Apr 30, 2010

Sente Sanken Bisha vs Gote Ibisha Anaguma

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen C-block between OGURA and INABA was broadcasted 28 January 2010 .


Sente : OGURA Hisashi (7 dan)
Gote : INABA Akira (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.R-7h P-8d
2.P-7f P-8e
3.B-7g P-3d
4.P-6f S-6b

5.K-4h K-4b
6.K-3h K-3b

7.S-6h B-3c
8.K-2h K-2b

9.S-6g G-3b
10.S-3h L-1b
11.P-7e P-5d

12.R-8h S-5c
13.G-7h S-6d

14.S-7f K-1a
15.P-6e Bx7g+
16.Nx7g S-5e
17.G-6g B*3c

18.G-5h S-6f
(diagram 1)

By 1.R-7h , OGURA selected Sanken Bisha as the opening of this game . After advanced the Rook Pawn onto 8e , INABA started making Ibisha Anaguma by 7...B-3c .

OGURA made Kata mino gakoi and ranged his Rook again with 12.R-8h making a Mukai Bisha formation to attack the 8th file . INABA advanced his right Silver to attack OGURA's attacking pieces .

(diagram 2)

19.Gx6f Bx6f
20.G-6g B-3c
21.P-1f P-1d
22.P-4f R-8d
23.B*5c B-4d
24.Bx4d+ Px4d

25.Sx8e R-8b
26.S-7f R-4b
27.R-4h P-5e
28.P-6d Px6d

29.B*6c P-5f
30.Px5f P-6e
31.P-1e P-6f
32.G-6h Px1e

33.P*1c Lx1c
34.P*1d Lx1d

35.B-3f+ G*2d
36.S*2e P-3e
37.+B-5h Gx2e
38.+Bx2e B*4c
39.+Bx1d Bx7f
40.L*3d S-2b
41.+Bx1e P*1c
42.Lx3b+ Rx3b
43.G*4b Rx4b
44.+Bx4b S*5i
(diagram 2)

After some moves , INABA slid his Rook to the 4th file and OGURA also ranged his Rook again with 27.R-4h . OGURA sacrificed his 7f-Silver and attacked the 1st file . OGURA captured INABA's Rook with 44.+Bx4b and INABA tried to attack OGURA's camp with 44...S*5i .

(diagram 3)

45.R-5h G*5a
46.R*3b Gx4b
47.Rx4b+ S*3c
48.+R-8b Sx6h+
49.Rx6h P-6g+
50.Lx1c+ Nx1c
51.P*1d P*6b
52.Px1c+ Sx1c
53.N*2e +Px7g
54.G*1e +Px6h
55.+Rx8a L*7a
56.Nx3c+ G*2b
57.P*1b Kx1b
58.N*2e Gx3c
59.S*1d N*2a
60.S*3a S-2b
61.G*1c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 121 moves , OGURA won the game .

Apr 29, 2010

Sente Shiken Bisha Anaguma vs Gote Bougin

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Jo-ryu Saikyou sen


A shogi game of the Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between UEDA and SADAMASU started 8:00 P.M. 24 January 2010 on the Net .


Sente : UEDA Hatsumi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : SADAMASU Minami (Jo-ryu 1 kyu)

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

By 4.R-6h , UEDA selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game . UEDA started making Anaguma gakoi with 9.L-1h .

SADAMASU completed Funa gakoi and advanced her right Silver onto 8d to attack by Bougin attacking formation with 14.P-7e .

(diagram 2)

15.R-7h R-7b
16.B-8h P-6d
17.G-6h Px7f
18.Sx7f P*7e
19.S-6g P-8f
20.Px8f S-9e
21.P-6e P-5e
22.P-5f Sx8f
23.Bx5e Bx5e
24.Px5e S-8g+
25.R-7i B*8h
26.R-5i P*5h
27.Rx5h Bx9i+
28.Px6d Sx6d
29.B*5d R-8b
30.P*8c Rx8c
31.B-7b+ R-8f
32.P*6c G4a-5a
33.P-3e P*6f
(diagram 2)

UEDA ranged her Rook again with 15.R-7h and SADAMASU also ranged her Rook with 15...R-7b to use it for attack . Replying SADAMASU's attack , UEDA counter-attacked SADAMASU's camp . SADAMASA also tried to attack UEDA's attacking pieces .

(diagram 3)

34.S-5f +Bx8i
35.Px3d N*4d
36.P*7h Nx5f
37.Rx5f S*4e
38.P-6b+ Sx5f
39.+Px5a Gx5a
40.+B-5d R*4e
41.+Bx6d Rx4g+
42.S*3a L*4b
43.G*2b K-4a
44.+B-7d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 87 moves , UEDA won the game .

FUKAURA becomes the challenger of the 81th Kisei sen title match .

Shogi News : The 81th Kisei sen ; Challenger deciding game .


7:28 P.M. 28 April 2010 , after 147 moves , FUKAURA won over WATANABE and he becomes the challenger of the 81th Kisei sen title match .

The 81th Kisei sen title match between HABU and FUKAURA will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) 8 June 2010 , at Tamamine Sansou , Izumo cho , Shimane .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei100428.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei100428_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f Bx8h+
3.Sx8h S-4b
4.S-7g S-3c
5.G-7h R-4b
6.S-4h K-6b
7.P-4f K-7b
8.S-4g R-2b
9.K-6h P-2d
10.S-5f K-8b
11.K-7i G4a-5b
12.K-8h S-7b
13.P-9f P-9d
14.G-5h P-6d
15.P-6f G-6c
16.P-7e P-8d
17.P-8f S-8c
18.P-6e G-7b
19.Px6d Gx6d
20.G5h-6g G6d-6c
21.P*6e G6c-6b
22.P-1f P-1d
23.P-4e S-4b
24.B*6f S-3c
25.S-7f G6b-6c
26.P-8e Px8e
27.Sx8e P*8d
28.S-7f P-5d
29.G6g-7g G-5c
30.R-6h P*6c
31.R-2h P-3e
32.N-1g B*4f
(diagram 1)

Until 5...R-4b , WATANABE selected Kaku koukan Furibisha as the opening of this game . After King's move onto 7b , he ranged his Rook again with 8...R-2b ; a Mukai Bisha position .

FUKAURA let his King enter Yagura gakoi and WATANABE made Hon mino gakoi . FUKAURA advanced the 7th file Pawn to make Gyoku tou Kuraidori formation .

FUKAURA developed his Kakoi to Gin tachi Yagura , a kind of Gyoku tou Kuraidori formation . WATANABE developed his Kakoi to Ginkanmuri .

FUKAURA was preparing an attack against WATANABE's camp and WATANABE dropped a Bishop with 32...B*4f to attack FUKAURA's attacking pieces .

(diagram 2)

33.R-2i R-5b
34.P-2e Bx3g+
35.Px2d +B-3h
36.R-6i P*2b
37.P*8e Px8e
38.N-9g +B-2h
39.P-7d Sx7d
40.P*8d K-7a
41.P-2c+ Px2c
42.N-2e S-2b
43.P-1e Px1e
44.Lx1e Lx1e
45.P*7e S-8c
46.Px8c+ Gx8c
47.P-6d Px6d
48.Nx8e P*8d
49.P*6e L*6a
50.Px6d +Bx6d
51.Bx2b+ Rx2b
52.Rx6d Gx6d
53.B*5c
(diagram 2)

WATANABE attacked FUKAURA's Rook with 35...+B-3h . FUKAURA let his Rook escaped with 36.R-6i and attacked WATANABE's Kakoi with 37.P*8e .

After some moves , FUKAURA sacrificed his Bishop and Rook , to attack WATANABE's King directly .

(diagram 3)

53...K-8b
54.S*7a K-7b
55.P*6b G-6c
56.Px6a+ Gx5c
57.+P-6b Rx6b
58.Sx6b+ Kx6b
59.R*2b S*5b
60.Rx2a+ P*6a
61.N*6e G-6c
62.S*4a Sx4a
63.+Rx4a K-7b
64.S*5b G-6b
65.L*6d Px8e
66.Lx6b+ Px6b
67.+R-6a K-8b
68.G*7b K-9c
69.+Rx8a S*9b
70.+Rx9b Lx9b
71.Nx7c+ B*3g
72.+Nx8c Kx8c
73.P*8d Kx7b
74.G*8c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 147 moves , FUKAURA won the game .

Apr 28, 2010

The challenger deciding game of the Kisei sen has just started !

Shogi News : The 81th Kisei sen ; Challenger deciding game .


The challenger deciding game of the 81th Kisei sen between WATANABE and FUKAURA started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 28 April 2010 at Shogi Kaikan , Sndagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei100428.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live3.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei100428_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)

Apr 27, 2010

Gote Shiken Bisha vs Sente ITODANI ryu Migi Gyoku

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


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between ITODANI and SUZUKI was broadcasted 24 January 2010 .


Sente : ITODANI Tetsurou (5 dan)
Gote : SUZUKI Daisuke (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f P-4d
3.S-4h R-4b
4.P-5f K-6b
5.P-2e B-3c
6.P-3f S-3b
7.N-3g S-7b
8.P-4f K-7a
9.G-3h G4a-5b
10.S-4g S-4c
11.P-6f R-3b
12.S-6h B-5a
13.S-5g P-3e
14.Px3e Rx3e
15.P*3f R-3a
16.P-6e B-3c
17.G-6h K-8b
18.K-4h R-4a
19.P-7e P-9d
20.P-9f P-5d
21.R-2i P-1d
22.B-6f G-5c
23.G-6g P-6d
(diagram 1)

SUZUKI selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game . While SUZUKI was making Hon mino gakoi , ITODANI developed his camp without moving his King and made ITODANI ryu Migi Gyoku formation .

SUZUKI exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and pushed the 6th file Pawn with 23...P-6d trying to attack here .

(diagram 2)

24.Px6d Gx6d
25.G-7f P*6e
26.B-7g S-5b
27.P-1f S5b-6c
28.B-8f P-1e
29.Px1e P-4e
30.Nx4e B-4d
31.N-7g P-5e
32.P-7d Px7d
33.Gx6e P-7e
34.Gx6d Sx6d
35.G*5d Px5f
36.S4gx5f P*5e
37.S-4g P*6f
38.P*6h S6d-7c
39.Gx4d Rx4d
40.N-6e S-6d
41.N6e-5c+N-3c
42.Nx3c+ Sx5c
43.Sx6f N*7d
44.Sx5e Nx8f
45.Sx4d Sx4d
46.N*7d
(diagram 2)

Replying SUZUKI's attack , ITODANI attacked SUZUKI's attacking pieces . After some moves , ITODANI dropped a Knight with 46.N*7d attacking SUZUKI's King directly .

(diagram 3)

46...K-7c
47.Px8f Kx7d
48.N*6f K-6c
49.+N-4c B*5e
50.P-6g P*3g
51.Kx3g N*4e
52.K-2g K-7c
53.P*5f Bx6f
54.Px6f N*3d
55.B*5i S*6h
56.+Nx4d Sx5i=
57.+Nx3d G*3g
58.K-2f resigns
(diagram 3)

After 117 moves , ITODANI won the game .

Apr 26, 2010

Ai Furibisha ; Genshi Sanken Bisha

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen B-block between YAGURA and TAMURA was broadcasted 23 January 2010 .


Sente : YAGURA Norihiro (6 dan)
Gote : TAMURA Kousuke (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e P-3e
3.R-7h R-3b
4.K-4h K-6b
5.G6i-5h G4a-5b
6.S-3h S-7b
7.Bx2b+ Sx2b
8.B*8b B*2h
(diagram 1)






YAGURA advanced the 7th file Pawn onto 7e and selected ISHIDA ryu opening in this game . Replying the 2.P-7e , TAMURA also advanced the 3rd file Pawn with 2...P-3e , and both players made Haya ISHIDA formation .

After both players made a frame of Hon mino gakoi , YAGURA exchanged the Bishops and dropped his one with 8.B*8b attacking the 9a-Lance . TAMURA also dropped his Bishop with 8...B*2h .

(diagram 2)

9.Bx9a+ Bx1i+
10.R-7f R-3d
11.N-7g N-3c
12.N-6e N-4e
13.L*5f P-3f
14.Px3f +B-6d
15.Nx5c+ Gx5c
16.Lx5c+ Kx5c
17.N-3g Nx3g+
18.Sx3g N*4d
19.S-4f +B-6e
20.S-4e +Bx7f
21.Sx3d Nx3f
22.K-3g +B-5d
23.N*4e K-4d
24.R*3b R*1h
25.S-3c= K-5e
26.G*6f K-6d
27.Kx3f resigns
(diagram 2)

Both players captured the opponent's Lance and floated their each Rook . YAGURA dropped a Lance with 13.L*5f to attack the 5th file of TAMURA's camp . TAMURA sacrificed a Pawn with 13...P*3f and backed his promoted Bishop to defend his camp . They roughly attacked each other .

After 53 moves , YAGURA won the game .

Apr 25, 2010

Gote ISHIDA ryu hongumi + Anaguma gakoi vs Sente Ginakanmuri

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen A-block between KUSHIDA and TOYOSHIMA was broadcasted 21 January 2010 .


Sente : KUSHIDA Youichi (6 dan)
Gote : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (5 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f R-3b
3.P-5f K-6b
4.S-4h K-7b
5.K-6h K-8b
6.P-2f P-3e
7.P-2e R-3d
8.G4i-5h P-6d
9.K-7h G4a-5b
10.B-7g S-4b
11.K-8h P-1d
12.G-6g N-3c
13.P-1f L-9b
14.S-7h K-9a
15.P-9f S-8b
16.P-8f G-7a
17.S-8g S-5a
18.G-7h S-6b
19.R-2f P-7d
20.S-5g P-4d
21.P-8e S6b-7c
22.B-8f P-4e
23.N-7g G5b-6b
24.P-9e B-1c
25.P-6e
(diagram 1)

KUSHIDA is one of the famous Furibisha players in the professional shogi . But in this game , TOYOSHIMA selected Saken Bisha , a kind of Furibisha with 2...R-3b . Then KUSHIDA selected Ibisha in this game .

After made ISHDIA ryu hongumi formation , TOYOSHIMA started making Anaguma gakoi . While TOYOSHIMA was making Anaguma gakoi , KUSHIDA also made Ginkanmuri .

After some moves , KUSHIDA started attacking with 25.P-6e .

(diagram 2)

25...Px6e
26.Nx6e S-6d
27.S-6f G-6c
28.P-5e P-3f
29.Rx3f Rx3f
30.Px3f Sx6e
31.Sx6e P*6f
32.Gx6f R*6i
33.P*6g N*7c
34.S-5f Rx2i+
35.R*4a +Rx1i
36.P-8d L*8e
37.Px8c+ Lx8f
38.Sx8f B*7i
39.K-8g B7i-6h+
40.S*8h +R-8i
41.G-7g +B-6i
42.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 82 moves , TOYOSHIMA won the game .

Apr 24, 2010

Sente Nakabisha vs Gote uncompleted Migi Gyoku

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open between KAI and ISHIBASHI started 19 January 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100119/100119_ishibashi-kai_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100119/100119_ishibashi-kai.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)



Sente : KAI Tomomi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : ISHIBASHI Sachio ( Jo-ryu 4 dan)

(diagram 1)

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


KAI pushed the 5th file Pawn with 1.P-5f to make a Nakabisha formation . ISHIBASHI allowed KAI to get a Kurai of the 5th file .

ISHIBASHI
moved up her right Silver with 4...S-6c to decline the 5th file Pawn exchange and developed her camp without moving her King . In other words , ISHIBASHI seemed to make ITODANI ryu Migi Gyoku formation .

After the King's move onto 2h , KAI advanced the 4th file Pawn with 13.P-4e to start attacking ISHIBASHI's camp .

(diagram 2)

13...Px4e
14.Sx4e P*4d
15.P-5d Px5d
16.Sx4d Sx4d
17.Bx4d G-4b
18.P-7e P*4c
19.B-6f Px7e
20.Bx7e P-3d
21.P*5e Px5e
22.P*7d Sx7d
23.Bx6d G-6c
24.Bx5e Bx5e
25.Rx5e P*5d
26.R-5i P*6h
27.Gx6h B*3e
28.G-7h S*6h
29.R-5f K-6b
30.B*2f S-6i=
31.G-6h Bx2f
32.Rx2f B*8h
33.P*7e Sx7e
34.P*7d Gx7d
35.Rx2c+
(diagram 2)

KAI exchanged Pawns and Silvers , ISHIBASHI moved up her left Gold with 17...G-4b to prevent KAI's Bishop promotion with ;B-5c+ . KAI pushed the 7th file Pawn with 18.P-7e to continue attacking .

After a Bishop exchange , KAI backed her Rook with 26.R-5i and ISHIBASHI tried to attack KAI's camp by dropping a Pawn , a Bishop and a Silver . However , KAI floated her Rook with 29.R-5f and ISHIBASHI's attack seemed less effective .

After some moves , KAI succeeded to make a promoted Rook .

(diagram 3)

35...R-8a
36.Gx6i Bx9i+
37.P*7f S-6d
38.B*6f +Bx6f
39.Px6f P*2f
40.+Rx2f B*4d
41.+R-5f P*2f
42.Px2f P*2e
43.S*4e Px2f
44.Sx5d S-5e
45.S*6c K-5a
46.+Rx5e Bx5e
47.P*5c R-8b
48.S*5b Rx5b
49.Px5b+ Gx5b
50.Sx5b+ Kx5b
51.R*3b resigns
(diagram 3)

After 101 moves , KAI won the game .

Apr 23, 2010

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Asahi cup Shogi open


A shogi game of the Asahi cup Shogi open between KUBO and SATO started 2:00 P.M. (JST) 19 January 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/3/kifu/20100119asahi_13.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)



Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Kio)
Gote : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-1f P-1d
3.R-6h R-3b
4.G6i-5h G4a-5b
5.P-6f K-6b
6.K-4h S-7b
7.S-7h K-7a
8.S-6g P-3e
9.S-2h S-4b
10.P-9f P-3f
11.P-4f Px3g+
12.Sx3g P-4d
13.G-4g S-4c
14.G-3h S-3d
15.S-5f B-3c
16.K-3i R-4b
17.K-2h P-1e
(diagram 1)

Both players opened their Bishop line and pushed the 1st file Pawns . KUBO ranged his Rook with 3.R-6h without closing the Bishop line . SATO also ranged his Rook with 3...R-3b . Just after 3...R-3b , KUBO seemed to be able to attack SATO's camp with the line ;4.Bx2b+ Sx2b;5.B*6e . If he selected this line , SATO would reply with 5...B*5d or 5...B*7d .

SATO completed Hon mino gakoi and pushed the 3rd file with 10...P-3f to exchange the Pawns . Replying SATO's 10...P-3f , KUBO succeeded to make Yagura gakoi . However , SATO was making ideal attacking formation against Yagura gakoi .

After some moves , SATO started attacking with 17...P-1e .

(diagram 2)

18.Px1e P*1f
19.S-2f P-4e
20.P*3e Px4f
21.G-3f S-4c
22.Lx1f S-5d
23.P*4e P-6d
24.P-3d B-2b
25.S-3e G-4c
26.B-9g S-5e
27.Sx5e Bx5e
28.Gx4f B-2b
29.S*5e K-8b
30.P-6e S*5d
31.Sx5d Gx5d
32.Px6d Bx9i+
33.P-6c+ P*6g
34.P*6b Gx6b
35.+Px6b Rx6b
36.R-6i P-6h+
37.P*6c Rx6c
38.P*6d Gx6d
39.Rx6h P*6g
40.R-6i S*7a
41.G*5b +B-6f
42.G-5f +Bx7f
43.P*6e G-5d
44.S*6d +B-8e
45.Sx6c+ +Bx6c
46.R*5a L*3f
(diagram 2)

SATO tried to attack KUBO's Kakoi , but KUBO moved his generals and counter-attacked SATO's attacking pieces .

After drove away SATO's attacking pieces , KUBO also attacked SATO's Kakoi with 30.P-6e . Replying KUBO's attack , SATO succeeded to make a promoted Bishop but couldn't attack by the promoted Bishop any more and tried to defend for a while .

KUBO captured SATO's Rook and dropped it with 46.R*5a to attack SATO's Kakoi . SATO also attacked KUBO's Kakoi by dropping a Lance with 46...L*3f .

(diagram 3)

47.G-4g S*5h
48.Gx3f Sx6i=
49.L*6d R*7h
50.K-3g Gx6d
51.Px6d +Bx9f
52.G*6b Sx6b
53.Gx6b P-9d
54.P-6c+ +Bx9g
55.Gx7b K-9c
56.Nx9g B*5i
57.K-4f R-4h+
58.S*4g K-8d
59.Rx5c+ K-9e
60.S*8e P-8d
61.+R-5e N-9c
62.+R-6f L*8f
63.B*2f Px8e
64.Bx4h Bx4h+
65.Nx8e S*9g
66.R*9h Kx8e
67.Rx9g N*5d
68.K-5e Nx6f
69.Gx6f R*5a
70.N*5d +Bx5g
71.S*7f resigns
(diagram 3)

After 141 moves , KUBO won the game .

Apr 22, 2010

SATO's unique Mukai Bisha

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Asahi cup Shogi open


A shogi game of the Asahi cup Shogi open between SATO Yasumitsu and ITODANI started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 19 January 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/3/kifu/20100119asahi_12.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
Gote : ITODANI Tetsurou (5 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f G-3b
3.P-2e Bx8h+
4.Sx8h S-2b
5.S-3h S-6b
6.S-7g S-3c
7.S-2g P-7d
8.R-8h P-8d
9.G-3h P-6d
10.P-5f K-4b
11.S-6f S-6c
12.K-4h P-1d
13.P-1f K-3a
14.P-3f G-5b
15.N-3g P-8e
16.N-7g G5b-4b
17.R-8i P-4d
18.G-6h P-9d
19.K-3i P-2d
20.Px2d Sx2d
21.K-2h N-3c
22.S-5e P-4e
23.S-4d S-5b
24.P*2f S-4c
25.Sx4c+ G4bx4c
26.B*6c P-7e
(diagram 1)

ITODANI selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . SATO quickly advanced his right Silver onto 2g and he seemed to select Bougin . However , SATO ranged his Rook with 8.R-8h ; the Mukai Bisha position .

SATO made a variation of Kata Ginkanmuri and ITODANI made Hekomi Yagura . ITODANI pushed the 2nd file Pawn with 19...P-2d and exchanged the Pawns in this file .

SATO advanced his left Silver and exchanged it with ITODANI's one . After the Silver exchange SATO dropped a Bishop with 26.B*6c and ITODANI pushed the 7th file Pawn with 26...P-7e aiming at the 7g-Knight's head .

(diagram 2)

27.Nx8e P-3e
28.Px3e P-4f
29.G-5h Sx3e
30.P*3f Px4g+
31.G5hx4g P*4f
32.G4g-4h S-2d
33.B-7d+ P*3e
34.P*4d Gx4d
35.+Bx6d R-8c
36.S*7d R-8d
37.+Bx5c S*4b
38.+Bx7e Px3f
39.Sx3f P*3e
40.S-2g R-8b
41.P*3d Gx3d
42.+B-6d R-9b
43.P*4c Gx4c
44.S-6c= P*2e
45.S-5d+ P*5c
46.+Sx4c Sx4c
47.+Bx5c S*4b
48.+B-6c Px2f
49.Sx2f B*3f
50.+B-7d R-7b
51.P-7e P*2g
(diagram 2)

SATO captured the 8e-Pawn with 27.Nx8e escaping from an attack in the 7th file . ITODANI exchanged the 3rd file Pawn and put a Pawn on 4f for an attacking base .

ITODANI attacked around SATO's Kakoi and SATO attacked ITODANI's Rook for a while . SATO also started attacking ITODANI's King . After some moves , ITODANI dropped a Pawn with 51...P*2g to attack SATO's King directly .

(diagram 3)

52.K-3i S-1c
53.G*5g P*7g
54.Gx4f P-7h+
55.Gx3f +Px8i
56.Sx3e Rx7d
57.Px7d R*5i
58.P*4i Rx5f+
59.B*6c Gx3e
60.Gx3e S-3b
61.Bx2g+ S*4f
62.R*7a P*5a
63.G*4g Sx4g+
64.G4hx4g P*2f
65.+Bx8a +Rx4g
66.Gx4g B*5c
67.N*4d Bx7a
68.Nx3b+ Kx3b
69.+Bx7a G*2b
70.B*6e N*4c
71.G-3d R*5h
72.Gx4c Sx4c
73.Bx4c+ Kx4c
74.R*4d K-3b
75.S*4c K-2a
76.S*3b Gx3b
77.Sx3b= Kx3b
78.S*2c Kx2c
79.N*3e resigns
(diagram 3)

After 157 moves , SATO won the game .

Apr 21, 2010

HABU won the 2nd game . (Meijin sen)

Shogi News : The 68th Meijin sen ; 7 games title match


7:49 P.M. (JST) 21 April 2010 , after 93 moves , HABU won the 2nd game of this match . The score of this match becomes "HABU 2 --- 0 MIURA" . The 3rd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 6 May 2010 at Noda shi Shimin kaikan , Noda city , Chiba .

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Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : MIURA Hiroyuki (8 dan)



1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f 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 S-2b
10.P*8g R-8e
11.R-2f K-4a
12.S-4h S-6b
13.P-3f G-5a
14.N-3g P*8f
15.Px8f Rx8f
16.P-3e R-8e
17.N-7g Rx3e
18.R-2e Rx2e
19.Nx2e B-1e
20.P*2c Gx2c
21.P*2d Bx2d
22.R*8b R*2i
23.N-6e P*3g
24.Nx5c+
(diagram 1)

The game restarted with opening HABU's sealed move ; 24.Nx5c+ .

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(diagram 2)

24...P-3h+
25.+Nx6b Rx4i+
26.K-6h +Rx4h
27.K-7g Gx6b
28.Rx6b+ P*5b
29.+R-6a K-4b
30.+Rx8a +Rx5g
31.P*5c Kx5c
32.S*4f Bx4f
33.Px4f G*6e
34.K-8g +Rx4f
35.K-9h S*6i
36.N*5g G-5e
37.Bx5e +Rx5e
38.G*4e +Rx4e
39.Nx4e K-4d
40.G*4f G*3e
41.B*7g K-3d
42.R*3b P*3c
43.N2ex3c+Nx3c
44.Nx3c+ Sx3c
45.Bx3c+ Gx3c
46.Rx3c+ Kx3c
47.Gx3e resigns
(diagram 2)

After 93 moves , HABU won the game .

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The 2nd game of the Meijin sen match has just started .

Shogi News : The 68th Meijin sen ; 7 games title match


The 2nd game of the 68th Meijin sen title match between HABU and MIURA has started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 20 April 2010 at Aeria Tohno , Shinmachi , Tohno city , Iwate .


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : MIURA Hiroyuki (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f 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 S-2b
10.P*8g R-8e
11.R-2f K-4a
12.S-4h S-6b
13.P-3f G-5a
14.N-3g P*8f
(diagram 1)

MIURA selected Yokofudori as the opening of this game . HABU accepted it . MIURA set his Rook onto CHUZA Bisha position with 10....R-8e and completed NAKAHARA gakoi . HABU made Shin YAMASAKI ryu attacking formation until 14.N-3g and MIURA started attacking with 14...P*8f .

(diagram 2)

15.Px8f Rx8f
16.P-3e R-8e
17.N-7g Rx3e
18.R-2e Rx2e
19.Nx2e B-1e
20.P*2c Gx2c
21.P*2d Bx2d
22.R*8b R*2i
23.N-6e P*3g
(diagram 2)





MIURA exchanged the 8th file Pawns by his Rook and aiming at the 7f-Pawn . HABU advanced the 3rd file Pawn with 16.P-3e to protect the 7f-Pawn by the 2f-Rook . MIURA let his Rook back with 16...R-8e to attack the 3e-Pawn .

HABU jumped his left Knight with 17.N-7g attacking the 8e-Rook and MIURA captured the 3e-Pawn with 17...Rx3e escaping from the 7g-Knight .

HABU advanced his Rook with 18.R-8e facing Rooks . After the Rook exchange , 19.Nx2e attacked the 3c-Bishop . MIURA advanced the attacked Bishop with 19...B-1e aiming at the 4h-Silver .

HABU dropped a Pawn with 20.P*2c to attack MIURA's camp . MIURA captured the Pawn with 20...Gx2c and HABU dropped a Pawn again with 21.P*2d attacking the 2c-Gold . MIURA captured the Pawn with 21...Bx2d .

Both players dropped Rooks with 22.R*8b and 22...R*2i to attack each other . HABU jumped his left Knight with 23.N-6e and MIURA dropped a Pawn with 23...P*3g to continue attacking . HABU sealed the 47th move and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart 9:00 A.M. 21 April 2010 .

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Apr 19, 2010

KAI gets her first title "Jo-o" .

Shogi News : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; Jo-o 5 games title match


6:05 P.M. (JST) , 19 April 2010 , after 181 moves , KAI won the 3rd game of this match . The score of this match becomes "YAUCHI 0 --- 3 KAI" . Then KAI got the 3rd Jo-o title .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100419/3-03.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100419/3-03f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

The official blog for this game .
http://mynavi-open.jp/weblog/33/
(written in Japanese language , shows many photos )


Sente : YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-o)
Gote : KAI Tomomi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)

(diagram 1)

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

KAI selected Sanken Bisha in this game . After some moves , KAI started making ISHIDA ryu hongumi formation and YAUCHI seemed to start making Ibisha Anaguma by 9...B-3c.

YAUCHI made Hidari mino and KAI made Hon mino gakoi . KAI pushed the 6th file Pawn with 20.P-6e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

20...R-8b
21.P-7d G-6c
22.Px7c+ Gx7c
23.S-6f P*7d
24.P*7e R-7b
25.P-8f Px7e
26.Sx7e P*7d
27.S-6f G-6c
28.Px8e Px6e
29.Nx6e S-6d
30.R-8f R-8b
31.R-8i B-4b
32.P-8d P*8f
33.Rx8f Sx6e
34.R-8i Sx5f
35.B-3i P*8f
36.P*6d Bx6d
37.P*5g S-4e
38.Px4e Rx8d
39.S-6e B-7c
40.R-6i P*6d
41.S-7f P-8g+
42.P*8e R-8b
43.Sx8g Rx8e
44.P*8f R-8b
45.Px4d G-5c
46.P-5f N-3c
47.G-4g P-6e
48.Rx6e P*4f
49.G-3f P*6d
50.R-6h N*7e
51.S-7h Rx8f
52.S*7g R-8b
53.P*8f Gx4d
54.P*7f P-4g+
55.Px7e P-3e
56.Px7d B-5a
57.Sx4g Px3f
58.Px3f B-4b
59.G-3h P*3d
60.N-3g P-5e
61.Px5e Gx5e
62.S-6f P*4f
63.Sx5e Px4g+
64.Gx4g Rx8f
65.N*4f S*2c
66.G*4d G*4c
67.P-3e Gx4d
68.Sx4d P*4c
69.Px3d Px4d
70.Px3c+ Bx3c
71.P*3d B-5a
72.N*3e P*3f
(diagram 2)

KAI attacked around the 7th file and YAUCHI counter-attacked . YAUCHI tried to attack KAI's King by the 7c-Bishop .

After some moves , YAUCHI captured the 8th file Pawn with 64...Rx8f and KAI dropped a Knight with 65.N*4f to attack YAUCHI's Kakoi . Both players roughly attacked each other .

(diagram 3)

73.G*3c Bx3c
74.Nx2c+ Kx2c
75.Px3c+ Sx3c
76.Gx3f S*4g
77.B*6c P*5b
78.P*3d S-4b
79.P*4c Sx4c
80.Bx8a+ P*3e
81.Gx3e Rx4f
82.B-5g G*3h
83.Rx3h Sx3h+
84.Kx3h G*4g
85.K-2i R*5i
86.N*3i Sx3d
87.Gx3d Kx3d
88.P*3e K-4c
89.S*3d K-4b
90.P*4c K-3a
91.S*2b resigns
(diagram 3)

After 181 moves , KAI won the game .

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The 3rd game has just started ! (Jo-o)

Shogi News : The 3rd Mynavi Joshi open ; Jo-o 5 games title match


The 3rd game of the Mynavi Joshi open title match between YAUCHI and KAI has just started 10:00 A.M. , 19 April 2010 at Shogi Kaikan , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100419/3-03.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100419/3-03f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-o)
Gote : KAI Tomomi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)

Apr 18, 2010

Gote Shiken Bisha vs Sente Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Asahi cup Shogi Open


A shogi game of the Asahi cup Shogi open between KUBO and SUZUKI Daisuke started 10:00 A.M. (JST) 19 January 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/3/kifu/20100119asahi_11.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Kio)
Gote : SUZUKI Daisuke (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

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

SUZUKI selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game and KUBO selected Ibisha in this game . KUBO started making Ibisha Anaguma and SUZUKI jumped his right Knight with 12...N-7c threatening the line ...N-6e .

KUBO moved up his 5g-Silver with 13.S-6f to avoid ...N-6e . SUZUKI also moved up his Silver with 13...S-5d to join the battle . KUBO started attacking with 14.P-7e and SUZUKI crushed his Silver against KUBO's 6f-Silver with 14...S-6e .

(diagram 2)

15.Px7d Sx7d
16.P*7e S-6e
17.K-9i P-6d
18.B-8h P-4e
19.P-2d Px2d
20.Sx6e Nx6e
21.Bx3c+ Nx3c
22.B*6f G-4c
23.Rx2d P*2b
24.P-7d P*7f
25.R-2h S*7g
26.S*7c
(diagram 2)


Both players roughly attacked each other . and dropped their Silvers with 25.S*7g& 26.S*7c .

(diagram 3)

26...S-6c
27.Nx7g Px7g+
28.Gx7g Sx7d
29.G-7f B*9d
30.R-7h P*7g
31.Gx7g G-6b
32.Sx6d+ Nx7g=
33.Rx7g G*7f
34.+Sx7d Gx7g
35.Bx7g R*6i
36.G*8i Bx6g+
37.S*7h +Bx7g
38.Sx7g P*7f
39.B*5h R-6e+
40.Bx7f +Rx7d
41.S*6e +R-8d
42.P*6d G-4d
43.G-5h S*7e
44.G-6h N*7c
45.P*7d Nx6e
46.Bx6e G-5d
47.N*7f +R-9d
48.Bx5d Px5d
49.G*7c S*7b
50.N*6e Sx7f
51.Sx7f B*4d
52.S-8h N*8d
53.S-6g B*7f
54.Gx6b Kx6b
55.S*5c K-5a
56.Sx4d= resigns
(diagram 3)

After 111 moves , KUBO won the game .

Apr 17, 2010

Gote Nakabisha ; Sente Hidari mino

Shogi Game record : The 3rd Jo-ryu Saikyou sen


A shogi game of the Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between HONDA and SATOMI started 8:00 P.M. (JST) 17 January 2010 on the Net .


Sente : HONDA Sayuri (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : SATOMI Kana (Kurashiki Tohka)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-2e B-3c
3.P-7f S-4b
4.K-6h P-5d
5.Bx3c+ Sx3c
6.B*5c B*4d
7.Bx4d+ Px4d
8.K-7h G-3b
9.G4i-5h R-5b
10.P-6f K-6b
11.S-4h K-7b
12.K-8h K-8b
13.S-7h S-7b
14.P-9f P-9d
15.S-5i P-5e
16.G-6g R-5a
17.S-6h P-4e
18.P-7e R-4a
19.R-4h S-4d
20.N-7g S-5c
21.P-8f P-3e
22.P-2d
(diagram 1)

HONDA quickly advanced her Rook Pawn onto 2e to disturb SATOMI's natural development of Gokigne Nakabisha formation . SATOMI moved up her Bishop with 2...B-3c to avoid the 2nd file Pawn exchange .

HONDA opened the Bishop line with 3.P-7f and SATOMI moved up her left Silver with 3...S-3c . After they exchanged the Bishops 2 times , SATOMI ranged the Rook with 9...R-5b . HONDA made Hidari mino and SATOMI made Kata mino gakoi .

SATOMI advanced the 4th and 5th file Pawn and ranged the Rook with 18...R-4a aiming at the 4th file . HONDA ranged her Rook with 19.R-4h to defend here . HONDA pushed the 2nd file Pawn with 22.P-2d to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

22...Px2d
23.R-2h R-4d
24.P-5f S-6d
25.Px5e Sx7e
26.B*5c R-7d
27.Bx3e+ P-9e
28.Px9e P*9h
29.Lx9h P*9g
30.Kx9g P-4f
31.S-8g Px4g+
32.P*7f S-8d
33.K-8h P*5g
34.P-9d Lx9d
35.Lx9d P-5h+
36.G-7h +Px6h
37.G6gx6h P*9c
38.P-8e Px9d
39.Px8d Rx8d
40.L*8f R-6d
41.S*7e L*3c
42.Sx6d Lx3e
43.P*8d Px8d
44.Sx6c+ Sx6c
45.Rx2d S-7d
46.Rx2a+ P*3a
47.P*8c
(diagram 2)

After sacrificed the 2nd file Pawn , HONDA ranged back her Rook with 23.R-2h . SATOMI floated her Rook with 23...R-4d to protect the 2d-Pawn . HONDA pushed the 5th file Pawn with 24.P-5f threatening a temple of the 4d-Rook . SAATOMI moved up the 5c-Silver with 24...S-6d .

HONDA succeeded to make a promoted Bishop with 27.Bx3e+ and SATOMI started attacking the 9th file with 27...P-9e . After some moves , SATOMI made a promoted Pawn and tried to attack HONDA's camp . HONDA made a promoted Rook with 46.Rx2a+ and seemed to get an advantage .

(diagram 3)

47...Sx8c
48.N*7e S*7b
49.+R-2d P*6g
50.G6hx6g B*4b
51.Nx8c+ Sx8c
52.+R-4d S*9e
53.P-7e N*6c
54.P*9f Sx8f
55.Sx8f Nx7e
56.+Rx4b Gx4b
57.Sx7e +P-5g
58.Gx5g L*7d
59.Sx7d Sx7d
60.N*8f S*8c
61.L*7f R*5i
62.Lx7d B*9i
63.K-8g Rx5g+
64.B*6d G-7b
65.S*6g G*8h
66.K-7f Gx7h
67.Sx7h P*6c
68.Lx7c+ Nx7c
69.Bx7c+ Gx7c
70.R*6b B*7b
71.N*7d Gx7d
72.Nx7d Sx7d
73.G*9b K-7c
74.Rx7b+ Kx7b
75.S*7c Kx7c
76.B*5a N*6b
77.S*8b K-6d
78.Bx4b+ Kx5e
79.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 156 moves , SATOMI won the game .

Apr 16, 2010

AI Yagura ; Sente Haya gakoi ; 3rd and 7th file Pawn exchange

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


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between HABU and SENZAKI was broadcasted 17 January 2010 .


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Osho , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : SENZAKI Manabu (8 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-6g K-4a
8.P-2f G-5b
9.S-7g P-9d
10.B-7i P-7d
11.P-3f S-3c
12.S-3g B-3a
13.K-6h P-7e
(diagram 1)


HABU selected Yagura as the opening of this game , and SENZAKI accepted it . The game naturally advanced for a while . HABU pushed the 2nd file Pawn with 8.P-2f and started making Yagura gakoi along Haya gakoi method .

SENZAKI pushed the 9th file Pawn with 9...P-9d , however this move became useless as a result . SENZAKI pushed the 7th file Pawn with 13...P-7e to make ideal attacking formation after the 7th file Pawn exchange .

(diagram 2)

14.Px7e Bx7e
15.K-7h P-4d
16.P-3e B-6d
17.P-6e B-4b
18.Px3d Sx3d
19.S-3f N-7c
20.P-2e Nx6e
21.S-7f P*7g
22.K-8h P*3e
23.Sx3e Sx3e
24.Bx3e S*7h
25.Gx7h Px7h+
26.Kx7h P*7g
27.Nx7g Nx7g+
28.Kx7g P-8e
29.N*7d R-8a
30.S*7b R-5a
31.Bx4d B-3c
32.Bx3c+ Nx3c
33.P*3d N*6d
34.P-2d Px2d
35.Px3c+ Gx3c
36.P*3d G-2c
37.N*4d
(diagram 2)

After the 7th file exchange , HABU also pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 16.P-3e to exchange the Pawns . SENZAKI backed his Bishop with 16...B-6d threatening the 2h-Rook . HABU pushed the 6th file Pawn with 17.P-6e forcing the 6d-Bishop to back with 17...B-4b .

HABU advanced his right Silver with 19. S-3f to make an attacking formation . SENZAKI jumped his right Knight with 19...N-7c and started attacking with 20...Nx6e . SENZAKI tried to continue attacking , however the attack became difficult to continue . And some moves later , HABU's attack almost completely broke .

(diagram 3)

37...G-4b
38.S*4c B*9e
39.K-6f Gx4c
40.B*3b K-4b
41.Bx2c+ K-5c
42.P-3c+ Gx4d
43.G*4c Gx4c
44.+Px4c Kx4c
45.Rx2d K-5b
46.+B-3d G*4c
47.+Bx4c Kx4c
48.G*4d K-3b
49.P*3c resigns
(diagram 3)


After 97 moves , HABU won over SENZAKI .

Apr 15, 2010

Unclassified Kakugawari game . Sente Bougin vs Gote Koshikakegin

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen H-block between INA and CHUZA was broadcasted 16 January 2010 .


Sente : INA Yuusuke (6 dan)
Gote : CHUZA Makoto (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.G4i-5h G-3b
3.G-7h S-6b
4.P-2f S-4b
5.Bx2b+ Gx2b
6.S-8h P-6d
7.K-6i S-6c
8.S-7g S-5d
9.S-3h G-5b
10.P-2e S-3c
11.S-2g P-1d
12.S-2f S-4e
13.P-1f P-8d
14.K-7i P-8e
15.G5h-6h K-4b
16.P-9f P-9d
17.P-1e
(diagram 1)

After both players opened the Bishop line , INA moved up his right Gold with 2.G4i-5h . This move ;2.G4i-5h is mainly seen , when Sente player want to avoid both of Yokofudori and Migi Shiken Bisha .

After some moves , INA exchanged the Bishops with 5.Bx2b+ and advanced the right Silver making a Bougin attacking formation . CHUZA made Koshikakegin formation with 8...S-5d and advanced the Silver to disturb INA's development of the camp . After completed Hekomi Yagura , INA started attacking with 17.P-1e .

(diagram 2)

17...Px1e
18.Sx1e Lx1e
19.Lx1e P*1c
20.L*8c Rx8c
21.B*7b R-8b
22.Bx4e+ S*5d
23.+B-3f K-3b
24.P-4f G-4b
25.+B-4g L*1a
26.P-6f P-1d
27.Lx1d Lx1d
28.P-2d L*1a
29.P-5f Px2d
30.P-5e S-6c
31.P-3f P-7d
32.+B-5f G-2c
33.P-3e Px3e
34.P*1c Nx1c
35.+B-4e B*3f
36.+Bx3e B-4g+
37.+B-4e S-5b
38.S*7a R-8d
39.S-6b+ P-7e
40.+Sx5b Gx5b
41.S*4a
(diagram 2)

Attacking the 1st file , INA sacrificed a Silver and got a Lance . INA sacrificed the Lance with 20.L*8c and succeeded to make a promoted Bishop with 22.Bx4e+ getting back a Silver .

CHUZA dropped a Lance with 28...L*1a and tried to counterattack the 1stt file . But INA effectively used his promoted Bishop and attacked CHUZA's camp .

(diagram 3)

41...Kx4a
42.+Bx2c S*3b
43.P*3d Sx2c
44.Px3c+ N-2e
45.P-5d K-5a
46.Px5c+ Gx5c
47.P*5d G-5b
48.G*5c K-6a
49.S*6c Gx6c
50.Gx6c R-8b
51.P-5c+ K-7a
52.+Px2c S*6a
53.S*5b Sx5b
54.+Px5b R-9b
55.P-9e S*7d
56.S*6b K-8b
57.Gx6d S*6c
58.G*7c Nx7c
59.Sx7c+ K-9c
60.Px9d K-8d
61.+Sx7d +Bx7d
62.Gx7d Kx7d
63.B*6e K-6d
64.Bx9b+ Lx9b
65.R*6e K-7c
66.S*6b K-7b
67.N*8d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 133 moves , INA won the game .

Apr 14, 2010

Ittezon Kakugawari ; Sente Hayakuri Gin , Hekomi Yagura vs Gote Migi gyoku

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen G-block between SATO Amahiko and SAWADA was broadcasted 14 January 2010 .


Sente : SATO Amahiko (5 dan)
Gote : SAWADA Shingo (4 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.S-7g P-7d
9.P-3f P-9d
10.G-5h P-6d
11.S-3g S-6c
12.S-4f P-8e
13.K-7i P-9e
14.P-6f N-7c
15.G5h-6h G-5b
16.P-3e
(diagram 1)

SAWADA selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . SATO advanced his right Silver onto 4f making a Haya kuri Gin attacking form and made Hekomi Yagura before an attack .

SAWADA was also developing his camp without moving the King . By 16.P-3e , SATO started attacking .

(diagram 2)

16...Px3e
17.Sx3e P-8f
18.Sx8f B*5e
19.B*4f Bx4f
20.Sx4f R-8a
21.K-8h P*3h
22.N-3g P-4d
23.P*3d S-4b
24.S-5e P-3i+
25.Sx4d +P-3h
26.Rx3h B*2g
27.R-3i B-5d+
28.S-3e +B-3f
29.B*4d L-1b
30.P-4f K-6b
31.N-4e +Bx2e
32.B-1a+ P*3f
33.S-4d +Bx3d
34.Rx3f P*3c
35.Rx3d Px3d
36.+Bx1b R*4i
37.L*5f Rx4f+
38.Nx5c+
(diagram 2)

Replying SATO's 3rd file Pawn exchange , SAWADA sacrificed the 8th file Pawn and dropped a Bishop with 18...B*5e forking the 2h-Rook and the 6f-Pawn . SATO also dropped a Bishop with 19.B*4f to defend his Rook .

After the Bishop exchange , SAWADA backed his Rook with 20...R-8a and SATO let his King enter Yagura gakoi with 21.K-8h . SAWADA dropped a Pawn with ...P*3h and tried to attack SATO's attacking pieces . SATO sacrificed his Rook with 35.Rx3d and continued attacking .

(diagram 3)

38...Gx5c
39.Sx5c+ Sx5c
40.Lx5c+ Kx5c
41.S*8b Rx8b
42.B*7a S*6b
43.Bx8b+ N*8d
44.G*6g P*8e
45.+Bx2a +R-4a
46.R*8a L*5a
47.+Bx3b +Rx3b
48.S-7g P-9f
49.Rx9a+ Px9g+
50.Lx9g +R-4b
51.G-5f P*9f
52.L*4f Px9g+
53.Nx9g resigns
(diagram 3)

After 105 moves , SATO won the game .
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