Jan 31, 2009

Shogi News; CHIBA beated SHIMIZU in Yokofutori game .(Jo-ryu Saikyou sen)

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

A shogi game of Jo-ryu Saikyou sen tournament between SHIMIZU and CHIBA started 7 December 2008 on the Net .


Sente; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho)
Gote; CHIBA Ryouko (Jo-ryu 3 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-8d
3.P-2e P-8e
4.G-7h G-3b
5.P-2d Px2d
6.Rx2d P-8f
7.Px8f Rx8f
8.Rx3d B-3c
9.R-3f R-8d
10.R-2f S-2b
11.P*8g P-1d
(diagram 1)




SHIMIZU pushed her Rook Pawn with 1.P-2f as her usual , and CHIBA led the opening to Yokofutori . After SHIMIZU captured 3d Pawn , CHIBA moved up her Bishop with B-3c , backed her Rook at 8d , and set the King "Nakazumai" with K-5b , then CHIBA's camp became , "Yokofutori NAITOU ryu San-San Kaku senpou" .

(diagram 2)

12.K-5h K-5b
13.P-1f Bx8h+
14.Sx8h N-3c
15.G-3h S-6b
16.P-7e G-7b
17.S-7g P-1e
18.P-7d P*2e
19.R-8f P*8e
20.R-4f Rx7d
21.Px1e S-2c
22.P-1d P*1e
23.P*2b Lx1d
24.P-2a+ B*1c
(diagram 2)


SHIMIZU also selected "Nakazumai Gyoku" formation with K-5h . CHIBA exchanged Bishops . CHIBA attacked 1st file and SHIMIZU attacked 7th file . After some moves both player attacked in only a small defect of opponent's camp .

(diagram 3)

25.R-3f N-4e
26.S-4h S-3d
27.B*1a S-3e
28.R-5f P-2f
29.B-5e+ S-4d
30.+B-6e R-8d
31.Rx2f P*2c
32.R-7f P-6d
33.+B-7e R-8b
34.P-4f S-6c
35.Px4e Sx4e
36.R-2f S6c-5d
37.+B-6f P*3c
38.P*1f Px1f
39.P*1e Lx1e
40.Lx1f P*1d
41.Lx1e Px1e
42.R-2e B-2d
43.L*4g S-3d
44.R-2h P-1f
45.P*1h P-7d
46.P-3f G-6c
47.N-3g N-7c
48.N*4f P-6e
49.+B-5f P-8f
50.Px8f L*5e
51.+Bx3d Px3d
52.S*2e Bx4f
53.Lx4f P-6f
54.Px6f N*6e
55.Px6e Nx6e
56.P*6d G-6b
57.N*6f Nx7g+
58.Gx7g S-6e
59.Sx3d K-6a
60.+P-3a Sx6f
61.+Px3b Sx7g+
62.K-4i Rx8f
63.K-3i Rx8i+
64.P*7i +Rx7i
65.N*5i N*4g
66.Gx4g B*1g
67.P*7c N*2g
68.K-4i G*3i
69.Sx3i S*5h
70.K-3h Nx3i+
71.K-2g Bx2h+
72.Kx1f P*1e
73.Kx1e S*2d
74.K-2f R*2g
75.K-1f S-1e
76.resigns
(diagram 3)

Jan 30, 2009

Shogi game record; NAGAOKA won over TAKEICHI . (Ginga sen)

Shogi game record ; The 17th Ginga sen E-block .

A shogi game of Ginga sen between NAGAOKA and TAKEICHI was broadcasted 11 December 2008 .


Sente; TAKEICHI Saburou (6 dan)
Gote; NAGAOKA Yuuya (4 dan)


1.P-7f P-3d
2.R-6h P-8d
3.K-4h K-4b
4.Bx2b+ Sx2b
5.S-8h S-3c
6.K-3h S-6b
7.P-6f P-5d
8.K-2h K-3b
9.S-3h S-5c
10.P-4f K-2b
11.G6i-5h L-1b
12.S-7g K-1a
13.P-8f S-2b
14.P-1f G-3a
15.P-1e G-5b
16.R-8h P-5e
17.S-6h G5b-4b
18.P-3f P-7d
19.P-2f S-4d
20.G-4g N-7c
21.N-7g G4b-4a
22.S-6g P-3e
23.P-4e Sx4e
24.Px3e P-8e
25.N-3g Px8f
26.Nx4e P-8g+
27.R-8i P*8h
28.R-7i B*6h
29.R-6i Bx7g+
30.N-5c+ +P-7h
31.Sx7h +Bx7h
32.R-5i +B-6h
33.P*8c R-9b
34.B*5d P-5f
35.Bx6c+ P*3g
36.Kx3g +Bx5i
37.Gx5i R*3i
38.K-4h Rx1i+
39.B*5e Px5g+
40.Gx5g L*4d
41.P*4e N*3d
42.K-5h +R-1g
43.Px4d P*5f
44.G-4g S*4h
45.S*3g Sx5i=
46.+B-3f G*6h
47.K-4i +R-1i
48.L*2i Px4d
49.Bx7c+ R-3b
50.+Bx7d P-4e
51.P-2e G4a-4b
52.+Nx4b Rx4b
53.+Bx5f N*4d
54.P-2d Nx3f
55.Sx3f B*5h
56.K-3i Bx4g+
57.+Bx4g G*2h
58.K-4i Gx2i
59.Sx2i L*4f
60.G*3i Lx4g+
61.Sx4g B*1f
62.L*3h +Rx2i
63.resigns

Analysis ;
Sente:
Open Shiken Bisha ---> Bishop exchange Shiken Bisha ---> Mukai Bisha
(Mino gakoi ---> Taka Mino gakoi)
Gote:
Ibisha Anaguma

Jan 29, 2009

Shogi News; FUKAURA won the 2nd game . (Osho sen)

Shogi News; The 58th Osho sen ; 7 games title match

The 2nd game of Osho sen title match between HABU and FUKAURA started 28 Janurary 2009 at Shirahama cho , Wakayama .

6:02 P.M. , 29 January 2009 after 106 moves , FUKAURA won the game .

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/090128.html
(Flash versiron , written in Japanese language)


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

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f B-3c
3.Bx3c+ Nx3c
4.G-7h R-4b
5.S-4h K-6b
6.K-6h K-7b
7.P-2e R-2b
8.K-7g S-4b
9.K-8h R-2a
10.P-1f K-8b
11.L-9h S-7b
(diagram 1)




FUKAURA selected "Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou" as the opening of this game . HABU immediately exchanged Bishop with 3.Bx3c+ . HABU selected 4.G-7h line , and FUKAURA choiced 4...R-4b line .

Both players started making Kakoi , FUKAURA turned his Rook with R-2b .
HABU starteed making "Ibisha Anaguma" and FUKAURA completed Mino gakoi .

(diagram 2)

12.K-9i Nx2e
13.Rx2e P-2d
14.R-2h P-2e
15.N*3h P-2f
16.Nx2f S-3c
17.S-8h G-3b
18.N-1g P-1d
19.G-5i P-9d
20.P-5f P-1e
21.Px1e P*1f
22.P-1d Lx1d
23.P*1h Px1g+
24.Px1g G-4b
25.B*4f P*2g
26.Rx2g B*5d
(diagram 2)

FUKAURA immediately started attacking with "Ni-Go kei pon" attack with Nx2e .
And he continued attacking in 1st and 2nd file .

(diagram 3)

27.R-2i Lx1g=
28.P*2b R-1a
29.N-1d P*2d
30.Lx1g B-1h+
31.P*1b Rx1b
32.Rx2d Sx2d
33.Bx2d G4b-5b
34.L*1c R*2c
35.B-4f R2cx1c
36.P-2a+ L*6d
37.+P-2b +Bx1g
38.P*1e Rx1d
39.Px1d Rx2b
40.P*2d L*6e
41.P-1c+ Lx6g+
42.Gx6g Lx6g+
43.+Px2b +B-4d
44.L*7i N*6d
45.G-6i Nx5f
46.S-5i G*4e
47.B-6h Nx6h+
48.Sx6h +Lx6h
49.Gx6h B*3e
50.L*6i N*5f
51.G-7h S*5h
52.R*6e Sx6i=
53.Rx6i L*6d
54.resigns
(diagram 3)

Shogi News; SUZUKI won with Nakabisha . (NHK cup)

Shogi News; The 58 th NHK cup TV shogi tournament

A shogi game of NHK cup tournament between SUZUKI and KITAHAMA was broadcasted 7 December 2008 .


Sente; SUZUKI Daisuke (8 dan)
Gote; KITAHAMA Kensuke (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-5f P-8d
2.P-7f P-5d
3.R-5h S-6b
4.K-4h K-4b
5.S-6h P-8e
6.B-7g P-3d
7.K-3h S-5c
8.P-1f P-1d
9.P-6f K-3b
10.K-2h G6a-5b
11.S-3h B-3c
12.P-4f K-2b
13.P-3f P-4d
14.N-3g G-4c
15.P-5e Px5e
16.Rx5e S-3b
17.R-5i P-2d
18.G6i-5h S-2c
19.G-4g G-3b
20.S-6g P*5d
21.P-2f P-9d
22.S-2g P-7d
23.G-3h R-7b
24.P-4e P-7e
25.Px7e Rx7e
26.P*7f R-7b
27.P-9f K-1b
28.L-9g B-4b
29.P*5e Px5e
30.P-6e S-5d
31.Px4d Gx4d
32.P*5f
(diagram 1)

SUZUKI selected his favorite opening "Nakabisha" , and KITAHAMA selected "Ibisha" . After some moves , SUZUKI closed his Bishop line with P-6f and made "Mino gakoi" .
SUZUKI exchanged 5th file Pawn and KITAHAMA made Hidari mino . Both players advanced their Kakoi , Ginkanmuri . KITAHAMA exchanged 7th file Pawn , and SUZUKI started attacking in 4th and 5th file .

(diagram 2)

32...Sx6e
33.Px5e P*4f
34.Gx4f Sx7f
35.Sx7f Rx7f
36.P-5d B-6d
37.P-1e Rx7g+
38.Nx7g Bx4f
39.Px1d P*1f
40.R*4a B*5e
41.Rx5e Bx5e
42.S*1c Nx1c
43.Px1c+ Kx1c
44.Rx1a+ G*1b
45.L*1e S*1d
46.N*2e Px2e
47.Lx1d Sx1d
48.S*2d Kx2d
49.+Rx1b S*2c
50.B*5a P*4b
51.+Rx3b Sx3b
52.Bx4b+ R*3c
53.Px2e Sx2e
54.G*1e Kx1e
55.Sx1f resigns
(diagram 2)

After 109 moves , SUZUKI won this game .

Jan 27, 2009

Shogi News; GOUDA won over SATO .(Osho sen)

Shogi News; The 58th Osho sen ; Osho league .

A shogi game of Osho league between GOUDA and SATO started 8 December 2008 .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/081208b.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language )


Sente; GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)
Gote; SATO Yasumitsu (Kio)

(diagram 1)

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





SATO selected very interesting opening . He allowed GOUDA to exchange 2nd file Pawn , and made Ginkanmuri shape ; S-2c . GOUDA was prepaering to attack in 4th file .

(diagram 2)

11.S-4g S-5c
12.R-4h S-6d
13.S-6h P-8d
14.P-6f P-8e
15.S-6g P-8f
16.Px8f Rx8f
17.G-7h R-8b
18.P*8g K-4a
19.P-4e K-3a
20.Px4d Bx4d
21.K-6i N-3c
22.G-3h G-5b
23.P-9f P-7d
24.R-4i P-7e
25.S4g-5f P*4c
26.P*4e B-5c
27.P-6e S-7c
28.P*2e Px2e
29.Nx2e S-2d
30.Nx3c+ Sx3c
31.Px7e G5b-4b
32.N*2e S-2b
33.P*2c Gx2c
34.P-4d Px4d
35.P*4e G-3b
36.Bx4d S-6b
37.P*2d Gx2d
38.Bx5c+ Sx5c
39.B*4f P-5e
40.Sx5e P*7g
41.Nx7g Gx2e
(diagram 2)

GOUDA turned his Rook at 4h and continued making attack formation . SATO didn't complet Ginkanmuri in early stage , but advanced his Rook Pawn and exchanged it .
GOUDA allowed SATO 8th file Pawn exchange , and he made the formation like reversed "KIMURA mino" . After reopened Bishop line with P-6e , GOUDA started attacking in 2nd and 4th file .

(diagram 3)

42.S-5d Sx5d
43.Bx8b+ B*2d
44.P*2f Gx3f
45.P-2e Bx5g+
46.R*5a P*4a
47.Rx5d+ +B-3e
48.S*4f P*5c
49.+R-5f +Bx2e
50.K-6h P*2f
51.+Bx8a P-2g+
52.G-4h N*5d
53.S-5g +P-3g
54.Gx3g Gx3g
55.N*4d G-4b
56.+Bx9a G-3h
57.L*2f Gx4i
58.Lx2e P*2d
59.Lx2d P*2c
60.S-5h P*7f
61.Sx4i Px7g+
62.Kx7g Px2d
63.P*3b K-2a
64.P*2c Sx2c
65.P*2b Kx2b
66.B*3a K-3c
67.N-5b+ P*7f
68.+Rx7f N*6d
69.Px6d Gx5b
70.Px6c+ resigns
(diagram 3)

After 139 moves , GOUDA won this game .

Jan 26, 2009

Good Youtube video series -shogi openings

Shogi Topics ; HIDETCHI's interesting shogi video series .

HIDETCHI shown a new interesting shogi video about shogi opening .
In this video , he explains Haya ISHIDA ;( Quick Ishida attack) .

If you have an interest , you must see this video .

Jan 25, 2009

Shogi News; YAUCHI won the 1st game .

Shogi News; The 35th Jo-ryu Meijin sen 5 games title match .

6:08 P.M. 25 January 2009 , after 196 moves YAUCHI won the 1st game . The 2nd game will start 9:00A.M. (in JST) 1 February 2009 at Noda city Chiba .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://hochi.yomiuri.co.jp/contents/leisure/shogi/kifu/35meijin_1.htm
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

Sente; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho)
Gote; YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-oh)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-4d
3.S-4h S-4b
4.P-4f G-3b
5.S-4g P-5d
6.S-5f S-6b
7.R-4h S6b-5c
8.P-4e S-4c
(diagram 1)







SHIMIZU tried to select her favorite opening "Aigakari" with 1.P-2f , but YAUCHI declined it with 1...P-3d . SHIMIZU naturaly opened her Bishop line with 2. P-7f . YAUCHI closed her Bishop line with P-4d and she tried to select "Uso Yagura" opening . SHIMIZU accepted it with S-4h , but she made "Migi Shiken Bisha" attacking formation . "Migi Shiken Bisha" is also SHIMIZU's favorite opening .

(diagram 2)

9.Px4d Bx4d
10.K-6h N-3c
11.P*4e Bx8h+
12.Sx8h P-3e
13.K-7h S-3d
14.G4i-5h R-4b
15.N-7g P-6d
16.B*6c B*7b
17.B-8e+ G-6b
18.P-7e B-6c
19.+B-7f K-6a
20.P-8f P-2d
21.+B-6f R-4a
22.P-1f R-2a
23.R-2h K-7b
24.S-8g R-4a
25.R-4h R-2a
26.N-1g R-4a
27.R-4i Sx4e
(diagram 2)

After some moves , YAUCHI exchanged Bishops . Both players advanced their each camp . During adcancing a camp , YAUCHI allowed SHIMIZU to make a promoted Bishop and SHIMIZU got some advantage .

(diagram 3)

28.Sx4e Nx4e
29.+B-5f P*4d
30.G-4h G-4b
31.G-6h R-3a
32.+B-4g P-5e
33.P-8e B-5d
34.S*6f P-7d
35.Sx5e B-4c
36.P*4f Nx3g+
37.Gx3g Px7e
38.P-4e Px4e
39.+B-5f P-3f
40.+Bx4e S*6c
41.Gx3f P*4d
42.+B-4f Bx8g+
43.Kx8g S*4e
44.Gx4e R-3h+
45.R-6i Px4e
46.+B-5f +R-4h
47.B*4g K-6a
48.G-5h G*7f
49.K-7h +R-3g
50.S*8h P*5d
51.S-6f P-4f
52.B-3h G-7b
53.R-4i Gx6f
54.Px6f P-5e
55.G*4h +R-3e
56.P*3f +Rx3f
57.P*3g +R-3e
58.+B-6g S*4g
59.G5hx4g Px4g+
60.Bx4g P*4e
61.P-3f +R-4d
62.S-8g G-5b
63.P-2e P-4f
64.B-6i S-7d
65.G-5h G*7f
66.Sx7f Px7f
67.+Bx7f S*7e
68.+B-6g P*7f
69.K-7i Px7g+
70.+Bx7g P-6e
71.P*7h Px6f
72.S*3e +R-6d
73.Rx4f P*4c
74.N*7f +R-6e
75.P*4d N*5d
76.R-4e Px4d
77.Sx4d Sx4d
78.Rx4d P*4c
79.Rx2d Sx7f
80.R-2a+ N*5a
81.P*6b G7bx6b
82.S*8b K-7b
83.P*6c Kx6c
84.+Bx7f +Rx7f
85.G*7g +Rx7g
86.Px7g P*7f
87.S*7h Px7g+
88.Sx7g P*7f
89.S-8h S*7g
90.P*7h Sx8h=
91.Kx8h S*8f
92.K-7i P-7g+
93.Px7g Sx7g+
94.S*8h P-6g+
95.Gx6g +Sx6g
96.P*6h P*7h
97.K-8i G*7i
98.K-9h G*7g
99.resigns
(diagram 3)

Shogi News ;The 1st game started .

Shogi News ; The 35th Jo-ryu Meijin sen 5 games title match .


The 1st game of "Jo-ryu Meijin sen"title match between YAUCHI and SHIMIZU started 25 January 2009 , at Toyama.


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://hochi.yomiuri.co.jp/contents/leisure/shogi/kifu/35meijin_1.htm
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-oh)
SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho)

Jan 24, 2009

Shogi News; SHIMIZU become a challenger . (Jo-ryu Meijin sen )

Shogi News; The 35th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; A-class league , play-off

The final shogi game of Jo-ryu Meijin sen A-class league , play off between SHIMIZU and SATOMI started 15 December 2008 .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://hochi.yomiuri.co.jp/contents/leisure/shogi/kifu/35meijin_a5.htm
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


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

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-5d
3.P-2e R-5b
4.G-7h K-6b
5.K-6i K-7b
6.S-4h K-8b
7.B-7g Bx7g+
8.Nx7g G-3b
9.P-2d Px2d
10.Rx2d P*2c
11.R-2h S-7b
(diagram 1)




SATOMI selected her favorite opening , "Gokigen Nakabisha" , SHZIMIZU choiced G-7h line . After Bishop exchange , SHIMIZU exchanged her Rook Pawn , and SATOMI completed "Mino gakoi" .

(diagram 2)

12.S-6h P-5e
13.P-6f P-5f
14.Px5f Rx5f
15.S-6g R-5a
16.P*5f P-6d
17.S-5g S-4b
18.K-7i S-5c
19.K-8h S-5d
20.G-5h P-7d
21.P-1f P-8d
22.P-8f S-8c
23.P-1e G-7b
24.P-4f N-7c
25.P-9f P-9d
26.P-3f S-6c
27.G5h-6h L-9b
28.G-5h R-9a
29.G-8g P-9e
(diagram 2)

SATOMI exchanged 5th file Pawn , SHIMIZU advanced her Kakoi , "Gangi". SATOMI developed "Mino gakoi" to "Gin Kanmuri" . SATOMI turened her Rook to 9a , and started attacking in 9th file .

(diagram 3)

30.Px9e P*9d
31.Px9d Sx9d
32.K-7h S-9e
33.K-6h S-9f
34.Lx9f Lx9f
35.P*9e B*9h
36.Gx9f B-8g+
37.B*7h +B-9h
38.P-8e L*8g
39.Px8d L-8h+
40.L*8f +L-8g
41.P-8c+ Gx8c
42.Lx8c+ Kx8c
43.G*6b +B-8h
44.Gx6c +Bx7g
45.K-6i L*8e
46.P*8f +Lx8f
47.S*8b Kx8b
48.S*8d N*8a
49.P*8c K-7a
50.S-6h +B-8h
51.Sx7c+ Nx7c
52.N*5d S*5c
53.Gx5c K-7b
54.S*8d S*7a
55.P-7e +Lx9f
56.Px7d G*6c
57.Gx6c Kx6c
58.Px7c+ Kx5d
59.N*4e N*6c
60.+Px6c Kx6c
61.N*5e K-5b
62.G*5c K-4a
63.Nx4c+ R-9b
64.Bx9f G*8f
65.+Nx3b Kx3b
66.L*2g Gx9f
67.Lx2c+ K-4a
68.+L-3c +B-8g
69.P*7h K-5a
70.Rx2a+ +Bx2a
71.N*6c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 141 moves , SHIMIZU won this game , and she become the challenger of "Jo-ryu Meijin sen" title match . The title match will start 25 January 2009 at Toyama .

Jan 23, 2009

Shogi News; SATOMI won over CHIBA . (Jo-ryu Meijin sen)

Shogi News; The 35th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; A-class play-off , first game


A game of Jo-ryu Meijin sen A-class play-off between CHIBA and SATOMI started 10 December 2008 .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://hochi.yomiuri.co.jp/contents/leisure/shogi/kifu/35meijin_a4.htm
(Java version , written in Japanese language )


Sente; CHIBA Ryouko ( Jo-ryu 3 dan)
Gote; SATOMI Kana (Kurashiki-Touka)

(diagram 1)

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








SATOMI choiced "Gokigen Nakabisha" in this game with 2...P-5d . CHIBA replied G-7h variation . SATOMI finished her "Mino gakoi" with S-7b , before CHIBA made safty Kakoi .

(diagram 2)

8.S-6h P-9d
9.P-9f B-3c
10.Bx3c+ Nx3c
11.P-2d Px2d
12.B*2c G-3b
13.Bx3d+ P-2e
14.P-6f P-5e
15.+B-6g R-5d
16.G-3h R-2d
17.P*2g S-4b
18.K-7i S-5c
19.P-4f S-5d
20.P-3f P-4d
21.S-4g P-4e
(diagram 2)

After a push of 9th file Pawn , SATOMI brought up her Bishop with B-3c . Replying the move , CHIBA exchanged Bishops , and she cost some moves to promote her Bishop , before advancing her Kani gakoi . SATOMI had an attacking position .

(diagram 3)

22.Px4e Sx4e
23.P*4f S-5d
24.K-8h P-6d
25.N-3g G-4c
26.R-2i G-5c
27.P-3e G-4d
28.S-3f G-4c
29.N-4e Nx4e
30.Sx4e S5d-6c
31.S-3d Gx3d
32.Px3d N*8d
33.P-3c+ S-7d
34.S-7g P-5f
35.Px5f R-4d
36.R-4i P-6e
37.Px6e Sx6e
38.P*6f S-7d
39.P-5e P-9e
40.+P-3d R-6d
41.G*5d Rx5d
42.Px5d Px9f
43.P*9h P*6e
44.P-5c+ Px6f
45.+Bx6f S*6e
46.R-6i Sx6f
47.Rx6f G*6e
48.Rx6e Sx6e
49.N*6d B*5e
50.Nx7b+ Gx7b
51.P*6f Sx6f
52.R*6a Sx7g+
53.Nx7g Nx7f
54.K-7i R*5i
55.G*6i Bx4f
56.S*6h S*8h
57.Gx8h Nx8h+
58.Kx8h N*7f
59.K-7h B*8i
60.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 118 moves , SATOMI won this game .

Jan 21, 2009

Shogi News; KUBO become a challenger . (Kio sen)

Shogi News; The 34th Kio sen ; challenger determinating tournament final .

The 2nd shogi game of Kio sen challenger determinating tournament final between KUBO and KIMURA started 7 January 2009 .

You can see the game record on the Net.
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou090107.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language )
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou090107-j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente; KUBO Toshiaki (8 dan)
Gote; KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

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





KUBO aimed at "Nakabisha" in this game again . But KIMURA changed his reply , allowed KUBO to get a "Kurai" in 5th file ;P-5e , and gahtering the pieces around center , he aimed at "Nimai Gin Kyusen" .

KUBO's shape , Nakabisha with P-5e , is somtetimes called "Gosuji Kuraidori Nakabisha" . KUBO completed his Mino gakoi with S-3h .

(diagram 2)

11.S-6h S-3c
12.S-5g S-7d
13.G-7h S-6e
14.P-7e S-4d
15.S-4f P-7d
16.Px7d R-7b
17.B-8f G-6c
18.B-7e P-8e
19.P-7c+ Rx7c
20.B-4h S-7d
21.G-7g R-7b
22.P-8f Px8f
23.P*8d R-8b
24.Gx8f G-7c
25.R-7h Sx5e
26.S-4e S-6c
27.Sx3d P*7d
28.G-8e
(diagram 2)

KIMURA advanced his both Silvers with S-6e and S-4d , and threatened the points 7f and 5e . KUBO also advanced his left Gold and Silver to protect his camp . KUBO's 7f Pawn protect itself by escaping 6e Silver with P-7e . And this Pawn (P-7f) also made KIMURA's 6e Silver dangerous . (KUBO has an attack to this Silver with N-7g. )
KIMURA tried to attack , but KUBO has greater advantage move by move .

(diagram 3)

28...G-4b
29.R-7f B-1c
30.R-2f B-2d
31.N-7g S-4d
32.P*7e Px7e
33.P*7d Gx7d
34.Gx7e Gx7e
35.Bx7e G*3c
36.Sx3c+ Sx3c
37.N-8e S*7d
38.B-6f B-6h+
39.G*7c R-5b
40.P*7e Nx7c
41.Nx7c+ G*3e
42.Px7d S-5d
43.G*6b Rx6b
44.+Nx6b P-4d
45.R*8b S-4c
46.S*5a P*8a
47.R-7b+ G*3a
48.Sx4b+ Sx4b
49.G*5h +Bx5h
50.Gx5h Gx2f
51.Px2f P-6e
52.B-5g R*8h
53.G*4i S*6i
54.G5h-4h G*5h
55.+N-5b Gx5g
56.+Nx4b Gx4b
57.Gx5g B*5d
58.G*2b resigns
(diagram 3)

After 115 moves , KUBO won this game , and he become a challenger of Kio sen title match . The match will start 8 February 2009 at Toyama .

Jan 19, 2009

Shogi News; KUBO beated KIMURA with Nakabisha . (Kio sen)

Shogi News; The 34th Kio sen ; Challenger determinating tournament .

The shogi game of Kio sen challenger determinating tournament between KUBO and KIMURA started 26 December 2008 .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou081226.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language )
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou081226-j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente; KUBO Toshiaki (8 dan)
Gote; KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

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






KUBO aimed at "Nakabisha" , and KIMURA replied early Pawn advance with P-8e and P-5d . KUBO completed "Wanpaku Nakabisha" formation . KIMURA exchanged Bishops and had an early advance of the right Silver with S-6d .

(diagram 2)

10.S-3h K-3b
11.R-5i S-4b
12.G-7h P-7d
13.P-1f P-1d
14.P-6f P-4d
15.P-6e Sx6e
16.S-6h Sx7f
17.P-5e G4a-5b
18.Px5d G-4c
19.P-4f P*5e
20.N-7g P-8f
21.Px8f Rx8f
(diagram 2)



KUBO completed his "Mino gakoi" (Kata mino) with S-3h and threatened KIMURA's 6d Silver with P-6f . KUBO forced KIMURA's Silver to advance the left side of the board and aimed to attack 4th and 5th file of KIMURA's camp . The idea behined this tactics seems similar to gambits of the chess opening .

(diagram 3)

22.P-4e Gx5d
23.P*5f Px4e
24.Px5e G-4d
25.P-5d P*5b
26.P*4c Kx4c
27.S-6g Sx6g=
28.Gx6g P-6d
29.S*2b N-3c
30.B*7f Rx7f
31.Gx7f G-5a
32.R*8c K-3b
33.Sx3c+ Sx3c
34.P-5c+ B*6h
35.N*3f resigns


After 69 moves , KUBO won this game .

Jan 18, 2009

Shogi News; HABU won the 1st game .(Osho sen)

Shogi News; The 58th Osho sen ; 7 games title match

18 January 2009 , 7:24 P.M. , after 140 moves , HABU won the 1st game of this match .
They will have next game 28 & 29 January 2009 at Shirahama cho , Wakayama .

You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/090117.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language )


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



1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-2f G-3b
3.G-7h P-8e
4.B-7g P-3d
5.S-8h Bx7g+
6.Sx7g S-4b
7.S-3h S-7b
8.P-4f P-6d
9.S-4g S-6c
10.K-6h S-5d
11.S-5f P-4d
12.G-5h G-5b
13.P-9f P-9d
14.P-1f P-1d
15.P-3f K-4a
16.K-7i K-3a
17.P-6f P-7d
18.N-3g N-7c
19.P-2e S-3c
20.P-4e Px4e
21.P-2d Px2d
22.P-1e Px1e
23.P-7e Px7e
24.P-3e S-4d
25.Rx2d P*2c
26.R-2f G-6c
27.P*7d Gx7d
28.Px3d P-7f
29.Sx7f P-8f
30.Px8f P*8h
31.Kx8h Rx8f
32.S-8g R-8a
33.P-3c+ Gx3c
34.B*7b R-8b
35.B-6a+ P*8f
36.S-9h P*7g
37.Kx7g N-8e
38.K-6h P*7g
39.G-7i P-2d
40.P*4b P*3f
41.P*3d G-3b
42.P*2c S-3e
43.+B-5a Gx2c
44.R-2i Px3g+
45.+B-4a K-2b
46.+Bx7d P-4f
47.K-6g P-4g+
48.G5h-6h +P-4f
49.K-7f +Px5f
50.Px5f P-7h+
51.G7ix7h P*7e
52.+Bx7e B*3h
53.R-5i +P-4h
54.+Bx6d R-8a
55.R-7i Bx5f+
56.G7h-6g P*7e
57.Kx7e P*7d
58.Kx8f N-7g+
59.P*8b Rx8b
60.+Bx8b +Nx6g
61.P-4a+ G*8d
62.+B-6d S*8e
63.K-9g P-9e
64.R*8b P*3b
65.+Bx5c Px9f
66.K-8h +Bx6f
67.N-7g P-9g+
68.Sx9g Lx9g+
69.Kx9g P*9f
70.K-9h N*8f
71.resigns

Jan 17, 2009

Shogi News; HABU sealed the 66th move .(Osho sen)

Shogi News; The 58th Osho sen 7 games title match .

The 1st game of Shogi Osho sen between HABU and FUKAURA has stopped at 6:00 P.M. with HABU's sealed move .

You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/090117.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language )


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

(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 Bx7g+
6.Sx7g S-4b
7.S-3h S-7b
8.P-4f P-6d
9.S-4g S-6c
10.K-6h S-5d






FUKAURA aimed at "Kakukawari" opening with 2.P-2f , and HABU accepted it with 3...P-8e . Both player started advancing their each camp "Koshikakegin" formation .

(diagram 2)

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






They advanced the position one of the most common in Kakukawari game . The position of diagram 2 sometimes called "Kakukawari Koshikakegin doukei" .

The position has appeared since more than 50 years ago . Some attacking line exist include "MASUDA Joseki" , "MARUYAMA-HATAKEYAMA line" . The most common variation recently is "HORIGUCHI Kouji line" .

(diagram 3)

20...Px4e
21.P-2d Px2d
22.P-1e Px1e
23.P-7e Px7e
24.P-3e S-4d
25.Rx2d P*2c
26.R-2f G-6c
27.P*7d Gx7d
28.Px3d P-7f
29.Sx7f P-8f
30.Px8f P*8h
31.Kx8h Rx8f
32.S-8g R-8a
33.P-3c+


FUKAURA selected "HORIGUCHI Kouji line" in this game with 26.R-2f , and he continued attacking .

The game will restart next morning and will end the evening .

Shogi News; The 1st game started . (Osho sen)

Shogi News; The 58th Osho sen 7 games title match

The 1st game of Shogi Osho sen 7 games title match between HABU and FUKAURA has started 9:00 A.M. 17 January 2009 .

The game will stopped once with one players sealed move , and restarted next morning . The game will end 18 evening .

You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/090117.html


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

Jan 15, 2009

Shogi News; FUKAURA become challenger . (Osho sen)

Shogi News ; The 58th Osho sen , Osho league

A shogi game of Osho league between FUKAURA and MARUYAMA started 8 December 2008 .

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/081208a.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente; FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote; MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f P-7d
3.P-2e R-7b
4.G-7h G-3b
5.P-2d Px2d
6.Rx2d P-7e
7.Px7e Rx7e
8.K-6i P-9d
9.R-2h P*2c
10.P-9f S-6b
(diagram 1)





MARUYAMA is very strategical player , he usually select very limited openings . He had selected "Yokofutori" as Gote before , but recently he choiced "Ittezon kakukawari" or "Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou" . In this game , he choiced very interesting & rare opening , "Nana-Yon Fu senpou" with 2...P-7d .

"Nana-Yon Fu senpou" has 2 starting version ; (1) 1.P-7f P-7d , (2) 1.P-7f P-3d , 2.P-2f P-7d. MARUYAMA selected 2nd version .

FUKAURA
replied with simply developping his Rook Pawn . And the game advanced something like "Aigakari" or "Yokofutori" .

(diagram 2)

11.Bx2b+ Sx2b
12.S-8h G-7b
13.S-4h R-7d
14.S-7g K-5b
15.P-5f N-7c
16.S-6f P-9e
17.Px9e P*9g
18.B*8f P-8d
19.Lx9g P-8e
20.B-6h P-6d
21.G-5i S-6c
22.K-7i S-3c
23.B-5g N-6e
24.S-7e R-7c
25.B-6f S-4d
26.G5i-6h G-6b
27.K-8h P-5d
28.P*7g P-5e
(diagram 2)


Both players advanced their each camp move by move . Slowly MARUYAMA has some difficulty in using his Rook , and in the same time it is difficult for him to make solid Kakoi .
Finally the battle was opened above his King's head .

(diagram 3)

29.Px5e B*3c
30.P-5d S-5e
31.Bx5e Bx5e
32.S-6f B-4d
33.P*2d Px2d
34.Rx2d B*1b
35.S*5e B-3c
36.R-2e P-8f
37.Px8f P*7f
38.Px7f Rx7f
39.K-8g R-7a
40.P*7f P*2d
41.R-4e K-4a
42.N-7g B-4b
43.Sx6e Px6e
44.Nx6e N-3c
45.R-4f Lx9e
46.Lx9e P*8e
47.Px8e S*8f
48.K-8h Sx9e
49.N*7e S-6d
50.Sx6d Bx6d
51.P-5c+ B-5e
52.K-7i Bx4f
53.Px4f R*9i
54.L*8i S*9h
55.K-6i K-3a
56.S*8h Rx8i+
57.G-7i G-6a
58.B*5d L*4a
59.B-6c+ P-3e
60.Gx8i Sx8i+
61.S-7g B-2c
62.+Bx4a Kx4a
63.R*2a resigns

After 125 moves , FUKAURA won this game , and he got the best score in this league . Then FUKAURA became the challenger of Osho sen title match . The match will start 17 January 2009 .

Jan 13, 2009

Shogi News; INA won over OONO's reversed "Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou" .(Ginga sen)

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


A shogi game of Ginga sen D-block between OONO and INA was broadcasted 6 Decemver 2008 .


Sente; OONO Yaichio (6 dan)
Gote; INA Yuusuke (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

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






OONO played 2.P-1f , this move is sometimes selected mainly by "Firibisha" players . They want their opponents to push both P-8d and P-3d , because after these moves they can smoothly advance their camp .

OONO selected reversed "Yonteme San-San Kakusenpou" with P-1f ;3.B-7g . INA didn't exchange Bishops and OONO made his formation "Mukai Bisha" . INA completed "Funa gakoi" and started advancing it ;9...P-4d .

(diagram 2)

10.K-2h B-3c
11.S-5g G-4c
12.G6i-5h K-2b
13.P-3f L-1b
14.L-1h K-1a
15.K-1i S-2b
16.S-2h G-3a
17.G-3i S-6d
18.R-7h P-8e
19.P-6f P-5e
20.P-6e Sx6e
21.R-6h P-6d
(diagram 2)



INA started making "Ibisha Anaguma" and OONO also made "Anaguma gakoi" (Furibisha Anaguma) . After both players had completed their "Anaguma gakoi" , INA aimed OONO's Bishop head at 7f square . OONO moved across his Rook with R-7h , and made his form easy to play . Replying INA's P-5f , OONO opened the battle in 6th file .

(diagram 3)

22.Bx5e G-5c
23.N-7g Sx7f
24.G-6g Sx6g+
25.Rx6g P-8f
26.P*7d Px8g+
27.N-6e Px6e
28.Px7c+ +P-7g
29.Rx7g R-8i+
30.+P-6c Gx6c
31.R-7a+ P*7c
32.S*4c B-2d
33.Bx4d P*5a
34.S-4h G*5c
35.Bx2b+ Gx2b
36.Sx3d+ B-4b
37.P*6d G6cx6d
38.S*4c P*3h
39.Gx3h B*4i
40.G-3i P*3h
41.Sx4b+ Px3i+
42.S4hx3i P*3h
43.B*3a G*3b
44.Bx2b+ Gx2b
45.G*3b B*7g
46.+Sx2c Px3i+
47.Sx3i Bx2g+
48.+Rx5a +B-3g
49.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 96 moves , INA won this game .

Jan 11, 2009

Shogi News; KIMURA beated SUZUKI's Gokigen Nakabisha .( Jun'i sen)

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

A shogi game of Jun'i sen A-class league between KIMURA and SUZUKI started 5 December 2008 .


Sente; KIMURA KAZUKI (8 dan)
Gote; SUZUKI Daisuke ( 8 dan)


(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-5d
3.P-2e R-5b
4.G4i-5h P-9d
5.S-4h P-9e
6.K-6h K-6b
7.K-7h K-7b
8.P-3f K-8b
9.P-2d Px2d
10.Rx2d Bx8h+
11.Sx8h R-2b
(diagram 1)




SUZUKI selected "Gokigen Nakabisha" as the opening of this game . KIMURA wanted "Go-Hachi Kin Kyusen" line , but SUZUKI dislike this line . So , SUZUKI declined this line with 4...P-9d . After moving their Kings , KIMURA exchanged his Rook Pawn . SUZUKI replied it with Bishop exchange and Rook crush with R-2b .



12.P*2c R-5b
13.N-3g S-7b
14.S-7g P-5e
15.Rx3d B*2h
16.B*8f S-3b
17.R-3e S-3c
18.N-4e S-4d
19.R-2e Bx1i+
20.P-2b+ L*8d
21.+P-3a Lx8f
22.+Px4a N-3c
23.Nx3c+ Lx8g+
24.Kx8g Sx3c
25.R-2c+ P-5f
(diagram 2)

KIMURA declined Rook exchange with P*2c , SUZUKI's Rook escaped with R-5b . After jumping Kinght with N-3g , KIMURA captured 3d Pawn with Rx3d . Then both players roughlr attacked each other .



After 75 moves , KIMURA won this game .

Jan 9, 2009

Shogi News; FUJIKURA won with "Ittezon Kakukawari" . (Ginga sen)

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

A Shogi game of Ginga sen C-block between HORIGUCHI and FUJIKURA was broadcasted 4 December 2008 .


Sente; HORIGUCHI Kouji (7 dan)
Gote; FUJIKURA Yuuki (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

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




FUJIKURA lead the game "Ittezon Kakukawari" , and HORIGUCHI replied with early P-2e without G-7h . After Bishop exchange , both players advanced their each Silver .
HORIGUCHI extended his area with P-1e , and he advanced his camp before he select "Koshikake Gin" or "Migi Gyoku" .

(diagram 2)

12.N-3g S-5d
13.G-4h K-3a
14.K-4i K-2b
15.K-3h P-8d
16.R-2i P-8e
17.P-5f G5b-4b
18.G-7h L-1b
19.S-6f K-1a
20.S-7e S-6c
21.N-7g P-7d
22.S-6f S-5d
23.P-9f P-9d
24.S-5e



HORIGUCHI still kept his attitude whether he would select "Koshikake Gin" or "Migi Gyoku" for a while , but he finaly selected "Migi Gyoku" .

When HORIGUCHI made "Migi Gyoku" formation , FUJIKURA's king had already entered "Yagura gakoi" . Then FUJIKURA started advancing his "Yagura gakoi" to "Anaguma" .

After some moves , HORIGUCHI crushed his Silver to FUIJIKURA's Silver with S-5e .

(diagram 3)

24...Sx5e
25.Px5e B*6c
26.B*2f P-7e
27.Px7e P-8f
28.Px8f Rx8f
29.P*8g R-7f
30.S*6f N-7c
31.G-6h P*8f
32.R-8i Px8g+
33.Rx8g S*5i
34.G4h-5h Sx6h+
35.Gx6h P-6e
36.S-5g G*8f
37.R-8i Gx7g
38.R-8b+ Gx6h
39.Sx6h N*3e
40.Bx3e Px3e
41.S*2g Px3f
42.S4gx3f Bx3f
43.Sx3f Rx4f
44.G*4g Rx3f
45.Gx3f B*2i
46.Kx2i S*2g
47.R*2h Sx3f+
48.P*3d S*2g
49.resigns

After 96 moves , FUJIKURA won this game .

Jan 7, 2009

Shogi News :SHIMIZU beated SATOMI . (Jo-ryu Meijin)

Shogi News; The 35th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; A-class league

The last game of Jo-ryu meijin sen A-class league between SATOMI and SHIMIZU started 3 December 2008 .


Sente; SATOMI Kana (Kurashiki Touka)
Gote; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (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 selected her favorite opening Sente "Wanpaku Nakabisha" . SATOMI made "Mino gakoi" and SHIMIZU made "Funa Gakoi" .

(diagram 2)

12.P-6f P-6d
13.G-7h P-7d
14.S-6g R-7b
15.G-7i P-9d
16.P-9f R-8b
17.G-6h N-7c
18.G-7h G-6c
19.R-5i P-4d
20.S-5h S-4c
21.P-3f G-4b
22.S5h-4g P-6e
23.Px6e Nx6e
24.B-6f P-8f
25.Px8f Rx8f
(diagram 2)

SATOMI closed her Bishop line with P-6f and she transform her camp to standard "Nakabisha" . SHIMZU aimed SATOMI's Bishop head ; 7f with R-7b . SATOMI backed her Gold with G-7i prepared to make defending form ;R-7h . SHIMIZU gave up attacking once , advancing her camp . SATOMI developed her Kakoi a variation of "Taka mino gakoi" .
Then SHIMIZU started attacking with P-6e .

(diagram 3)

26.P*6g G-6d
27.N-3g Rx7f
28.N-7g P-5e
29.G-8g Rx6f
30.Px6f Nx7g+
31.Gx7g B*6h
32.G-6g Bx5i+
33.Gx5i P-1e
34.R*6a Px1f
35.P*1h R*8g
36.G6g-6h Px5f
37.Sx5f N*2d
38.S5f-4g R-8i+
39.G-4i +Rx9i
40.N-2e L*4a
41.G-5g P-4e
42.P*5i +R-9g
43.N*6g Px4f
44.Gx4f +Rx6g
45.B*8b P*6c
46.Rx9a+ N*5d
47.G-5h +Rx6f
48.L*6g +Rx4f
49.Sx4f Nx4f
50.G-4g Nx3h+
51.Kx3h P*4f
52.Gx4f S*5g
53.G-4g S*4f
54.N*4i Sx4g+
55.Kx4g G*4f
56.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 110 moves , SHIMIZU won this game .

Jan 5, 2009

Shogi News; CHIBA won over sennichite . (Jo-ryu Meijin sen)

Shogi News; The 35th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; A-class league

The last game of Jo-ryu meijin sen A-class league between CHIBA and UEDA was started 3 December 2008 .


Sente; CHIBA Ryouko (Jo-ryu 3 dan)
Gote; UEDA Hatsumi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f P-4d
3.S-4h R-4b
4.K-6h K-6b
5.K-7h K-7b
6.P-5f S-3b
7.S-5g K-8b
8.P-2e B-3c
9.G4i-5h L-9b
10.B-7g S-4c
11.K-8h K-9a
12.L-9h S-5d
13.P-6f S-8b
14.K-9i G-7a
15.S-8h P-6d
16.G-7i R-6b
17.G5h-6h G-5a
18.G6h-7h G5a-6a
19.P-3f P-4e
20.S-6h P-7d
21.P-2d Px2d
22.P-3e Px3e
23.P-6e
(diagram 1)

UEDA simply closed her Bishop line with P-4d , and selected "Shiken Bisha" . UEDA started making "Anaguma" and replying it , CHIBA also started advancing her "Funa gakoi" to "Ibisha Anaguma" . After completed their Kakoi , CHIBA opened the battle with 3 Pawns sacrifice .

(diagram 2)

23...Px6e
24.Bx3c+ Nx3c
25.Rx2d P-6f
26.B*4d B*6g
27.P*6d Bx7h+
28.Gx7h G*6g
29.Sx6g Px6g+
30.Gx6g Rx6d
31.P*6e Sx6e
32.B*5e P*6f
33.G-7g Rx4d
34.Rx4d S*6h
35.G-7h S-5g+
36.R*6c P-6g+
37.Gx6g +Sx6g
38.Rx6e+ +S-7h
39.R-4b+ P*6b
40.+Rx5c G*6h
41.S*6g N-7c
42.+R6e-6d +Sx8h
43.Bx8h B*6i
4.S*7i Gx7i
45.Bx7i Bx8g+
46.G*7h +B-8f
47.P-7e S*6i
48.P*8d Sx7h+
49.Sx7h S*8g
50.Sx8g +Bx8g
51.S*8h S*7h
52.Sx8g Sx8g+
53.S*8h S*7h
54.Sx8g Sx8g+
55.S*8h S*7h
56.Sx8g Sx8g+
57.S*8h S*7h
58.Sx8g sennichite
(diagram 2)

After 115 moves the game ended with Sennichite . And next game started .


Sente; UEDA Hatsumi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote; CHIBA Ryouko (Jo-ryu 3 dan)

(diagram 3)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f S-6b
3.S-7h P-5d
4.R-6h K-4b
5.K-4h K-3b
6.K-3h S-5c
7.K-2h P-8d
8.L-1h B-3c
9.S-6g P-8e
10.B-7g K-2b
11.K-1i L-1b
12.S-5f P-4d
13.P-4f K-1a
14.S-2h S-2b
15.G-3i G-3a
16.R-4h G-5b
17.G-5h G-4c
18.P-4e Px4e
19.Rx4e G-4d
20.R-4i R-4b
21.P*4e G-3e
22.P-6e
(diagram 3)

UEDA selected "Shiken Bisha" again and both players making "Anaguma" . Both players selected slightly different formation from the previous game , especially their Gold's position . In this game , UEDA started attacking .

(diagram 4)

22...B-2d
23.P-3f Gx3f
24.Bx2b+ Gx2b
25.S*3a P*4f
26.Sx4b= Sx4b
27.R*8b P-5e
28.Sx5e B*4g
29.G5h-4h Bx6e+
30.S-4d P-4g+
31.P*3c Sx3c
32.Sx3c= Bx3c
33.S*4d S*4b
34.Sx3c= Sx3c
35.Gx4g Gx4g
36.B*5f +Bx5f
37.Px5f P*4h
38.R-6i S*3h
39.B*5e Sx3i=
40.Sx3i S*3h
41.Sx3h Gx3h
42.Rx2b+ Sx2b
43.G*3b S*2h
44.Bx2h B*4g
45.Gx2b Kx2b
46.B-5e G*3c
47.Bx3c+ Nx3c
48.S*3a Kx3a
49.S*4b Kx4b
50.S*4c Kx4c
51.Rx6c+ R*5c
52.S*4d K-3b
53.Sx3c+ Kx3c
54.+Rx5c K-2d
55.R*2f S*2e
56.G*3e Kx3e
57.+R-4d K-2d
58.resigns
(diagram 4)

After 114 moves , CHIBA won this game .

Jan 3, 2009

Shogi News; NAKAI beated young title holder .(Daiwa shoken cup)

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

A shogi game of Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between NAKAI and SATOMI started 30 November 2008 on the Net .


Sente; NAKAI Hiroe (Jo-ryu 6 dan)
Gote; SATOMI Kana (Kurshiki Touka)

(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)






SATOMI choiced the "Gokigen Nakabisha" as the opening of this game .NAKAI replied with "MARUYAMA's vaccin" variation .

(diagram 2)

10.K-7i R-2b
11.S-4g S-7b
12.P-6f S-4d
13.G4i-5h P-8d
14.P-8f S-8c
15.S-5f G-7b
16.S5f-6g G-4b
17.K-8h P-6d
18.N-7g G-5c
19.P-4e S-3c
20.P-7e P-7d
21.Px7d Sx7d
22.S-8g P*7e
23.G-7h G5c-6c
24.G5h-6h N-7c
(diagram 2)

NAKAI made "Hidari mino" and advanced it "Gin kanmuri" . SATOMI made "Mino gakoi" and she also advanced it "Gin kanmuri" and further more , after Pawn crush in 7th file , she advanced her kakoi "Gin tachi Yagura" in right side .

(diagram 3)

25.P-1f P-3e
26.P-1e S-3d
27.R-4h B*3c
28.P-4d Bx4d
29.B*5f Sx2e
30.P*2f Sx2f
31.B-3d G-5c
32.Rx4d Gx4d
33.B-5f S-6c
34.B*3a R-5b
35.P-6e Px6e
36.Bx7e+ P*7d
37.+B-7f S-6d
38.P*6f R-6b
39.Px6e Nx6e
40.Nx6e G-5e
41.N*6f R-2b
42.Nx7d K-8c
43.P*7c G-6c
44.N-6b+ Gx6b
45.N-5c+ Gx5f
46.+Nx6b Rx6b
47.Sx5f N*7e
48.G*7b Nx8g+
49.Gx8g R*2h
50.P*6i P*7e
51.G*8b K-7d
52.Gx6b Px7f
53.N*6f K-7e
54.R*7d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 107 moves , NAKAI won this game .
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