Dec 31, 2009

Sente Shiken Bisha vs Gote Roku-Yon hidari Gin senpou

Shogi game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; A-block

A shogi game of the Ginga sen A-block between KUSHIDA and KODAMA was broadcasted 29 October 2009 .


Sente : KUSHIDA Youichi (6 dan)
Gote : KODAMA Kouichi (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-7h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.R-6h P-5d
5.S-3h K-4b
6.G6i-5h K-3b
7.K-4h G6a-5b
8.K-3i P-7d
9.P-1f P-1d
10.K-2h S-4b
11.S-6g S4b-5c
12.P-5f G4a-4b
13.P-4f P-8e
14.B-7g S-6d
15.R-7h P-7e
(diagram 1)

With 4.R-6h , KUSHIDA selected Shiken Bisha as the strategy of this game . KUSHIDA made Hon mino gakoi and KODAMA made Funa gakoi . KODAMA advanced his left Silver to 5c-square to prepare an attack . After strengthened the defense with 12...G4a-4b , KUSHIDA moved up his 5c-Silver with 14...S-6d and started an attack with 15...P-7e . KUSHIDA slid the Rook with 15.R-7h to counterattack .

(diagram 2)

16.P-4e P-9d
17.L-9h S6b-7c
18.Px7e Sx7e
19.P-6e Bx7g+
20.Rx7g P*7d
21.B*4f R-8c
22.P*7f S7e-8d
23.P-9f B*8h
24.R-7h B-9i+
25.N-7g +B-8i
26.R-6h +B-7i
27.P-5e G5b-5c
28.S-6f Px5e
29.Sx5e P*5d
30.S-6f P-4d
31.Px4d Gx4d
32.P-6d Sx6d
33.S-6e S8d-7c
34.B-5g P-8f
35.P*4e G4d-4c
36.Px8f Rx8f
37.P*8b Rx8b
38.P*8d P*8f
39.N-8e P-8g+
40.Nx7c+ Sx7c
41.S*4d
(diagram 2)

KUSHIDA advanced the 4th file Pawn with 16.P-4e to make a space for dropping a piece . KODAMA moved up one more Silver with 17...S6b-7c to join attacking and KUSHIDA captured the 7e-Pawn with 18.Px7e .

KODAMA captured the 7e-Pawn with 18...Sx7e and KUSHIDA re-opened to escaped the aimed 7g-Bishop by a Bishop exchange . After the Bishop exchange , KODAMA dropped a Pawn with 20...P*7d to protect the 7e-Silver . KUSHIDA dropped a Bishop with 21.B*4f aiming at the 8b-Rook and the Rook escaped from the 4f-Bishop line with 21...R-8c .

KUSHIDA's Pawn drop with 22.P*7f forced KODAMA's 7e-Silver to back with 22...S7e-8d and the Silver became useless . KODAMA dropped a Bishop with 23...B*8h attacking the 7g-Rook . KUSHIDA's Rook escaped with 24.R-7h , but KODAMA succeeded to make the Bishop promoted with 24...B-9i+ .

KODAMA chased KUSHIDA's Rook , but KODAMA's Silvers were still difficult to use effectively . During some moves , KODAMA tried to attack in the 8th file , but KUSHIDA succeeded to make an attacking base in the 4th file .

(diagram 3)

41...+P-7g
42.R-6f +Bx5g
43.Gx5g P*4h
44.G-3i B*2d
45.G-4g P-1e
46.P-8c+ Rx8c
47.Sx4c+ Gx4c
48.Sx5d resigns
(diagram 3)







After 95 moves , KUSHIDA won the game .

Dec 30, 2009

Yokofutori : Ai Yokofutori

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

A shogi game of the NHK cup between YASHIKI and SATO Yasumitsu was broadcasted 25 October 2009 .


Sente : YASHIKI Nobuyuki (9 dan)
Gote : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-8d
2.P-7f G-3b
3.G-7h P-9d
4.P-9f P-1d
5.P-1f P-3d
6.P-2e P-8e
7.P-2d Px2d
8.Rx2d P-8f
9.Px8f Rx8f
10.Rx3d Bx8h+
11.Sx8h Rx7f
12.S-7g R-2f
13.P*2h K-5b
14.G-3h G-7b
15.P-2g R-2e
16.R-8d S-8b
17.K-5h N-3c
18.R-8f P-7d
19.S-6f P*8e
20.R-8h S-4b
21.S-2h S-8c
22.P-1e N-7c
23.Px1d P*1f
(diagram 1)

Until 3-G-7h , the game seemed to advance Kakukawari game . Although SATO didn't advanced the 8th file Pawn , but pushed the 9th file Pawn wtih 3...P-9d . After pushed the 9th & 1st file Pawns , SATO opened the Bishop line with 5...P-3d and the game transpositioned to Yokofutori game .

YASHIKI captured the 3d-Pawn with 10.Rx3d . After the Bishop exchange , SATO also captured the 7f-Pawn with 11...Rx7f and the game advanced a variation of Ai Yokofutori .

Replying YASHIKI's 12.S-7g , SATO slid his Rook with 12...R-2f attacking the 2i-Knight . Without 4...P-1d , YASHIKI would drop a Bishop with B*1e forking the 2f-Rook and the 5a-King . YASHIKI dropped a Pawn with 13.P*2h to defend the 2i-Knight .

Both players made Nakazumai & Kinbiraki formation . After some moves , YASHIKI started attacking in the 1st file with 22...P-1e .

(diagram 2)

24.P*7e Lx1d
25.P*8d Sx8d
26.Px7d N-6e
27.P-2f R-4e
28.B*3f P-1g+
29.Nx1g Lx1g+
30.Lx1g N*5d
31.G-4h Nx6f
32.Px6f P*7g
33.Nx7g Nx7g+
34.Gx7g P*7f
35.Gx7f N*6d
36.Bx4e Nx4e
37.G-7g N-5f
38.Px5f S*5g
(diagram 2)

YASHIKI attacked the 7th file aiming at the 7c-Knight's head . SATO also attacked in the 1st file . By using the Knights , SATO continued attacking .

(diagram 3)

39.K-4i B*7i
40.R-7h P*2g
41.S-3i Sx4h=
42.Sx4h N-5g=
43.Sx5g Bx5g+
44.R*8a B*6i
45.S*6a K-4a
46.Sx7b+ S-5a
47.resigns
(diagram 3)




After 92 moves , SATO won the game .

Sente Kaku koukan Furibisha

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; tournament

A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open between NAGASAWA and HISATSU started 24 September 2009 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090924/090924_nagasawa-hisatsu.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : NAGASAWA Chikako (Jo-ryu 4 dan)
Gote : HISATSU Tomoko (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.Bx2b+ Sx2b
3.S-8h S-3c
4.S-7g S-6b
5.R-6h P-6d
6.K-4h G6a-5b
7.K-3h S-6c
8.K-2h K-4b
9.S-3h K-3b
10.R-8h P-7d
11.P-8f P-8d
12.G6i-5h N-7c
13.S-6f G4a-4b
14.B*4f R-7b
15.N-7g S-4d
16.P-5f N-3c
17.P-8e
(diagram 1)

Both players opened the Bishop line with 1.P-7f P-3d and NAGASAWA simply exchanged the Bishops with 2.Bx2b+ . After the Bishop exchange , NAGASAWA advanced the left Silver with 4.S-7g and turned the Rook with 5.R-6h making Shiken Bisha formation .

HISATSU made Funa gakoi . NAGASAWA made Kata mino gakoi with 9.S-3h and turned her Rook again with 10.R-8h .

NAGASAWA dropped a Bishop with 14.B*4f threatening P-7e and HISATSU turned her Rook with R-7b preparing a counterattack . After some moves , NAGASAWA pushed the 8th file Pawn with 17.P-8e and a battle started .

(diagram 2)

17...Px8e
18.P-7e Px7e
19.Sx7e N-6e
20.Rx8e P*8d
21.Rx8d Rx7e
22.Nx6e Px6e
23.R-8a+ N*4a
24.+Rx9a R-7h+
25.L*7i +R-8h
26.P*8i +Rx8i
27.L-7c+ B*7e
28.P*7i +R-8h
29.N*7h P*7g
30.+R-7a Px7h+
31.+Lx6c Gx6c
32.+Rx7e L*7d
33.+R-9e N*5d
34.B-5g N-4e
35.B-8d +P-6h
36.G5h-4h P*8c
37.B-5a+ S-3c
38.+Rx6e S*5g
(diagram 2)

NAGASAWA attacked in the 8th file and HISATSU counterattacked in the 7th file . NAGASAWA made her Rook promoted with 23.R-8a+ and forced HISATSU to drop a Knight with 23...N*4a . HISATSU also made her Rook promoted with 24...R-7h+ , but NAGASAWA's Lance and Pawn drop drove the Rook away .

Both player tried to attack the opponent's Kakoi . After some moves , NAGASAWA made her Bishop promoted with 37.B-5a+ and captured the 6e-Pawn with 38.+Rx6e forking the 6c-Gold and the 4e-Knight . HISATSU didn't reply the fork , but dropped a Silver with 38...S*5g to attack NAGASAWA's Kakoi .

(diagram 3)

39.+Rx6c Sx4h+
40.Gx4h +P-5h
41.B*5e G*3a
42.G*5b +Px4h
43.Bx8h P-4d
44.+R-7b K-2a
45.Gx4b Sx4b
46.+Bx4b G*3b
47.+Bx3b Gx3b
48.+Rx3b Kx3b
49.R*6b G*4b
50.G*2b K-3c
51.Bx4d K-4c
52.S*3b Kx4d
53.Rx4b+ K-3e
54.G*3f resigns
(diagram 3)

After 107 moves , NAGASAWA won the game .

Dec 29, 2009

Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou ; Bishop un-exchanged , Gote Open Mukai Bisha

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; H-block

A shogi game of the Ginga sen H-block between YAUCHI and OHNO was broadcasted 24 October 2009 .


Sente : YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-oh)
Gote : OONO Yaichio (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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



OONO selected Yonteme San-San Kaku senpou as the opening of this game . YAUCHI didn't exchange the Bishops , but started making her kakoi with 4.K-6h .
OONO turned his Rook with 3...R-2b and he also started making his Kakoi with 5...K-6b .

YAUCHI completed her Funa gakoi with 7.S-5g and OONO made Kata mino gakoi with 10...S-7b . YAUCHI pushed the 6th file Pawn with 11.P-6f to develop her Kakoi and OONO exchanged the 2nd file Pawns with 11.P-2d . After the 2nd file Pawn exchange , both players Rook faced each other .

(diagram 2)

13.P*2e R-2b
14.P-3f B-4d
15.S-4f N-3c
16.N-3g G4a-5b
17.B-7g P-6d
18.K-8h Nx2e
19.P-6e Nx3g+
20.Rx2b+ Bx2b
21.Bx2b+ +Nx4g
22.+Bx1a +Nx4f
23.Px6d R*2i
24.S-7h P*2b
25.L*6h P*6f
26.Lx6f P*6b
27.+B-2a +Nx5f
28.B*3h Rx6i+
29.Sx6i +Nx6f
30.+Bx2b L*5e
31.G-6h N*8d
32.R*8f Nx7f
(diagram 2)

YAUCHI dropped a Pawn with 13.P*2e declining a Rook exchange . OONO backed his Rook with 13...R-2b , prepared an attack with 14...B-4d , 15...N-3c . After developed the Kakoi to Hon mino gakoi with 16...G4a-5b , OONO started attacking with 18...Nx2e .

YAUCHI pushed the 6th file Pawn to join the Bishop with the battle . OONO sacrificed the Bishop and weakened YAUCHI's Kakoi . During these moves , if YAUCHI captured the 4g-promoted Knight with 22.Gx4g , OONO would drop his Rook with 22...R*2h forking the 2b-promoted Bishop and the 8h-King .

After some moves OONO sacrificed his Rook with 28...Rx6i+ and continued attacking . YAUCHI tried to defend by dropping a Rook with 32.R*8f but OONO captured the 7f-Pawn with 32...NX7f checking YAUCHI's King .

(diagram 3)

33.Rx7f +Nx7f
34.P*7g R*2h
35.Px7f Rx3h+
36.P*5h +R-2i
37.+Bx1c +Rx1i
38.P-9e Lx5h+
39.Sx5h S*7i
40.K-7h L*6e
41.L*6g G*8h
42.K-7g Sx6h=
43.+Bx6h +Rx8i
44.Lx6e G*7h
45.K-6f Gx6h
46.N*8f B*9c
47.L*7e Gx5h
48.Nx9d K-9b
49.K-5f +R-4i
50.N*4g B*7h
51.K-4f +R-4h
52.P*5f P-4d
53.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 104 moves , OONO won the game .

Dec 28, 2009

Gote Muriyari Yagura ; Sente Gosuji Kuraidori

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; G-block

A Shogi game of the Ginga sen G-block between SHIMIZU and UEYAMA was broadcasted 22 October 2009 .


Sente : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-ryu Osho)
Gote : UEYAMA Yoshiyuki (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-4d
3.P-2e B-3c
4.S-4h P-8d
5.S-7h P-8e
6.S-7g S-2b
7.P-5f B-4b
8.S-5g G6a-5b
9.P-5e S-6b
10.S-5f P-6d
11.P-6f S-6c
12.G4i-5h G-3b
13.G-6g K-4a
14.B-7i S-3c
15.K-6h K-3a
16.K-7h P-7d
17.P-3f G5b-4c
18.K-8h N-7c
19.G-7h K-2b
20.N-3g P-1d
21.P-9f P-5d
(diagram 1)

UEYAMA closed his Bishop line with 2...P-4d and SHIMIZU immediately advanced the 2nd file Pawn with 3.P-2e to disturb making Yagura gakoi . UEYAMA advanced the 8th file Pawn with 5...P-8e forcing SHIMIZU to move up her left Silver with 6.S-7g closing her Bishop line . UEYAMA started making Yagura gakoi . UEYAMA's strategy is called "Muriyari Yagura " .

SHIMIZU advanced the 5th file Pawn with 9.p-5e and she also made Yagura gakoi . After both players completed Yagura gakoi , UEYAMA pushed the 5th file Pawn with 21...P-5d and a battle started .

(diagram 2)

22.Px5d Sx5d
23.P*5e S-6c
24.P-4f P-3e
25.R-2f S-3d
26.P-1f Px3f
27.Rx3f P*3e
28.R-2f N-3c
29.P-9e P-6e
30.Px6e P-7e
31.P-4e Px4e
32.P-1e Px1e
33.P*3f B-5c
34.P-2d Px2d
35.Rx2d S-2c
36.R-2i P*2d
37.P*2e Px2e
38.Px3e P-8f
39.Sx8f Px7f
40.Gx7f P*7e
41.Sx7e Bx7e
42.Gx7e P*8f
43.G-7f Px8g+
(diagram 2)

By exchanging the 5th file Pawns , UEYAMA got a Pawn in his hand . And UEYAMA pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 24...P-3e aiming at the 3g-Knight . SHIMIZU floated her Rook with 25.R-2f to defend the Knight head . UEYAMA moved up his left Silver with 25...S-3d aiming at the 2f-Rook .

After jumped the left Knight with 28...N-3c , UEYAMA started attacking SHIMIZU's Kakoi directly with 29...P-6e . SHIMIZU also attacked UEYAMA's Kakoi with 31.P-4e .
UEYAMA sacrificed a Bishop with 41...Bx7e and half broke SHIMIZU's Kakoi .

(diagram 3)

44.Gx8g P*7e
45.P*8c Rx8c
46.P*8d Rx8d
47.Gx7e R-8a
48.P*8b Rx8b
49.P*8c Rx8c
50.P*8d R-8a
51.P*4d G4c-4b
52.P*7d R-7a
53.B*8b R-7b
54.Bx9a+ Sx7d
55.Gx7d N-8e
56.L*7c R-6b
57.G-7e resigns
(diagram 3)

After 113 moves , UEYAMA won the game .

Sente Shiken Bisha vs Gote AKUTSU ryu Kyusen

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; tournament

A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open between KUMAKURA and ISHIBASHI started 15 September 2009 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090915/090915_ishibashi-kumakura_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KUMAKURA Shino (Jo-ryu 1 dan)
Gote : ISHIBASHI Sachio (Jo-ryu Oi)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h S-6b
3.P-6f P-3d
4.S-6g P-5d
5.R-6h P-1d
6.P-1f K-4b
7.K-4h K-3b
8.S-3h G6a-5b
9.K-3i S-4b
10.G6i-5h S4b-5c
11.K-2h P-7d
12.P-5f P-8e
13.B-7g G4a-4b
14.P-4f R-7b
15.R-7h P-6d
16.P-3f P-6e
(diagram 1)

KUMAKURA selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game . ISHIBASHI made Funa gakoi and KUMAKURA made Hon mino gakoi . ISHIBASHI developed her Kakoi , turned her Rook with 14...R-7b and started attacking with 16...P-6e .

(diagram 2)

17.Px6e Bx7g+
18.Nx7g R-8b
19.R-8h P-7e
20.Px7e B*7i
21.R-8i Bx4f+
22.B*3g +Bx3g
23.Nx3g P*6f
24.Sx6f B*7h
25.R-8h Bx5f+
26.G-5g +Bx5g
27.Sx5g P*7f
28.S-6h R-7b
29.B*3i P-3e
30.B*4f N-7c
31.P-7d Px7g+
32.Px7c+ Rx7c
33.P*7d Rx7d
34.P*7e R-7a
35.Sx7g N*2d
36.N-2e Nx3f
(diagram 2)

KUMAKURA captured the 6e-Pawn with 17.Px6e and ISHIBASHI exchanged the Bishops with 17...Bx7g+ . ISHIBASHI turned backed her Rook with 18...R-8b threatening the 8th file , and KUMAKURA also turned her Rook with 19.R-8h to defend the 8th file .

After sacrificing the 7th file Pawn with 19...P-7e , ISHIBASHI dropped a Bishop with 20...B*7i and made it promoted with 21...Bx4f+ checking KUMAKURA's King . KUMAKURA dropped a Bishop with 22.B*3g to protect the King and pinning the 4f-promoted Bishop and the 8b-Rook . After the Bishop and the promoted Bishop exchange , ISHIBASHI dropped a Bishop again with 24...B*7h , promoted it with 25...Bx5f+ , and sacrificed the promoted Bishop to continue attacking with 26...+Bx5g .

After some moves , ISHIBASHI captured the 7g-Knight and attacked KUMAKURA's King by the Knight with 36...Nx3f .

(diagram 3)

37.K-3g S-4d
38.B-8b+ P-2d
39.P*3c Nx3c
40.Nx3c+ Gx3c
41.P*4f N*2e
42.K-4g S-5e
43.N*4e G-3d
44.K-5h P-4d
45.N*2f P*7f
46.Nx3d Px4e
47.Sx7f R-4a
48.K-6g N*8d
49.R-5h P*7c
50.+B-7b P*6f
51.Bx6f Sx6f
52.Kx6f B*3c
53.P*5e Nx7f
54.Kx7f S*4c
55.N*2f N-2h+
56.S*2b Bx2b
57.Nx2b+ Kx2b
58.P*3d N*8d
59.K-6f G*7f
60.K-5g P*6f
61.G*7h S*6g
62.+Bx6b Gx6b
63.S*3c K-2c
64.K-4h Sx5h+
65.Kx5h B*6g
66.K-5i R*8i
67.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 132 moves , ISHIBASHI won the game .

Dec 27, 2009

Aigakari ; unclassified game

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

A Shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between AKUTSU and NAMEKATA was broadcasted 18 October 2009 .


Sente : AKUTSU Chikara (7 dan)
Gote : NAMEKATA Hisashi (8 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 S-7b
7.S-3h P-7d
8.P-7f P-8f
(diagram 1)






AKUTSU selected Aigakari as the opening of this game and NAMEKATA accepted it . AKUTSU exchanged his Rook Pawns by his Rook and backed the Rook with 6.R-2h .

NAMEKATA pushed the 7th file Pawn with 7...P-7d forcing AKUTSU to push the 7th file Pawn with 8.P-7f . If AKUTSU didn't push the 7th file Pawn , NAMEKATA would advance the 7th file Pawn with P-7e .

Replying AKUTSU's 8.P-7f , NAMEKATA pushed the 8th file Pawn with 8...P-8f to exchange the 8th file Pawns and aim at the 7f-Pawn .

(diagram 2)

9.Px8f Rx8f
10.P*8g Rx7f
11.B-6f P-3d
12.Bx2b+ Sx2b
13.N-7g K-4b
14.P-4f N-3c
15.S-4g R-7e
16.B*6f R-2e
17.P*2f R-2d
18.P-1f P-7e
19.Bx3c+ Sx3c
20.P-2e Rx2e
21.Rx2e B*1d
22.N-1g P-2d
23.P-1e Bx2e
24.Nx2e Px2e
25.N-6e B*2g
26.N*4e Bx4i+
27.Kx4i R*2i
(diagram 2)

NAMEKATA exchanged the 8th file Pawns and AKUTSU dropped a Pawn with 10.P*8g . NAMEKATA captured the 7f-Pawn with 10...Rx7f . AKUTSU moved up the Bishop with 11.B-6f to catch the Rook .

NAMEKATA opened the Bishop line with 11...P-3d and AKUTSU simply exchanged the Bishops with 12.Bx2b+ . After some moves , AKUTSU sacrificed the Bishop with 19.Bx3c+ and pushed the 2nd file Pawn with 20.P-2e to kill the 2d-Rook .

NAMEKATA sacrificed the 2d-Rook with 20...Rx2e and replying AKUTSU's 21.Rx2e , NAMEKATA dropped a Bishop with B*1d to pin the 2e-Rook and the 4g-Silver . AKUTSU jumped the right Knight to protect the 2e-Rook . After exchanged AKUTSU's Rook and NAMEKATA's Bishop , NAMEKATA dropped a Bishop with 25...B*2g and sacrificed it with 26...Bx4i+ to continue attacking .

(diagram 3)

28.K-5h S-4d
29.R*2a G*5i
30.K-6h G-6i
31.K-7g N*3a
32.B*2b Sx4e
33.B*3c K-5b
34.Bx3a+ Gx3a
35.Rx3a+ B*9e
36.P-8f resigns
(diagram 3)





After 71 moves , AKUTSU won the game .

Dec 26, 2009

Ai Furibisha ; Sente Nakabisha vs Gote Mukai Bisha

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; F-block

A shogi game of the Ginga sen F-block between KURYU Naoki (amateur) and KANKI was broadcasted 17 October 2009 .


Sente ; KURYU Naoki (amateur)
Gote : KANKI Hiromitsu (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-5f P-3d
2.R-5h S-4b
3.P-7f P-4d
4.K-4h S-4c
5.S-6h B-3c
6.S-5g R-2b
7.S-3h S-6b
8.K-3i G-7b
9.P-8f K-6a
10.P-8e P-7d
11.P-7e Px7e
12.S-6f
(diagram 1)


KURYU turned his Rook with 2.R-5h making a Nakabisha formation . After moved up the left Silver and the Bishop , KANKI also turned his Rook with 6...R-2b making a Mukai Bisha formation .

KURYU made Kata mino gakoi and advanced the 8th file Pawn with 10.P-8e . KANKI seemed to start making Yagura gakoi with 10...P-7d . KURYU sacrificed the 7th file Pawn with 11.P-7e and advanced the left Silver with 12.S-6f to attack KANKI's camp .

(diagram 2)

12...S-7c
13.R-7h S-6d
14.Sx7e Sx7e
15.Rx7e P*7c
16.G6i-5h S*8f
17.R-7i B-2d
18.P-4f Bx4f
19.R-7f S-8g=
20.B-7i Bx7i+
21.Rx7i S-8h=
22.R-5i Sx9i=
23.B*6f B*8g
24.Bx9i N-3c
25.B-6f P-2d
26.P-8d Px8d
27.N-7g B-7f+
28.S*5e G-5b
29.R-8i R-4b
30.K-2h L*8f
31.R-5i L-8g+
32.G-6h P-5d
33.S*6e +Lx7g
34.Sx7f +Lx6h
35.R-8i Px5e
36.P*7d Px7d
37.S-6e P-2e
38.Sx7d P*7c
39.Rx8d P*8b
40.P*8c G*9b
41.Px8b+ G9bx8b
42.B-7e P*8c
43.Bx4b+ Gx4b
44.R*2a S*4a
45.R-8h Px7d
46.B*3a K-6b
47.Rx6h P-2f
48.Px2f N*3e
49.L*3f P*2g
(diagram 2)

KURYU turned the Rook with 13.R-7h and exchanged the 2 Panws and 2 Silvers . KANKI dropped a Silver with 16...S*8f attacking the 7e-Rook . The Rook escaped with 17.R-7i and KANKI moved up his Bishop with 17...B-2d attacking the Rook again .

KURYU floated the Rook with 19.R-7f attacking the 8f-Silver . KANKI advanced the 8f-Silver with 19...S-8g= forking the 8f-Rook and the 8h-Bishop . KURYU backed the 8h-Rook facing the Bishops and replying the Bishop exchange , he succeeded to escape the attacked 7e-Rook with 21.Rx7i . KANKI advanced the 8g-Silver with 21...S-8h= attacking the 7i-Rook forcing to escape .

KURYU dropped a Bishop with 23.B*6f and captured KANKI's 9i-Silver . And using this Bishop , KURYU aimed at the 4th file . KANKI made a promoted Bishop and disturbed the KURYU's attack .

KANKI sacrificed the promoted Bishop but got a Knight , a Gold and a Silver . KURYU turned his Rook with 35.R-8i and attacked KANKI's camp . KANKI dropped a Gold with 40...G*9b to defend his camp . KURYU exchanged his Bishop and KANKI's 4b-Rook with 43.Bx4b+ and dropped the Rook with 44.R*2a to continue attacking .

KANKI also started attacking KURYU's Kakoi with 47...P-2f .

(diagram 3)

50.K-1h B*4f
51.R-7h B-5g+
52.Lx3e +Bx6g
53.R-4h K-7c
54.Kx2g P*2e
55.Px2e Px5f
56.Rx1a+ P-5g+
57.R-4f Px3e
58.L*6i +B-3d
59.P*7e Px7e
60.P*7d Kx7d
61.Bx4b+ Sx4b
62.G*6e K-8d
63.P*8e Kx8e
64.N*7g K-8d
65.R-8f K-7c
66.+R-6a P*2f
67.Rx2f P-8d
68.P*6d S-5b
69.Px6c+ Sx6c
70.G-6d K-8c
71.+Rx6c Gx6c
72.Gx6c S*1e
73.R-8f L*2f
74.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 146 moves , KANKI won the game .

Ai Furibisha ; Sente Nakabisha , Anaguma gakoi vs Gote Sanken Bisha , Hon mino gakoi

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round

A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between NARITA and UEDA started 4:15 P.M. , 25 July 2009 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090725/090725_12-2.html
(Flash version written in Japanese language)


Sente : NARITA Miho (amateur)
Gote : UEDA Hatsumi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-5f P-3d
2.R-5h R-3b
3.S-6h K-6b
4.S-5g S-7b
5.K-4h K-7a
6.K-3h G4a-5b
7.P-7f P-2d
8.K-2h P-2e
9.G-3h S-4b
10.L-1h S-3c
11.K-1i S-4d
12.S-2h S-3e
13.P-5e B-3c
14.G-5i R-2b
15.P-9f P-1d
16.P-9e P-1e
17.G5i-4h P-2f
18.Px2f Rx2f
19.S-5f R-2d
20.P*2g N-1c
21.B-6f N-2e
(diagram 1)

NARITA pushed the 5th file Pawn with 1.P-5f and shown to select Rikisen style Furibisha , especially Rikisen Nakabisha . UEDA naturally opened the Bishop line with 1...P-3d .

NARITA turned her Rook with 2.R-5h making Nakabisha form and UEDA also turned her Rook with 2...R-3b making the Sanken Bisha form . UEDA completed Hon mino gakoi with 6...G4a-5b and NARITA started making Anaguma gakoi with 10.L-1h .

While NARITA was making Anaguma gakoi , UEDA advanced her left Silver with 12...S-3e . NARITA pushed the 5th file Pawn with 13.P-5e and added her left Gold to the Kakoi . UEDA exchanged the 2nd file Pawns and jumped her left Knight with 21...N-2e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

22.N-7g Nx1g+
23.Sx1g P-1f
24.S-2h P*2f
25.Px2f P*2g
26.Gx2g Sx2f
27.Gx2f Rx2f
28.P*2g R-2a
29.S-4e P-1g+
30.Lx1g Lx1g+
31.Nx1g P*1f
32.P*1h L*2c
33.N-2e Lx2e
34.S-3f B-4d
35.Sx2e Rx2e
36.L*2f R-1e
37.K-2i S*1g
38.L*1i Sx2h+
39.Kx2h N*7d
(diagram 2)

NARITA also jumped her left Knight with 22.N-7g to prepare an attack . UEDA started attacking the 1st file with 22...Nx1g+ . After UEDA's attack , NARITA's Anaguma gakoi was almost broken . UEDA dropped a Knight with N*7d attacking the 6f-Bishop .

(diagram 3)

40.B-5g Rx5e
41.P*5f Rx5f
42.Bx9c+ Lx9c
43.Rx5f Bx7g+
44.P-9d +Bx6g
45.S*8b Kx8b
46.Px9c+ K-7a
47.+P-8b Kx8b
48.P*6b +Bx5f
49.Px6a+ N*3f
50.Px3f S*3g
51.Gx3g S*3i
52.Kx3i R*5i
53.N*4i +B-5g
54.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 106 moves , UEDA won the game .

Dec 25, 2009

Gote open Shiken Bisha vs Sente Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; E-block

A shogi game of the Ginga sen E-block between NAKAGAWA Keigo (amateur) and KOSAKA was broadcasted 15 October 2009 .


Sente : NAKAGAWA Keigo (amateur)
Gote : KOSAKA Noboru (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f R-4b
3.S-4h K-6b
4.K-6h Bx8h+
5.Sx8h S-2b
6.K-7h S-3c
7.S-7g K-7b
8.K-8h K-8b
9.L-9h P-2d
10.K-9i R-2b
11.S-8h S-4d
12.P-4f N-3c
13.S-4g S-7b
14.G-7i P-9d
15.P-9f G4a-5b
16.P-3f P-2e
(diagram 1)

KOSAKA turned his Rook with 2...R-4b without closing the Bishop line . When NAKAGAWA moved up the King with 4.K-6h KOSAKA exchanged the Bishops with 4...Bx8h+ , because after K-7h , Sente can capture the Bx8h+ by Kx8h .

NAKAGAWA started making Ibisha Anaguma with 9.L-9h and KOSAKA turned his Rook with 10...R-2b .

After completed Hon mino gakoi , KOSAKA started attacking with 16...P-2e .

(diagram 2)

17.Px2e Rx2e
18.Rx2e Nx2e
19.R*2g P*2d
20.P*2f Nx1g+
21.Rx1g R*2h
22.S-3h Rx2f+
23.B*2b B*2h
24.R-1h Bx1i+
25.Rx1i L*1d
26.N*1g P-3e
27.Bx1a+ Px3f
28.P-4e Sx4e
29.+B-5e +R-3e
30.B*1b S-5d
31.+B-7g P-4d
32.B-2c+ P-4e
33.G-4h P-4f
34.R-1h +R-2f
35.+B-5f +R-3e
36.+B-2c +R-2f
37.+B-3d P-2e
38.+B-2d Lx1g+
39.Rx1g N*3e
40.Rx1c+ P-4g+
41.Gx4g +R-2h
42.G-4h N-2g+
43.+B-4f P-3g+
44.Sx3g +Rx2i
45.+R-1a G5b-6b
46.L*8f N*7d
(diagram 2)

After 2 Pawns and 2 Rooks exchange , NAKAGAWA dropped a Rook with 19.R*2g to avoid KOSAKA's Rook drop . KOSAKA dropped a Pawn with 19...P*2d to protect the 2e-Knight and NAKAGAWA also dropped a Pawn with 20.P*2f to kill the Knight . KOSAKA sacrificed the Knight with 20...Nx1g+ and succeeded to drop a Rook with 21...R*2h .

NAKAGAWA backed his right Silver with 22.S-3h to protect the 2i-Knight and KOSAKA made his Rook promoted with 22...Rx2f+ . Both players dropped their each Bishop with 23.B*2b B*2h .

KOSAKA sacrificed his Bishop with 24...Bx1i+ getting a Lance and attacked NAKAGAWA's Rook by the Lance with 25...L*1d .

Although a Rook was useless on 1i square , NAKAGAWA made 2 promoted Bishops . After some moves , both players dropped a minor pieces with 46.L*8f N*7d to attack the opponent's Kakoi directly .

(diagram 3)

47.P-7e Nx8f
48.Px8f P-6d
49.P-8e S-6e
50.+Bx6d L*6c
51.+B-4f P*4e
52.+B-4g +Rx7i
53.Sx7i +Nx3g
54.+Bx3g S*4f
55.+B-3h P*3g
56.+Bx6e Lx6e
57.R*4a P-3h+
58.G-5h +P-4h
59.G-6h B*5e
60.P-8d Bx1a
61.Rx1a+ R*3i
62.S*8h Px8d
63.P*8c Sx8c
64.L*6d P*3a
65.+R-1b G*7b
66.Lx6b+ G6ax6b
67.N*6d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 133 moves , NAKAGAWA won the game .

Dec 24, 2009

Sente Shiken bisha vs Gote Migi Shiken Bisha ; Ibisha Anaguma

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

A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between SENZAKI and ABE was broadcasted 11 October 2009 .


Sente : SENZAKI Manabu (8 dan)
Gote : ABE Takashi (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

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

Both players opened their Bishop line with 1.P-7f P-3d , and SENZAKI immediately closed the line with 2.P-6f . Replying SENZAKI's 2.P-6f , ABE pushed the 6th file Pawn with 2...P-6d and he shown to attack this file ; Migi Shiken Bisha strategy .

ABE turned his Rook with 3...R-6b along the Migi Shiken Bisha strategy , and SENZAKI also turned his Rook with 4.R-6h making Shiken Bisha formation to counterattack .

SENZAKI made Hon mino gakoi and ABE started making Ibisha Anaguma . While ABE was making Ibisha Anaguma , SENZAKI advanced the 7th & 8th file Pawns , and turned his Rook again with 15.R-8h threatening this file .

After floated the Rook with 18.R-8f , SENZAKI advanced the left Silver with 20.S-4e crushing the Silver against the 5d-Silver .

(diagram 2)

20...Bx4f
21.Sx3d B-5e
22.G-4g R-3b
23.S-2e P-2d
24.S-3f P-6e
25.G-5f B-3c
26.Px6e Bx7g+
27.Nx7g P*6g
28.P-6d G-6b
29.P-8d P-6h+
(diagram 2)





ABE captured the 4f-Pawn with 20...Bx4f without replying the 20.S-4e . SENZAKI captured the 3d-Pawn with 21.Sx3d . After backed the Bishop with 21...B-5e , ABE turned his Rook with 22...R-3b aiming at the 3d-Silver . SENZAKI already moved up the left Gold with 22.G-4g to protect his aimed Silver . Without 22.G-4g , SENZAKI would lose the 3d-Silver like following moves ; 22.P-9f R-3b , 23.S-2e P-2d , 24.S-3f Rx3f! ; SEZAKI couldn't capture the 3f-Rook , because 25.Px3f opened the 5e-Bishop's line to the 2h-King .

SENZAKI moved up the 4g-Gold with 25.G-5f attacking the 5e-Bishop and captured the 6th file Pawn opening the Bishop line in the same time . After the Bishop exchange , SENZAKI attacked the 8th file with 29.P-8d and ABE made a promoted Pawn with 29...P-6h+

(diagram 3)

30.Px8c+ B*6g
31.+P-7b +P-5h
32.G-3i G-5b
33.Rx8a+ B-7f+
34.+Rx9a +Bx7e
35.P-6c+ Gx6c
36.P*4b +Px5g
37.P-4a+ resigns
(diagram 3)






After 73 moves , SENZAKI won the game .

Sente Shiken Bisha vs Gote Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round

A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between HISATSU and SUZUKI Kanna started 4:13 P.M. , 25 July 2009 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090725/090725_11-2.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : HISATSU Tomoko (Jo-ryu 1 dan)
Gote : SUZUKI Kanna (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f P-8d
3.S-7h S-6b
4.R-6h K-4b
5.K-4h K-3b
6.S-3h P-5d
7.K-3i G6a-5b
8.P-1f S-5c
9.G6i-5h B-3c
10.P-4f K-2b
11.P-3f P-4d
12.G-4g G-4c
13.N-3g P-8e
14.B-7g G-3b
15.K-2h L-1b
16.P-6e K-1a
17.S-6g S-2b
18.S-6f P-7d
19.P-5f P-9d
20.P-2f B-5a
21.P-9f B-8d
22.P-5e
(diagram 1)

With 4.R-6h , HISATSU selected Shiken Bisha as the strategy of this game . SUZUKI made Funa gakoi and HISATSU made Hon mino gakoi .

SUZUKI started developing her Kakoi to Ibisha Anaguma with 9...B-3c and HISATSU also developed her Kakoi to Taka mino gakoi .

While SUZUKI was making Ibisha Anaguma , HISATSU advanced her left Silver with 18.S-6f and started attacking with 22.P-5e .

(diagram 2)

22...Px5e
23.Sx5e P*5d
24.S-6f N-7c
25.P-7e Px7e
26.P*7d P-7f
27.B-8h P-8f
28.Px8f Bx6f
29.Bx6f Nx6e
30.B-7e S-6d
31.B*7c P-7g+
32.Rx6e Sx6e
33.Bx8b+ R*7i
34.R*7b S*3a
35.P-4e +P-6h
36.Px4d Gx4d
37.B-5c+ G4d-4c
38.N*4d Gx4d
39.+Bx4d P*4b
40.+B-4f R-6i+
41.G*4a +P-5h
42.G-3i N*5e
43.R-7a+ Nx4g+
44.+Bx4g +Rx3i
(diagram 2)

After the 5th file Pawn echange , HISATSU simply backed her Silver with 24.S-6f . Replying SUZUKI's right Knight jump with 24...N-7c , HISATSU sacrificed the 7th file Pawn with 25.P-7e and dropped a Pawn with 76.P*7d attacking the 7c-Knight .

SUZUKI advanced the 7e-Pawn with 26...P-7f attacking the 7g-Bishop and opening the 8d-Bishop line . HISATSU backed the attacked 7g-Bishop with 27.B-8h . SUZUKI sacrificed the 8th file Pawn with 27...P-8f and the Bishop with 28...Bx6f to continue attacking .

After some moves , SUZUKI sacrificed the promoted Rook to attack HISATSU's King directly .

(diagram 3)

45.Kx3i G*4h
46.+Bx4h +Px4h
47.Kx4h B*9c
48.G*5g S-5f
49.P*6f Bx7a
50.+Bx7a R*8h
51.P*5h Sx5g+
52.Kx5g G*4f
53.Kx4f Rx5h+
54.P*5f +Rx3h
55.S*4g +R-4h
56.G*5h +R-4i
57.B*3h +Rx1i
58.R*5a S*4i
59.N*4d L*4c
60.Bx4i +Rx4i
61.S*3h +R-6i
62.Rx5d+ +Rx6f
63.Gx3a Sx3a
64.P*6g +Rx8f
65.+Rx6c G*3c
66.P*4e Lx4d
67.Px4d B*7i
68.S*6h B-8h+
69.L*6f +B-8g
70.N-2e G-2d
71.+B-5c +R-8e
72.P-5e P*6e
73.N-7g +R-8a
74.Nx6e P*7f
75.P*8b +Rx8b
76.+R-6a S-2b
77.P-7c+ +R-9b
78.+B-5d G*3a
79.+P-6c P-7g+
80.S-5g +B-7h
81.S4g-5f N*7e
82.+B-4e Gx2e
83.Px2e N*7f
84.P-5d N-6h+
85.Sx6h +Px6h
86.Gx6h +Bx6h
87.K-5e +R-9c
88.N-7c+ +R-8d
89.G*7d +R-8e
90.K-6d +B-8f
91.K-5c Nx6g+
92.L-6d +N-6f
93.K-6b +Nx5f
94.+Bx5f S*6e
95.+Bx6e +Rx6e
96.P-5c+ B*5f
97.P*7e +B-7g
98.N*4c +Bx4d
99.Nx3a+ Gx3a
100.+Rx9a Bx3h+
101.L*4f N*4e
102.N*5g P*6a
103.+Rx6a +R-5e
104.Lx4e +B-3c
105.S*4d +Bx4d
106.Lx4d +Rx4d
107.P*4e +R-3c
108.+P6c-5bresigns
(diagram 3)

After 215 moves , HISATSU won the game .

Dec 23, 2009

Sente Wanpaku Nakabisha

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; D-block

A shogi game of the Ginga sen D-block between ITOU Shingo and ISHIDA was broadcasted 10 October 2009 .

Sente : ITOU Shingo (4 dan)
Gote : ISHIDA Kazuo (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-5f 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 K-3b
8.K-2h P-1d
9.P-1f G6a-5b
10.S-3h S-4b
11.P-4f S6b-5c
12.R-5i P-4d
13.P-5e Px5e
14.Rx5e P-8f
15.Px8f P*8h
(diagram 1)

ITOU selected Nakabisha as the opening of this game . ITOU developed the camp without closing the Bishop line . ISHIDA made Funa gakoi and ITOU made Kata mino gakoi .

After some moves , ISHIDA closed the Bishop line with 12...P-4d and ITOU exchanged the 5th file Pawns . Replying ITOU's Pawn exchange , ISDHIDA attacked the 8th file with 14...P-8f & 15...P*8h .

(diagram 2)

16.P*5d S-6b
17.R-8e Rx8e
18.Px8e Px8i+
19.R*8b +P-8h
20.Bx8h R*8i
21.G-7i Rx8h+
22.Gx8h P-4e
23.G-8i Px4f
24.Rx8a+ P-4g+
25.Sx4g B*9b
26.+Rx9b Lx9b
27.K-3h R*6i
28.G-7i Rx4i+
29.Kx4i Bx9i+
30.K-3h L*4c
31.P*4f N*3e
32.S-3f +B-5e
(diagram 2)

After dropping a Pawn with 16.P*5d forcing the 5c-Silver to back , ITOU turned his Rook with 17.R-8e facing the Rooks . After the Rook exchange , ISHIDA captured the 8i-Knight .

ITOU dropped a Rook with 19.R*8b to attack . After sacrificing the promoted Pawn , ISHIDA also dropped a Rook and exchange it with the 8h-Bishop . ISHIDA's Pawn push with 22...P-4e attacking the 4f-Pawn opened the 2b-Bishop's line attacking the 8h-Gold in the same time . ITOU's 8h Gold escaped from the Bishop line with 23.G-8i and ISHIDA captured the 4f-Pawn .

ITOU captured the 8a-Knight with 24.Rx8a+ . After sacrificing a Pawn with 24...P-4g+ , ISHIDA dropped a Bishop with 25...B*9b forking the 8a-Rook and the 4g-Silver .

ITOU exchanged his promoted Rook and the 9b-Bishop . ISHIDA dropped a Rook with 27...R*6i and sacrificed it with 28...Rx4i+ to weaken ITOU's Kakoi . ISHIDA dropped a Lance and a Knight , backed the promoted Bishop with 32...+B-5e to continue attacking .

(diagram 3)

33.B*8c P*5f
34.N*3i G*5h
35.P-5c+ S6bx5c
36.P*5i Gx6h
37.Gx6h +Bx4f
38.R*9a P-5g+
39.G*2b Kx2b
40.Rx4a+ G*3a
41.+Rx5b S*4g
42.Nx4g +Px4g
43.K-2h +Px3g
44.Nx3g +Bx3f
45.G*3h S*4g
46.S*2e Sx3h+
47.Bx3h+ Nx2g+
48.+Bx2g +Bx2g
49.Kx2g N*3e
50.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 98 moves , ISHIDA won the game .

Shogi News : SATO Yasumitsu becomes a challenger of Kio sen title match .

Shogi News : The 35th Kio sen ; challenger deciding match

The 1st game of Kio sen challenger deciding match between SATO Yasumitsu and YAMASAKI was started 10:00 A.M. , 22 December 2009 at Kansai Shogi Kaikan , Osaka .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou091222.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou091222_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
Gote : YAMASAKI Takayuki (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.K-6h S-7b
8.P-3f P-6d
9.S-3g S-6c
10.S-4f S-5d
11.P-3e Px3e
12.Sx3e P-8e
13.P*3d S-2b
14.P-1f P-9d
(diagram 1)

With 4...Bx8h+ , YAMASAKI selected Ittezon Kakukawari as the opening of this game . SATO made a Hayakuri Gin attacking formation with 10.S-4f and YAMASAKI made Koshikakegin form .

SATO exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and YAMASAKI advanced the 8th file Pawn . If SATO moved up the left Silver with 13.S-7g to prevent the 8th file Pawn exchange , YAMASAKI would get an advantage by Tsugi Fu attacking technique ; 13...P-8f , 14.Px8f P*8e , 15.Px8e Rx8e ; forking the 3e-Silver and the 8i-Knight .

SATO dropped a Pawn with 13.P*3d forcing the 3c-Silver to back . SATO pushed the 1st file Pawn with 14.P-1f , different from the previous games .

(diagram 2)

15.G-4h P*3c
16.Px3c+ Sx3c
17.R-2f P-8f
18.Px8f Rx8f
19.P*3d S-2b
20.N-7g R-8b
21.P-2d Px2d
22.Sx2d P*2c
23.S-3e P-7d
24.P*8f G-6b
25.S-8g G-6c
26.P-9f K-5b
27.N-3g N-7c
28.S-4f P*3c
29.S-4e
(diagram2)

SATO moved up his right Gold with 15.G-4h defending the 4g-Pawn to prepare the 2nd file Pawn exchange . YAMASAKI dropped a Pawn with 15...P*3c to use the 2b-Silver .

Before the 2nd file Pawn exchange , SATO floated the Rook with 17.R-2f . YAMASAKI exchanged the 8th file Pawns and SATO dropped a Pawn again . YAMASAKI didn't advance the Silver with 19...S-4d but backed the Silver with 19...S-2b again .

SATO jumped the left Knight with 20.N-7g and YAMASAKI's 8f-Rook escaped with R-8b .

After some moves , SATO made a Ginkanmuri and YAMASAKI made Nakazumai Gyoku formation . SATO backed the 3e-Silver and crush it against the 5d-Silver with 29.S-4e .

(diagram 3)

29...Px3d
30.P-7e S-5e
31.R-7f N-6e
32.Px7d Nx7g+
33.Gx7g P*7b
34.P-5f N-3c
35.Px5e Nx4e
36.Nx4e S*6e
37.N*7e Sx7f
38.Nx6c+ K-4a
39.Gx7f N*5f
40.K-7g R*8i
41.G*5b resigns
(diagram 3)


After 81 moves , SATO won the game and he becomes the challenger of the 35th Kio sen title match .

Dec 22, 2009

Ai Furibisha ; Sente Mukai Bisha , Yagura gakoi vs Gote Sanken Bisha , Hon mino gakoi

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round

A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between AJIKI and MUROTA started 4:13 P.M. , 25 July 2009


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/090725/090725_10-2.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : AJIKI Fusako (Jo-ryu 1 dan)
Gote : MUROTA Io (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f R-3b
3.S-6h S-4b
4.S-6g P-3e
5.B-7g K-6b
6.R-8h P-3f
7.Px3f Rx3f
8.S-3h R-3d
9.G6i-5h S-7b
10.P-4f K-7a
11.G-4g P-4d
12.S-5f S-4c
13.S-3g S-5d
14.K-4h G4a-5b
15.G-3h P-6d
16.R-6h P-1d
17.P-6e Px6e
18.Sx6e P*6g
19.Rx6g P*6f
20.Rx6f P-4e
(diagram 1)

When AJIKI closed her Bishop line with 2.P-6f , MUROTA immediately turned the Rook with 2...R-3b making a Sanken Bisha formation . After advanced the left Silver and moved up the Bishop , AJIKI also turned her Rook with 6.R-8h making a Mukai Bisha formation .

Replying MUROTA's 3rd file Pawn exchange , AJIKI made Mino gakoi and developed it to Yagura gakoi . While AJIKI was developing her Kakoi , MUROTA completed Hon mino gakoi .

Without the entry of the King into Yagura gakoi , AJIKI tried to exchange the 6th file Pawns and Silvers . MUROTA dropped Pawns with 18...P-6g and 19...P*6f by Renda no Fu technique . AJIKI captured the Pawns with 19.Rx6g & 20.Rx6f , then the Rook came into the 2b Bishop's line . MUROTA pushed the 4th file Pawn attacking both 6f-Rook and 4th file .

(diagram 2)

21.R-6h Bx7g+
22.Nx7g Px4f
23.Gx4f Sx6e
24.Rx6e R-8d
25.S*8e R-3d
26.P*6d S*5d
27.R-6h N-3c
28.P*3f N-4e
29.P-3e B*7i
30.R-5h R-4d
31.B*6f Nx3g+
(diagram 2)



AJIKI's Rook escaped from the Bishop line with 21.R-6h . After the Bishop exchange , MUROTA captured in the 4f-Pawn with 22...Px4f . AJIKI captured the 4f-Pawn with 23.Gx4f .

After the Silver exchange , MUROTA turned her Rook with R-8d threatening the Rook promotion with Rx8g+ . Because AJIKI's King sat on dangerous position , she dropped a Silver to prevent MUROTA's Rook promotion .

After some moves , MUROTA captured the 3g-Silver with 31...Nx3g+ to break AJIKI's Kakoi .

(diagram 3)

32.Kx3g Rx4f
33.Kx4f S*4i
34.R-4h Sx3h+
35.Rx3h G*5e
36.Bx5e Sx5e
37.K-3g Bx5g+
38.R*3a +B-4f
39.K-4h B*6f
40.K-4i P*4h
41.resigns
(diagram 3)




After 80 moves , MUROTA won the game .

Dec 21, 2009

Yagura ; Gote Youdou Furibisha

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; C-block

A shogi game of the Ginga sen C-block between ARIMORI and KUMASAKA was broadcasted 8 October 2009 .


Sente : ARIMORI Kouzou (7 dan)
Gote : KUMASAKA Manabu (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f P-8d
3.S-6h S-6b
4.P-5f P-5d
5.S-4h S-4b
6.G4i-5h P-7d
7.G-6g P-6d
8.G-7h S-6c
9.K-6i P-4d
10.P-2f S-4c
11.S-7g B-3c
12.B-7i R-2b
13.B-6h K-6b
14.K-7i G4a-5b
15.K-8h N-7c
16.L-9h N-8e
(diagram 1)

ARIMORI selected Yagura as the opening of this game . Until 6.G4i-5h , the game naturally advanced along a line of Shin Yagura niju-yonte gumi . But by KUMASAKA's 6...P-7d , the game became a different line .

After some moves , KUMASA turned his Rook with 12...R-2b and his camp became Mukai Bisha . The strategy like this line is called "Youdou Furibisha" .

ARIMORI's King entered Kin Yagura with 15.K-8h and he immediately started advancing it Yagura Anaguma with 16.L-9h . Then KUMASAKA started attacking with 16...N-8e .

(diagram 2)

17.S-8f P-4e
18.S-5g P-9d
19.P-3f K-7b
20.N-3g S-4d
21.P-4f Px4f
22.Sx4f R-4b
23.P*4e S-5c
24.P-3e P-6e
25.Px3d B-2b
26.P-3c+ Bx3c
27.P-5e S5c-6d
28.N-2e B-2b
29.Sx8e Px8e
30.N*3d Px6f
31.Gx6f P*6e
32.G6f-6g R-3b
33.Nx2b+ R-3i+
34.R-1h P*4h
35.B-5g P-8f
36.Px8f P*8g
(diagram 2)

ARIMORI's attacked 7g-Silver escaped with 17.S-8f and KUMASAKA pushed the 4th file Pawn with 17...P-4e opening the 3c-Bishop line to aim at ARIMORI's King .

ARIMORI attacked KUMASA's Bishop . But after some moves , KUMASAKA sacrificed the Bishop and succeeded to make his Rook promoted attacking the 2h-Rook . ARIMORI's Rook escaped from the attack with 34.R-1h , and KUMASAKA directly attacked ARIMORI's King with 36...P*8g .

(diagram 3)

37.Gx8g +R-6i
38.B*7h S*9i
39.Kx9i +Rx7h
40.G6g-7g +R-6i
41.S*7h +R-2i
42.+Nx2a Px5e
43.P*6i B*5f
44.+Nx1a B-4g+
45.Rx4h +B-3f
46.P*3g +Bx2f
47.L*2h P*4g
48.R-5h +B-5c
49.N*8e +Rx1i
50.N-3c+ L*5f
51.Sx5e Sx5e
52.B-4f Sx4f
53.Rx5f +B-6d
54.P*5c G5b-6b
55.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 108 moves , KUMASAKA won the game .

Dec 20, 2009

Ai Ibisha ; Unclassified game

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

A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between KUSHIDA and MARUYAMA was broadcasted 4 October 2009 .


Sente : KUSHIDA Youichi (6 dan)
Gote : MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f P-5d
3.S-7h S-4b
4.S-6g B-3c
5.S-4h P-5e
6.G4i-5h S-6b
7.P-3f S6b-5c
8.S-3g P-8d
9.S-4f P-8e
10.B-7g S-4d
11.G-7h S4b-5c
12.K-6i S-5d
13.P-2f G-3b
14.P-2e B-4b
15.P-5f Px5f
16.Sx5f P-8f
17.Px8f Bx8f
18.Bx8f Rx8f
19.P*8g R-8b
20.P-2d Px2d
21.Rx2d P*2c
22.R-2f N-3c
23.N-3g P*5g
(diagram 1)

KUSHIDA is a famous Furibisha player and by his second move 2.P-6f , he seemed to select Furibisha .

MARUYAMA pushed the 5th file Pawn with 2...P-5d and this move means the player has a plan to select Ai Furibisha . Until 4...B-3c , the game seemed to advance Ai Furibisha , but by 6.G-5h KUSHIDA selected Ibisha in this game .

KUSHIDA advanced his right Silver with 9.S-4f aiming at the head of the 3c-Bishop . After advanced the 8th file Pawn with 9...P-8e , MARUYAMA also advanced the 5c-Silver with 10...S-4d to defend the Bishop head .

MARUYAMA advanced one more Silver to 5d , backed the Bishop with 14...B-4b aiming the Bishop exchange . KUSHIDA exchanged the 5th file Pawns , MARUYAMA exchanged the 8th file Pawns and Bishops .

After the 2nd file Pawn exchange , KUSHIDA backed his Rook with 22.R-2f and jumped the right Knight to make an attacking formation . MARUYAMA dropped a Pawn with 23...P*5g and started attacking .

(diagram 2)

24.Sx5g P-3e
25.P-1f P*8h
26.P*5e Px8i+
27.Px5d Px3f
28.P*3d N*9e
29.Px3c+ Nx8g+
30.G7h-6h +N-7g
(diagram 2)







KUSHIDA captured the dropped 5g-Pawn with 24.Sx5g and MARUYAMA pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 24...P-3e threatening the 3g-Knight head and 2f-Rook's temple . KUSHIDA didn't capture the 3e-Pawn , but pushed the 1st file Pawn with 25.P-1f to protect the 2f-Rook's temple .

MARUYAMA dropped a Pawn with 25...P*8h attacking the 8i-Knight . Even if KUSHIDA captured the 8h-Pawn with Gx8h , the Gold would leave from the 6i-King and became useless . Then KUSHIDA didn't reply the Pawn drop , but dropped a Pawn with 26.P*5e attacking the 5d-Silver .

They roughly attacked each other , and MARUYAMA broke the KUSHIDA's camp first .

(diagram 3)

31.Gx7g R-8h+
32.G-6h +R-7i
33.K-5h Px3g+
34.K-6g +Px4g
35.+Px3b B*4i
36.resigns
(diagram 3)








After 70 moves , MARUYAMA won the game .
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