Jun 30, 2009

Shogi Game record : The game ended with draw by repetition . (NHK cup)

Shogi game record : The 59th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament

A shogi game of the NHK cup between ABE and YAGURA was broadcasted 26 April 2009 .


Sente : ABE Takashi (8 dan)
Gote : YAGURA Norihiro (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e P-1d
3.R-7h P-1e
4.K-4h Bx8h+
5.Sx8h B*4e
(diagram 1)










ABE selected Haya ISHIDA opening with 2.P-7e , YAGURA replied with 2...P-1d . This line include some very rough game variations . If Sente dislike such lines , he should closed the Bishop with P-6f . In this game ABE ranged his Rook without closing the Bishop line . And YAGURA exchanged the Bishops and immediately dropped his one on 4e . This Bishop was aiming at both 2g & 6g Pawn . How did ABE reply ?

(diagram 2)

6.B*7f Bx2g+
7.Bx4c+ G-3b
8.+Bx3d P-1f
9.G-3h +B-5d
10.S-2h G-3c
11.+B-5f G-4d
12.P-7d Px7d
13.Rx7d P-6d
(diagram 2)







ABE also dropped a Bishop on 7f . This Bishop protcted 6g-Pawn and in the same time aimed at Gote's 4c-Pawn . If YAGURA protected 4c-Pawn with K-4b or G-3b , ABE would also protect 2g-Pawn with S-3h or another move . Then YAGURA captured 2g-Pawn and promoted his Bishop without protecting his 4c-Pawn . And ABE also captured 4c-Pawn and promoted his Bishop .

Once YAGURA moved up his left Gold and protect 2i-Knight and started attacking in the 1st file with 8...P-1f . ABE defend the right side of his camp with the right Gold & Silver . YAGURA advanced his left Golde . ABE exchanged the 7th file Pawns and tried to exchange the Rook and YAGURA's 5d-promoted Bishop . YAGURA declined it with 13...P-6d .

(diagram 3)

14.R-7e P*7d
15.R-7i G-5e
16.+B-3d R-4b
17.G-5h S-2b
18.Px1f G-4e
19.P-1e S-3c
20.+B-1f S-2d
21.+B-2g S-3e
22.+B-1f S-2d
23.+B-2g S-3e
24.+B-1f S-2d
25.+B-2g S-3e
26.+B-1f S-2d
27.sennichite
(diagram 3)

After 52 moves the game ended with draw by repetition . And they soon had next game .

Jun 29, 2009

Shogi Game record : KUBO won over GOUDA with Gokigen Nakabisha . (Saikyou sen)

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Daiwa shouken cup : Saikyou sen tournament

A shogi game of Daiwa shouken cup : Saikyou sen between GOUDA and KUBO started 26 April 2009 on the Net .


Sente : GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Kio)

(diagram 1)

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






KUBO selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . GOUDA selected 4.S-4h line and KUBO got the 5th file Kurai with 4...P-5e . The Nakabisha with P-5e is sometimes called , Gosuji Kurai dori Nakabisha . GOUDA advances his right Silver to attack , and KUBO also advanced his left Silver to defend .

(diagram 2)

10.P-2d Px2d
11.P-3e G-3b
12.S-4f K-7b
13.G4i-5h K-8b
14.Px3d Sx3d
15.R-3h S-4c
16.P*3d B-2b
17.S-3e P-5f
18.R-3f Px5g+
19.Sx5g S-7b
20.Sx2d P*2c
21.S-3e P-4e
22.Bx2b+ Gx2b
23.B*6f P*5e
24.N-3g B*2h
25.P-3c+ Gx3c
26.Nx4e G-3b
27.P*2b Gx2b
28.S-3d S-5d
29.B-7e P-6d
30.N-3c+ Nx3c
31.Sx3c= P-5f
32.S-4f Gx3c
33.Rx3c+ P*4e
34.P*5c R-1b
35.S-3g Bx1i+
36.N*4d P-5g+
37.Gx5g P*5a
38.P-5b+ Px5b
39.P*2d Px2d
40.P*2c L*5e
(diagram 2)

GOUDA immediately started attacking in the 2nd and 3rd file with 10.P-2d & 11.P-3e . KUBO joined his left Gold to defend with 11...G-3b . During the battle they made their each camp safty . And KUBO counterattacked in the 5th file and escaped his threatened Bishop by exchange .

GOUDA dropped a Bishop with B*6f to aim the 2b-Gold . KUBO stopped GOUDA's Bishop line by dropping a Pawn on 5e . GOUDA jumped his right Knight to join attacking .

After some moves , KUBO tried to attack GOUDA's King directely with his promoted Bishop and minor piecies , while GOUDA was capturing KUBO's Rook .

(diagram 3)

41.P-2b+ Lx5g+
42.Bx5g Rx2b
43.+Rx2b +Bx3g
44.R*4a G*5a
45.Rx1a+ N*6e
46.B-6f S-5e
47.Nx5b+ Sx6f
48.Px6f B*5f
49.L*6g S*7g
50.Nx7g Nx7g+
51.Kx7g N*8e
52.K-7h S*7g
53.K-7i +B-5i
54.Gx5i Bx6g+
55.G*6i L*6h
56.G5ix6h Sx6h+
57.Gx6h N-7g+
58.Gx7g +Bx7g
59.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 116 moves , KUBO won the game .

Jun 28, 2009

Shogi Game record : SATO Syuji beated KATAGAMI . (Ginga sen)

Shogi Game record : The 19th Ginga sen : D-block

A shogi game of Ginga sen D-block between SATO Syuji and KATAGAMI was broadcasted 25 April 2009


Sente : SATO Syuji (7 dan)
Gote : KATAGAMI Daisuke (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

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





KATAGAMI seemed to select Gokigen Nakabisha , but replying SATO's 3.S-4h KATAGAMI moved up his Bishop with 3...B-3c . SATO moved up his King without exchanging the Bishops , and KATAGAMI selected Mukai Bisha .

Both players started making their each Kakoi . SATO closed his Bishop line with 9.P-6f , this move usually means Sente player wants to make a safty Kakoi include Ibisha Anaguma and Hidari mino . And KATAGAMI started making Anaguma gakoi with 10...L-9b .

(diagram 2)

11.B-7g K-9a
12.K-8h P-7d
13.S-7h S-8b
14.P-8f G-7a
15.P-9f P-6d
16.S-8g G-5b
17.G-7h G-6c
18.P-9e S-4d
19.P-4f R-5b
20.P-8e P-5e
21.P-2e Px5f
22.Sx5f G-7c
23.P-1f S-5e
24.Sx5e Rx5e
25.P*5f R-5b
26.P-2d Px2d
27.P-3f P-6e
(diagram 2)

SATO made Hidari mino gakoi with 13.S-7h and KATAGAMI closed the hole of Anaguma gakoi with 13...S-8b . SATO developped his Hidari mino to Ginkanmuri .
KATAGAMI turned his Rook to the 5th file and exchanged Silvers and he tried to attack in the 5th & 6th file .

(diagram 3)

28.Px6e P*5e
29.S*6f Px5f
30.P*5e P*6d
31.Gx5f S*4g
32.G-5g Px6e
33.Sx6e Rx5e
34.Gx4g Rx6e
35.P*6g R-2e
36.Rx2e Px2e
37.R*3a S*6i
38.G-6h Bx7g+
39.Nx7g R*2h
40.S*4h B*3h
41.B*1g Bx4g+
42.Bx2h +Bx3f
43.P-4e P*6a
44.R*5b G*5h
45.S-5i P*5g
46.P-8d Gx6h
47.Sx6h G*6b
48.R-5f+ P-5h+
49.S-7i +B-2g
50.B-5e +B-3h
51.+R-6f Px8d
52.N-6e G-8c
53.Bx1a+ +Bx2i
54.L*6d +Bx1i
55.N-5c+ G6b-7b
56.Lx6a+ P*6e
57.+Rx6e L*6d
58.+R-5f P*5e
59.+R-4g N*3e
60.+R-3f Lx6g+
61.P*3g +P-6h
62.+Bx5e P*6d
63.+Lx7a Gx7a
64.G*6b +Px7i
65.G*7b L*6a
66.G6bx7a Sx7a
67.Gx7a G*7g
68.K-9g resigns
(diagram 3)

After 135 moves , SATO won the game .

Jun 27, 2009

Shogi News : KIMURA won the 3rd game . (Kisei sen)

Shogi News: The 80th Kisei sen : 5 games title match

7:15 P.M. 27 June 2009 , after 155 moves KIMURA won the 3rd game of the 80th Kisei sen 5 games title match . The score of this match becomes "HABU 1 --- 2 KIMURA" . Then KIMURA need only 1more win to get the 80th Kisei title . In the other hand HABU need continuous 2 wins without any lose to defend the title .

They will have next game 9 July 2009 at Ito city , Shizuoka .


You can see the game record on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/80-03.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/j_80-03.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)
Gote : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)

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

KIMURA selected Yagura opening as the opening of this game , and HABU accepted it . The game advanced one of the most common lines . KIMURA selected San-Nana Gin senpou with 13.S-3g . After entering the King , he selected Yon-Roku Gin San-Nana Kei senpoou , most common tactics of Ai Yagura , with 17.S-4f.

(diagram 2)

18.N-3g P-9d
19.P-1f P-1d
20.P-2f S-2d
21.R-3h P-8e
22.L-1h S-4b
23.P-9f N-7c
(diagram 2)









The game advanced the major line of Yon-Roku Gin San-Nana Kei senpou . KIMURA completed attacking formation . HABU jumped the left Knight with 23...N-7c , but this move seemed something dangerous .

(diagram 3)

24.P-2e S2d-3c
25.L-1g R-8a
26.R-1h R-8b
27.P-1e Px1e
28.Lx1e P*1b
29.R-5h R-5b
30.P-6e B-5c
31.S-6f R-8b
32.P-5e P-8f
33.Px5d Px8g+
34.Gx8g P*8f
35.G8g-7g B-6b
36.P-7e
(diagram 3)


Replying HABU's 23...N-7c , KIMURA exchanged the 1st file Pawns . And He didn't attack HABU's Yagura gakoi continuously , but started attacking HABU's attacking pieces with 30.P-6e . KIMURA attacked HABU's Bishop head with P-5e , and HABU tried counterattacking . But HABU's pieces gathering around his King , less piece can use to attack . KIMURA attacked the head of HABU's left Knight with 36.P-7e , and KIMURA seemed to get an advantage .

(diagram 4)

36...P-9e
37.Px9e Lx9e
38.Lx9e Nx6e
39.Sx6e Bx9e
40.P*8c Rx8c
41.Sx7d P-8g+
42.Gx8g Bx6h+
43.Gx6h R-8a
44.P*8f P*5g
45.R-2h P-1c
46.L*5f P*7f
47.Gx5g L*8d
48.N*9c R-9a
49.S-8c+ P-3e
50.B*7c Px3f
51.Bx9a+ Px3g+
52.Sx3g P-7g+
53.Nx7g P*7f
54.G-6g Px7g+
55.G8gx7g N*6e
56.G7g-6f B*6d
57.+Bx6d Px6d
58.+Sx8d B*5i
59.S-2f Bx8f+
60.R*8g +B-5i
61.K-9g P*8c
62.+S-8e N*8d
63.R-8i P*5h
64.K-8g P-1d
65.B*7c Px1e
66.Bx6d+ L*9b
67.Gx6e Lx9c
68.P*6h P-1f
69.P*1h +Bx2f
70.Rx2f S*9h
71.K-7g Sx8i=
72.P-5c+ N*7b
73.+B-6c Gx5c
74.Lx5c+ P*6d
75.+Lx4b Gx4b
76.N*3e Px6e
77.Nx2c+ Kx2c
78.S*2d resigns
(diagram 4)

After 155 moves , KIMURA won the game .

Shogi News : The 3rd game has just started . (Kisei sen)

Shogi News: The 80th Kisei sen : 5 games title match

The 3rd game of the 80th Kisei sen 5 games title match between HABU and KIMURA has just started 9:00 A.M. 27 June 2009 at Toyota city , Aichi .


Sente : KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)
Gote : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/80-03.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/j_80-03.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

Jun 26, 2009

Shogi Game record : TOYOSHIMA won over TAKAHASHI with Gokigen Nakabisha . (NHK cup)

Shogi Game record : The 59th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament

A shogi game of the 59th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between TAKAHASHI and TOYOSHIMA was broadcasted 19 April 2009 .


Sente : TAKAHASHI Michio (9 dan)
Gote : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

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





TOYOSHIMA selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . TAKAHASHI selected 4.G4i-5h , but he didn't advance this game Go-Hachi Kin migi kyusen line . TAKAHASHI moved 5.S-4h instead of P-2d . He basicaly prefers quiet game and safety King's formation .

TOYOSHIMA advanced his left Silver and started making Kakoi . TAKAHASHI was also making safty Kakoi include Ibisha Anaguma and Hidari mino .

(diagram 2)

11.K-8h P-7d
12.S-7h L-9b
13.P-9f K-9a
14.P-8f S-8b
15.S-8g G-7a
16.G-7h G-5a
17.S-5i G5a-6a
18.S-6h S-6d
19.P-3f P-7e
20.Px7e Sx7e
21.P*7f S-6d
22.P-4f S6d-7c
23.R-3h R-5d
24.P-8e B-4b
25.P-3e R-4d
26.R-3f B-1e
27.N-3g Px3e
28.Rx3e Rx4f
(diagram 2)

TAKAHASHI made Hidari mino with 12.S-7h and developped it Ginkanmuri 16.G-7h . TAKAHASHI joined his right Silver to his Ginkanmuri . TOYOSHIMA also joined his left Gold & Silver with Anaguma gakoi , while these moves he exchanged the 7th file Pawns . TAKAHASHI aimed at TOYOSHIMA's Bishop head with 23.R-3h and TOYOSHIMA defend it by his Rook's side power with 23...R-5d . After some moves , both players were able to use their each Rook effectively .

(diagram 3)

29.R-3a+ R-4h+
30.N-4e +Rx4e
31.+Rx2a G6a-7b
32.+Rx1a P-5f
33.Px5f B-3g+
34.B-8f +Bx1i
35.B-5c+ +B-6d
36.+Bx6d Px6d
37.B*5c B*4d
38.Bx4d+ +Rx4d
39.S-7g P-6e
40.B*5e +Rx5e
41.Px5e Px6f
42.Gx6f N*7d
(diagram 3)

Both players made promoted Rook and captured the opponent's Lance & Knight on the right side of the board . TOYOSHIMA was attacking TAKAHASHI's Ginkanmuri with minor piecies .

(diagram 4)

43.G-7e L*8f
44.S8gx8f Nx8f
45.Sx8f B*4e
46.L*7i P*6h
47.R*4i B*6g
48.Rx4e Bx4e+
49.N*6e P-6i+
50.Nx7c+ Gx7c
51.L*7d N*6f
52.Lx7c+ Nx7h+
53.Lx7h +Bx7h
54.Kx7h R*6h
55.resigns
(diagram 4)


After 108 moves , TOYOSHIMA won the game .

Jun 25, 2009

Shogi Game record : SATO won over MORISHITA . (Saikyou sen)

Shogi Game record : Daiwa shouken cup : The 3rd Saikyou sen tournament

A shogi game of Saikyou sen tournament between MORISHITA and SATO started 19 April 2009 on the Net .


Sente : MORISHITA Taku (9 dan)
Gote : SATO Yasumitsu (9 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 G-5b
8.K-6i P-4d
9.S-7g S-3c
10.B-7i B-3a
11.P-3f G5b-4c
12.B-4f K-4a
(diagram 1)



MORISHITA selected Yagura opening as the opening of this game . Yagura is his favorite opening . SATO seemed to accept it , but he developped the camp without moving his King to 4a and without pushing the 7th file Pawn . MORISHITA turned his Bishop to 4f to disturb natural development of SATO's camp .

(diagram 2)

13.K-7i B-4b
14.G5h-6g K-3a
15.K-8h P-9d
16.P-2f P-9e
17.P-2e S-5c
18.S-3g S-6d
19.S-2f P-4e
20.B-6h P-5e
21.N-3g Px5f
22.Nx4e S-4d
23.Gx5f P*5e
24.G-4f N-9c
25.P-3e N-8e
26.S-8f P-5f
27.Px3d S6d-5e
(diagram 2)

MORISHITA's King entered his Yagura gakoi with 15.K-8h . SATO also moved his King to the entrance of Yagura gakoi with 14...K-3a , but he prepared attacking without entering the King in the Kakoi . SATO used his right Silver and Knight without pushing the 7th file Pawns . After SATO's knight jumed to 8e , SATO attacked the 5th file and MORISHITA attacked the 3rd file .

(diagram 3)

28.P-2d Bx2d
29.P*2b Kx2b
30.S-3e Sx4f
31.Sx2d P-5g+
32.Px4f +Px6h
33.S*3c Nx3c
34.Px3c+ Sx3c
35.Sx3c+ G4cx3c
36.Rx6h B*5f
37.Nx3c+ Gx3c
38.N*4e N*6d
39.Nx3c+ Kx3c
40.S*6g G*5g
41.P*3d Bx3d
42.G*4e Gx6h
43.Gx6h R*3h
44.B*4d K-4b
45.P*5h R-3i+
46.G*6i B-2e
47.Sx8e Px8e
48.N*5d K-3a
49.P*3c S*4a
50.B-5c+ K-2a
51.N-4b+ P-8f
52.Px8f P*8g
53.K-7g N*7d
54.S-5f +R-3g
55.G-5g +Rx3c
56.+B-5d P*4c
57.P*2b K-1b
58.+Nx4a +R-3i
59.S*5i P-8h+
60.P-2a+ Kx2a
61.Kx8h S*6h
62.Gx6h +Rx5i
63.G*6i +Rx1i
64.+B-5c K-1b
65.+B-3a S*2a
66.S*3c P-1d
67.+N-4b Nx7f
68.K-7g L*7e
69.S-6e Nx6h+
70.Kx6h S*4h
71.P*7f P*5f
72.Sx5f Lx7f
73.P*7g Rx8f
74.+Bx2a Kx2a
75.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 148 moves , SATO won the game .

Jun 24, 2009

Shogi News : HABU defend his title Meijin . (Meijin sen)

Shogi News: The 67th Meijin sen : 7 games title match

7:31 P.M. 24 June 2009 , after 81 moves , HABU won the last game of Shogi Meijin sen 7 games title match . The score of this match becomes "HABU 4 --- 3 GOUDA" , and HABU defend the 67th Meijin .


Sente: HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : GOUDA Masataka (9 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 G6a-5b
6.G4i-5h S-3b
7.S-7g B-3a
8.P-3f P-4d
9.B-7i G-4c
10.K-6h P-7d
11.K-7h S-7c
12.P-3e Px3e
13.Bx3e P-7e
14.Px7e Bx7e
15.G-6g K-4b
16.P-4f R-7b
17.P*7f
(diagram 1)

The game restarted with HABU's sealed move , 17.P*7f . This move forced GOUDA to make his Bishop's position ; 6d or 5c .

(diagram 2)

17...B-5c
18.S-4g S-6d
19.S-3f K-3a
20.R-4h K-2b
21.P-4e
(diagram 2)










GOUDA backed his Bishop to 5c , and his camp became defensive position . GOUDA's King entered Hidarimino with 20...K-2b , and HABU developped his formation and started attacking with 21.P-4e .

(diagram 3)

21...Px4e
22.P-6e Bx3e
23.Sx3e S-5c
24.N-3g S-4d
25.Sx4d Gx4d
26.S*5c S*4c
27.Nx4e B*1e
28.B*2f Bx2f
29.Px2f B*3g
30.R-3h Bx1i+
31.Sx4d+ Sx4d
(diagram 3)




After Bishop exchange , HABU jumped his left Knight , GOUDA tried to defend HABU's attack . But HABU's attack seemed to break GOUDA's camp . GOUDA dropped his Bishop and promoted it , to attack HABU's Rook .

(diagram 4)

32.P*3c Nx3c
33.Nx3c+ S4dx3c
34.P*3d Sx3d
35.Rx3d S*4c
36.R-3i +B-2h
37.N*3d Sx3d
38.Rx3d N*4b
39.R-3e P*3d
40.R-4e P*4c
41.B*6a resigns
(diagram 4)





After 81 moves , HABU won the game .


HABU's interview

Shogi News : The last game started . (Meijin sen)

Shogi News: The 67th Meijin sen : 7 games title match

The 7th and last game of Shogi Meijin sen 7 games title match between HABU and GOUDA started 9:00 A.M. , 23 June 2009 at Hotel Foresta , Toyota city , Aichi .


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : GOUDA Masataka (9 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 G6a-5b
(diagram 1)










HABU selected Yagura as the opening of the last game and GOUDA accepted it . The game seemed to advance most common line until GOUDA's 5...G6a-5b . This move has some meanings ; Gote's Haya gakoi , early 7th-file-Pawns exchange .

(diagram 2)

6.G4i-5h S-3b
7.S-7g B-3a
8.P-3f P-4d
9.B-7i G-4c
10.K-6h P-7d
11.K-7h S-7c
(diagram 2)









Replying GOUDA's 5...G6a-5b , HABU also moved up the right Gold with 6.G4i-5h . He also tried to select Haya gakoi . GOUDA advanced his left Silver and his camp temporaly became Hidari mino .

HABU started making his Kakoi with Haya gakoi way , and GOUDA used his Bishop and preparing the 7th-file-Pawns exchange .

(diagram 3)

12.P-3e Px3e
13.Bx3e P-7e
14.Px7e Bx7e
15.G-6g K-4b
16.P-4f R-7b
17. sealed
(diagram 3)









HABU exchanged the 3rd file Pawns with 12.P-3e and GOUDA also exchanged the 7th file pawns with 13...P-7e . HABU started developping his attacking formation with 16...P-4f . GOUDA's R-7b disabled Sente's B-7a+ .

HABU sealed the 33rd move , and the game once stopped . The game will restart next morning , 9:00 A.M. (in JST ) 24 June 2009 . The game will end next evening .

Jun 22, 2009

Shogi News : KIMURA becomes a challenger . (Oi sen)

Shogi News : The 50th Oi sen : challenger determing game


8:03 P.M. 22 June 2009 , after 130 moves , KIMURA won this game and he becomes a challenger of Oi sen title match . KIMURA will have this title match with FUKAURA . The title match is going to start 13 July 2009 .


You can see the Game record on the Net .
http://www.hokkaido-np.co.jp/cont/50oui-challenge/60104.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://www.hokkaido-np.co.jp/cont/50oui-challenge/60109.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

Sente : HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)
Gote : KIMURA Kazuki (8 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-1f P-1d
8.P-3f S-7b
9.S-3g P-6d
10.S-4f S-6c
(diagram 1)





KIMURA selected Ittezon Kakukawari as the opening of this game . HASHIMOTO selected pushed P-1f instead of K-6h , and he developped his camp Hayakuri gin formation . KIMURA was making Koshikakegin formation .

(diagram 2)

11.P-3e Px3e
12.Sx3e S-5d
13.S-7g P-8e
14.P-7e P-6e
15.P-7d B*6d
16.B*4f S-5e
17.Bx5e Bx5e
18.S-4f B-6d
19.S*5e Bx5e
20.Sx5e G-7b
21.Px7c+ Gx7c
22.S-7f P*3f
23.P*7d G-6c
24.B*4e S*5d
25.Bx3f P-8f
26.Px8f S-4d
(diagram 2)

HASHIMOTO exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and KIMURA moved up his right Silver and made Koshikakegin formation with 12...S-5d .

HASHIMOTO moved up his left Silver with 13.S-7g and advanced the 7th file Pawn with 14.P-7e . KIMURA advanced the 8th and 6th file-Pawns to drop a Bishop on 6d . Replying HASHIMOTO's 15.P-7d , KIMURA dropped a Bishop on 6d and aimed HASHIMOTO's Rook , and HASHIMOTO defend it by dropping his Bishop on 4f . And they exchanged Bishops and Silvers . After some moves , KIMURA seemed to get a slight advantage .

(diagram 3)

27.S-4f Rx8f
28.G-8g R-8b
29.P*8f Gx7d
30.P-5f G-6d
31.R-7h P*7d
32.P*7e P-6f
33.Px6f Px7e
34.Sx7e Gx7e
35.Rx7e P*7c
36.G-5h B*3i
37.P-5e Bx6f+
38.R-7i S*4e
39.G-7g +B-5f
40.G*5g +B-6e
41.B-1h Sx4f
42.Px4f S4dx5e
43.R-6i P*6g
44.P*3c S*6h
45.Gx6h Px6h+
46.Rx6h P*6g
47.P*5b Kx5b
48.G7gx6g P*6f
(diagram 3)

The battle continued around the 7th & 6th files , and KIMURA got a win advantage .

(diagram 4)

49.G6gx6f Sx6f
50.Gx6f P*6g
51.Gx6g Gx3c
52.S*5f +B-7e
53.P*5e S-6e
54.P*7f +Bx8f
55.Sx6e +Bx6h
56.Kx6h Rx8i+
57.S*6d R*7h
58.K-5g Rx1h+
59.B*9f N*7d
60.Sx7d B*3i
61.K-5f G*6f
62.Gx6f +R-5h
63.K-6e Bx6f+
64.Kx6f G*5f
65.K-7e G*8d
66.resigns
(diagram 4)

After 130 moves , KIMURA won the game .

Shogi News : Challenger determing game . (Oi sen)

Shogi News : The 50th Oi sen : Chalenger deciding game


The challenger determing shogi game of the Oi sen between KIMURA and HASHIMOTO has just started 10:00 A.M. 22 June 2009 , at Shogi Kaikan , Tokyo .


You can see the Game nearly real time on the Net .
http://www.hokkaido-np.co.jp/cont/50oui-challenge/60104.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://www.hokkaido-np.co.jp/cont/50oui-challenge/60109.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)
HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)

Jun 21, 2009

Shogi Game record : HASHIMOTO won over SASAKI's ISHIDA ryu . (Ginga sen)

Shogi Game record : The 17th Ginga sen : C-block

A shogi game of Ginga sen C-block between SASAKI and HASHIMOTO was broadcasted 23 April 2009 .


Sente : SASAKI Makoto (5 dan)
Gote : HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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






SASAKI selected Haya ISHIDA opening with 2.P-7e . HASHIMOTO naturaly advanced his Rook Pawn with 2...P-8d & 2...P-8e . SASAKI started making his Kakoi , but his 5.S-3h is an odd move . You may think after S-3h , Gote can get Sente's 1i Lance with following moves ; 5...Bx8h+ , 6.Sx8h B*2h . But after these moves , Sente will drop his Bishop with B*5e . Gote can't avoid Sente's Bishop promotion (Gote's S-6b stopped his Rook's power).

HASHIMOTO also started making Kakoi . SASAKI floated his Rook with 7.R-7f and HASHIMOTO exchanged the Bishops with 7...Bx8h+ , to avoid Sente's R-3f .

(diagram 2)

10.S-7g P-6d
11.S-6f S-6c
12.S-5e G6a-5b
13.K-2h S-3c
14.P-1f P-1d
15.N-7g P-9d
16.R-6f R-8d
17.P-7d Rx7d
18.B*8c R-8d
19.B-5f+ P-5d
20.S-4f P-4d
21.R-7f K-2b
22.P-3f G5b-4c
23.S4f-3g G-3b
24.P-4f R-8b
25.+B-4g P-9e
26.G-7i P-5e
27.R-7e P-8f
(diagram 2)

SASAKI advanced his left Silver to 5e . HASHIMOTO developped his camp through Nimai Kin gakoi to Bonanza gakoi .

After some moves , SASAKI successed to make a promoted Bishop . HASHIMOTO advanced the Pawns and developped his camp and made Kin Yagura . SASAKI joined his left Silver to his Kakoi and the Kakoi became Kabuto Mino .

(diagram 3)

28.Px8f Rx8f
29.+B-6i P-5f
30.P*8g R-8b
31.R-5e Px5g+
32.Rx5g S-5d
33.R-5f B*7e
34.G-6h P-7d
35.P-2f N-7c
36.K-2g N-6e
37.Nx6e Px6e
38.P*5e S-6c
39.+B-7h P-9f
40.Px9f P*9h
41.Lx9h P*9g
42.R-8f Bx8f
43.Px8f Px9h+
44.+B-8g S-6d
45.B*4a L*5b
46.Bx3b+ Kx3b
47.G*6c +P-9g
48.+B-7f R*7i
49.+B-7g Sx5e
50.P*5c P-6f
51.Px5b+ N*3e
52.K-2h Rx4i+
53.Px3e B*3i
54.K-2g +R-5i
55.+P-5c Gx5c
56.Gx5c Sx4f
57.+B-7f K-2b
58.G*5h Sx3g+
59.Kx3g S*4h
60.K-4g G*5g
61.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 120 moves , HASHIMOTO won the game .

Jun 20, 2009

Shogi Game record : KOBAYASHI won with Ittezon Kakukawari . (Ginga sen)

Shogi Game record : The 17th Ginga sen : B-block

A Shogi game of Ginga sen B-block between NAKATA and KOBAYASHI was broadcasted 18 April 2009 .


Sente : NAKATA Hiroki (8 dan)
Gote : KOBAYASHI Hiroshi (6 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-1f S-7b
8.P-1e P-6d
9.P-4f S-6c
10.S-4g G-5b
11.P-3f P-4d
12.N-3g K-4b
13.S-7g P-8e
14.K-6h K-3a
(diagram 1)

KOBAYASHI selected Ittezon Kakukawari as the opening of this game with 4...Bx8h+ . NAKATA pushed the 1st file Pawn with 7.P-1f and he advanced it with 8.P-1e since KOBAYASHI didn't reply with P-1d .

After 8.P-1e , Sente can select Migi Gyoku , but NAKATA didn't select Migi Gyoku , but developped Koshikakegin formation . In the other hand , KOBAYASHI naturaly developped his camp .

(diagram 2)

15.G-4h P-7d
16.R-2i S-5d
17.S-5f N-7c
18.K-7i P-9d
19.P-9f G-6c
20.P-4e P-7e
21.Px4d Sx4d
22.Px7e N-6e
23.S-6h P-9e
24.Px9e B*7f
25.K-8h S4d-5e
26.P-2d Px2d
27.P*2b Gx2b
28.P-7d P-8f
(diagram 2)

After some moves , NAKATA started attacking with 20.P-4e . KOBAYASHI didn't reply it and immediately counterattacked with 20...P-7e . Both players roughly attacked each other's camp .

(diagram 3)

29.Px8f Sx5f
30.P-7c+ P*7g
31.Nx7g P*8g
32.Gx8g Bx8g+
33.Kx8g Nx7g+
34.Kx7g P*7f
35.Kx7f S*7e
36.K-7g Rx8f
37.K-7h P*7g
38.Sx7g G*8g
39.K-6i Gx7g
40.Px5f R-8h+
41.K-5i N*4f
42.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 82 moves , KOBAYASHI won the game .

Jun 19, 2009

Shogi News : KIMURA won the 2nd game . (Kisei sen)

Shogi News : The 80th Kisei sen : 5 games title match

6:32 P.M. 19 June 2009 , after 98 moves , KIMURA won the 2nd game of Kisei sen title match . Then the score of this match becomes "HABU 1---1 KIMURA" .

They will have next game 27 June 2009 at Toyota city , Aichi .

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/80-02.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/j_80-02.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : KIMURA Kazuki (8 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.K-6h S-6b
8.P-3f P-6d
9.S-3g S-6c
10.S-4f S-5d
(diagram 1)





KIMURA selected Ittezon Kakukawari as the opening of this game . HABU selected Hayakuri Gin as a counter plan . KIMURA made Koshikakegin form with S-5d .

(diagram 2)

11.P-3e Px3e
12.Sx3e P-8e
13.K-7i P-8f
14.Px8f Rx8f
15.P-2d Px2d
16.B*7g R-8b
17.Sx2d Sx2d
18.Rx2d P*2c
19.R-2h S*5e
20.G-5h P*3f
(diagram 2)





HABU exchanged the 3rd file Pawns . KIMURA advanced his Rook Pawn with P-8e and exchanged the 8th file Pawns . HABU exchanged the 2nd file Pawns and Silvers with dropping a Bishop . After HABU backed his Rook to 2h , KIMURA dropped a Silver on 5e .

(diagram 3)

21.P*3h P-6e
22.P*8c Rx8c
23.P*2b Gx2b
24.S*6d B*4d
25.Sx5e Sx5e
26.S*4e S*8f
27.Sx4d Sx4d
28.B*5f P*8g
29.Bx6e R-8d
30.P*8e Px8h+
31.Bx8h R-5d
32.K-6i G-3b
33.P*2d Px2d
34.Rx2d P*2c
35.R-3d S*3c
36.Rx3f R-6d
37.B-8c+ S*8g
38.Gx8g Sx8g+
39.B-6f R-6b
(diagram 3)

HABU tried to continue attacking with 2 Pawns sacrifice ; 22.P*8c & 23.P*2b . KIMURA defend for a while and attacked in the 8th file with dropping a Silver .

(diagram 4)

40.P*2b Gx2b
41.K-5i K-4b
42.P-4f P*6e
43.B-7e G-7b
44.+Bx7b Rx7b
45.G*6c B*2g
46.Gx7b Bx3f+
47.R*6b K-3a
48.R-6a+ K-4b
49.+R-6b K-4a
50.resigns
(diagram 4)




After 98 moves , KIMURA won the game .

Shogi News : Kisei sen 2nd game has started . (Kisei sen)

Shogi News : The 80th Kisei sen : 5 games title match

The 2nd game of Kisei sen 5 games title match between HABU and KIMURA has just started 9:00 A.M. (in JST) , 19 June 2009 , at Sumoto city , Hyogo .


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/80-02.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/j_80-02.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

Jun 18, 2009

Shogi News : YAUCHI won the 1st game .(Jo-o)

Shogi News : The 2nd Jo-o : 5 games title match

5 : 42 P.M. 18 June 2009 , after 156 moves , YAUCHI won the 1st game of Jo-o 5 games title match . The score of this match becomes "YAUCHI 1---0 IWANE" . They will have next game of this match 2 July at Osaka city , Osaka .


Sente : IWANE Shinobu (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-o)

You can see the game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090417/090417_yauchi-iwane.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language )
http://mynavi-open.jp/090417/090417_yauchi-iwane_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-6f P-3d
3.R-6h S-6b
4.S-7h K-4b
5.P-1f K-3b
6.S-3h P-5d
7.P-1e S-5c
8.G6i-5h B-3c
9.P-4f P-8e
10.B-7g S-4d
(diagram 1)





IWANE is a Furibisha player and in this game she also shown an attitude to select Furibisha with 2.P-6f . She selected closde/standard Shiken Bisha with 3.R-6h .

YAUCHI frequently select Hidari mino or Yon-Go Fu Hayajikake as counter plans against Shiken Bisha . But she didn't select both plans . Her move 8...B-3c shown , she wants to select Ibisha Anaguma , Millenium or Kushikatsu gakoi . She moved up the right Silver through 5c to 4d and this moves sugested she will select Kushikatsu Gakoi .

(diagram 2)

11.S-6g B-4b
12.K-4h K-2b
13.P-6e K-1b
14.K-3i S-2b
15.S-5f S4d-3c
16.P-3f G6a-5a
17.N-3g P-2d
18.P-2f G-3b
19.G-4g S-2c
20.S-2g G-4a
21.G-3h G4a-3a
22.R-8h S-2b
23.K-2h P-7d
24.P-4e B-5c
25.L-9h P-9d
26.P-9f N-7c
27.R-7h P-8f
(diagram 2)

IWANE's King entered Mino gakoi and YAUCHI started making Kushikatsu gakoi . While YAUCHI was making her Kakoi , IWANE developped her Kakoi thtough Taka mino gakoi to Ginkanmuri . After some moves , YAUCHI started attacking with 27...P-8f .

(diagram 3)

28.Px8f Bx8f
29.R-8h P*8e
30.P-4d Bx7g+
31.Nx7g B*6f
32.Px4c+ Gx4c
33.R-7h P*4f
34.G4g-4h P-8f
35.B*5a P-8g+
36.Bx7c+ R-8f
37.R-7i P-5e
38.Sx5e Bx7g+
39.P-2e +P-7h
40.R-2i Px2e
41.P*2d Sx2d
42.P*2f Px2f
43.Sx2f P*2c
44.N*1f +P-6h
45.Nx2d Px2d
46.P*2e +P-5h
47.Px2d G-3b
48.Gx5h R-8h+
49.G5h-4h G4c-3c
(diagram 3)

After the 8th file Pawns exchange , YAUCHI exchanged the Bishops and dropped her one to continue attacking . IWANE once protected 7g Knight with R-7h and started counterattacking with a Bishop dropping on 5a . And IWANE started attacking in the 2nd file with P-2e too .

After some moves , IWANE seemed to get a slight advantage , but she had only a few mininutes to think left . The position was still difficult .

(diagram 4)

50.P-1d Px1d
51.P*1c Nx1c
52.Lx1d K-2a
53.Lx1c+ Lx1c
54.N-2e Gx2d
55.Nx1c+ Sx1c
56.P*1d P*2g
57.Kx2g Sx1d
58.N*1f G2d-2c
59.L*2d P*2e
60.Lx2c= Gx2c
61.P*2d Px2f
62.K-3g G-3c
63.S*2c N*2e
64.Kx4f Sx2c
65.Px2c+ P*4e
66.K-4g Gx2c
67.P*2d G-3c
68.S*2c L*4f
69.Sx4f Px4f
70.+Bx4f S*5h
71.Gx5h Gx2c
72.Px2c+ +Rx5h
73.Kx5h S*6g
74.K-4h S*5i
75.K-3i S*4h
76.Gx4h Sx4h+
77.Kx4h G*5h
78.K-3i G*4h
79.resigns
(diagram 4)

After 156 moves , YAUCHI won the 1st game .

Shogi News : Jo-o title match has started . (Jo-o , Mynavi)

Shogi News : The 2nd Jo-o : 5 games title match

The 1st game of Jo-o 5 games title match between YAUCHI and IWANE has just started
10:00 A.M. (in JST) , 18 June 2009 at Shogi Kaikan , Tokyo .


YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-o)
IWANE Shinobu (Jo-ryu 2 dan)


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090417/090417_yauchi-iwane.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language )
http://mynavi-open.jp/090417/090417_yauchi-iwane_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

Jun 17, 2009

Shogi Game record : OGURA won with Mukai Bisha . (Ginga sen)

Shogi Game record : The 17th Ginga sen : A-block

A Shogi game of Ginga sen A-block between MATSUO and OGURA was broadcasted 16 April 2009 .


Sente : MATSUO Ayumu (7 dan)
Gote : OGURA Hisashi (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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




OGURA closed his Bishop line with 2...P-4d and he selected Sanken Bisha with 3...R-3b as the opening of this game . MATSUO tried to make Ibisha Anaguma with 7.B-7g . Saw the MATSUO's moves , OGURA slided his Rook to 2b and his camp became Mukai Bisha , one of the effective counter plan against Ibisha Anaguma .
OGURA finished making his Kata mino gakoi with 11...S-7b .

(diagram 2)

12.G-7h G-3b
13.S-6f P-2d
14.Px2d Bx2d
15.P*2e B-4b
16.B-6h P-5d
17.N-3g N-3c
18.G-4h N-4e
19.P-2d P-1d
20.R-2i B-6d
21.P-4f Nx3g+
22.Gx3g G-3c
23.P-9f P-9d
24.B-8f Bx8f
25.Px8f B*4h
26.B*3a R-2a
27.G-3h B-1e+
28.B-4b+ G-3b
29.P-1f Gx4b
30.Px1e P*2g
31.Rx2g B*4i
32.B*4g P-4e
33.R-2i Px4f
34.Rx4i Px4g+
35.Rx4g P*4f
36.Rx4f Rx2d
(diagram 2)

While OGURA was preparing attacking with Mukai Bisha , MATSUO was gathering his Golds and Silvers around his King . OGURA exchanged 2nd file Pawn by his Bishop . MATSUO dropped a Pawn with P*2e to avoid OGURA's attack . MATSUO tried to disturb OGURA's attack with B-6h and N-3g . After the first Bishop exchange , each player dropped a Bishop in opponent's camp and tried to break it . After the 2nd Bishop exchange , OGURA dropped a Bishop to attack and MATSUO dropped one to defend .
After the 3rd Bishop exchange , OGURA successed to use his Bishop effectively with Rx2d .

(diagram 3)

37.P*4d S-5b
38.P*2g B*2i
39.G-3g P*4e
40.Rx4e Bx5f+
41.R-4i P*4f
42.P*5g +B-4e
43.Px1d N*5e
44.P-5f +Bx5f
45.Gx4f +Bx6g
46.R-6i +B-5h
47.R-6h +Bx6h
48.Sx6h Rx2g+
49.P*6b G-7a
50.P-9e R*6i
51.Px9d P*9b
52.N*5i Rx6h+
53.Gx6h S*8g
54.K-7i P*4h
55.R*7g +Rx7g
56.Gx7g P-4i+
57.Gx8g +Px5i
58.Gx5e R*2h
59.R*7h Rx7h+
60.Kx7h R*2h
61.K-7g Px5e
62.G-8h G*6g
63.K-8g Gx6f
64.B*7e R-2g+
65.N*7g Gx7f
66.Kx7f N*8d
67.K-8g S*6d
68.B-6f +R-6g
69.G*5g +R-7f
70.K-7h +P-5h
71.G-8g +Rx8g
72.Kx8g G*7f
73.K-7h +Px5g
74.Bx5g G*6g
75.K-8h Gx5g
76.R*9e Gx6b
77.S*9c Px9c
78.Px9c+ Nx9c
79.Rx9c+ Lx9c
80.Lx9c+ K-8a
81.B*9b K-7a
82.R*9a B*8a
83.Bx8a+ Sx8a
84.B*8b K-7b
85.+Lx8c Kx8c
86.B-9c+ K-7d
87.N*6f K-7e
88.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 174 moves , OGURA won the game .

Shogi News : HABU won the 6th game . (Meijin sen)

Shogi News: The 67th Meijin sen : 7 games title match


9:02 P.M. , 16 June 2009 after 131 moves HABU won the 6th game of this match . Then the score of this match becomes "HABU 3 --- 3 GOUDA" . They will have next/last game 23 & 24 June 2009 at Hotel Foresta , Toyota city , Aichi .


Sente: HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)

(diagram )

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.P-5f P-6d
5.G-7h S-6c
6.S-4h S-4b
7.P-2f P-4d
8.P-2e B-3c
9.S-7g S-4c
10.B-7i R-2b
11.K-6i K-6b
12.G-5h P-7d
13.G5h-6g P-4e
14.P-3f K-7b
15.B-5g N-7c
16.K-7i G4a-5b
17.K-8h P-5d
18.N-3g S-4d
19.P-4f Px4f
20.Bx4f P*4e
21.B-5g P-6e
22.S-4g Px6f
23.Bx6f P*6e
24.Bx8d P-3e
25.Px3e B-4b
26.S-3f R-3b
27.P-2d Px2d
28.B-5g R-2b
29.P*4f B-6d
30.P*6f Px4f
31.R-4h R-3b
32.Px6e Nx6e
33.B-6f P-5e
34.Rx4f P*4c
35.P*4e Sx3e
36.Sx3e Rx3e
37.P*3f R-3d
38.P-4d Rx4d
39.S*4e Px5f
40.Rx5f Bx3g+
41.Sx4d Px4d
42.R*2b P*8f
43.Sx8f N*9d
44.P*4f S*6d
45.P*5c G5b-6b
46.B-8d P*5e
47.R-6f S*7c
48.S-9e P*8f
49.Bx7c+ Kx7c
50.Px8f +B-4h
51.Rx2a+ B*6i
52.N*8e K-7b
53.Rx6e Nx8f
54.S*7c Gx7c
55.Nx7c+ Kx7c
56.N*8e K-8c
57.P*8d +Bx8d
58.Sx8d Kx8d
59.B*7c Sx7c
60.G*9e Kx9e
61.Nx7c+ S*7e
62.P-9f K-8d
63.+N-8c Kx8c
64.Rx6c+ G*7c
65.S*7b G6ax7b
66.+R-8a resigns
(diagram )

Jun 16, 2009

Shogi News : GOUDA selects Youdou Furibisha . (Meijin sen)

Shogi News: The 67th Meijin sen : 7 games title match

The 6th game of Shogi Meijin sen 7 games title match between HABU and GOUDA started 9:00 A.M. , 15 June 2009 at at Higashi Hongan ji temple , Kyoto city , Kyoto .


Sente: HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.P-5f P-6d
5.G-7h S-6c
6.S-4h S-4b
7.P-2f P-4d
8.P-2e B-3c
9.S-7g S-4c
10.B-7i R-2b
11.K-6i K-6b
12.G-5h P-7d
13.G5h-6g P-4e
14.P-3f K-7b
15.B-5g N-7c
16.K-7i G4a-5b
17.K-8h P-5d
18.sealed
(diagram 1)

HABU selected Yagura opening , and GOUDA seemed to accept it until 4...P-6d . After this move , Gote can select some strategy ; Migi Shiken Bisha with Koshikakegin , Migi Gyoku , Youdou Furibisha . GOUDA selected Youdou Furibisha .

HABU naturaly made Yagura gakoi , GOUDA also developped his camp move by move . HABU sealed the 35th move , and the game once stopped . The game will restart 9:00 A.M. , 16 June 2009 .
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