b
4.P-5f S-3b
5.K-6h S-7b
6.K-7h K-6b
7.P-9f P-9d
8.G4i-5h K-7a
9.S-6h G4a-5b
10.S6h-5g K-8b
(diagram 1)





NAKAMURA simply opened and closed her Bishop line by P-3d , P-4d . She decided to select "Shiken Bisha" ;R-4b , and she made "Mino gakoi" .

ISHIBASHI made "Funa gakoi" and she slected attacking strategy .

(diagram 2)

11.P-3f B-3c
12.P-2e S-4c
13.G6i-6h L-1b
14.S-4f P-5d
15.P-3e R-3b
16.P-1f P-1d
17.Px3d Sx3d
18.P*3e S-4c
19.S4f-3g B-4b
20.S-3f P*3d
21.P-2d Px2d
22.Px3d Sx3d
23.P*3e Sx3e
24.Sx3e Rx3e
25.Bx4d R-3f
26.B-2b+ S*4i
(diagram 2)

ISHIBASHI advanced her camp and started attacking with her left Silver in 3rd file ;P-3e .
She dropped a Pawn ; 18.P*3e , because she can't have an effective attack immediately . I show one example line ; 18.P-2d Px2d 19.R-3h P*3f 20.Rx3f P-4e 21.Bx3c+ Rx3c 22.B*8h Px4f 23.Bx3c+ S-4e! 24.R-3e Nx3c 25.Rx3c+ Sx5f .

ISHIBASHI developped her Silver on 4f to 3f and contiuned attacking .

(diagram 3)

27.+Bx1b Sx5h+
28.Gx5h G*3h
29.P*3g Gx2h
30.Px3f G-3h
31.S-5g R*2h
32.+B-3d Rx2i+
33.R*4a G5b-5a
34.Rx2a+ N*7g
35.Nx7g +Rx9i
36.S*8h +R-4i
37.G-6h L*9g
38.N*8f L-9h+
39.L*6i P-9e
40.N*9d Lx9d
41.Nx9d K-9b
42.+Rx5a +Lx8h
43.Kx8h S*9g
44.K-7i P-8d
45.+Rx4b G-7a
46.B*5c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 91 moves , ISHIBASHI won this game .

Dec 25, 2008

Shogi News; Young girl got a shogi title .(Kurashiki Touka)

Shogi News; The 16th Kurashiki Touka sen ; 3 games title match .

The 2nd game of Kurashiki Touka sen 3 games title match between SHIMIZU and SATOMI started 10:00 A.M. 23 November 2008 , at Kurasiki city Okayama .

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://tohka.kusa.ac.jp/16/kifu/flash/tohka16-2.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente; SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Kurashiki Touka , Jo-ryu Osho)

(diagram 1)

1.P-5f P-8d
2.P-7f P-8e
3.B-7g P-5d
4.R-5h K-4b
5.S-6h S-6b
6.K-4h P-3d
7.K-3h K-3b
8.K-2h G6a-5b
9.S-3h S-5c
10.P-4f P-1d
11.P-1f S3a-4b
(diagram 1)




SATOMI pushed 5th file Pawn , this move is a typical opening move of "Rikisen Firibisha" . She select "Nakabisha" ;the strategy sometimes called "Wanpaku Nakabisha" in this game .

SHIMIZU naturaly replied and shown an attacking attitude by S-4b .

(diagram 2)

12.Bx2b+ Kx2b
13.S-7g P-4d
14.P-5e Px5e
15.Rx5e P*5d
16.R-5i S-4c
17.S-6f P-8f
18.Px8f Rx8f
19.G-7h G-3b
20.N-7g B*8i
21.G-6h R-8h+
22.N-6e S-4b
23.B*7g B-7h+
24.Bx8h +Bx6h
25.R*8c P-6d
26.P*5c G-5a
27.Rx8a+ Px6e
28.S-5g +Bx5i
29.Gx5i N*5e
30.S-4h R*7h
31.B*9f Rx7f+
32.B-6c+ P-1e
(diagram 2)

SAATOMI suddenly exchanged Bishops and 5th file Pawn . She advanced her left Silver and Knight to prepare attacking .

SHIMIZU advanced her kakoi to "Gangi gakoi" . She started attacking in 8th file .

(diagram 3)

33.N*2f Px1f
34.P*1d +Rx4f
35.+Bx7c P*7a
36.+Rx7a G*6a
37.+Rx9a P*7a
38.+B-9e +R-4e
39.+B-6h P-2d
40.P-1c+ Nx1c
41.P*1d G-2c
42.Px1c+ Lx1c
43.P*1d Lx1d
44.Nx1d Gx1d
45.N*2f G-2e
46.L*4f +R-5f
47.L*5h +R-7f
48.+Rx9c N*5f
49.Lx5f +Rx5f
50.P-5b+ G6ax5b
51.N*3f L*5c
52.+R-9f P*8f
53.+Rx8f +Rx8f
54.+Bx8f P-3e
55.Nx4d P*4g
56.S4hx4g Sx4d
57.Lx4d P*4c
58.P*1c Gx2f
59.Px2f K-3c
60.P-1b+ Px4d
61.R*1c L*2c
62.Bx5e Px5e
63.G*3d Kx3d
64.N*4f K-3c
65.S*3d K-3b
66.+P-2b K-4a
67.R-1a+ resigns
(diagram 3)

After 133 moves , SATOMI won this game , and she got her first title , "Kurashiki Touka" .

Dec 24, 2008

Shogi News; TANIGAWA beated HASHIMOTO's Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou . (NHK cup)

Shogi News; The 58th NHK cup TV shogi tournament


A game of NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between TANIGAWA and HASHIMOTO was broadcasted 16 November 2008 .


Sente; TANIGAWA Kouji (9 dan)
Gote; HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f B-3c
3.Bx3c+ Nx3c
4.P-2e R-2b
5.K-6h S-4b
6.K-7h K-6b
7.S-4h K-7b
8.G4i-5h K-8b
9.B*7g S-7b







HASHIMOTO choiced "Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou";2...B-3c as the opening of this game . TANIGAWA immediately exchanged the Boshops 3.Bx3c+ . TANIGAWA pushed P-2e in very early stage and HASHIMOTO turned his Rook on 2b ; Mukai Bisha .
After both player moved their Kings , TANIGAWA dropped his Bishop at 7g . By this move , TANIGAWA tried to attack HASHIMOTO's left Knight head ; 3d square , the most weak point of HASHIMOTO's camp .

(diagram 2)

10.P-3f B*4d
11.P-6f Nx2e
12.Rx2e P-2d
13.R-4e P-2e
14.Rx4d Px4d
15.P-6e P-2f
16.Bx4d R-2c
17.Bx1a+ P-2g+
(diagram 2)







To defend the weak point , HASHIMOTO also dropped his Bishop ; 10...B*4d . TANIGAWA closed his Bihop line by P-6f . HASHIMOTO started attacking with "Ni-Go Kei pon" ; Nx2e . TANIGAWA captured the Bishop at 2e . After exchanging his Rook and
HASHIMOTO's Bishop , TANIGAWA continued attacking by both Bishops .

(diagram 3)

18.B*4f R-2e
19.+B-4d R*7d
20.+B-6f +P-3h
21.P-7e R-9d
22.N-3g R-2i+
23.L*7g +Px4h
24.Gx4h +Rx1i
25.P-7d L*4c
26.N-4e +R-3i
27.Px7c+ Nx7c
28.P*7d +Rx4h
29.S-6h resigns
(diagram 3)



After 57 moves , TANIGAWA won this game .

Dec 23, 2008

Shogi News; MORISHITA won the final game . (JT Shogi Nihon series)

Shogi News; 2008 JT shogi Nihon series tournament final


The shogi game of JT shogi Nihon series tournament final between FUKAURA and MORISHITA started 22 November 2008

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://www.jti.co.jp/JTI/shogi/result/2008/final.html
(Flash and text version , written in Japanese language)



Sente; FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote; MORISHITA Taku (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

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









FUKAURA started the game with "Kakukawari" opening ;1.P-7f P-8d 2.P-2f , and MORISHITA seemed to accept it ;2...G-3b 3.G-7h P-8e. But MORISHITA didn't exchange Bishop . He advanced his right Silver and pushed center Pawn ; P-5d .

(diagram 2)

7.P-2d Px2d
8.Rx2d S-5c
9.R-2h P*2c
10.S-4h P-5e
11.G-5h S-5d
12.K-6i K-4a
13.P-4f S-4b
14.S-4g P-7d
15.B-5i P-7e
16.Px7e R-7b
17.S-7g Rx7e
18.P*7f R-7d
19.P-6f P-6d
20.G5h-6g N-7c
21.K-7i K-3a
22.S-5h P-6e
23.Px6e Sx6e
24.P*6f S-5d
25.P-3f B-4d
26.K-8h G-5a
27.P-9f P-9d
28.P-1f R-8d
29.N-3g P-1d
30.P-3e Bx3e
31.S-4g P*6e
32.S-3f B-4d
33.P-1e Px1e
34.P*1c P-1f
(diagram 2)

FUKAURA exchanged his Rook Pawn , MORISHITA got the Kurai of 5th file ;P-5e and suported it with his right Silver . FUKAURA made "Yagura gakoi" to defend from opponent's attack in front . In the other hand , MORISHITA made "Kani gakoi" .

After some moves , the battle opened in 6th file and it spreaded in 1st file .

(diagram 3)

35.R-2g Lx1c
36.N-2e P-1g+
37.R-3g L-1f
38.Px6e P-8f
39.Px8f P*8e
40.P*3c Nx3c
41.Nx3c+ Sx3c
42.N*2e Px8f
43.Nx3c+ Bx3c
44.S-2e N*4b
45.S*7e R-8a
46.P*8d B-1e
47.R-3i Bx5i+
48.Rx5i B*4g
49.Sx3d P*3c
50.S-4e Sx4e
51.B*7b R-8b
52.Bx4e+ S*5h
53.P*2d Px2d
54.R-3i Sx6g+
55.+Bx6g +P-2h
56.R-4i B-3h+
57.Lx1f +Bx1f
58.P-8c+ Rx8c
59.L*8d R-9c
60.S*8b +Bx4i
61.+Bx4i R*6i
62.B*6g P*6f
63.S7ex6f L*8e
64.Sx8f Lx8f
65.P*8g Lx8g+
66.Gx8g P*8f
67.Gx8f S*7i
68.K-8g Rx4i+
69.Sx9c+ B*6i
70.L*7h G*8h
71.K-9g Bx7h+
72.R*1a L*2a
73.Bx7h Gx7h
74.B*1d S-8h=
75.K-8g +Rx8i
76.Bx3b+ Kx3b
77.R-1b+ L-2b
78.G*2c K-4a
79.+R-2a K-5b
80.S*5c Kx5c
81.+Rx5a N*5b
82.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 162 moves , MORISHITA won this game .

Dec 22, 2008

Shogi News; KODAMA beated IINO's Hineri Bisha . (Ginga sen)

Shogi News; The 17th Ginga sen ; H-block

A shogi game of Ginga sen H-block between IINO and KODAMA was broadcasted 22 November 2008 .


Sente; IINO Kenji (7 dan)
Gote; KODAMA Kouichi (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-2f G-3b
3.P-2e P-8e
4.P-2d Px2d
5.Rx2d P*2c
6.R-2f P-8f
7.Px8f Rx8f
8.G-7h P-3d
9.P-9f S-6b
10.N-7g K-4a
(diagram 1)





IINO opened the game with "Kakukawari" opening ;1.P-7f P-8d2.P-2f . But he transpositioned the opening to "Aigakari" opening . If he wanted to choice "Kakukawari" , he would move 3.G-7h or 4.B-7g .

After both players exchanged their Rook Pawns , IINO pushed 9th file Pawn and Jumped the left Kinght to 7g . This moves means IINO wanted to select "Hineri Bisha" .

(diagram 2)

11.S-3h P-9d
12.K-4h P-1d
13.P-1f B-4d
14.R-4f R-8b
15.P-7e P-6d
16.P*8e S-4b
17.S-6h K-3a
18.R-7f S-6c
19.P-5f K-2b
20.S-5g B-3c
21.K-3i P-4d
22.B-7i S-4c
23.K-2h P-5d
24.S-4f B-2d
25.R-8f P-7d
(diagram 2)

KODAMA stayed his Rook at 8f , and disturbed IINO's "Hineri Bisha" for a while . After KODAMA backed his Rook to 8b , IINO advanced 7th file Pawn and dropped a Pawn at 8e , then IINO could make "Hineri Bisha" formation ; R-7f , N-7g .

IINO's King entered "Mino gakoi" and KODAMA's King entered "Kaku tsuki Kin mino" . IINO turened his Rook to 8th file and tried to advance 8th file Pawn and KODAMA attacked 7th file .

(diagram 3)

26.P-8d G-7b
27.P-5e Px7e
28.Px5d S6cx5d
29.P-3f G-7c
30.S4f-3g B-4b
31.P*5e S-6c
32.P-3e Px3e
33.Bx3e Gx8d
34.P-4f P*5c
35.P-4e Px4e
36.S-3f S-3d
37.B-4d G-3c
38.Bx3c+ Bx3c
39.P*3e Bx5e
40.N-3g S-4c
41.Sx4e S6c-5d
42.Sx5d Px5d
43.S*3d Sx3d
44.Px3d S*4f
45.G*4e S*3e
46.Gx5e Px5e
47.S*3f P*8e
48.Rx4f Sx4f
49.B*4d K-1b
50.P-1e R-4b
51.P*4e Rx4d
52.Px4d G*2f
53.S*2g Gx3g
54.Sx3g Sx3g=
55.Kx3g P*3e
56.R*8b B*2b
57.Sx3e B*5d
58.Rx2b+ Kx2b
59.S*3c Nx3c
60.Px3c+ Kx3c
61.B*5a K-3b
62.P*3c K-2a
63.P*2b K-3a
64.G*3b Bx3b
65.Px3b+ Kx3b
66.B*5d K-4a
67.Bx8d+ R*5g
68.N*4g N*2e
69.K-2f R-5f+
70.G*3f S*3g
71.Kx2e S*2d
72.Sx2d Px2d
73.K-3e P*3d
74.Kx3d P*3c
75.Kx3c S*4b
76.Kx2d R*2c
77.resigns

After 152 moves , KODAMA won this game .

Dec 21, 2008

Shogi News; INABA won with Gokigen Nakabisha . (Ginga sen)

Shogi News; The 17th Ginga sen ; G-block

A shogi game of Ginga sen G-block between OOSHIMA and INABA was broadcasted 20 November 2008 .


Sente; OOSHIMA Eiji (7 dan)
Gote; INABA Akira (4 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
8.P-4f S-3c
9.K-6h K-8b
(diagram 1)






INABA selected "Gokigen Nakabisha" as the opening of this game . OOSHIMA choiced "SATO's new move" line;P-9f , the most common variation of "MARUYAMA's vaccin " .

(diagram 2)

10.K-7i R-2b
11.B*5c B*4d
12.Bx4d+ Sx4d
13.S-4g S-7b
14.G4i-5h N-3c
15.P-6f R-2a
16.K-8h G-4b
17.P-8f P-8d
18.P-3f S-8c
19.S-8g P-7d
20.G-7h G-7b
21.N-7g N-7c
22.P-1f P-1d
23.G5h-6h Nx2e



INABA completed "Mino gakoi" and turned his Rook to 2b . OOSHIMA's King entered "Hidari Mino" . Both players advanced their Kakoi "Gin kanmuri" .

INABA started attacking with "Ni-Go Kei pon" attacking ;Nx2e .

(diagram 3)

24.P-4e S-5e
25.Rx2e P-2d
26.R-2h P-2e
27.S-5f Sx5f
28.Px5f P-2f
29.N*6e Nx6e
30.Nx6e S*6d
31.G6h-7g P-2g+
32.R-6h B*4f
33.R-6i +P-3h
34.P-4d Px4d
35.P-5e +P-4h
36.B*3g Bx3g+
37.Nx3g +P-5h
38.R-8i B*4f
39.Px5d +P-6h
40.P-5c+ +Px7h
41.Sx7h Sx6e
42.+Px6c Gx6c
43.Px6e R-2h+
44.S*6d Gx6d
45.Px6d N*6e
46.P-6c+ Nx7g+
47.Kx7g N*6e
48.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 94 moves , INABA won this game .

Dec 20, 2008

Shogi News; KAI beated KUMAKURA in Ai Furibisha game .(Daiwa shoken cup)

Shogi News; The 2nd Daiwa Shouken cup Jo-ryu Saikyou sen .

A shogi game of Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between KUMAKURA and KAI started 16 November 2008 on the Net .


Sente; KUMAKURA Shino (Jo-ryu 1 kyu)
Gote; KAI Tomomi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)

(diagram 1)

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






Both KUMAKURA and KAI are "Furibisha" players , then the game advanced "Ai Furibisha" . The opening moves set of "1.P-7f P-3d2.P-6f B-3c" is one of the most common opening of "Ai Furibisha" . In this moves set , Gote are going to make her formation "Mukai Bisha" .

In this game , KUMAKURA made "Mino gakoi" and KAI advanced her Rook Pawn earlier . "Mino gakoi" has a weak point in front .

(diagram 2)

10.P-8e P-2f
11.Px2f Rx2f
12.P*2g R-2d
13.K-3i P-1e
14.G6i-5h G4a-5b
15.P-7e P-3e
16.S-5f N-1c
17.P-6e N-2e
18.Bx3c+ Sx3c
19.K-2h Nx1g+
20.Kx1g P-1f
21.K-2h P-1g+
22.Nx1g P*1h
23.Lx1h P*1f
24.N-2e Rx2e
25.P-6d P-3f
(diagram 2)

KAI exchanged 2nd file Pawn before made her Kakoi completed . KAI advanced her 1st file Pawn to 5th rank and started attacking with her left Knight . Then KUMAKURA must defend her camp without effective attacking to her opponent's camp .

(diagram 3)

26.N*2i P-1g+
27.Nx1g N*1f
28.K-3i Px3g+
29.Sx3g Rx2g+
30.G-3h +Rx1h
31.Px6c+ Gx6c
32.P*6d +R-1i
33.P*2i Gx6d
34.P-8d B*1h
35.B*4e Bx4e+
36.Px8c+ K-6b
37.Sx4e B*1h
38.resigns
(diagram 3)


After 74 moves , KAI won the game .

Dec 19, 2008

Shogi News; SAIDA won with Nakabisha . (Mynavi Joshi open)

Shogi News; The 2nd Mynavi Joshi open

A shogi game of Mynavi Joshi open between SAITA and SUZUKI started 20 November 2008 .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/081120/081120_saida-suzuki_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language )
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(Java version , written in Japanese language )


Sente; SAIDA Haruko (Jo-ryu 4 dan)
Gote; SUZUKI Kan'na (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-5f P-3d
2.R-5h P-5d
3.P-7f S-6b
4.K-4h K-4b
5.K-3h K-3b
6.K-2h G6a-5b
7.Bx2b+ Kx2b
8.S-8h S-5c
9.P-5e Px5e
10.Rx5e P*5d
11.R-5i P-4d
(diagram 1)




SAIDA moved P-5d , this move is usually the beggining of "Rikisen Furibisha" , include "Nakabisha" and "Mukai Bisha" . After SUZUKI opened the Bishop line , SAIDA immediately made her formation "Nakabisha" .

Both players moved their Kings to right side of the board and they exchange Bishops and 5th file Pawns . Then SUZUKI pushed P-4d , and she tried to make solid castle like "Ibisha Anaguma" or "Hidari Mino" .

(diagram 2)

12.S-7g P-8d
13.S-6f G-4c
14.N-7g G4a-4b
15.S-3h S-3b
16.P-1f P-1d
17.P-2f P-8e
18.G-7h P-7d
19.R-8i S-6d
20.P-8f P-7e
(diagram 2)






SAIDA advanced her left SIlver and Knight to make effective attacking formation . SUZUKI joined her left Gold to defend around center . The battle opened in 7th and 8th files .

(diagram 3)

21.Px7e S-5e
22.Nx8e Sx6f
23.Px6f R-7b
24.S*7d B*5g
25.R-6i B-3e+
26.P-6e +B-4e
27.G-6h P-3e
28.G6h-5h +B-7h
29.R-6f +B-7g
30.R-6i +Bx8f
31.B*6a R-7a
32.B-8c+ P*7g
33.P-6d P-7h+
34.R-6e S*7f
35.Rx3e +P-6h
36.G5h-4h +P-5i
37.Px6c+ +B-6h
38.R-3f Sx8e
39.Sx8e N*5g
40.G-3i +P-5h
41.P*5c Rx7e
42.S-7f +Px4h
43.Gx4h Rx7f
44.Rx7f S*5i
45.R*5h G*6g
46.Rx6h Gx6h
47.Gx5g S-4h=
48.P-5b+ G4b-3c
49.R-7a+ Sx5g+
50.B*3a K-1b
51.N*2e P-2d
52.Nx3c+ Sx3c
53.S*3b G*2c
54.Sx2a= resigns
(diagram 3)

After 107 moves , SAIDA won this game .

Dec 18, 2008

Shogi News; The 21st Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match .


7:30 P.M. 18 December 2008 , after 140 moves WATANABE won the 7th game , and the score of this match became "WATANABE 4 - 3 HABU" . Then WATANABE defended his title "Ryuo" and he got the 1st "Eisei Ryuo"(the life time Ryuo) .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net.
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/081217-h.html
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(Java version , written in Japanese language)



Sente; HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote; WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)



1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.P-5f P-5d
5.S-4h S-4b
6.G4i-5h G-3b
7.G-7h K-4a
8.K-6i P-7d
9.G5h-6g S6b-5c
10.P-2f P-8e
11.S-7g P-5e
12.Px5e Bx5e
13.P-2e S-3c
14.P-6e B-7c
15.S-6f B-8d
16.B-7i K-3a
17.B-4f R-9b
18.P-7e Px7e
19.P-8f Px8f
20.P*8b N-7c
21.P-8a+ R-5b
22.+Px9a S-5d
23.P-6d G-6b
24.L*5i P*5e
25.P-2d Px2d
26.+P-9b S-6e
27.Sx5e S-7f
28.Px6c+ Gx6c
29.S-6d R-6b
30.L-5b+ Rx5b
31.Sx6c= R-5a
32.P*2c G-4b
33.G*6b L*6e
34.P*6f R-5c
35.Px6e Sx6g+
36.Gx6g G*5h
37.K-7h Nx6e
38.G-6f Gx4h
39.L*5d Bx6b
40.Lx5c+ Bx5c
41.R*6a L*4a
42.S-5d+ B-3e
43.Rx6e+ Bx4f
44.Px4f B*8g
45.K-6g Bx6e+
46.Gx6e R*6i
47.K-5f P*6d
48.B*6f R-5i+
49.N*5g P*5e
50.Kx5e Px6e
51.Kx6e G*7c
52.B*2b K-3b
53.Bx1a+ P*5e
54.Rx2d P*6d
55.Kx5e S*4d
56.+Sx4d Sx4d
57.+Bx4d G*6e
58.K-5d S*6c
59.K-4e Px4d
60.Bx4d N-3c
61.K-3f B*4g
62.K-2f +Rx2i
63.L*2g P-1d
64.Nx6e P*2e
65.K-1f +Rx2g
66.Kx2g L*2f
67.Bx2f Px2f
68.Kx2f B*3e
69.K-2g B-3h+
70.K-1h Bx2d
71.resigns

Shogi News; ARIMORI beated amateur in Ai Furibisha game .(Ginga sen)

Shogi News; The 17th Ginga sen ; F-block

A game of Ginga sen between ARIMORI and YAMADA (amateur) was broadcasted 15 November 2008 .


Sente; ARIMORI Kouzou (6 dan)
Gote; YAMADA Youji (Amateur)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f R-3b
3.B-7g K-6b
4.R-8h K-7b
5.P-8f P-3e
6.P-8e P-3f
7.S-2h Px3g+
8.Sx3g S-4b
(diagram 1)







ARIMORI shown an attitude to want a quiet game like "Furibisha" by P-6f , and YAMADA immediately moved R-3b ; his formation became "Sanken Bisha" . The opening moves of this game is one of the typical starting of "Ai Furibisha" .

After some moves , ARIMORI moved R-8h and his formation became "Mukai Bisha" .
Then the opening of this game became "Ai Furibisha" .

Because the 3rd file of ARIMORI's camp hadn't been protected , YAMADA tried to exchange 3rd file Pawn . ARIMORI didn't capture 7.Px3f , because a dangerous line for him existed ; 7.Px3f Rx3f 8.P*3g Rx6f! . Then ARIMORI advanced his right Silver and captured the opponent's promoted Silver 8.Sx3g . This Silver advancement is the buliding moves of "Yagura gakoi" in the same time .

(diagram 2)

9.G-3h P*3f
10.S-2h S-3c
11.G-5h S-4d
12.S-6h P-1d
13.S-6g R-3d
14.P-6e N-3c
15.S-6f G4a-5b
16.S-7e S-8b
17.P-6d Px6d
18.Sx6d P*6c
19.S-7e B-1c
20.G3h-4h P-5d
21.K-6i P-5e
22.G-6g G6a-6b
23.P-9f P-9d
24.P-1f B-2d
25.B-8f P-1e
26.Px1e N-4e
(diagram 2)

YAMADA dropped a Pawn at 3f and advanced his left Silver to 4d , to get advantage and make effective attacking formation . YAMADA made his Kakoi called "Kin musou" (or "Nimai Kin") . In the other hand , ARIMORI advanced his Golds and right Solver to defend , and his King escaped from attacking to 6i .

(diagram 3)

27.P*3h Lx1e
28.P*1g S-5c
29.N-7g R-5d
30.S-6f S-6d
31.P*6e S-5c
32.P-2f B-3c
33.K-6h R-2d
34.S-2g B-4d
35.R-8i Bx2f
36.Sx2f Rx2f
37.B*3c S*8h
38.R-6i P-3g+
39.Nx3g Nx3g+
40.Gx3g R-2h+
41.P*2i +Rx1i
42.Bx5e+ N*7d
43.Bx5c+ G5bx5c
44.N*5d Gx5d
45.+Bx5d L*5a
46.+Bx4c B*2d
47.P-6d S-7a
48.P-8d Px8d
49.S-7e P*5f
50.K-7h Px5g+
51.Kx8h +Px6g
52.Px6c+ Gx6c
53.S*8c Kx8c
54.+B-6a resigns
(diagram 3)

After 107 moves , ARIMORI won this game .

Dec 17, 2008

Shogi News ; HABU sealed the 43rd move .(Ryuo sen)

Shogi News; The 21st Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


6:00 P.M. 17 December 2008 , HABU sealed the 43rd move and the game once stopped today . The game will restart 9:00 A.M. next morning and will end the evening .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net.
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/081217-h.html
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Sente; HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote; WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)



1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.P-5f P-5d
5.S-4h S-4b
6.G4i-5h G-3b
7.G-7h K-4a
8.K-6i P-7d
9.G5h-6g S6b-5c
10.P-2f P-8e
11.S-7g P-5e
12.Px5e Bx5e
13.P-2e S-3c
14.P-6e B-7c
15.S-6f B-8d
16.B-7i K-3a
17.B-4f R-9b
18.P-7e Px7e
19.P-8f Px8f
20.P*8b N-7c
21.P-8a+ R-5b
22.sealed

Shogi News; The last game has just started.

Shogi News ; The 21st Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match .

The 7th/last game of Ryuo sen title match WATANABE and HABU has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) 17 December 2008 at Tendo city Yamagata .



You can see the game nearly real time on the Net.
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/081217-h.html
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; WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
; HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)

Dec 16, 2008

Shogi News; TAKEICHI beated MURATA . (Ginga sen)

Shogi News; The 17th Ginga sen ; E-block .

A game of Ginga sen E-block between TAKEICHI and MURATA was broadcasted 13 November 2008 .


Sente; TAKEICHI Saburou (6 dan)
Gote; MURATA Akihiro (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

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





TAKEICHI selected reversed "Gokigen Nakabisha" opening with P-1f . But MURATA exchanged Bishops before TAKEICHI moved R-5h . In this line , TAKEICHI could move R-8h 1 move earlier than a game of "Gokigen Nakabisha" , "MARUYAMA vaccine" variation .

TAKEICHI made "Haya gakoi" and MURATA made "Hidari Mino" .

(diagram 2)

11.K-2h K-2b
12.G-3h P-7d
13.P-4f G6a-5b
14.S-4g P-2d
15.P-3f S-2c
16.S-6f G-3b
17.N-3g N-3c
18.P-4e N-7c
19.P-7e Px7e
20.Sx7e N-6e
21.S-6f R-7b
22.P*7e R-7a
23.P-2f R-8a
24.P-9f P-8e
25.Px8e P*8g
(diagram 2)

TAKEICHI advanced his "Haya gakoi" through "Kin mino" to "KIMURA mino" . MURATA advanced his "Hidari mino" to "Gin kanmuri" .

The battle opened in 7th and 8th file .

(diagram 3)

26.R-5h Rx8e
27.P-7d P*7b
28.N-7g Nx7g+
29.Sx7g R-8a
30.P-5e N*6e
31.S-6f P-8h+
32.P-3e +Px9i
33.P-7c+ Px7c
34.Px3d Sx3d
35.N*4f S-3e
36.P*3d R-8i+
37.R-5i P*3f
38.Px3c+ Gx3c
39.P*3d G-3b
40.N*2g Sx2f
41.Sx3f B*6h
42.R-4i Bx4f+
43.Rx4f +Rx6i
44.P*2i N*2c
45.P-4d Px4d
46.B*4a P-1e
47.Rx4d P*4c
48.B*3c K-3a
49.Bx3b+ Kx3b
50.Bx2d+ K-4a
51.G*5a Gx5a
52.Rx4c+ K-3a
53.P-3c+ G*1g
54.Lx1g resigns
(diagram 3)

After 107 moves , TAKEICHI won this game .

Dec 15, 2008

Shogi News ; YAMADA beated MURATA . (Mynavi )

Shogi News; The 2nd Mynavi Joshi open tournament / Jo-o challenger determing .

A game of Mynavi Joshi open tournament between YAMADA and MURATA started 13 November 2008 .

You can see the game record on the Net.
http://mynavi-open.jp/081113/081113_yamada-murata_f.html
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Sente; YAMADA Kumi (Jo-ryu 3 dan)
Gote; MURATA Chiho (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f S-6b
3.S-6h P-5d
4.P-5f G6a-5b
5.S-4h S-4b
6.G4i-5h G-3b
7.S-7g S-3c
8.K-6h P-7d
9.K-7h P-6d
(diagram 1)






YAMADA opened her Bishop line , and MURATA also opened her Bishop line .
YAMADA immediately closed her Bishop line by P-6f , this move made the game ralatively quiet one . In other words , the game will advance "Sente Furibhsa" , "Ai Furibisha" or "Yagura" . In this game , both players selected "Yagura" . This game Gote didn't push her Rook Pawn in early stage , different from standard "Yagura opening" ;1P-7f P-8d 2.S-6h .

YAMADA choiced "Hayagakoi" strategy , making " Yagura gakoi" with King's move through 6h , 7h to 8h , before G-7h . Replying YAMADA's King move , MURATA prepared quick attack ; "Kyusen Yagura" with P-6d .

(diagram 2)

10.G-6g S-6c
11.P-3f S-4d
12.P-4f N-7c
13.N-3g P-5e
14.P-4e S-5c
15.Px5e Bx5e
16.P*5f B-2b
17.B-7i P-8d
18.B-4f P-4d
19.Px4d P*4e
20.B-6h Bx4d
21.S-5g P-6e
22.R-4h S5c-5d
23.P*4f P-3e
(diagram 2)

MURATA added her left Silver and started attacking 5th and 6th file . YAMADA joined her Rook to counter attack in 4th file . Then both players attacked each other .

(diagram 3)

24.Px4e B-5c
25.S-4f Px3f
26.P-5e Px3g+
27.Px5d B-6d
28.R-4i Sx5d
29.P*5e Sx5e
30.Sx5e Bx5e
31.R-5i P*5d
32.B-3e P*4d
33.Bx4d Bx4d
34.Px4d N*5e
35.G6g-6h Px6f
36.P*5c Gx5c
37.B*7a R-5b
38.S*4c G3bx4c
39.Px4c+ Gx4c
40.S*6c P-6g+
41.K-8h S*5c
42.Sx5b+ Kx5b
43.R*2b G-4b
44.Rx2a+ S*6b
45.Bx6b+ Sx6b
46.Rx5e S*5c
47.N*3d G-4c
48.S*7b +Px7g
49.Nx7g S*5a
50.+R-3b P*4b
51.N*3e S-6c
52.Nx4c+ K-6b
53.Sx6c+ Kx6c
54.+Nx5c Kx5c
55.+R-3c N*4c
56.G*4d K-6b
57.Gx5d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 113 moves , YAMADA won this game .

Dec 14, 2008

Shogi News ; HATAKEYAMA won over TANIGAWA with Ittezon Kakukawari . (Asahi cup)

Shogi News; The 2nd Asahi cup Shogi open ; 2nd preround .

A game of Asahi cup preround tournament between TANIGAWA and HATAKEYAMA started 2:00 P.M. 13 November 2008 .

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/2/kifu/20081113asahi_21.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente; TANIGAWA Kouji (9 dan)
Gote; HATAKEYAMA Mamoru (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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





HATAKEYAMA selected "Ittezon Kakukawari" as the opening of this game . TANIGAWA pushed P-2e without G-7h , and advanced his camp "Hayakuri Gin" attacking formation .

(diagram 2)

11.K-7i S-5d
12.P-3e Px3e
13.Sx3e P-8f
14.Px8f P*8e
15.Px8e Rx8e
16.S-4f P*8f
17.P*8h B*9b
18.B*9f R-8b
19.G4i-5h P-9d
20.B-7h B-7d
21.S-3e P-9e
22.P*3d S-2b
23.R-2f R-8e
(diagram 2)


TANIGAWA started attacking with P-3e , and HATAKEYAMA immediately counterattacked in 8th file . Both players dropped their Bishop and made their each camp further advanced .

(diagram 3)

24.S-4f B-5b
25.P-5f P-4d
26.P-6f Bx3d
27.P-2d Px2d
28.Rx2d B-5b
29.R-2h P*2c
30.P-5e S-4c
31.G-6g R-8b
32.P-7e K-4b
33.G-7f P-7d
34.Sx8f Px7e
35.Sx7e P-9f
36.Px9f P*9g
37.P*7d G-6b
38.N-7g G-6c
39.Lx9g P*9h
40.B-5f P-9i+
41.N-8e +P-9h
42.K-6h +Px9g
43.K-5g +Px9f
44.P*9b Rx9b
45.P-7c+ Nx7c
46.Nx7c+ Gx7c
47.P*9c Rx9c
48.P*7d G-6c
49.S-8d +P-8f
50.Sx9c= +Px7f
51.P-7c+ Gx7c
52.P*3c Nx3c
53.R*7a +Px6f
54.Kx6f L*6e
55.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 108 moves , HATAKEYAMA won the game .

Dec 13, 2008

Shogi News; HATAKEYAMA beated INABA . (Asahi cup)

Shogi News; The 2nd Asahi cup Shogi open .

A game of Asahi cup preround tournament between INABA and HATAKEYAMA started 10:00 A.M. , 13 November 2008 .

You can see the game record on the Net.
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/2/kifu/20081113asahi_11.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente; INABA Akira (4 dan)
Gote; HATAKEYAMMA Mamoru (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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






HATAKEYAMA selected "Ittezon Kakukwari" as the opening of this game .

In "Ittezon Kakukawari" some moves and their order are very important and they make a charactor of a game .
  1. Important moves of Sente ; P-2e , G-7h , S-7g , K-6h , S-4g , S-3g , S-2g ,etc.
  2. Important moves of Gote; G-3b , P-8d , P-8e, P-9d , Bx8h+, S-6c , etc.

In this game , HATAKEYAMA exchanged his Bishop ; Bx8h+ , after G-3b , P-8d and INABA's P-2e . In the other hand , INABA pushed his Rook Pawn after G-7h , and he advanced his camp without S-7g . INABA choiced "Hayakuri Gin" attacking foramtion S-7g (-->S-4f ) after K-6h .

(diagram 2)

10.S-4f P-8f
11.Px8f Rx8f
12.P-2d Px2d
13.N-7g R-8b
14.P-3e Px3e
15.Sx3e P-7d
16.Sx2d Sx2d
17.Rx2d P*2c
18.R-2f P-7e
19.P*8c Sx8c
20.B*6c B*7d
21.B-1h+ Bx4g+
22.G-5h +B-1d
(diagram 2)


HATAKEYAMA pushed P-8e without S-6c , INABA didn't protect 8th file with S-7g and moved S-4f .

After some moves , INABA exchanged Silver and Pawn , HATAKEYAMA exchanged his Rook Pawn . And both players made their Bishop promoted .

(diagram 3)

23.+B-6c S*4g
24.P*2e +B-1e
25.R-6f Sx5h+
26.Kx5h G-5b
27.+Bx6d R-6b
28.P*3g +B-3c
29.R-6e G*7d
30.S*6c Gx6c
31.+Bx6c Gx6e
32.G*4a K-6a
33.S*5b Rx5b
34.Nx6e R*2h
35.P*4h Rx2i+
36.Nx5c= K-7a
37.+Bx5b N*4f
38.K-4g +B-5e
39.+B-6a K-8b
40.R*5b S*7b
41.+B-7a Kx7a
42.N-6a+ Sx6a
43.Rx5e+ B*3h
44.Kx4f N*3d
45.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 88 moves , HATAKEYAMA won the game .

Dec 12, 2008

Shogi News; KIMURA won over MARUYAMA with Ittezon Kakukawari . (Jun'i sen)

Shogi News; The 67th Jun'i sen A-class league .

A game of Jun'i sen A-class league between MARUYAMA and KIMURA started 13 November 2008 .



Sente; MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)
Gote; KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)


(diagram 1)

1.P-7f G-3b
2.P-2f P-3d
3.P-2e Bx8h+
4.Sx8h S-2b
5.S-3h S-3c
6.S-7g S-6b
7.K-6h G-5b
8.P-3f P-6d
9.S-3g P-4d
10.S-4f G5b-4c






KIMURA selected "Ittezon Kakukawari" as the opening of this game . MARUYAMA pushed P-2e before G-7h . Perhaps he thought the similer line seen in MIURA and KIMURA's game .

But KIMURA didn't slect this line , he made "Yagura gakoi" formation before pushing his Rook Pawn . In other words , KIMURA choiced deffensive strategy instead of counter attacking one in the early stage of the game .

(diagram 2)


11.P-3e P-4e
12.Sx4e Px3e
13.P-4f K-4b
14.G4i-5h S-6c
15.G-7h K-3a
16.P-9f P-9d
17.K-7i P-8d
18.S-6f P*4d
19.S-5f G-3d
20.S-7g P-1d
21.P-1f K-2b
22.K-8h P-7d
23.P-6f N-7c
24.S-8f R-6b
25.R-4h P-6e
26.Px6e S-5d
27.B*7a R-5b
28.P-6d P-9e
29.Px9e N-8e
(diagram 2)

MARUYAMA started attacking with P-3e , but KIMURA's camp was solid enough and difficult to break easily . Then MARUYAMA advanced his camp further more . After both players King entered in "Yagura gakoi" , the battle was open .





After 108 moves KIMURA won this game .
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