5:54 P.M. 31 July 2009 , after 110 moves , KIMURA won the 3rd game of this match . The score of this match becomes "FUKAURA 0 ---3 KIMURA" . They will have the 4th game 4 & 5 August 2009 at Sasebo city , Nagasaki . Then KIMURA need only one more win to get the 50th Oi . In the other hand , FUKAURA need 3 continuous wins without any more lose to defend his title . Sasebo city is FUKAURA's home town . He must want to win the game there .
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(diagram version , written in Japanese language)
(text version , written in Japanese language)
Sente : FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi )
Gote : KIMURA Kazuki (8 dan)
The 3rd game restarted with opening FUKAURA's sealed move ; 28.Rx2d . In diagram 1 , KIMURA already started attacking , then FUKAURA tried to attack effectively before KIMURA .
KIMURA captured the 3g-Knight , and FUKAURA attacked with dropping his Bishop on 2b . Both players attacked each others camp . After some moves , FUKAURA's important pieces ; 5g-Gold , 2e-Gold and 1a-promoted Bishop were all threatened by KIMURA's Rooks . And FUKAURA's attack seemed difficult to continue .
After 110 moves , KIMURA won the 3rd game .