Jun 30, 2010

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

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen C-block between CHIBA Sakio and NAKAGAWA was broadcasted 22 April 2010 .


Sente : CHIBA Sakio (5 dan)
Gote : NAKAGAWA Daisuke (8 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f R-3b
3.S-7h P-3e
4.S-6g K-6b
5.B-7g P-3f
6.Px3f Rx3f
7.R-8h S-4b
8.P-8f K-7b
9.P-8e P-5d
10.S-3h R-3d
11.P-4f S-5c
12.G6i-5h S-4d
13.P-6e B-3c
14.S-6f G4a-5b
15.S-7e S-8b
16.P-8d
(diagram 1)

CHIBA closed the Bishop line with 2.P-6f and NAKAGAWA ranged the Rook with 2...R-3b making Sanken Bisha form . NAKAGAWA exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and CHIBA also ranged his Rook with 7.R-8h making Mukai Bisha form .

CHIBA made a Hon mino gakoi , but before let his King enter , he advanced the left Silver and started attacking with 16.P-8d .

(diagram 2)

16...Px8d
17.Sx8d P*8c
18.S-7e G6a-6b
19.G-6g S-5e
20.P*3g B-2d
21.P-5f Sx4f
22.Bx1a+ N-3c
23.P-6d Px6d
24.+B-2b S-5g+
25.Gx5g Bx5g+
26.+Bx2c +B-7i
27.+Bx3d +Bx8h
28.K-4h R*7h
29.K-3i P*2f
30.L*4h Px2g+
31.Sx2g P*2f
32.S-3h +Bx8i
33.P*6c G5bx6c
34.P*6e N*5g
35.Px6d G6c-5c
36.G-5i R-7i+
37.S*6c
(diagram 2)

CHIBA exchanged the 8th file Pawns and NAKAGAWA moved up his Bihsop with 20...B-2d aiming at the 5th file of CHIBA's camp .

After some moves , both players attacked the opponent's King .

(diagram 3)

37...G5cx6c
38.Px6c+ Gx6c
39.P*6i +Rx7f
40.G*6f +R-7h
41.+Bx3c S-7a
42.R*2b P*6b
43.+B-5a +Bx9i
44.R-2a+ K-8b
45.+B-6a G*7b
46.P*8d +Bx6f
47.Sx6f Px8d
48.N*7e S*7d
49.+Bx7b resigns
(diagram 3)

After 97 moves , CHIBA won the game .

Jun 29, 2010

Ai Yagura ; Sente Yon-Roku Gin San-Nana Kei senpou

Shogi Game record : The 60th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between YASHIKI and YOSHIDA was broadcasted 18 April 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100418
(written in Japanese language)


Sente : YASHIKI Nobuyuki (9 dan)
Gote : YOSHIDA Masakazu (4 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 P-7d
8.K-6i K-4a
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 B-7c
18.N-3g S-5c
19.P-1f P-1d
20.P-2f P-9d
21.P-2e P-9e
22.L-1g P-8e
23.R-1h S5c-4b
24.P-1e
(diagram 1)

YASHIKI selected Yagura opening and YOSHIDA accepted it . The game naturally advanced along Shin Yagura Nijuuyonte gumi , line .

YASHIKI made Yon-Roku Gin San-Nana Kei senpou formation and prepared counter-attack form . YOSHIDA YASHIKI pushed the 1st file Pawn with 24.P-1e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

24...Px1e
25.Lx1e P*1b
26.L-9h P-6d
27.K-9i B-8d
28.P-3e Px3e
29.Sx3e P*3d
30.S-2f P-6e
31.P-2d Sx2d
32.S-2e S4b-3c
33.B-4f N-7c
34.Sx2d Sx2d
35.S*6d Px6f
36.Gx6f P-9f
37.Sx7c= Px9g+
38.Nx9g P*9f
39.Sx8b= Px9g+
40.Sx9a= P-8f
41.Lx9g N*8e
42.K-8h P*9f
43.Lx9f S-3e
44.R*8b S*9g
(diagram 2)

After exchanged the 1st file Pawns , YASHIKI developed his Yagura gakoi to Yagura Anaguma . YOSHIDA made Yonte Kaku attacking form and started attacking with 30...P-6e .

YASHIKI exchanged Silvers , and attacked YOSHIDA's attacking pieces by using the exchanged Silver . YOSHIDA sacrificed his Rook and continued attacking .

(diagram 3)

45.K-7i Nx7g+
46.Gx7g Sx4f
47.Lx1b+ K-3c
48.N*3f P*6b
49.Rx8d+ Sx3g+
50.N*2e K-4b
51.B*6d B*5c
52.Bx3g Lx1b
53.Rx1b+ S*8h
54.K-6h Sx7g=
55.Kx7g Px8g+
56.Kx8g N*8e
57.B-1e L*2d
58.K-7h B-8f
59.K-6g resigns
(diagram 3)

After 117 moves , YASHIKI won the game .

Jun 28, 2010

Gote Sanken Bisha vs Sente Ibisha Anaguma

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen B-block between HASHIMOTO and NAKATA Isao was broadcasted 17 April 2010 .


Sente : HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)
Gote : NAKATA Isao (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 S-4b
7.B-7g G4a-5b
8.K-8h S-7b
9.L-9h K-7a
10.K-9i P-6d
11.S-8h P-7d
12.P-5f P-5d
13.G-7i P-9d
14.G-5i S-5c
15.G5i-6i G-6c
16.G6i-7h P-6e
17.S-5g N-7c
18.P-3f P-9e
19.B-8f P-8d
20.R-3h P-4e
21.P-4f
(diagram 1)

NAKATA selected Sanken Bisha ; his favorite form , as the opening of this game . HASHIMOTO started making Ibisha Anaguma .

While HASHIMOTO was making Ibisha Anaguma , NAKATA made Taka mino gakoi and advancd the 6th , 9th and 4th file Pawn . HASHIMOTO pushed the 4th file Pawn with 21.P-4f to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

21...R-4b
22.R-4h Px4f
23.Sx4f P-8e
24.B-6h P-6f
25.Px6f P*4g
26.Rx4g Bx6f
27.N-3g B-3i+
28.B-7g +B-2i
29.P*4h P*4d
30.P-3e P-7e
31.Px3d Px7f
32.B-6f P*3b
33.P-5e S-6d
34.Px5d Gx5d
35.P*7d N-6e
36.B-8d R-4c
37.P*5e G-5c
38.P*6f N-7g+
39.Nx7g Px7g+
40.Rx7g G-6c
41.N*6e P*7e
42.Bx7e Sx7e
43.Rx7e B*9c
44.P-7c+
(diagram 2)

NAKATA slid his Rook with 21...R-4b to defend the 4th file . HASHIMOTO also slid his Rook with 22.R-4h to add one more attacking piece in the 4th file .

After some moves , NAKATA made a promoted Bishop and attacked HASHIMOTO's Rook by the promoted Bishop . NAKATA advanced his Gold and Sillver and attacked the 7th file of HASHIMOTO's camp .

HASHIMOTO sacrificed a Bishop and continued attacking NAKATA's Kakoi .

(diagram 3)

44...Sx7c
45.Rx7c+ Gx7c
46.Nx7c+ Rx7c
47.G*6d Rx7h+
48.Gx7h R*5i
49.P*7i +B-5f
50.S*6c P*7g
51.R*7c K-8b
52.Rx7g+ N*7e
53.G-7d N*7a
54.S*7c K-8a
55.Gx7e Nx6c
56.G-8d S*6i
57.Gx9c Lx9c
58.N*8i G*7a
59.B*7d +Bx7d
60.+Rx7d B*5f
61.B*6e Bx6e
62.Px6e G*7b
63.B*6d Sx7h+
64.Px7h G*8b
65.Sx8b= G7ax8b
66.S*7c S*7a
67.Sx8b= Sx8b
68.Bx8b+ Kx8b
69.S*8c Gx8c
70.G*8a Kx8a
71.+Rx8c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 141 moves , HASHIMOTO won the game .

Jun 27, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari vs Sente Hayakuri Gin

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


A shogi game of the Ginag sen A-block between KOBAYASHI Hiroshi and AONO was broadcasted 15 April 2010 .


Sente : KOBAYASHI Hiroshi (6 dan)
Gote : AONO Teruichi (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f 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.N-7g P-7d
14.B*4f
(diagram 1)

AONO selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . KOBAYASHI advanced his right Silver onto 4f to attack by Hayakuri Gin attacking form .

AONO advanced the 8th file Pawn with 12...P-8e and KOBAYASHI jumped the left Knight with 13.N-7g . AONO pushed the 7th file Pawn with 13...P-7d to aim at the 7g-Bishop's head . KOBAYASHI dropped a Bishop with 14.B*4f threatening the 8b-Rook .

(diagram 2)

14...S-6c
15.P-2d Px2d
16.Sx2d S-4d
17.S-2c+ P*2g
18.R-3h P*3c
19.P*2d G-3a
20.P*3b Gx3b
21.+Sx3b Rx3b
22.P-2c+ R-8b
23.B-2d S*3e
24.Bx3e P-2h+
25.Rx2h Sx3e
26.+Px3c P*2f
27.+Px4c K-6b
28.R-3h B*2g
29.Rx3e Bx4i+
30.S*5h B*5i
31.K-6i +Bx5h
32.Kx5h S*4i
33.K-6i B-4h+
34.G*6h G*5h
(diagram 2)

AONO let his 5d-Silver back with 14...S-6c to protect the 6d-Pawn . KOBAYASHI exchanged the 2nd file Pawns by the right Silver . After some moves , KOBAYASHI sacrificed his Bishop to continue attacking . AONO dropped a Bishop with 28...B*2g to counter-attack . AONO tried to attack KOBAYASHI's King .

(diagram 3)

35.K-7i Gx6h
36.Gx6h G*5h
37.R-3b+ K-7a
38.+Rx2a Gx6h
39.Kx6h +B-5i
40.K-7i S-5h+
41.B*9e P-9d
42.N*8c Rx8c
43.+Rx6a K-8b
44.S*7a K-9c
45.G*8d resigns
(diagram 3)



After 89 moves , KOBAYASHI won the game .

HABU defend his title Kisei !

Shogi News : The 81st Kisei sen ; 5 games title match


6:22 P.M. (JST) , 26 June 2010 , after 111 moves , HABU won the 3rd game of the Kisei sen title match . The score of this match becomes "HABU 3 --- 0 FUKAURA" , and HABU defended his title .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100626.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100626_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


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

(diagram 1)

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

FUKAURA selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . HABU advanced his right Silver onto 4f making a Hayakuri Gin attacking form .

FUKAURA ranged the Rook with 10...R-4b and advanced the 4th file Pawn with 11...P-4e forcing HABU's 4f-Silver to back .

HABU made a Ginkanmuri as the Kakoi . FUKAURA advanced his left Side Silver and Gold , and started attacking with 21...P-7e .

(diagram 2)

22.Px7e P-8e
23.Px8e Sx7e
24.P*7f P*8f
25.Px7e Px8g+
26.Gx8g S*3i
27.R-2f Nx8e
28.P-3e Nx7g+
29.Kx7g P*7f
30.Gx7f N*6d
31.N*5e G-5d
32.B*6a B*4d
33.P-2d Px2d
34.P*2c R-8b
35.P*8d R-6b
36.B-8c+ Gx5e
37.Px5e Bx5e
38.P-6f Bx3g+
39.+B-7c R-4b
40.R-1f P*7b
41.+B-5a Nx7f
(diagram 2)

FUKAURA attacked the head of HABU's King and exchanged Silvers . dropped a Silver with 26...S*3i attacking the 2h-Rook . FUKAURA HABU let his Rook escape with 27.R-2f and FUKAURA continued attacking with 27...Nx8e .

After some moves , HABU dropped a Knight with 31.N*5e to attack FUKAURA's camp . HABU dropped a Bishop too with 32.B*6a and FUKAURA sacrificed his Gold with 36...Gx5e trying to attack HABU's King . But after some moves , HABU seemed to have a win advantage .

(diagram 3)

42.S*5b G*4a
43.Sx4a+ Rx4a
44.+Bx4a Kx4a
45.G*6c G-4b
46.Px3d S*8h
47.K-8f P*8e
48.Kx8e N*7c
49.K-7d Sx3d
50.P-2b+ B*8e
51.K-8c Bx6c
52.R*6a N*5a
53.Rx9a+ +B-5e
54.G*6b G*5b
55.Gx6c Gx6c
56.P*5b resigns
(diagram 3)


After 111 moves , HABU won the game .

Jun 26, 2010

The 3rd game has just started ! (Kisei sen)

Shogi News : The 81st Kisei sen ; 5 games title match


The 3rd game of the Kisei sen title match between HABU and FUKAURA has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 26 June 2010 at Hotel Foresta , Toyota city , Aichi .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100626.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100626_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)



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

Jun 25, 2010

Aigakari ; Hiki Hisha Bougin ; Gote Hachi-Go Hi gata

Shogi Game record : The 60th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between CHUZA and TOYOKAWA was broadcasted 11 April 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100411
(written in Japanese language)


Sente : CHUZA Makoto (7 dan)
Gote : TOYOKAWA Takahiro (7 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 P-9d
7.P-9f S-7b
8.S-3h P-3d
9.S-2g P-8f
10.Px8f Rx8f
11.P*8g R-8e
12.P-7f P-7d
13.S-3f P-7e
14.Px7e K-5b
15.P-4f Rx7e
16.S-4e P-3e
17.S-5f P-9e
18.Px9e P*9f
(diagram 1)

CHUZA selected Aigakari opening and TOYOKAWA accepted it . After the 2nd file Pawn exchange , CHUZA advanced his right Silver onto 3f .

TOYOKAWA also exchanged the 8th file Pawns by his Rook and backed the Rook with 11...R-8e . TOYOKAWA exchanged the 7th file Pawns , too . And he started attacking the 9th file .

(diagram 2)

19.P-9d R-9e
20.P-9c+ Rx9c
21.P-4e R-9d
22.P-4d Px4d
23.P*4e P-9g+
24.Nx9g P*9f
25.N-8e P-9g+
26.Bx4d P*7c
27.Bx2b+ Gx2b
28.P*9b Lx9b
29.P*9c Nx9c
30.Nx9c+ Lx9c
31.P-4d Rx4d
32.S-5e R-7d
33.P*4d P*4b
34.B*5f R-7e
35.S-6f R-8e
36.Bx2c+ Gx2c
37.Rx2c+ B*3b
38.+R-3d +Px8g
39.G-6h +P-7g
40.Sx7g R-8i+
41.G-6i B*2c
42.+Rx2c Bx2c
43.B*1f P*2e
44.Lx9c+ R*2h
45.L*4h Rx2i+
46.S-7h +R-9i
47.+L-8b N*6e
48.S-6f N*7g
49.P*8i Nx6i+
50.Kx6i P*8g
51.P*7i P-8h+
(diagram 2)

TOYOKAWA attacked the 9th file , and CHUZA attacked the 4th file . After some moves , CHUZA sacrificed a Bishop with 36.Bx2c+ and succeeded to make a promoted Rook . TOYOKAWA also made his Rook promoted .

TOYOKAWA dropped a Bishop with 41...B*2c forcing CHUZA to exchange CHUZA's promoted Rook and TOYOKAWA's 2c-Bishop . TOYOKAWA dropped the other Rook and made it promoted to attack CHUZA's camp .

(diagram 3)

52.Px8h +Rx8h
53.K-5h +Rx8b
54.N*5e L*5d
55.P-4c+ Px4c
56.Nx4c+ K-6b
57.Sx6e P*4g
58.Lx4g G*5e
59.B-3h +Rx1i
60.N*4e P*4f
61.Nx5c+ K-7a
62.N*9d Px4g+
63.Bx4g L*4f
64.Nx8b+ Kx8b
65.B-3h Lx4i+
66.P*8c Sx8c
67.P*8d Sx8d
68.P*8c K-9c
69.P*9e +L-5i
70.K-6h +L-6i
71.K-7g N*8e
72.K-8g Sx9e
73.G*8f N-9g+
74.Kx9g Sx8f
75.Kx8f P*8e
76.K-7g G*8f
77.K-8h G*9g
78.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 154 moves , TOYOKAWA won the game .

Jun 24, 2010

Ai Furibisha ; Sente Sanken Bisha Mino gakoi vs Gote Mukai Bisha Anaguma

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen H-block between FUKUZAKI and MIYATA was broadcasted 10 April 2010 .


Sente : FUKUZAKI Bungo (9 dan)
Gote : MIYATA Atsushi (5 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f P-5d
3.P-7e B-3c
4.R-7h S-4b
5.S-6h S-5c
6.K-4h R-2b
7.S-3h K-6b
8.S-6g G4a-5b
9.G6i-5h P-1d
10.S-5f P-4d
11.P-9f P-1e
12.K-3i K-7b
13.P-7d Px7d
14.Rx7d K-8b
15.P-9e P*7c
16.R-7f P-2d
17.P-3f G-7b
18.P-6e L-9b
19.B-6f K-9a
20.N-7g S-8b
21.N-8e G5b-6b
22.R-9f
(diagram 1)

After both players opened the Bishop line with 1.P-7f P-3d , FUKUZAKI closed his Bishop line with 2.P-6f and ranged the Rook with 4.R-7h making a Sanken Bisha form . After advanced the left Silver onto 5c , MIYATA also ranged his Rook with 6...R-2b making a Mukai Bisha formation . And the opening becomes Ai Furibisha .

FUKUZAKI made Hon mino gakoi and he was making an attacking formation while MIYATA was making Anaguma gkaoi .

FUKUZAKI jumped his left Knight with 22.N-8e to start attacking MIYATA's Anaguma gakoi .

(diagram 2)

22...P-8d
23.Bx8d P-4e
24.P-9d Px9d
25.P*9c Lx9c
26.Nx9c+ Sx9c
27.Bx9c+ Nx9c
28.Rx9d P*9b
29.R-9h B*6f
30.P*9d Bx9i+
31.Rx9i Bx9i+
32.Px9c+ Px9c
33.N*8d K-8b
34.Nx7b+ Kx7b
35.G*4c L*4a
36.Gx5c Gx5c
37.L*2c R-5b
38.Lx2a+ P-1f
39.Px1f P*1h
40.Lx1h P*1g
41.Lx1g N*2e
42.N*8d K-6b
43.S*7b N*4d
44.Sx4e +B-5e
45.S*4f +Bx6e
46.B*7a K-5a
47.P*6b K-4b
48.P-6a+ K-3c
49.+P-5a Rx5a
50.B-6b+ R-5b
51.+Bx5b Gx5b
52.R*3a
(diagram 2)

FUKUZAKI attacked MIYATA's Anaguma gakoi for a while and completely broke it . After some moves , MIYATA's tried to attack FUKUZAKI's Kakoi , but FUKUZAKI also attacked .

(diagram 3)

52...B*3b
53.P-3e P*4h
54.Px3d K-4b
55.G4ix4h Nx1g+
56.Nx1g +B-6f
57.+L-2b B-1d
58.R-3c+ K-5a
59.N*5c G*6b
60.Nx4a+ Bx4a
61.+L-3b Bx3b
62.+Rx3b N*3f
63.P-3c+ Gx7b
64.L*2i R*7i
65.S-4i Nx4h+
66.Gx4h L*3e
67.P*3g S*5i
68.Nx7b+ Sx4h=
69.Kx4h G*5h
70.Sx5h resigns
(diagram 3)

After 139 moves , FUKUZAKI won the game .

Jun 23, 2010

Gote AKUTSU ryu Kyusen Yagura

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


A Shogi Game of the Ginga sen G-block between SANADA and ITODANI was broadcasted 8 April 2010 .


Sente : SANADA Keiichi (7 dan)
Gote : ITODANI Tetsurou (5 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 K-4a
8.K-6i P-8e
9.S-7g S6b-5c
10.P-2f P-5e
11.S-5g Px5f
12.Sx5f R-5b
13.P-2e S-5d
14.P-7e S-5e
15.Sx5e Bx5e
16.P*5f B-4d
17.G7h-6g K-3a
18.K-7h N-3c
19.P-4f P*5e
20.S*4g Px5f
21.Sx5f P*5e
22.S-4g S*5f
(diagram 1)

SANADA selected Yagura opening and ITODANI accepted it . The game naturally advanced along the line of typical Yagura game for a while . ITODANI moved up his right Silver with 9...S6b-5c and he selected AKUTSU ryu Kyusen Yagura line .

ITODANI exchanged the 5th file Pawns and ranged the Rook with 12...R-5b to attack the 5th file .

(diagram 2)

23.P*5g Sx6g+
24.Gx6g G-5a
25.S-7f Nx2e
26.P-4e B-7a
27.P-6e S-3c
28.S-4f G*4g
29.Sx5e P*5d
30.S-6f Nx3g+
31.Nx3g Gx3g
32.R-2i G-3h
33.R-2g N*3e
34.R-2f N-4g+
35.R-1f G5a-4b
36.P-6d Px6d
37.S*6c R-8b
38.P*6b Bx6b
39.Sx6b+ Rx6b
40.B-7g +N-5h
41.P-9f P-2d
42.R-5f P-6e
43.S6fx6e P*6f
44.Gx6f K-2b
45.Rx5d R-5b
46.Rx5b+ Gx5b
47.K-8h S*6h
(diagram 2)

SANADA developed his camp and ITODANI attacked SANADA's attacking pieces . During the moves , ITODANI drove away SANADA's Rook and made it useless until 35.R-1f .

After some moves , SANADA finally made his Rook exchanged , but ITODANI already started attacking SANADA's Kakoi .

(diagram 3)

48.B-9e P-9d
49.B-8d R*6i
50.P-7d R-7i+
51.K-9h +R-7h
52.N*8h S-7i=
53.B*7g +N-6h
54.Sx8e Sx8h=
55.Bx8h +N-7i
56.S*6g +Rx8i
57.K-9g P*8c
58.B-7e N*9c
59.Sx9d N*8e
60.K-8f +Rx8h
61.K-9e N-7g+
62.Sx8c+ +Nx6g
63.G-7f +Rx8g
64.G-8f N-8e
65.K-8d +Rx8f
66.Px7c+ +Rx7e
67.Kx7e B*6f
68.K-7d G*7e
69.K-8d Gx6e
70.K-7d G-7e
71.K-8d G-7f
72.K-7d S*6e
73.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 144 moves , ITODANI won the game .

Jun 22, 2010

Aigakari Koshikakegin

Shogi game record : The 60th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV shogi tournament between SAWADA and TOYOSHIMA was broadcasted 4 April 2010 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100404
( written in Japanese language)


Sente : SAWADA Shingo (4 dan)
Gote : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (5 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.R-2h P*2c
9.P*8g R-8d
10.S-3h S-7b
11.P-4f P-9d
12.P-9f P-6d
13.S-4g S-6c
14.S-5f S-5d
15.K-6h G-5b
16.G-5h K-4a
17.P-4e S-6e
18.Sx6e Px6e
19.R-4h Bx8h+
20.Sx8h S-4b
21.N-7g P-6f
22.Px6f P-3e
23.P-4d Px4d
24.N-6e P-4e
(diagram 1)

TOYOSHIMA selected Yokofudori opening , but SAWADA declined it by 8.R-2h and the opening transposed to a variation of Aigakari game .

Both players made Koshikakegin form . SAWADA advanced the 4th file Pawn with 17.P-4e . After exchanging Silvers and Bishops , SAWADA jumped the left Knight with 24.N-6e and TOYOSHIMA advanced the 3rd file Pawn with 24...P-4e to prepare attacking .

(diagram 2)

25.P*4c G5bx4c
26.B*6c K-3a
27.Bx4e+ P*4g
28.Gx4g R-2d
29.P*2e Rx2e
30.P*2g P*6g
31.Gx6g S*5d
32.S*1f R-2d
33.+Bx3e Sx6e
34.G-4f P*4g
35.R-1h Sx6f
36.Gx6f N*5d
37.+Bx2d Px2d
38.G4f-5e Nx6f
39.R*6a K-2b
40.Rx6f+ P*6e
41.+R-4f B*6f
42.S*7g P-4h+
43.Rx4h B*3i
(diagram 2)

SAWADA made a promoted Bishop with 27.Bx4e+ and TOYOSHIMA slid his Rook with R-2d aiming at the 2i-Knight . After some moves , TOYOSHIMA sacrificed his Rook and continues attacking SAWADA's camp .

(diagram 3)

44.R-4i B6fx5g+
45.+Rx5g Bx5g+
46.Kx5g R*2h
47.P*4h R-3h+
48.R-6i P*4g
49.Rx6e P-5d
50.G-4e Px4h+
51.K-6f +R-4g
52.N*3d Gx3d
53.Gx3d G*7d
54.G*2c Gx2c
55.Gx2c Kx2c
56.R-6c+ P*4c
57.B*5f +Rx5f
58.Kx5f G*5e
59.K-6g B*5f
60.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 118 moves , TOYOSHIMA won the game .

Jun 21, 2010

Sente Gosuji Kuraidori Nakabisha vs Gote Funa gakoi

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen F-block between NAGANUMA and KATSUMATA was broadcasted 3 April 2010 .


Sente : NAGANUMA Hiroshi (7 dan)
Gote : KATSUMATA Kiyokazu (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-5f P-3d
3.R-5h K-4b
4.K-4h S-6b
5.P-5e K-3b
6.K-3h S-4b
7.K-2h P-6d
8.P-5d P-4d
9.Px5c+ S6bx5c
10.S-6h P-8e
11.B-7g G6a-5b
12.S-5g G-4c
13.S-5f S-5d
14.S-3h S-5c
15.P*5e S-6e
(diagram 1)

NAGANUMA selected Nakabisha as the opening of this game and KATSUMATA allowed NAGANUMA to make Gosuji Kuraidori Nakabisha formation .

KATSUMATA made Funa gakoi and pushed the 6th file Pawn to defend the 5th file . After exchanging the 5th file Pawns , NAGANUMA quickly advanced the left Silver , completed Kata mino gakoi , he dropped a Pawn with 15.P*5e attacking KATSUMATA's 5d-Silver . KATSUMA let his 5d-Silver escape with 15...S-6e crushing it against the 5f-Silver .

(diagram 2)

16.Sx6e Px6e
17.S*5d Sx5d
18.Px5d S*4b
19.P-4f P*5c
20.Px5c+ Sx5c
21.P-4e P*5d
22.Px4d Sx4d
23.P*4e Sx4e
24.Bx2b+ Kx2b
25.P*4d G4c-4b
26.S*4c P*4f
27.Sx4b= Gx4b
28.G*4c S*3a
29.B*6d G-4a
30.B-5c+ S*4g
31.+B-6c G-5a
32.R-5i Sx3h+
33.Gx3h B*5f
34.+B-6d P-4g+
35.Rx5f +Px3h
36.Kx3h G*4g
(diagram 2)

After exchanging Silvers , NAGANUMA continued attacking for a while . After some moves NAGANUMA's attack , KATSUMATA dropped a Silver with 30...S-4g attacking NAGANUMA's Kakoi .

They roughly attacked each other and KATSUMA dropped a Gold with 36...G*4g attacking NAGANUMA's King .

(diagram 3)

37.Kx4g Sx5f
38.Kx5f S*5e
39.+Bx5e Px5e
40.Kx5e R*5g
41.S*5f B*4g
42.S*4e P*5d
43.K-4f Rx5f+
44.Sx5f Bx6i+
45.B*7e S*4b
46.P*5b Gx5b
47.R*7a K-1b
48.S*3b Gx4c
49.G*2b Kx2b
50.Rx3a+ Sx3a
51.Bx3a+ K-3c
52.Px4c+ K-2d
53.S*1e resigns
(diagram 3)

After 105 moves , NAGANUMA won the game .

Jun 20, 2010

Gokigen Nakabisha unclassified line

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen E-block between NAKAMURA Taichi and MORI Keiji was broadcasted 1 April 2010 .


Sente : NAKAMURA Taichi (4 dan)
Gote : MORI Keiji (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f P-5d
3.P-2e R-5b
4.S-4h P-5e
5.K-6h B-3c
6.P-3f P-5f
7.Px5f Rx5f
8.S-5g R-5d
9.S-4f G-3b
10.K-7h K-6b
11.Bx3c+ Nx3c
12.P-2d Px2d
13.Rx2d P*2c
14.R-2h K-7b
15.S-6h P-4d
16.P-3e P-4e
17.P*5e R-9d
18.S4f-5g Px3e
19.B*5c R-3d
20.B-7e+ P-3f
21.G-4h S-6b
22.+B-6e P-9d
(diagram 1)

MORI selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . NAKAMURA moved up his King with 5.K-6h and pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 6.P-3f to open the way for the 4h-Silver .

MORI exchanged the 5th file Pawns by his Rook . NAKAMURA advanced the right Silver and MORI backed his Rook onto 5d . After exchanging the Bishops , NAKAMURA exchanged the 2nd file Pawns , too .

NAKAMURA made Funa gakoi and succeeded to make a promoted Bishop . MORI's Rook came to ISHIDA ryu position with 19...R-3d and made a Haya gakoi with 21...S-6b .

(diagram 2)

23.P-4f Px4f
24.Sx4f P*4e
25.S4f-5g P-9e
26.P*2b P-6d
27.+B-5f Sx2b
28.P*4f B*7d
29.+Bx7d Px7d
30.B*4a S-3a
31.Bx7d+ S-6c
32.+B-5f B*6e
33.+Bx6e Px6e
34.B*5c P-2d
35.P*3e R-7d
36.B-8f+ Px4f
37.Sx4f P*5f
38.P*4e P*4d
39.P-3d Px4e
40.Px3c+ Gx3c
41.Sx4e B*4f
42.R-1h Bx5e
43.S-7g B-6d
44.Sx5f Bx8f
45.Px8f S-4b
46.G-6h N-7c
47.N*7e S-5b
48.R-3h R-4d
49.S-5e P*7d
50.Sx4d Gx4d
51.Rx3f P*3e
52.R-2f B*1e
53.R-4f P*4e
54.R-4g Px7e
55.G4h-5h P-3f
56.Px7e
(diagram 2)

NAKAMURA exchanged the 4th file Pawns and dropped a Pawn with 26.P*2b aiming at the 3rd file generals .

MORI pushed the 6th file Pawn with 26...P-6d to drive away NAKAMURA's promoted Bishop and captured the 2b-Pawn .

MORI dropped a Bishop with 28...B*7d to remove NAKAMURA's promoted Bishop , but NAKAMURA dropped a Bishop with 30.B*4a and made a promoted Bishop again with 31.Bx7d+ .

MORI dropped a Bishop again to exchange it with NAKAMURA's promoted Bishop again . After the next exchange , NAKAMURA dropped a Bishop and made it promoted 3rd time .

They roughly attacked each other for a while . And the battle came around MORI's King .

(diagram 3)

56...K-6c
57.B*2b S4b-5c
58.Bx1a+ P-3g+
59.Nx3g S*4f
60.P-7d Sx4g+
61.Px7c+ Kx7c
62.Gx4g R*4i
63.P*7d K-6c
64.R*7c K-5d
65.L*5h P*5e
66.Lx5e Gx5e
67.P*5f resigns
(diagram 3)


After 133 moves , NAKAMURA won the game .

Jun 19, 2010

Sente Shiken Bisha Anaguma vs Gote Ibisha Anaguma

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen D-block between HIROSE and UENO was broadcasted 27 March 2010 .


Sente : HIROSE Akihito (5 dan)
Gote : UENO Hirokazu (5 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.R-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.K-4h P-5d
5.K-3h K-4b
6.S-7h K-3b
7.K-2h B-3c
8.S-6g S-5c
9.L-1h P-8e
10.B-7g K-2b
11.K-1i G-3b
12.S-2h L-1b
13.S-5f S-4d
14.P-4f K-1a
15.G6i-5h S-2b
16.G5h-4h G-5a
17.P-6e B-4b
18.P-4e S4d-3c
19.S-4g G-4a
20.P-5f R-8d
21.G-3i G4a-3a
22.P-5e Px5e
23.R-5h
(diagram 1)

HIROSE selected Shiken Bisha and started making Anaguma gakoi . UENO also started making Ibisha Anaguma .

After both players completed their each Anaguma gakoi , HIROSE started attacking the 5th file with 23.R-5h .

(diagram 2)

23...P-8f
24.Px8f P-4d
25.Rx5e P*5d
26.R-5f G-4c
27.Px4d Sx4d
28.P-7e P-7d
29.P*4e S4d-3c
30.P*5e Px7e
31.Px5d Gx5d
32.P-8e R-7d
33.P-4d P-7f
34.P*7e Bx7e
35.Rx7f P*4b
36.P-4c+ Px4c
37.Bx3c+ Nx3c
38.S*6f B*4b
39.Sx7e Rx7e
40.Rx7e Bx7e
41.R*7a Bx4h+
42.Gx4h R*8h
43.B*6f Rx8i+
44.B*4b G*2a
45.B6fx3c+Sx3c
46.Bx3a+ resigns
(diagram 2)

UENO tried to counter-attack HIROSE's camp . After the Rook exchange , UENO sacrificed his Bishop and tried to break HIROSE's Anaguma gakoi .

HIROSE also dropped 2 Bishops , and sacrificed both of them breaking UENO's Kakoi .

After 91 moves , HIROSE won the game .

HABU won the 2nd game ! (Kisei sen)

Shogi News : The 81st Kisei sen : 5 games title match


6:58 P.M. (JST) , 18 June 2010 , after 112 moves , HABU won the 2nd game of this match . The score of the match becomes "HABU 2 --- 0 FUKAURA" .

Then HABU needs only 1 more win to defend the Kisei title . In the other hand , FUKAURA needs 3 continuous wins without any other loses to get the title .


The 3rd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 26 June 2010 at Hotel Foresta , Toyota city , Aichi .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100618.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100618_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


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

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

HABU selected Yokofudori opening and FUKAURA accepted it . HABU made the CHUZA Bisha form and NAKAHARA gakoi . FUKAURA made Nakazumai Gyoku and Kin biraki form .

FUKAURA moved up his Bishop with 17.B-7g , and HABU dropped a Pawn with 17...P*2e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

18.R-2i P-7e
19.Bx3c+ Nx3c
20.P-3e P*3f
21.Nx2e Nx2e
22.Rx2e Px7f
23.P*7d N-6e
24.N*3d P-3g+
25.Gx3g P*2d
26.Nx2b+ Px2e
27.+Nx3b Kx3b
28.P-3d N*2a
29.P-3c+ Kx3c
30.P-7c+ R*2i
(diagram 2)

FUKAURA let his Rook back with 18.R-2i and HABU pushed the 7th file Pawn with 18...P-7e aiming at the 7g-Bishop's head . FUKAURA exchanged the Bishops with 19.Bx3c+ to escape from the attack .

After the Bishop exchange , FUKAURA advanced the 3rd file Pawn with 20.P-3e threatening the 3c-Knight head . HABU dropped a Pawn with 20...P*3f attacking the 3g-Knight . FUKAURA's Knight captured the 2e-Pawn with 21.Nx2e and HABU exchanged the Knights with 21...Nx2e .

HABU captured the 7f-Pawn with 22...Px7f and FUKAURA dropped a Pawn with 23.P*7d attacking the 7c-Knight . HABU let the attacked Knight jump with 23...N-6e to use it for attack .

FUKAURA dropped a Knight with 24.N*3d to attack HABU's camp . HABU dropped a Pawn with 25...P*2d attacking FUKAURA's 2e-Rook and FUKURA sacrificed the Rook and attacked HABU's Kakoi .

FUKAURA continued attacking HABU's camp and HABU also attacking FUKAURA's camp by dropping a Rook with 30...R*2i .

(diagram 3)

31.P*3i N*4e
32.+Px6b N6ex5g+
33.Sx5g Nx3g+
34.S*4h +Nx4h
35.Sx4h P*3g
36.B*6f S*5e
37.N*4e K-3d
38.Sx3g Sx6f
39.Px6f B*2g
40.S*4f B*4i
41.K-5g Rx4e
42.P*5h Rx1i+
43.S*5f R-7e
44.P*2h N*4e
45.S4fx4e Bx4e+
46.N*4f K-3c
47.Sx4e Rx4e
48.G*2c Kx2c
49.B*3d K-3b
50.Bx4e L*5e
51.N*5f Gx6b
52.R*8a G*3e
53.B-2c+ Kx2c
54.Rx2a+ K-3c
55.+Rx1a Lx5f
56.Kx5f N*6d
57.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 112 moves , HABU won the game .

Jun 18, 2010

2nd game has just started !

Shogi News : The 81st Kisei sen : 5 games title match


The 2nd game of the 81st Kisei sen title match between HABU and FUKAURA has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 18 June 2010 at Hotel New Awaji , Sumoto city , Hyogo .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100618.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kisei/kifu/kisei20100618_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


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

KAI won her 2nd title "Jo-ryu Oi" !

Shogi News ; The 21st Jo-ryu Oi sen ; 5 games title match


6:17 P.M. (JST) , 17 June 2010 , after 92 moves , KAI won the 4th game of this match .
The score of this match becomes "SHIMIZU 1 --- 3 KAI" , and KAI got her 2nd title , the 21st Jo-ryu Oi .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu-oui/kifu/jo_oui100617.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu-oui/kifu/jo_oui100617_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente ; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho , Jo-ryu Oi)
Gote : KAI Tomomi (Jo-o)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-5d
2.S-4h R-5b
3.P-5f P-3d
4.K-6h K-6b
5.K-7h K-7b
6.S-5g P-5e
7.Px5e Bx5e
8.S-6f B-3c
9.P*5e S-4b
10.R-5h K-8b
(diagram 1)




KAI selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . SHIMIZU was making her Kakoi without advancing her Rook Pawn .

KAI exchanged the 5th file Pawns , SHIMIZU advanced her 5g-Silver with 8.S-6f to counter-attack . KAI continued making Kata mino gakoi .

(diagram 2)

11.P-3f S-7b
12.N-3g P-4d
13.P-5d P*5c
14.S-5e Px5d
15.Sx5d P-6d
16.P*5c R-5a
17.B-5e Sx5c
18.Sx5c+ Rx5c
19.Bx6d Rx5h+
20.G4ix5h R*3h
21.S-6h P-4e
22.S*7g P*6c
23.Nx4e Px6d
24.Nx3c= Nx3c
25.P*5g P*5f
26.Px5f N-4e
(diagram 2)

SHIMIZU pushed the 3rd file Pawn and jumped the right Knight to prepare an attack . KAI completed Kata mino gakoi and SHIMIZU advanced her Silver to conquest the 5th file .

SHIMIZU advanced her Bishop with 17.B-5e and tried to attack KAI's camp . After the Rook exchange , KAI dropped a Rook with 20...R*3h to attack SHIMIZU's Funa gakoi .

During the moves of the Bishop exchange , KAI got a material advantage . dropped a Pawn with 25.P*5g trying to remove a defect of her camp . SHIMIZU KAI sacrificed a Pawn with 25...P*5f and jumped her left Knight to attack SHIMIZU's camp

(diagram 3)

27.B*4f Rx3f+
28.R*2a G4a-5b
29.Rx1a+ N*3e
30.Bx6d S*6c
31.B-3a+ P*5g
32.G5h-5i +Rx5f
33.L*6d Nx4g+
34.Lx6c+ Gx6c
35.P*4h P-5h+
36.Px4g +Px5i
37.Gx5i P*5g
38.N*7e G6c-6b
39.S*6i L*5a
40.P*5b Lx5b
41.+B-6d P-5h+
42.P*5g +Px5g
43.P-4f +Px6g
44.K-8h +Rx5i
45.Sx5i Lx5i+
46.Px4e S*7i
47.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 92 moves , KAI won the game .

Jun 17, 2010

The 4th game of the Jo-ryu Oi sen has just started

Shogi News ; The 21st Jo-ryu Oi sen ; 5 games title match


The 4th game of the Jo-ryu Oi sen title match between SHIMIZU and KAI has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 17 June , 2010 at Hotel Clement Tokushima , Tokushima city , Tokushima .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu-oui/kifu/jo_oui100617.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu-oui/kifu/jo_oui100617_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente ; SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho , Jo-ryu Oi)
Gote : KAI Tomomi (Jo-o)

Jun 16, 2010

Sente Sanken Bisha ->Mukai Bisha vs Gote Hidari mino

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen C-block between OGURA and CHIBA was broadcasted 25 March 2010 .


Sente : OGURA Hisashi (7 dan)
Gote : CHIBA Sakio (5 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.S-6g K-2b
9.P-7e P-5d
10.R-8h S-3b
11.K-2h S-5c
12.G-3h G6a-5b
13.G-7h S-6d
14.S-7f P-1d
15.P-1f R-7b
16.P-6e S-5e
17.S-6g P-7d
18.P-5f S-4d
19.P-8f Px7e
(diagram 1)

OGURA selected Sanken Bisha as the opening of this game . CHIBA seemed to start making Ibisha Anaguma and OGURA ranged his Rook again with 10.R-8h ; making a Mukai Bisha fromation . Replying OGURA's 10.R-8h , CHIBA moved up the left Silver with 10...S-3b making a Hidari mino .

CHIBA advanced the right Silver with 13...S-6d aiming at the 7e-Pawn . OGURA moved up his left Silver with 14.S-7f to protect the Pawn and advanced the 6th file Pawn with 16.P-6e to let the 6d-Silver drive away .

CHIBA attacked the 7th file and OGURA attacked the 8th file .

(diagram 2)

20.Px8e P-7f
21.B-6f P-6d
22.P-8d Px6e
23.B-4h S-3e
24.R-8e Bx9i+
25.P-8c+ R-7d
26.+P-8d R-7a
27.+P-7d +B-4d
28.R-8c+ P-2d
29.P*8b R-6a
30.Px8a+ P-6f
31.Sx7f P-2e
32.N*3f +B-4e
33.+P-7a Rx7a
34.Bx6f N-3c
35.G-6g P-2f
36.Px2f P-5e
37.Bx5e P*2g
38.Gx2g P*2e
39.K-3h Px2f
(diagram 2)

During the battle , CHIBA made a promoted Bishop and OGURA made a promoted Rook . After some moves , CHIBA directly attacked OGURA's King from the front .

(diagram 3)

40.G-1g R-8a
41.P*8b R-6a
42.P*6d P*6b
43.+R-8e P-4d
44.B-7g G-4c
45.S-4h R-5a
46.S-5g L*5c
47.S-6e P*5e
48.+R-7f Px5f
49.S5gx5f Lx5f
50.Sx5f +B-5d
51.+R-7e +B-8g
52.P*5b Rx5b
53.+P-6c Rx5f
54.Gx5f +B-7h
55.P*2c Sx2c
56.P*2d S*2g
57.K-4h +Bx5f
58.Px2c+ Kx2c
59.R*5g S-3h+
60.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 118 moves , CHIBA won the game .

Jun 15, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; Ai Koshikakegin

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


The final game of the 3rd Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between NAKAI and YAUCHI started 1:00 P.M. (JST) , 21 March 2010


Sente : NAKAI Hiroe (Jo-ryu 6 dan)
Gote : YAUCHI Rieko (Jo-o)

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

YAUCHI selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . NAKAI made Koshikakegin form .

YAUCHI pushed the 4th file Pawn with 22...P-4d and the battle started .

(diagram 2)

23.Px4d Rx4d
24.P*4e R-4b
25.G5h-6h P-8e
26.S-7g S-4c
27.R-4h P-5d
28.R-2h K-2b
29.S-4g R-6b
30.P-3e P-6e
31.S-3f Px6f
32.P-4d S3cx4d
33.P-2d Px2d
34.Px3d Sx3d
35.Bx2d P*2c
36.B-5a+ B*5e
37.R-2g N-6e
38.P-5f Nx7g+
39.G6hx7g B-4f
40.S-2e S-3c
41.Sx3d Sx3d
42.N*4d S*6h
(diagram 2)

After the 4th file Pawn exchange , YAUCHI made a Gin Yagura . NAKAI started attacking with 30.P-3e .

After some moves , NAKAI succeeded to make a promoted Bishop with 36.B-5a+ and YAUCHI dropped a Bishop with 36...B*5e to attack NAKAI's camp . They roughly attacked the opponent's camp .

(diagram 3)

43.Nx3b+ Kx3b
44.N-2e S*4b
45.P*3c K-4c
46.+B-4a N*3e
47.R-1g Nx3c
48.Nx3c+ Sx3c
49.G*3f Sx7g+
50.Nx7g B-2h+
51.S*5a G*4b
52.Sx4b+ Sx4b
53.P*4e G-5c
54.S*3b K-3c
55.N*2e Sx2e
56.Gx2e S*3d
57.S*2d Px2d
58.G*2c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 115 moves , NAKAI won the game .

Jun 14, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari vs Sente Hayakuri Gin

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


The final shogi game of the 59th NHK cup TV shogi tournament between ITODANI and HABU was broadcasted 21 March 2010 .


Sente : ITODANI Tetsurou (5 dan)
Gote : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)

(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-9f P-9d
9.P-3f P-6d
10.S-3g S-6c
11.S-4f S-5d
12.P-3e
(diagram 1)


HABU selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . ITODANI advanced his right Silver onto 4f making a Hayakuri Gin attacking formation .

ITODANI quickly started attacking with 12.P-3e .

(diagram 2)

12...Px3e
13.Sx3e P-8e
14.K-7i P-8f
15.Px8f Rx8f
16.P-2d Px2d
17.B*7g R-8b
18.Sx2d Sx2d
19.Rx2d P*2c
20.R-2h S*5e
21.G-5h P*3f
22.S-8g N-3c
23.R-2f P-6e
24.P*3d N-4e
25.P*8c Rx8c
26.S*3c G-3a
27.Rx2c+ P-6f
28.S-3b+ B*4i
29.+Sx3a Bx5h+
30.+R-3b G*5b
31.P*8f Px6g+
(diagram 2)

ITODANI exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and HABU advanced the 8th file Pawn with 13...P-8e . ITODANI backed his King with 14.K-7i and HABU exchanged the 8th file Pawns .

ITODANI dropped a Bishop with 17.B*7g forcing HABU to back his Rook and exchanged Silvers and 2nd file Pawns .

HABU dropped a Silver with 20...S*5e and a Pawn with 21...P*3f to attack ITODANI's camp . After some moves , ITODANI succeeded to make a promoted Rook and HABU also attacked ITODANI's camp .

(diagram 3)

32.Bx5e Nx5g+
33.B-3c+ K-6b
34.S*4a P*8e
35.Px8e P*8f
36.Sx8f +Px7h
37.Kx7h +B-6i
38.K-7g +B-6h
39.K-8g Rx8e
40.Sx5b+ Gx5b
41.G*7b Kx7b
42.resigns
(diagram 3)



After 82 moves , HABU won the game .
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