Jul 31, 2010

Gote Gokigen Nakabisha vs Sente San-Nana Gin kyusen ->Gyokutou Kuraidori

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


A shogi game record of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between OIKAWA and KONDOU was broadcasted 30 May 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100725
(written in Japanese language)


Sente : OIKAWA Takuma (4 dan)
Gote : KONDOU Masakazu (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-5d
2.P-2f P-3d
3.P-2e R-5b
4.S-4h P-5e
5.K-6h B-3c
6.P-3f S-4b
7.S-3g P-4d
8.K-7h S-4c
9.S-6h P-5f
10.G4i-5h K-6b
11.P-6f Px5g+
12.Sx5g K-7b
13.G-6g K-8b
14.P-6e S-7b
15.G6i-6h G-4b
16.P*5f S-5d
17.S-6f P-4e
18.R-5h S-4c
19.P-4f Px4f
20.Sx4f P*4e
21.S4f-5g S-4d
22.P-9f P-9d
23.R-2h G-5c
24.B-9g P-1d
25.P-1f P-8d
26.N-3g P-6d
27.Px6d P-9e
(diagram 1)

Until 3...R-5b , KONDOU selected Gokigen Nakabisha as his usual . OIKAWA allowed KONDOU to make Gosuji Kuraidori Nakabisha formation and advanced his right Silver with 7.S-3g to aim at both of the 5e-Pawn and the 3c-Bishop head .

KONDOU exchanged the 5th file Pawns and made Kata mino gakoi . OIKAWA advanced his Kakoi higher and made Gyokutou Kuraidori form .

OIKAWA exchanged the 4th file Pawns , moved up the Bishop with 24.B-9g and jumped the right Knight with 26.N-3g to prepare an attack .

Before OIKAWA started attacking , KONDOU sacrificed the 6th file to prevent OIKAWA's Bishop sacrifice with ;Bx5c+ and pushed the 9th file Pawn to attack the 9g-Bishop .

(diagram 2)

28.R-4h Px9f
29.B-7e P-7d
30.P-6c+ Sx6c
31.Bx5c+ Rx5c
32.Nx4e Sx4e
33.Rx4e P*6e
34.Rx6e N-7c
35.R-4e P*6e
36.S-5e N*6f
37.S5gx6f Px6f
38.Gx6f S*6e
39.P*4d Sx6f
40.Sx6f Rx5f
41.G*5g Rx3f
42.P*9b Lx9b
43.P*9c Lx9c
44.P*9d Lx9d
45.N*8f R-3h+
46.Nx9d K-8c
47.P*5h P*6e
48.S-7g B*2g
49.R-4f N-8e
50.Lx9f P*9e
51.Lx9e P*9c
52.N-8b+ Kx8b
53.L*9i N*9d
54.Lx9d Px9d
55.P-8f Nx7g+
56.Nx7g B-5d+
57.S*5f +R-3i
58.P*6i L*6f
(diagram 2)

They roughly attacked each other , and KONDOU succeeded to make his Rook promoted with 45...R-3h+ . OIKAWA attacked the 9th file and KONDOU also attacked OIKAWA's Kakoi .




59.Gx6f Px6f
60.N*6e S*6d
61.S*7c Sx7c
62.Nx7c+ Kx7c
63.N*6e K-8c
64.P-8e S-6d
65.Px8d K-7b
66.L*8i P*8g
67.Lx8g S*6g
68.Gx6g Px6g+
69.Sx6g N*5e
70.P-8c+ K-6b
71.S*5f Nx6g+
72.Sx6g S*8i
73.K-7i P*8f
74.N*6f +B-5e
75.resigns

FUJII becomes the Challenger of the 58th Oza sen !

Shogi News : The 58th Oza sen ; challenger deciding game


10:58 P.M. (JST) , 30 July 2010 , after 97 moves , FUJII won the game and he becomes the challenger of the 58th Oza sen title match .

The 58th Oza sen ; 5 games title match between HABU and FUJII will start 9 September 2010 at Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka , Chiyoda Ku , Tokyo .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ouza/kifu/ouza20100730.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ouza/kifu/ouza20100730_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : FUJII Takeshi (9 dan)
Gote : FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f S-6b
3.P-5f P-5d
4.S-4h S-4b
5.G4i-5h G-3b
6.P-2f K-4a
7.G-6g S-3c
8.S-7h P-7d
9.P-3f S-5c
10.P-2e P-8d
11.N-3g P-4d
12.K-6h B-3a
13.K-7i P-8e
14.P-4f P-8f
15.Px8f Rx8f
16.P*8g R-8b
17.P-4e
(diagram 1)

After both players opened the Bishop line with 1.P-7f P-3d , FUJII closed the Bishop line with 2.P-6f . Until 8.S-7h , FUJII made Hidari mino and FUKAURA also started making Yagura gakoi .

FUJII allowed FUKAURA to exchange the 8th file Pawn exchange and started attacking with 17.P-4e .

(diagram 2)

17...G-5b
18.P-6e G5b-4c
19.S-4g B-4b
20.P-5e Px5e
21.S-4f K-3a
22.Sx5e P*5d
23.Px4d S5cx4d
24.Sx4d Gx4d
25.P*4e G-5e
26.P-4d P*4c
27.Px4c+ Gx4c
28.P-2d Px2d
29.P*2e Px2e
30.P*5f Gx6e
31.Nx2e P-5e
32.G-6f Gx6f
33.Bx6f G*6e
34.S*2c
(diagram 2)

FUJII opened his Bishop line with 18.P-6e and advanced the right Silver with 19.S-4g to let the Silver join the battle . FUKAURA continued making Yagura gakoi .

By 20.P-5e , FUJII's all attacking pieces came to work effectively . FUKAURA tried to defend , but FUJII's attack seemed difficult to stop .

(diagram 3)

34...B-5a
35.P*6b K-4b
36.Nx3c+ Nx3c
37.Sx3d+ P*2g
38.Rx2g P*2f
39.R-4g P*4f
40.P*4d K-5c
41.Px4c+ Kx6b
42.+P-5b Kx5b
43.S*7a R-8c
44.Rx4f P*4e
45.G*8b S*4c
46.Gx8c Gx6f
47.R*7b K-5c
48.+Sx4c Kx4c
49.P*4d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 97 moves , FUJII won the game .

Jul 30, 2010

The challenger deciding game of the 58th Oza sen has just started !

Shogi News : The 58th Oza sen ; challenger deciding game


The challenger deciding game of the 58th Oza sen between FUKAURA and FUJII has just started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 30 July 2010 at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ouza/kifu/ouza20100730.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ouza/kifu/ouza20100730_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
FUJII Takeshi (9 dan)

Jul 29, 2010

Sente Gokigen Nakabisha with P-1e vs Gote Nana-San Gin kyusen

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen F-block between NAGANUMA and YASHIKI was broadcasted 29 May 2010 .


Sente : NAGANUMA Hiroshi (7 dan)
Gote : YASHIKI Nobuyuki (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-1f P-8d
3.P-5f P-8e
4.R-5h S-6b
5.P-1e K-4b
6.K-4h K-3b
7.K-3h G6a-5b
8.K-2h P-7d
9.B-7g S-7c
10.S-7h S-6d
11.S-3h P-7e
(diagram 1)



By 4.R-5h , NAGANUMA selected Gokigen Nakanbisha as the opening of this game . After made Funa gakoi , YASHIKI advanced his right Silver onto 6d and started attacking with 11...P-7e .

(diagram 2)

12.Px7e Sx7e
13.Bx2b+ Sx2b
14.P-5e P-8f
15.Px8f Rx8f
16.P-5d Px5d
17.Rx5d S-6d
18.P*8g R-8b
19.B*7a R-7b
20.B-2f+ P*5c
21.Rx3d S-3c
22.R-3f B*8h
23.L-9h B-9i+
24.R-8f P*8b
25.N-7g +Bx9h
26.P*7c Sx7c
27.N-6e S-6d
28.P*7c Nx7c
29.Nx7c+ Sx7c
30.P*5d Px5d
31.N*8d Sx8d
32.Rx8d N*4d
33.S*6a R-6b
34.Sx5b+ Rx5b
35.R-7d L*7b
36.R-8d S*8c
37.R-8e +B-8h
38.P-4f Lx7h+
39.G6i-5h +Bx9g
40.P-4e N-5f
41.G-4g N-6h+
42.R-8f +L-6i
43.G*6b R-4b
44.Gx6c +L-5i
45.G-3i +N-5h
46.R-7f P*7d
47.G-5c N*5e
48.G-4f +Bx5c
49.+Bx5c S*4h
(diagram 2)

Replying YASHIKI's 7th file Pawn exchange , NAGANUMA let his threatened 7g-Bishop escape by an exchange with 13.Bx2b+ .

YASHIKI exchanged the 8th file Pawns and NAGANUMA exchanged the 5th file Pawns . Both players dropped their each Bishop and tried to attack the opponent's camp .

NAGANUMA's attack seemed to hit YASHIKI's camp first , but YASHIKI also attacked NAGANUMA's Kakoi , too .

(diagram 3)

50.+Bx5d Sx3i=
51.Kx3i +L-4i
52.K-2h +N-4h
53.Sx4i +Nx4i
54.Gx5e P*5c
55.+Bx5c +N-4h
56.L*2f G*3h
57.K-1g S*3d
58.P-4d G*5b
59.+B-5d P*5c
60.+B-6e P-1d
61.Px4c+ Gx4c
62.P*4d G-5d
63.Gx5d Px5d
64.+Bx5d K-2b
65.B*5f G-3b
66.+Bx3b Kx3b
67.Lx2c+ Kx2c
68.N*3e K-2d
69.G*2e resigns
(diagram 3)

After 137 moves , NAGANUMA won the game .

KUBO won over GOUDA . (Ryuo sen ; tournament)

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; tournament


9:48 P.M. (JST) , 28 July 2010 , after 103 moves , KUBO won the game . He will have the next game of this tournament with MARUYAMA .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100728.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100728_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


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

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e P-8d
3.R-7h P-8e
4.K-4h S-6b
5.R-7f Bx8h+
6.Sx8h K-4b
7.N-7g K-3b
8.B*5e B*2b
9.B-4f S-4b
10.S-7i P-5d
11.P-5f S4b-5c
12.K-3h S-6d
13.S-6h B-3a
14.B-5g B-5c
15.K-2h G-4b
16.L-1h G-7b
17.K-1i G-8c
18.P-8f
(diagram 1)

By 2.P-7e , KUBO selected ISHIDA ryu opening as the opening of this game . KUBO floated his Rook with 5.R-7f in the early stage of this game and GOUDA exchanged the Bishops with 5...Bx8h+ to prevent KUBO's ;R-3f .

GOUDA moved up his King with 6...K-4b to start making his Kakoi . Before completed the Kakoi , KUBO jumped his Knight with 7.N-7g and dropped a Bishop with 8.B*5e to make an attacking formation .

KUBO started making Anaguma gakoi with 16.L-1h and GOUDA moved up his right Gold to attack KUBO's Rook by Bou Kin attacking strategy .

Replying GOUDA's Gold move , KUBO pushed the 8th file Pawn with 18.P-8f to prevent GOUDA's attack against KUBO's Rook .

(diagram 2)

18...Px8f
19.Rx8f Sx7e
20.R-8i B-6d
21.P-6f P*8f
22.G-7h B-5c
23.S-6g P-7d
24.S-2h P-4d
25.P-5e Px5e
26.P*5d B-6d
27.N-6e G-4c
28.N-5c+ Sx5c
29.Px5c+ Gx5c
30.P-6e B-7c
31.G-7g G-9d
32.S-6f G-8e
33.Sx7e Gx7e
34.S*7a R-5b
35.Gx8f P-5f
36.B-4f Bx4f
37.Px4f B*6g
38.P*5d Gx5d
39.P-6d Gx8f
40.Px6c+ R-9b
41.Rx8f P*8e
42.B*7f Bx7f+
43.Rx7f B*6g
44.Rx7d Bx4i+
45.Rx5d G*4b
46.+P-5c G*3h
47.+Px4b Rx4b
48.S*4a Kx4a
49.G*5b Rx5b
50.Rx5b+ Kx5b
51.R*6b K-4c
52.G*5c resigns
(diagram 2)

After 103 moves , KUBO won the game .

FUKAURA won the 2nd game ! (Oi sen)

Shogi News : The 51st Oi sen ; 7 games title match


7:12 P.M. (JST) , after 135 moves , FUKAURA won the 2nd game of this match . The score of thie match becomes "FUKAURA 1 --- 1 HIROSE" .

The 3rd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. , 3 August 2010 at Nakanobo Zui en , Arima cho , Kita ku , Kobe city , Hyogo .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/oui/kifu/oui20100727_28.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/oui/kifu/oui20100727_28_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote : HIROSE Akihito (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f P-4d
3.S-4h R-4b
4.K-6h K-6b
5.K-7h K-7b
6.P-5f S-3b
7.G4i-5h K-8b
8.P-9f L-9b
9.B-6f S-4c
10.P-8f K-9a
11.P-8e S-8b
12.S-8h P-7d
13.P-2e B-3c
14.P-8d Px8d
15.Bx8d G-7b
16.B-5g R-2b
17.P-9e P-5d
18.P-3f G-5b
19.N-7g P-6d
20.R-3h P*8c
21.P-3e Px3e
22.Rx3e G5b-6c
23.N-3g B-4b
24.R-3f P-6e
25.G6i-6h P-5e
26.Px5e G-6d
27.P-9d Px9d
28.P*9c Lx9c
29.N-8e P*3e
(diagram 1)

By opening HIROSE's sealed move , The game restarted ! The move is 29...P*3e .

(diagrma 2)

30.Rx3e P*5f
31.Bx9c+ Nx9c
32.Lx9d P*9b
33.L*9i K-8a
34.Lx9c+ Px9c
35.N*3d Sx3d
36.Rx3d N*8f
37.K-6i B-5c
38.S*3c R-1b
39.Sx4d= L*3a
40.P*3c Lx3c
41.Sx3c+ B*5b
42.L*4c Nx3c
43.Rx3c+ S*3b
44.+R-4b Bx4b
45.Lx4b+ B-6c
46.P*8g S-3c
47.+L-4c P*3f
48.Px8f Px3g+
49.Sx3g P-5g+
50.G5hx5g R*4i
(diagram 2)

Forcing FUKAURA to capture the 3e-Pawn with 30.Rx3e , HIROSE dropped a Pawn with 30...P*5f attacking the 5g-Bishop . FUKAURA sacrificed the attacked Bishop with 31.Bx9c+ and continued attacking .

During FUKAURA's attack , HIROSE dropped a Knight with 36...N*8f attacking FUKAURA's King . After some moves , FUKAURA dropped a Pawn with 46.P*8g and removed the Knight from the board . HIROSE dropped a Rook with 50...R*4i and tried to attack FUKAURA's camp .

(diagram 3)

51.K-7h N*8d
52.B*5c Nx7f
53.Bx6d+ Nx8h+
54.Kx8h S*7i
55.K-7h Sx6h+
56.Kx6h Rx9i+
57.P-5d P-7e
58.+B-5e +Rx1i
59.Nx9c+ Sx9c
60.S*9b K-7a
61.G-5f L*5a
62.N*5c G-8b
63.P*7b Kx7b
64.N*8e N*7f
65.K-5g +R-5i
66.G*5h +R-6i
67.Nx9c+ Gx9c
68.S*7c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 135 moves , FUKAURA won the game .

Jul 28, 2010

Ryuo sen tournament ; KUBO & GOUDA

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ryuo sen tournament between KUBO and GOUDA has just started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 28 July 2010 at Kansai Shogi Kaikan , Osaka .



You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100728.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100728_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)

HIROSE sealed the 58th move ! (Oi sen)

Shogi News : The 51st Oi sen ; 7 games title match


Around 6:00 P.M. , HIROSE sealed the 58th move , and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart 9:00 A.M. (JST) , next morning and will end the next evening .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/oui/kifu/oui20100727_28.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/oui/kifu/oui20100727_28_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote : HIROSE Akihito (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

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






By 3...R-4b , HIROSE shown his attitude to select Shiken Bisha again . FUKAURA made Funa gakoi with 7.G4i-5h and HIROSE started making Anaguma gakoi with 8...L-9b .

(diagram 2)

9.B-6f S-4c
10.P-8f K-9a
11.P-8e S-8b
12.S-8h P-7d
13.P-2e B-3c
14.P-8d Px8d
15.Bx8d G-7b
16.B-5g R-2b
17.P-9e P-5d
18.P-3f G-5b
19.N-7g P-6d
20.R-3h P*8c
21.P-3e
(diagram 2)

Replying HIROSE's 8...L-9b , FUKAURA moved up his Bishop with 9.B-6f and advanced the 8th file Pawn to exchange the Pawns .

After exchanging the 8th file Pawns by the Bishop , FUKAURA pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 21.P-3e to exchange the Pawns in this file , too .

(diagram 3)

21...Px3e
22.Rx3e G5b-6c
23.N-3g B-4b
24.R-3f P-6e
25.G6i-6h P-5e
26.Px5e G-6d
27.P-9d Px9d
28.P*9c Lx9c
29.N-8e
(diagram 3)





After FUKAURA's Pawn exchange in the 3rd file , HIROSE sacrificed the 5th file Pawn with 25...P-5e and advanced his left Gold with 26...G-6d .

FUKAURA sacrificed the Pawns in the 9th file and jumped the left Knight with 29.N-8e to attack the 9th file , a weak point of Anaguma gakoi .

HIROSE sealed the 58th move and the game once stopped .

Jul 27, 2010

The 2nd game of the Oi sen has just started !

Shogi News : The 51st Oi sen ; 7 games title match


The 2nd game of the Oi sen title match between FUKAURA and HIROSE has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 27 July 2010 at Renaissance Sapporo hotel , Sapporo city , Hokkaido .

Now the score of this match is "FUKAURA 0 --- 1 HIROSE" .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/oui/kifu/oui20100727_28.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/oui/kifu/oui20100727_28_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)



Sente : FUKAURA Kouichi (Oi)
Gote : HIROSE Akihito (6 dan)

AKUTSU won the game . (Ryuo sen ; tournament)

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; tournament


9:25 P.M. (JST) , 26 July 2010 , after 123 moves , AKUTSU won this game . He will have the next game of this tournament with HABU .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100726.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100726_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : AKUTSU Chikara (7 dan)
Gote : MATSUO Ayumu (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f 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.K-5h 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)

MATSUO selected Yokofudori as the opening of this game . AKUTSU accepted it . MATSUO made CHUZA Bisha formation and AKUTSU made G-3h , S-4h formation .

AKUTSU moved up his Bishop with 17.B-7g to develop his camp , and MATSUO dropped a Pawn with 17...P*2e to start attacking before AKUTSU developed the camp .

(diagram 2)

18.R-2i P-7e
19.P-8f R-8d
20.Px7e P-2f
21.S-8h N-6e
22.Bx3c+ Nx3c
23.N-7g Nx7g+
24.Sx7g R-2d
25.P*2h P*7f
26.Sx7f R-3d
27.N*4f Rx3f
28.P*3d N-2e
29.R-3i N*6d
30.Nx2e Nx7f
31.N*2d G3b-4b
32.G-3g R-3e
33.G-3f P*7g
34.Gx3e Px7h+
35.P-3c+ Sx3c
36.Nx3c+ Gx3c
37.R*2b N-6h+
(diagram 2)

AKUTSU backed his Rook with 18.R-2i and MATSUO pushed the 7th file Pawn aiming at the 7g-Bishop's head . AKUTSU pushed the 8th file Pawn with 19.P-8f to drive away MATSUO's Rook .

MATSUO let his Rook escape with 19...R-8d and AKUTSU captured the 7e-Pawn with 20.Px7e . MATSUO jumped his right Knight with 21...N-6e attacking the 7g-Bishop , AKUTSU exchanged the Bishops to escape from the Knight attack .

After exchanging the Knights , MATSUO slid his Rook with 24 ...R-2d forcing AKUTSU do drop a Pawn with 25.P*2h .

MATSUO dropped a Pawn with 25...P*7f and attacked AKUTSU's camp . AKUTSU dropped a Knight with 27.N*4f and attacked MATSUO's camp .

Sacrificing the left Gold and Silver , AKUTSU captured the 3e-Rook and continued attacking MATSUO's camp . MATSUO also attacked AKUTSU's camp .

(diagram 3)

38.K-4i B*5h
39.K-3h G*3a
40.S*3b G3cx3b
41.Nx3b+ Gx3b
42.R-2a+ P*3a
43.P*3c Gx3c
44.B*2b G-3b
45.Bx1a+ N*2c
46.P*3c Nx3e
47.Px3b+ K-5b
48.G*4b K-6a
49.+Rx2f S*4i
50.Rx4i Gx4b
51.+Rx3e Px3b
52.N*5d N*2c
53.L*7d Bx4i+
54.Kx4i +N-5h
55.K-3h G*2g
56.Kx2g Nx3e
57.K-3f S*4e
58.Kx4e R*4d
59.+Bx4d Px4d
60.Kx3e R*4e
61.K-2f G*3e
62.K-3g resigns
(diagram 3)


After 123 moves , AKUTSU won the game .

Jul 26, 2010

Ryuo sen tournament ; MATSUO & AKUTSU

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ryuo sen tournament between MATSUO and AKUTSU has just started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 26 July 2010 at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .



You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
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MATSUO Ayumu (7 dan)
AKUTSU Chikara (7 dan)

Jul 25, 2010

Ai Yagura ; Sente Haya gakoi + 3 suji koukan gata vs Gote Hidari mino

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen E-block between SENZAKI and NAKATA Hiroki was broadcasted 27 May 2010 .


Sente : SENZAKI Manabu (8 dan)
Gote : NAKATA Hiroki (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 G6a-5b
6.G4i-5h S-3b
7.G-6g P-4d
8.S-7g G-4c
9.B-7i B-3a
10.K-6h K-4b
11.K-7h K-3c
12.P-3f K-2b
13.P-3e B-6d
(diagram 1)

SENZAKI selected Yagura as the opening of this game and NAKATA accepted it . NAKATA made Hidari mino and SENZAKI started making his Yagura Gakoi by Haya gakoi method .

During making the Kakoi , SENZAKI pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 13.P-3e to exchange the Pawns and make an ideal attacking formation . NAKATA moved up his Bishop with 13...B-6d attacking the 2h-Rook to disturb SENZAKI's plan .

(diagram 2)

14.R-1h Px3e
15.Bx3e P-7d
16.K-8h S-5c
17.S-3g S-3c
18.G-7h S-2d
19.B-4f Bx4f
20.Sx4f R-3b
21.B*6a G4a-4b
22.P*3g B*4i
23.B-7b+ R-3a
24.P-5e P*3h
25.Px5d Sx5d
26.P*5e S-4e
27.Sx4e Px4e
28.+Bx6c P-3i+
29.S*5d G4c-3c
30.+B-6d G4b-3b
31.+Bx3a Gx3a
32.R-4h Bx2g+
33.R*8b
(diagram 2)

SENZAKI let his Rook escape with 14.R-1h and exchanged the 3rd file Pawns . SENZAKI completed making his Yagura gakoi until 18.G-7h and NAKATA advanced his left Silver with 18...S-2d attacking the 3e-Bishop .

SENZAKI backed his Bishop with 19.B-4f facing the Bishops and NAKATA exchanged them with 19...Bx4f . After the Bishop exchange , NAKATA ranged his Rook with 20...R-3b aiming to make a promoted Rook with ...R-3i+ .

Before blocking NAKATA's Rook route , SENZAKI dropped a Bishop with 21.B*6a attacking the 4c-Gold . NAKATA moved up his 4a-Gold with 21...G4a-4b to defend the 4c-Gold and SENZAKI blocked NAKATA's Rook power with 22.P*3g .

NAKATA also dropped a Bishop with 22...B*4i to attack SENZAKI's attacking pieces . SENZAKI made his Bishop promoted with B-7b+ and attacked the 5th file with 24.P-5e .

After some moves , SENZAKI dropped a Rook wtih 33.R*8b attacking NAKATA's King .



33...G3a-3b
34.Rx8a+ +Px2i
35.+Rx9a P*5g
36.+R-9b B*3d
37.L*4c Bx4c
38.Sx4c= G3cx4c
39.P-5d S*4b
40.B*4a S*3a
41.N*5e Gx5d
42.Bx3b+ Kx3b
43.+R-5b B*2e
44.G*4c K-2b
45.+Rx5d L*3b
46.G*4a P-4f
47.+R-5b resigns

After 93 moves , SENZAKI won the game .

Jul 24, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; Sente Hayakuri Gin + Ginkanmuri vs Gote Shiken Bisha + Hidari Gyoku

Shogi game record : Daiwa shoken cup ; The 4th Saikyou sen


A shogi game of the Daiwa shoken cup ; Saikyou sen between HABU and MIURA started 8:00 P.M. , 23 May 2010 on the Net .


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

(diagram 1)

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

By 3...Bx8h+ , MIURA selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . HABU advanced his right Silver onto 4f making Hayakuri Gin attacking formation .

MIURA ranged his Rook with 10...R-4b to defend , and HABU started making Ginkanmuri .

MIURA advanced the 6th file Pawn with 18...P-6e to make the space of 6d to drop a Bishop on . HABU dropped a Bishop with 19.B*3g to prevent MIURA's ...B*6d . MIURA also dropped a Bishop with 19...B*4d threatening HABU's 8h-King .

After some moves MIURA pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 22...P-3e to exchange the Pawns .

(diagram 2)

23.Px3e Bx3e
24.P*3f B-4d
25.S-5g S3c-3d
26.S-5f N-3c
27.Nx6e Nx6e
28.Sx6e Nx2e
29.B-2h R-7b
30.G-5i P-7e
31.Px7e Rx7e
32.P-6f P*6d
33.P*7f R-7a
34.S-5f P-8d
35.P-3e Bx3e
36.N*2g B-2f
37.P*3e N*1e
38.Nx1e Bx3e
39.N-3g Nx3g+
40.Bx3g P-8e
41.N*2g B-2d
42.Px8e N*7d
43.G-7g P*8f
44.S-7h P-1d
45.Nx2c+ Sx2c
46.N*3e S4c-3d
47.Nx2c+ Sx2c
48.S*3e N*7c
49.P-7e Nx8e
50.Px7d Nx7g+
(diagram 2)

MIURA exchanged the 3rd file Pawns by the Bishop and HABU dropped a Pawn with 24.P*3f to drive away the Bishop . HABU advanced his right Bishop onto 5f and exchanged the Knights on 6e .

MIURA ranged back his Rook with 29...R-7b and exchanged the 7th file Pawns . After driving away MIURA's Rook , HABU sacrificed a Pawn with 35.P-3e and dropped a Knight with 36.N*2g to attack MIURA's 3d-Silver and Bishop .

MIURA sacrificed a Knight with 37...N*1e to save the 3d-Silver and pushed the 8th file Pawn with 40...P-8e to attack HABU's Kakoi . MIURA tried to continue attacking HABU's camp .

(diagram 3)

51.Kx7g Gx7d
52.K-6g G-7e
53.N*4d N*6e
54.Px6e G*6f
55.K-6h P*7g
56.S-8i G7ex6e
57.G-4h P-7h+
58.K-5i +P-6h
59.Rx6h G6ex5f
60.Sx2d R-7i+
61.P*6i G6f-6g
62.Rx6g Gx6g
63.N*4c Gx4c
64.P*3b Sx3b
65.Nx3b+ Kx3b
66.N*4d resigns
(diagram 3)

After 131 moves , HABU won the game .

Jul 23, 2010

GOUDA won over TOBE ! (Ryuo sen)

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; tournament


After 135 moves , GOUDA won this game . And he will have the next game of this match with KUBO , 28 July 2010 .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
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Sente : GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)
Gote : TOBE Makoto (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.K-6h R-4b
3.K-7h K-6b
4.P-2f P-4d
5.S-4h S-3b
6.P-5f K-7b
7.S-5g K-8b
8.P-2e B-3c
9.B-7g S-4c
10.G4i-5h L-9b
11.K-8h K-9a
12.L-9h S-5d
13.S-6f P-6d
14.P-5e S-6c
15.K-9i S-8b
16.S-8h G4a-5b
17.G5h-6h S-7d
18.R-2f G-7a
19.G-7i P-9d
20.P-9f P-4e
21.R-5f G-6c
22.G6h-7h S-8e
23.S-5g S-7d
24.R-2f G6c-6b
25.S-6h P-6e
26.P-2d
(diagram 1)

Both GOUDA and TOBE opened their Bishop line with 1.P-7f P-3d , GOUDA moved up his King with 2.K-6h to prevent TOBE's Gokigen Nakabisha .

TOBE ranged his Rook with 2...R-4b making Shiken Bisha formation . Replying GOUDA's 4.P-2f , TOBE closed his Bishop line with 4...P-4d . GOUDA started making Ibisha Anaguma with 9.B-7g and TOBE also started making Anaguma gakoi with 10...L-9b .

Both players completed making their each Anaguma gakoi , GOUDA started attacking with 26.P-2d

(diagram 2)

26...Px2d
27.P-5d Px5d
28.Bx3c+ Nx3c
29.Rx2d P-4f
30.B*5a R-4c
31.R-2b+ B*4d
32.Px4f P-9e
33.P*5c Gx5c
34.B-4b+ Px9f
35.S6h-7g P*4a
36.+Bx4c Gx4c
37.+R-5b G-4b
38.+Rx5d Bx7g+
39.Gx7g S*9g
40.Nx9g Px9g+
41.Lx9g P*9f
42.Lx9f Lx9f
(diagram 2)

After sacrificing the 2nd and the 5th file Pawns , GOUDA exchanged the Bishops and broke the 2nd file . GOUDA dropped a Bishop with 30.B*5a attacking the 4b-Rook and made his Rook promoted with 31.R-2b+ .

TOBE also dropped a Bishop with 31...B*4d to defend both of the 6b-Gold and 3c-Knight . TOBE attacked the 9th file with 32...P-9e and continued attacking here .

(diagram 3)

43.K-8i L*9b
44.P*9c Lx9c
45.P*9b Kx9b
46.P*9d Lx9d
47.P*9e P*9g
48.Px9d P-9h+
49.K-7h K-9a
50.S*9c Nx9c
51.Px9c+ Sx9c
52.L*9e P*9d
53.+R-5a S*6a
54.B*7b +Px8h
55.Gx8h Sx7b
56.+Rx7a S*8a
57.Lx9d B*8b
58.P*9b Kx9b
59.Lx9c+ Bx9c
60.+R-5a P*9d
61.N*6d S7d-6c
62.P*9e G-5b
63.Px9d Gx5a
64.Px9c+ Kx9c
65.B*7a S-8b
66.P*9d Kx9d
67.S*8e Kx8e
68.G-8f resigns
(diagram 3)

After 135 moves , GOUDA won the game .

Ryuo sen tournament ; GOUDA vs TOBE

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ryuo sen tournament between GOUDA and TOBE has just started 10:00 A.M. , 23 July 2010 at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuyaku , Tokyo .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20100723.html
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GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)
TOBE Makoto (6 dan)

Jul 22, 2010

Ai Yagura ; unclassified

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


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between ARIYOSHI and TAKAHASHI was broadcasted 23 May 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100523
(written in Japanese language)


Sente : ARIYOSHI Michio (9 dan)
Gote : TAKAHASHI Michio (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f S-6b
3.S-6h P-5d
4.P-5f G6a-5b
5.S-4h S-3b
6.G4i-5h P-4d
7.S-7g G-4c
8.B-7i B-3a
9.P-3f P-7d
10.G-6g B-6d
11.N-3g K-4b
12.K-6h K-3a
13.K-7h K-2b
14.P-1f P-9d
15.P-1e S-3c
16.P-2f G-3b
17.K-8h P-9e
18.G-7h S-7c
19.R-3h S-8d
20.P-6e B-4b
21.B-4f N-7c
22.N-2e S-2d
23.S-5g R-6b
24.S5g-6f P-4e
25.B-2h P-6d
(diagram 1)

Both players opened the Bishop line with 1.P-7f P-3d , ARIYOSHI closed his Bishop line with 2.P-6f . TAKAHASHI moved up his right Silver with 2...S-6b and the game advanced a line of Ai Yagura game .

ARIYOSHI made his Yagura gakoi by Haya gkoi method . TAKAHASHI made Hidari mino and developed it to Yagura gakoi .

After some moves , TAKAHASHI pushed the 6th file Pawn with 25...P-6d and the battle started .

(diagram 2)

26.Px6d Bx6d
27.Bx6d Rx6d
28.P-8f P*6e
29.S-5g P-7e
30.Px7e B*4d
31.B*3g R-6a
32.P-7d N-8e
33.Px8e Sx8e
34.P*6b R-7a
35.K-7i P*7f
36.S-8h P-9f
37.Px9f Lx9f
38.P*9g P*9h
39.Lx9h Sx2e
40.Px2e N*8f
41.S*8g Nx7h+
(diagram 2)

After exchanging the Bishops , ARIYOSHI pushed the 8th file Pawn with 28.P-8f to decline TAKAHASHI's ...N-8e . TAKAHASHI dropped a Pawn with 28.P*6e forcing the 6f-Silver to back with 29.S-5g .

Replying TAKAHASHI's attack , ARIYOSHI dropped a Bishop with 31.B*3g and advanced the 7th file Pawn with 32.P-7d to attack TAKAHASHI's attacking pieces .

TAKAHASHI sacrificed the right Knight with 32...N-8e and continued attacking . After some moves , TAKAHASHI's attack hit ARIYOSHI's King .

(diagram 3)

42.Rx7h G*6f
43.G-6h Rx7d
44.N*6i Gx5g
45.Gx5g S*8f
46.G*6h Bx8h+
47.Rx8h S*9i
48.S-7h Sx8h+
49.Kx8h Lx9g+
50.Nx9g P-7g+
51.Nx7g Sx9g+
52.Lx9g N*7f
53.K-7i R*3i
54.B*5i Nx6h+
55.Kx6h P*7f
56.Nx8e G*7g
57.K-6i Gx7h
58.Kx7h Rx3g+
59.Bx3g P-7g+
60.K-6i +P-6h
61.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 120 moves , TAKAHASHI won the game .

Jul 21, 2010

Sente Sanken Bisha ; unclassified

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen D-block between HIROSE and YAMASAKI was broadcasted 22 May 2010 .


Sente : HIROSE Akihito (5 dan)
Gote : YAMASAKI Takayuki (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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



By 5.R-7h , HIROSE selected Sanken Bisha as the opening of this game . YAMASAKI advanced his both Silvers onto 6c & 5c before started making his Kakoi .

HIROSE advanced his left Silver with 10.S-7f and pushed the 6th file Pawn with 11.P-6e to attack here . YAMASAKI ranged his Rook with 11...R-6b to join the battle .

(diagram 2)

12.Px6d S6cx6d
13.R-6h S-5d
14.B-7g P*6e
15.G4i-4h K-4b
16.B-8f P-5f
17.N-7g Px5g+
18.G5hx5g K-3b
19.R-6i P*5b
20.G-4f P-6f
21.P-7d Px7d
22.R-5i S-6c
23.P*5d P-6g+
24.Sx6g S-7e
25.B-9e S-8d
26.B-8f S-7e
27.B-9e S-8d
28.B-8f S-7e
29.B-9e P-8d
30.N-6e S6c-6d
31.P*7f P-9d
32.B-6h Sx6e
33.P-5c+ Px5c
34.Rx5c+ P*6f
35.S-7h S6ex7f
36.G-4e P-6g+
37.B-4f B-6f
38.Gx3d G-4b
39.+Rx6b Gx6b
40.R*5a R*6a
41.R-5f+ +Px7h
42.Bx9a+ P*3c
43.Gx2c Kx2c
44.L*2f
(diagram 2)

HIROSE captured the 6th file Pawn with 12.Px6d and ranged his Rook with 13...R-6h to attack this file . During the battle both players made their each King safety .

After some moves , HIROSE made a promoted Rook with 34.Rx5c+ and advanced his Gold with 36.G-4e to attack YAMASAKI's King .

After a Rook exchange , HIROSE sacrificed his Gold with 43.Gx2c and dropped a Lance 44.L*2f to attack YAMASAKI's King directly .

(diagram 3)

44...K-3b
45.+B-6d P*2e
46.Lx2e S*3d
47.P*6c G6b-5b
48.+Bx4b Kx4b
49.G*3b K-5a
50.P*5c N*5e
51.Px5b+ Kx5b
52.G*5d P*5c
53.Gx5e Kx6c
54.P*6d K-7c
55.+Rx6f Sx6f
56.B*5b Sx5e
57.Bx6a+ Kx6d
58.+Bx9d B*5d
59.N*4f Bx2g+
60.Kx2g P*2f
61.Kx2f Sx2e
62.Kx2e P*2d
63.K-3f G*2f
64.resigns
(diagram 3)

After 126 moves , YAMASAKI won the game .

Jul 19, 2010

Gote Shiken Bishha ; FUJII system

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen C-block between NAMEKATA and CHIBA was broadcasted 20 May 2010 .


Sente : NAMEKATA Hisashi (8 dan)
Gote : CHIBA Sakio (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

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

By 6...R-4b , CHIBA selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game . CHIBA advanced the 9th file Pawn with 7...P-9e and moved up the right Gold 8...G-6b before moving the King .

NAMEKATA moved up the Bishop with 11.B-7g to start making Ibisha Anaguma . CHIBA jumped his left Knight with 12...N-7c and re-opened the Bishop line with 14...P-4e to prepare an attack against Ibisha Anaguma directly .

NAMEKATA stopped making Ibisha Anaguma and pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 16.P-3e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

16...Px3e
17.P-2d Px2d
18.P-6e Nx6e
19.Bx3c+ Nx3c
20.Rx2d Nx5g+
21.Gx5g P-4f
22.P*3d B*4d
23.B*7g Bx7g+
24.Nx7g Px4g+
25.Px3c+ R-4e
26.Gx4g P-9f
27.Px9f P*9h
28.Lx9h P*9g
29.Lx9g P*9e
30.Px9e P*9f
31.Lx9f Lx9e
32.Lx9e Rx9e
33.P*9f Rx9f
34.P*9g R-9a
35.R-2a+ B*6c
36.P*6e P-7e
37.Px6d P*9f
38.Px9f S*9g
(diagram 2)

After sacrificing the 3rd and the 2nd file Pawn , NAMEKA pushed the 6th file Pawn to open the Bishop line facing the Bishops . CHIBA captured the 6e-Pawn with 18...Nx6e forking the 7g-Bishop and the 5g-Silver .

NAMEKATA exchanged the Bishops with 19.Bx3c+ and captured the 2d-Pawn with 20.Rx2d without the 5g-Silver's escape . CHABA captured the 5g-Silver with 20...Nx5g+ and pushed the 4th file Pawn with 21...P-4f attacking this file . NAMEKATA dropped a Pawn with 22.P*3d attacking the 3c-Knight .

Both players dropped their each Bishop with 22...B*4d;23.B*7g , and they exchanged them again . After the 2nd Bishop exchange , CHIBA made a promoted Pawn with 24...Px4g+ attacking the 5g-Gold .

NAMEKATA also made a promoted Pawn with 25.Px3c+ attacking the 4b-Rook and CHIBA let the Rook escape with 25...R-4e . NAMEKATA captured CHIBA's promoted Pawn with 26.Gx4g , but CHIBA couldn't capture the Gold , because CHIBA's Rx4g+ would give NAMEKATA a move ;B*2e forking the 6a-King and 4g-promoted Rook .

Then CHIBA started attacking the 9th file with P-9e .

(diagram 3)

39.Kx9g Rx9f
40.K-8h L*9e
41.N*7c Gx7c
42.N-6e N*8e
43.Nx7c= K-7b
44.Px6c+ Kx6c
45.B*5b Gx5b
46.+R-6a P*6b
47.+Rx5b K-7d
48.N*6f K-8d
49.G*7d resigns
(diagram 3)



After 97 moves , NAMEKATA won the game .

Jul 18, 2010

Ai Yagura ; Sente MORISHITA system vs Gote Hachi-Ichi Hi gata

Shogi Game record : The 4th Saikyou sen


A shogi game of the Daiwa shouken cup ; Saikyou sen between INOUE and WATANABE started 16 May 2010 on the Net .


Sente : INOUE Keita (8 dan)
Gote : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)

(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 G-5b
9.S-7g S-3c
10.B-7i B-3a
11.P-3f P-4d
12.G5h-6g P-7d
13.B-6h G5b-4c
14.K-7i P-9d
15.K-8h P-9e
16.R-3h N-7c
17.S-3g B-6d
18.S-4f P-4e
19.S-3g S-4d
20.R-4h N-3c
21.P-1f R-8a
22.P-1e R-5a
23.R-5h P-5e
(diagram 1)

INOUE selected Yagura opening as the opening of this game . WATANABE accepted it and the game advanced a natural line of Shin Yagura Nijuuyonte gumi .

INOUE moved up the Bishop with 13.B-6h to select MORISHITA system line . WATANABE advanced the 9th file Pawn and INOUE tried to make attacking form with 16.R-3h & 18.S-4f .

WATANABE advanced the 4th file Pawn to push back INOUE's 4f-Silver with 19.S-3g . WATANABE turned his Rook to the 5th file with 22...R-5a and puhed the 5th file Pawn with 23...P-5e to exchange the Pawns .

(diagram 2)

24.Px5e Bx5e
25.P*5f B-6d
26.S-8f P-3e
27.R-1h Bx3g+
28.Nx3g Px3f
29.R-3h S*6i
30.B*8c Sx7h+
31.Kx7h P*5e
32.Px5e P*5f
33.B-7b+ G*7a
34.+B-8c Sx5e
35.+Bx7d Sx6f
36.Gx6f P-5g+
37.B-7i Px3g+
38.Rx3g N*5d
39.G-7e N-6f
(diagram 2)

After the 5th file Pawn exchange , WATANABE sacrificed his Bishop with 27...Bx3g+ to attack the 3rd file .

INOUE dropped a Bishop with 30.B*8c to attack WATANABE's attacking pieces . WATANABE dropped a Gold with 33...G*7a to drive away INOUE's promoted Bishop and sacrificed a Silver with 35...Sx6f to continue attacking .

(diagram 3)

40.K-7g +P-6g
41.Kx6g R-5i+
42.B-6h +R-4h
43.R-3f N-5h+
44.S*5b Kx5b
45.R-5f P*5d
46.Rx5h S*6f
47.resigns
(diagram 3)






After 92 moves , WATANABE won the game .

Jul 17, 2010

Sente ISHIDA ryu hongumi + Ginkanmuri vs Gote Ginkanmuri Anaguma

Shogi News : The 60th NHK cup TV Shogi tournament


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between SUZUKI Daisuke and OH'ISHI was broadcasted 16 May 2010 .


Sente : SUZUKI Daisuke (8 dan)
Gote : OH'ISHI Tadashi (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e K-4b
3.P-6f S-6b
4.R-7h P-8d
5.K-4h S-3b
6.G6i-5h K-3a
7.K-3h P-6d
8.S-6h P-1d
9.P-1f S-6c
10.S-6g G6a-5b
11.K-2h P-2d
12.S-3h B-3c
13.P-9f K-2b
14.P-4f S-2c
15.P-3f G-3b
16.N-3g L-1b
17.S-5f P-8e
18.R-7f K-1a
19.N-7g R-8d
20.B-9g S-5d
21.S5f-4g G5b-4b
22.P-5f G-2b
23.B-7i G4b-3b
24.B-5g P-9d
25.P-2f P-4d
26.S-2g P-9e
(diagram 1)

SUZUKI advanced the 7th file Pawn with 2.P-7e to select ISHIDA ryu opening . OH'ISHI moved up the King with 2...K-4b forcing SUZUKI to close the Bishop line with 3.P-6f .

After some moves , OH'ISHI made Hidari mino and SUZUKI made Hon mino gakoi . OH'ISHI developed his Kakoi through Ginkannmuri to Ginkanmuri Anaguma . SUZUKI made ISHIDA ryu hongumi formation and he also started developing his Kakoi through Daiamond Mino to Ginkanmuri .

Before SUZUKI completed making Ginakanmuri , OH'ISHI pushed the 9th file Pawn with 26...P-9e to open a battle .

(diagram 2)

27.Px9e P-7d
28.Px7d P-8f
29.P-6e R-8c
30.Px8f P-4e
31.Nx4e B-4d
32.G-3h P-2e
33.Px2e Px6e
34.B-4h P-6f
35.P-8e R-6c
36.P*6h P*8f
37.Rx8f P-6g+
38.Gx6g Rx6g+
39.Px6g Bx7g+
40.R-6f N*6e
41.R*4a G*4i
42.B-2f +Bx6f
43.Px6f N-5g+
44.Bx5c+ +Nx4g
45.Gx4g R*5h
(diagram 2)

OH'ISHI sacrificed the 9th , 7th & 8th file Pawn , and SUZUKI pushed the 6th file Pawn with 29.P-6e attacking the 8d-Rook by the 5g-Bishop .

OH'ISHI let his Rook escape from the attack with 29...R-8c and attacked SUZUKI's Ginkanmuri with 30...P-4e and 32...P-2e .

OH'ISHI sacrificed his Rook with 38...Rx6g+ and continued attacking . SUZUKI dropped a Rook with 41.R*4a to attack OH'ISHI's camp .

OH'ISHI exchanged his promoted Bishop and SUZUKI's 6f-Rook and he also dropped a Rook with 45...R*5h to attack SUZUKI's King .

(diagram 3)

46.K-3g S*2h
47.K-2f Sx4e
48.Px4e G-4h
49.Gx4h Rx4h+
50.G*3h +R-7h
51.B*5e N*3c
52.Gx2h Lx9e
53.N*4d P*2d
54.Nx3b+ Sx3b
55.R-3a+ Px2e
56.K-1g N*3e
57.Px3e P-1e
58.+Rx2b Kx2b
59.S*3a resigns
(diagram 3)

After 117 moves , SUZUKI won the game .

Jul 16, 2010

Kyusen Yagura

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen B-block between HASHIMOTO and SATO Syuji was broadcasted 15 May 2010 .


Sente : HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)
Gote : SATO Syuji (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h S-6b
3.P-5f P-3d
4.S-7g S-4b
5.S-4h G-3b
6.G-7h K-4a
7.K-6i P-5d
8.G-5h P-7d
9.P-6f S6b-5c
10.P-2f P-5e
11.S-5g Px5f
12.Sx5f S-5d
13.P-2e P*5e
14.S-6e Sx6e
15.Px6e P-5f
16.G7h-6g S*5g
(diagram 1)

HASHIMOTO selected Yagura as the opening of this game . The game ran along a natural line of Yagura game for a while .

SATO moved up his right Silver with 9...S6b-5c making a Kyusen Yagura attacking form . SATO exchanged the 5th file Pawns and dropped it with 13...P*5e attacking the 5f-Silver .

HASHIMOTO let the attacked Silver crush against the 5d-Silver with 14.S-6e . After a Silver exchange , SATO advanced the 5th file Pawn with 15...P-5f and dropped a Silver with 16...S*5g to attack HASHIMOTO's camp .

(diagram 2)

17.S*4e Sx5h=
18.Rx5h G*5g
19.Gx5g Px5g+
20.Rx5g N-7c
21.S*6f P-8e
22.K-7h P-8f
23.Px8f Bx6f
24.Sx6f Rx8f
25.G*8g R-8e
26.P*8f Nx6e
27.R-5h P*5g
28.R-2h N-7g+
29.Bx7g Rx4e
30.B*5f N-3c
31.Sx5g Rx2e
32.P*2f R-2d
33.N*1f R-1d
34.P-2e R-1e
35.P-2d R-2e
36.Rx2e Nx2e
37.Px2c+ Gx2c
38.R*2a G*3a
39.Rx2c+ R*2h
40.S-6h Rx2i+
(diagram 2)

HASHIMOTO dropped a Silver with 17.S*4e to remove the 5f-Pawn . SATO attacked the 5th file and jumped his right Knight with 20...N-7c threatening a fork with ...Nx6e .

HASHIMOTO dropped a Silver with 21.S*6f to prevent the fork . SATO sacrificed the Bishop and the 6e-Knight , tried to attack HASHIMOTO's camp .

After a Rook exchange , both players dropped their each Rook and attacked the opponent's King .

(diagram 3)

41.P-4f +R-4i
42.P*2b S*6i
43.K-8h N*9e
44.G*7i Nx8g+
45.Kx8g P*8h
46.Kx8h S-5h+
47.P-2a+ G-3b
48.+Rx2e +Sx6h
49.Bx6h G*6f
50.+P-2b G-3c
51.+R-5e Gx5f
52.+Rx5f P*5c
53.P*6d B*4g
54.+R-5e S*5d
55.+R-8e P*8d
56.+Rx8d B-5h+
57.+R-8a S*7b
58.+Rx9a +Bx6h
59.Gx6h B*7i
60.K-7h Bx6h+
61.Kx6h +Rx8i
62.G*6b N*5f
63.K-5g resigns
(diagram 3)

After 125 moves , HASHIMOTO won the game .

Jul 15, 2010

Kyusen Yagura ; Gote AKUTSU ryu ; WATANABE shinte-2 line

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


A shogi game of the Ginga sen A-block between KOBOYASHI Hiroshi and MORISHITA was broadcasted 13 May 2010 .


Sente : KOBOYASHI Hiroshi (6 dan)
Gote : MORISHITA Taku (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.S-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.P-5f P-5d
5.S-4h S-4b
6.G4i-5h G-3b
7.G-7h K-4a
8.K-6i P-7d
9.G5h-6g S6b-5c
10.P-2f P-8e
11.S-7g P-5e
12.Px5e Bx5e
13.P-2e S-3c
14.P-6e B-7c
15.S-6f B-8d
16.S4h-5g K-3a
17.P-9f G-5b
18.S-5f P-4d
19.B-7i K-2b
20.B-4f R-9b
21.K-7i S-5d
22.P*5e S-4c
23.P-3f P-9d
24.P-1f N-7c
25.P-7e
(diagram 1)

KOBAYASHI selected Yagura as the opening of this game . The game naturally advanced along a typical line of Yagura game for a while .

MORISHITA moved up his right Silver with 9...S6b-5c to select AKUTSU ryu Kyusen Yagura .

MORISHITA exchanged the 5th file Pawn and moved up the left Silver with 13...S-3c to decline the 2nd file Pawn exchange .

KOBAYASHI advanced the 6th file Pawn and developed his camp higher . MORISHITA made Yonte Kaku attacking form and KOBAYASHI started attacking MORISHITA's attacking pieces with 25.P-7e .

(diagram 2)

25...P-6d
26.Px7d Nx6e
27.K-8h G-6c
28.P-2d Sx2d
29.G-7f R-7b
30.S-7e B-9c
31.Sx6e Px6e
32.P-5d Gx7d
33.Sx7d Rx7d
34.P-5c+ Rx7f
35.+Px4c Gx4c
36.B-6d P*5c
37.P*7g Rx3f
38.N*5e G*4b
39.Nx4c+ Gx4c
40.S*5b G-3c
41.Bx5c+ N*6f
42.G-6h K-1b
43.P*2b S*7i
44.K-9h P-1d
45.Px2a+ resigns
(diagram 2)

After 89 moves , KOBAYASHI won the game .
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