Oct 31, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; an orthodox line

Shogi Game record : JT Shogi Nihon series 2010


A shogi game of the JT Shogi Nihon series 2010 between YAMASAKI Takayuki and TANIGAWA Kouji started 28 August 2010 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://www.jti.co.jp/knowledge/shogi/professional/2010/2-2kyoku/index.html
(Flash and text version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : YAMASAKI Takayuki (7 dan)
Gote : TANIGAWA Kouji (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f G-3b
3.P-2e Bx8h+
4.Sx8h S-2b
5.S-3h S-6b
6.P-3f P-6d
7.S-3g S-3c
8.K-6h S-6c
9.S-4f P-4d
10.K-7h R-4b
11.P-5f P-4e
12.S-5g P-7d
13.P-8f N-7c
14.G-6h G-7b
15.S-8g P-6e
16.N-3g S-5d
17.G-4h K-4a
18.R-2i K-3a
19.P-1f P-1d
20.P-9f P-9d
21.L-1h P-8d
22.G-3h B*6d
23.R-1i G-6c
24.P-1e Px1e
25.Lx1e P*1c
26.N-7g R-8b
27.G-4h K-2b
28.P-5e Bx5e
29.P-3e P-8e
(diagram 1)

By 4...Bx8h+ , TANIGAWA selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . YAMASAKI advanced his right Silver with 9.S-4f making Hayakuri Gin attacking form .

TANIGAWA ranged his Rook with 10...R-4b and advanced the 4th file Pawn with 11...P-4e to push back YAMASAKI's Silver with 12.S-5g . YAMASAKI made a unique Ginkanmuri and prepared an attack in the 1st file .

YAMASAKI exchanged the 1st file Pawns and attacked the 3rd file with 29.P-3e . TANIGAWA ranged back his Rook with 26...R-8b and attacked the 8th file Pawn with 29...P-8e .

(diagram 2)

30.Px8e Nx8e
31.Nx8e Bx9i+
32.Px3d Sx3d
33.P*8c R-9b
34.Lx1c+ Lx1c
35.P*1d Lx1d
36.Rx1d P*1c
37.Rx3d L*3c
38.B*4d P-6f
39.S*8h P*8f
40.Sx8f +Bx8h
41.Kx8h S-4c
42.L*3f Px6g+
43.Gx6g G-5d
44.B-7g P*6f
45.Rx3c+ Nx3c
46.P*3d Sx3d
47.Gx6f P*8g
48.K-7h P*6e
49.G-5f S*6f
50.Gx6f Px6f
51.P*6h G*8h
52.Bx8h Px8h+
53.Kx8h B*4d
54.L*7g P-7e
55.N*2f P-6g+
56.Nx3d K-1b
57.Px6g Px7f
58.P-6f Px7g+
59.Sx7g P*7f
60.Sx7f L*8f
61.K-7g P*7e
62.Sx7e G-6e
63.Sx8f L*7f
64.K-6g R*8g
65.K-5h Gx6f
66.S*4a R-6g+
67.K-4i Gx5g
68.Gx5g +Rx5g
69.S*2a Kx2a
70.Sx3b+ Kx3b
71.G*4b Rx4b
72.Nx4b+ Kx4b
73.R*6b resigns
(diagram 2)

After 145 moves , YAMASAKI won the game .

Gote Kakukoukan Furibisha vs Sente Funa gakoi

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round game between YAMADA Kumi and NAGASAWA Chikako started 1:00 P.M. (JST) , 17 July 2010 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_8-1_a.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_8-1_a_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : YAMADA Kumi (Jo-ryu 3 dan)
Gote : NAGASAWA Chikako (Jo-ryu 4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f Bx8h+
3.Sx8h S-2b
4.S-7g S-3c
5.S-4h R-4b
6.K-6h K-6b
7.K-7h K-7b
8.P-3f R-2b
9.P-4f K-8b
10.S-4g S-7b
11.G4i-5h P-2d
12.N-3g S-4d
13.P-4e B*6d
14.R-2g S-5e
15.P-5f P-2e
(diagram 1)

NAGASAWA exchanged the Bishops with 2...Bx8h+ and after moving up her left Silver with 4...S-3c , she ranged the Rook with 5...R-4b making Shiken Bisha form .

After moving the King with 7...K-7b , NAGASAWA ranged her Rook again onto a Mukai Bisha position and YAMADA made Funa gakoi .

NAGASAWA moved up her left Silver with 12...S-4d to make an attacking form . YAMADA pushed the 4th file Pawn with 13.P-4e to drive away the 4d-Silver . However , NAGASAWA dropped a Bishop with 13...B*6d attacking the 3g-Knight before an escape of 4d-Silver .

YAMADA moved up her Rook with 14.R-2g to protect the 3g-Knight . NAGASAWA let her Silver escape with 14...S-5e and continued attacking .

(diagram 2)

16.Nx2e S-4f
17.S-3h P-3e
18.Px3e R-3b
19.B*2c Rx3e
20.P*3f Rx3f
21.P*3g R-3a
22.P-6f G4a-5b
23.P-4d Sx3g+
24.Sx3g Bx3g+
25.Rx3g Rx3g+
26.Px4c+ Gx4c
27.P-5e R*3h
28.B*6e S*4g
29.G5h-6h P-5d
30.S*4i R-3i+
31.P*4h Sx4h+
32.Sx4h +R3ix4h
33.Px5d P-6d
34.B6e-5f P*5e
35.B-6g P-6e
36.P*4i +R4h-4f
37.B-4a+ Px6f
38.B-2c+ S*6g
39.K-8h Sx6h=
40.Sx6h Gx5d
41.+B4a-3bG-4e
42.S*5h G-5f
43.+Bx2a +R-2h
44.+B-6e +R4f-3g
45.+B2cx5fPx5f
46.+B-5e G*6c
47.+Bx3g +Rx3g
48.N*7e G6c-6b
49.R*4a B*8e
50.R-4e+ Bx7f
51.G*7g B*5d
52.+R-4g +Rx4g
53.Sx4g P-5g+
54.R*8f +Px6h
55.Gx6h S*8e
56.Gx7f Bx7f
57.Rx7f Sx7f
58.B*5f P-6g+
59.Gx6g Sx6g=
60.Bx6g R*6h
61.S*7h Rx6g+
62.Sx6g G*6h
63.B*5f R*5i
64.K-7g R-7i+
65.K-6f G*6d
66.P*7f P*6e
67.K-5g G-5e
68.P*6c Gx6g
69.K-4h B*5i
70.K-3i B-3g+
71.R*3h +Bx3h
72.Sx3h Gx5f
73.Px6b+ Gx6b
74.B*3e B*5g
75.Bx5g G6gx5g
76.B*3e P*5c
77.K-2h +R-6h
78.G*4h R*3f
79.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 166 moves , NAGASAWA won the game .

Oct 30, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; Sente Hayakuri Gin ; unorthodox line

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between HABU Yoshiharu and YAMASAKI Takayuki was broadcasted 26 August 2010 .


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : YAMASAKI Takayuki (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f G-3b
3.P-2e Bx8h+
4.Sx8h S-2b
5.S-4h S-6b
6.P-3f P-6d
7.S-3g S-3c
8.S-4f P-4d
9.K-6h P-4e
10.S-5e S-6c
11.B*3g R-4b
12.K-7h G-5b
13.G4i-5h K-4a
14.S-7g P-6e
15.G5h-6h R-4c
16.K-8h K-3a
17.G6i-7h K-2b
18.S-6d Sx6d
19.Bx6d P-5d
20.B-3g P-9d
21.S*5f R-4a
22.P-1f P-9e
23.Sx6e P-4f
24.Px4f N-9c
(diagram 1)

By 3...Bx8h+ , YAMASAKI selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . HABU quickly advanced his right Silver to make Hayakuri Gin attacking formation .

YAMASAKI advanced the 4th file Pawn with 9...P-4e to drive away HABU's Silver . HABU advanced the Silver with 10.S-5e to escape from the 4e-Pawn . YAMASAKI moved up the 6b-Silver with 10...S-6c to protect the 6d-Pawn and HABU dropped a Bishop with 11.B*3g to aim at the 6d-Pawn .

After both players made their each King safety , HABU crushed his 5e-Silver against YAMASAKI's 6c-Silver . After exchanging the Bishops , HABU dropped a Silver with 21.S*5f and captured the 6e-Pawn with 23.Sx6e .

YAMASAKI sacrificed the 4th file Pawn with 23...P-4f and jumped his right Knight with 24...N-9c to prepare an counter-attack .

(diagram 2)

25.Sx5d N-8e
26.P-2d Sx2d
27.S-8f P-8d
28.Sx8e Px8e
29.P-4e P*5c
30.N*4d Px5d
31.Nx5b+ Rx4e
32.P*4f R-4c
33.G*5c B*4d
34.P-6f Rx5c
35.+Nx5c Bx5c
36.R*5a S*4b
37.Rx9a+ N*5e
38.L*2g P*6g
39.Lx2d Px2d
40.G6h-7g S*6h
41.S*4a L*2e
42.P*2f Lx2f
43.Bx2f Bx2f
44.K-9h S*7i
45.L*8h G-3c
46.P*2c Gx2c
47.Rx2f Sx7g+
48.Gx7i G*7h
49.Gx7h +Sx7h
50.S-3b+ Kx3b
51.B*4a K-4c
52.S*5b K-4d
53.G*4e K-5c
54.S-6c+ resigns
(diagram 2)

After 107 moves , HABU won the game .

Oct 29, 2010

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

Shogi Game record : Daiwa Shouken cup ; The 4th Saikyou sen ; final


The final game of the Daiwa Shouken cup Saikyou sen between MORIUCHI Toshiyuki and KUBO Toshiaki started 2:00 P.M. (JST) , 22 August 2010 on the Net .


Sente : MORIUCHI Toshiyuki (9 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f R-3b
3.B-7g P-3e
4.S-7h K-6b
5.S-6g S-7b
6.R-8h P-3f
7.Px3f Rx3f
8.P-8f K-7a
9.P-8e R-3d
10.G-3h S-4b
11.K-4i S-3c
12.P-7e S-4d
13.P-6e B-3c
14.P-8d Px8d
15.Rx8d P*8c
16.R-8f G4a-5b
17.S-4h P-6d
18.Px6d S-5e
19.K-3i K-8b
20.P*3g Sx6d
(diagram 1)

After both players opened the Bishop line , MORIUCHI closed his Bishop line with 2.P-6f and KUBO ranged his Rook with 2...R-3b making Sanken Bisha form .

After moving up the Bishop and the left Silver , MORIUCHI also ranged his Rook with 6.R-8h making Mukai Bisha form . Then the opening of this game became Ai Furibisha .

KUBO exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and advanced his left Silver with 12...S-4d . While MORIUCHI exchanged the 8th file Pawns and made Kin mino gakoi , KUBO also completed Hon mino gakoi .

After some moves , KUBO captured the 6d-Pawn with 20...Sx6d facing the both players Bishops .

(diagram 2)

21.P-7d Px7d
22.Bx3c+ Nx3c
23.B*4a R-2d
24.B-3b+ N-4e
25.S-5h P*6f
26.+B-3c B*4d
27.+Bx4d Px4d
28.B*4f B*5e
29.Bx5e Sx5e
30.P*7e P*3f
31.Px3f G-6c
32.B*2h P-5d
33.P-5f S-6d
34.P*6e S6d-7c
35.P-4f P*3g
36.Nx3g Nx3g+
37.Bx3g R-3d
38.S4h-4g Px7e
39.K-2h G-7d
40.P-2f P-5e
41.N*7h P-7f
42.P-4e G-7e
43.P*7d Sx7d
44.Bx5e B*7c
45.Bx7c+ Sx7c
46.R-8g G-7b
47.B*5b R-3a
48.P-6d B*5c
49.S-4f R-5a
50.P-6c+ Sx6c
51.B-3d+ B-6d
52.S-4g G-6e
53.Px4d N*7e
54.R-8e P-6g+
55.P*6f Gx5f
56.Sx5f Bx4f
57.G*3g Bx3g+
58.Gx3g S*7d
59.R-8g Nx8g+
60.P*7e S-8e
61.P-4c+ +P-5g
62.S-4e P*4f
63.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 124 moves , KUBO won the game .

Sente MASUDA shiki ISHIDA ryu

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between OHBA Miki and WATANABE Mio started 1:00 P.M. (JST) , 17 July 2010 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_7-1_b.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_7-1_b_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : OHBA Miki (Jo-ryu
Gote : WATANABE Mio ( Jo-ryu 2 kyu)

(diagram 1)

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

By 2.P-7e , OHBA selected ISHIDA ryu opening in this game . WATANABE advanced her Rook Pawn with 3...P-8e and started making her Kakoi with 5...K-4b .

OHBA floated her Rook with 6.R-7f and WATANABE exchanged the Bishops to prevent ;R-3f . OHBA completed making Kata mino gakoi with 10.S-3h and after dropped a Bishop , she started attacking with 15.P-7d .

(diagram 2)

15...Px7d
16.B-9a+ S-7c
17.N-7g P-6d
18.S-5e G-5a
19.R-6f S-3c
20.+B-9b P-7e
21.R-3f G5a-4a
22.P-9f Px9f
23.Lx9f P*9e
24.P-8f Px9f
25.Px8e R-7d
26.+Bx8a P-7f
27.+B-6c Px7g+
28.P*7e Rx7e
29.S-6f S-7d
30.+Bx4a Gx4a
31.Sx7e Sx7e
32.R*7b S*4b
33.Rx7e+ +Px7h
34.+R-7a L*5a
35.+Rx7h B*5d
36.R-2f P*7g
37.+R-8h P-9g+
38.+R-8f P-7h+
39.P-1e Px1e
40.P*1c S-2d
41.S*1d S4b-3c
42.N*3f B*3e
43.Nx2d Sx2d
44.+R-7e Bx2f
45.Px2f N*1f
46.K-1g R*7i
47.S*4e N*3e
48.Sx5d Rx4i+
49.Sx4c+ Kx4c
50.+R-4e G*4d
51.B*6a S*5b
52.+Rx4d Kx4d
53.B*6f G*5e
54.G*4e Kx4e
55.G*4f Gx4f
56.B-7b+ P-5d
57.Px4f resigns
(diagram 2)

After 113 moves , OHBA won the game .

Oct 28, 2010

Gote Shiken Bisha vs Sente Hidari mino

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


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between YAMASAKI Takayuki and FUJII Takeshi was broadcasted 22 August 2010 .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100822
(diagram version , written in Japanese )


Sente : YAMASAKI Takayuki (7 dan)
Gote : FUJII Takeshi (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-4d
3.P-2e B-3c
4.S-4h R-4b
5.P-5f P-9d
6.S-5g G4a-5b
7.K-6h S-3b
8.S-7h S-7b
9.P-9f P-6d
10.P-8f P-7d
11.B-5e G-6c
12.P-3f K-6b
13.P-6f N-7c
14.K-7g S-4c
15.K-8g K-7a
16.G4i-5h P-5d
17.B-3g P-4e
18.P-1f P-1d
19.G-6g P-8d
20.S-6h K-8b
21.S6h-7g S-5b
22.K-8h S-8c
23.S-8g G-7b
24.G-7h S-5c
25.L-9h S-4d
26.K-9i P-3e
(diagram 1)

By 4...R-4b , FUJII selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game . YAMASAKI made Hidari mino in unique move order . FUJII also made Taka mino gakoi and developed it to Ginkanmuri .

YAMASAKI also developed his Kakoi through Ginkanmuri to Ginkanmuri Anaguma . FUJII pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 26...P-3e to start attacking YAMASAKI's Bishop .

(diagram 2)

27.B-2f Px3f
28.R-3h R-3b
29.Rx3f P*3e
30.R-3i B-4b
31.R-4i P-2d
32.Px2d R-2b
33.P-4f Rx2d
34.P*2g Px4f
35.Rx4f P*4e
36.R-4i B-5c
37.P-5e P-6e
38.Px5d B-6d
39.P*4f S-5e
40.Px6e Nx6e
41.S-6f P-8e
42.P-5c+ Bx5c
43.Sx5e Px8f
44.Sx8f Bx8f
45.P*8d Sx8d
46.S*6a G6c-6b
47.Sx7b+ Gx7b
48.P*6d S*5h
49.P*8g Sx6g=
50.Gx6g G*7g
51.Nx7g Bx7g+
52.Gx7g Nx7g+
53.G*7i G*7h
54.Gx7h +Nx7h
55.G*7i S*7g
56.S*8i +Nx8i
57.Gx8i P*8h
58.Gx8h G*7h
59.Gx7h Sx7h+
60.G*7i S*7g
61.Gx7h Sx7h+
62.G*7i G*6h
63.Gx7h Gx7h
64.S*8i G*7g
65.S*8h G7gx8h
66.Sx8h P*8f
67.G*7i S*7g
68.Sx7g Gx7g
69.S-6f Px8g+
70.Sx7g +Px7g
71.P*8h S*7h
72.G*6c P*6b
73.Gx7b Kx7b
74.S*8i Sx8i+
75.Gx8i P*8g
76.P-6c+ Px6c
77.Bx3e Px8h+
78.Gx8h +Px8h
79.Kx8h S*8g
80.Kx8g N*7e
81.Px7e S*8f
82.Kx8f Sx7e
83.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 164 moves , FUJII won the game .

Tsukinukenai Blog

Shogi Blog ; Tsukinukenai Blog

The blog "突き抜けないブログ” (Tsukinukenai Blog) is written by KATSUMATA Kiyokazu (7 dan) , a famous professional shogi player .

He is usually called "KATSUMATA Kyoju" meaning professor KATSUMATA .

Although this blog is written in Japanese language , but the blog is very interesting . He explains shogi knowledge in comedy .

If you can read Japanese , why not you see the blog .


Tsukinukenai blog
http://d.hatena.ne.jp/katsumata321/
(written in Japanese language)

WATANABE won the 2nd game . (Ryuo sen title match)

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


6:54 P.M. , 27 October 2010 , after 142 moves , WATANABE won the 2nd game of this match . The score of this match becomes "WATANABE 2 --- 0 HABU" .


The 3rd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 10 November 2010 at Tokachi gawa onsen Daiichi hotel , Otofuke cho , Katou gun , Hokkaido .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20101026-27.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20101026-27_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
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.S-3g B-6d
14.B-6h G5b-4c
15.K-7i K-3a
16.K-8h K-2b
17.S-4f S-5c
18.N-3g B-7c
19.P-1f P-1d
20.P-2f P-9d
21.R-3h S-2d
22.L-1h P-9e
23.P-6e P-8e
24.N-2e S-4b
25.P-3e Sx3e
26.Sx3e Px3e
27.P-1e S*3g
28.R-3i Px1e
29.P-6d Bx6d
30.Lx1e Lx1e
31.S*6e Sx2f+
32.N-1c+
(diagram 1)

The game restarted with opening HABU's sealed move with 32.N-1c+ .

(diagram 2)

32...Nx1c
33.P*1d L*3d
34.Sx6d Px6d
35.B*4a P*1b
36.Px1c+ Px1c
37.Bx7d+ P-9f
38.Px9f P*9h
39.Lx9h P*9g
40.Lx9g P*9e
41.Px9e P*9f
42.Lx9f N*8d
43.+Bx8d Rx8d
44.N*4f S-3c
45.Nx3d Sx3d
46.N*4f +S-2e
47.Nx3d Gx3d
48.L*2i +S-3f
49.P*1d Px1d
50.S*1c Kx1c
51.Rx3f K-2b
52.Bx3e S*4e
53.B-5g R-8b
54.P*3e Sx3f
55.Px3d R*5i
56.G*1c K-3a
57.B-7e N*8d
58.Bx6d B*4b
59.S*5c Nx9f
60.K-9h S*7c
61.Sx4b+ Gx4b
62.G-2b K-4a
63.B*6c K-5a
64.Bx8a+ Rx8a
65.Bx7c+ S*6b
66.+B-7b P*9g
67.Kx9g Rx8i+
68.P*6c B*5c
69.N*7e +R-9i
70.S*9h Lx9e
71.Px6b+ Bx6b
72.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 142 moves , WATANABE won the game .

Oct 27, 2010

Gote Sanken Bisha ; ISHIDA ryu hongumi + Taka mino gakoi vs Sente Hidari mino

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between SEKINE Kiyoko and NAKAKURA Hiromi started 1:00 P.M. (JST) , 17 July 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_7-1_a.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_7-1_a_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : SEKINE Kiyoko (Jo-ryu 5 dan)
Gote : NAKAKURA Hiromi (Jo-ryu 2 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.P-5f P-5d
8.P-9f P-9d
9.G4i-5h G4a-5b
10.P-8f S-7b
11.K-8g K-7a
12.S-7h P-6d
13.S-5g P-7d
14.S-6f S-5c
15.S6f-7g G-6c
16.P-6f P-3e
17.P-1f B-5a
18.R-2f K-8b
19.B-7i R-3d
20.P-4f P-1d
21.G-4g P-8d
22.P-3f
(diagram 1)

By 3...R-3b , NAKAKURA selected Sanken Bisha in this game . SEKINE made Funa gakoi and immediately started developing it to Hidari Mino . While SEKINE developed her Hidari Mino , NAKAKURA also made Hon mino gakoi and developed it to Taka mino gakoi .

NAKAKURA made her Rook floated with 19...R-3d to make ISHIDA ryu hongumi and SEKINE started attacking with 22.R-3f .

(diagram 2)

22...Px3f
23.Gx3f P*3e
24.G-3g N-7c
25.G-4g S-8c
26.B-6h G-7b
27.B-5i B-6b
28.B-4h L-1b
29.K-8h S-4b
30.R-2h N-3c
31.G-5g P-3f
32.G-4g P-4e
33.Px4e P-5e
34.P*3h Px5f
35.Gx5f S-4c
36.B-5g S-5d
37.P-2d Sx4e
38.Gx4e Nx4e
39.B-4f G*5f
40.B-7i P-6e
41.Px2c+ P*2g
42.Rx2g P*2f
43.R-1g Px6f
44.S*5b P-3g+
45.Nx3g P-6g+
46.Sx6c+ Gx6c
47.+P-2d R-6d
48.Nx4e +Px7h
49.Gx7h S*6g
50.Gx6g Gx6g
51.Rx6g Rx6g+
52.S*7h R*4h
53.P*6h +R-5g
54.G*6g +R-5i
55.P*5c Rx4e+
56.+P-2c Bx5c
57.+Px1b P-8e
58.P-7e Px8f
59.Sx8f P*8g
60.Sx8g +R4e-4i
61.G*7h B-4d
62.L*7g S*6i
63.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 124 moves , NAKAKURA won the game .

Oct 26, 2010

HABU sealed the 63rd move . (2nd game of Ryou sen)

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


About 6:00 P.M. , 26 October 2010 , HABU sealed the 63rd move , and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart next morning 9:00 A.M. and will end next evening .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20101026-27.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20101026-27_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
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.S-3g B-6d
14.B-6h G5b-4c
15.K-7i K-3a
16.K-8h K-2b
17.S-4f S-5c
18.N-3g B-7c
19.P-1f P-1d
20.P-2f P-9d
21.R-3h S-2d
22.L-1h P-9e
23.P-6e P-8e
24.N-2e S-4b
25.P-3e
(diagram 1)

HABU selected Yagura as the opening of this game and WATANABE accepted it . The game naturally advanced a typical Shin Yagura Niju-yonte gumi line .

By 13.S-3g , HABU selected Yagura San-Nana Gin senpou line , WATANABE moved up his Bishop with 13...B-6d to prevent the 3rd file Pawn exchange .

After both HABU and WATANABE let their each King enter Yagura gakoi , HABU moved up his right Silver with 17.S-4f to make Yon-Roku Gin San-Nana Kei attacking formation .

Replying HABU's moves , WATANABE strengthen his Kakoi and prepared an counter-attack form . HABU pushed the 3rd file Pawn to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

25...Sx3e
26.Sx3e Px3e
27.P-1e S*3g
28.R-3i Px1e
29.P-6d Bx6d
30.Lx1e Lx1e
31.S*6e Sx2f+
(diagram 2)







WATANABE naturally captured the 3e-Pawn with 25...Sx3e and they exchanged the Silvers . HABU pushed the 1st file Pawn with 27.P-1e to continue attacking .

WATANABE dropped a Silver with 27...S*3g without capturing 1e-Pawn . The move 27...S*3g attacked the 3h-Rook and blocked the Rook's line in the same time . HABU let his Rook escaped with 28.R-3i and WATANABE captured the 1e-Pawn with 28...Px1e .

HABU sacrificed the 6th file Pawn with 29.P-6d and the right Lance with 30.Lx1e , and dropped a Silver with 31.S*6e to attack WATANABE's Bishop . WATANABE made his 3g-Silver promoted with 31...Sx2f attacking the 2e-Knight without escaping the 6d-Bishop .

HABU sealed the 63rd move and the game once stopped .

2nd game has just started ! (23rd Ryuo sen title match)

Shogi News : The 23rd Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


The 2nd game of the Ryuo sen title match between WATANABE Akira and HABU Yoshiharu started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 26 October 2010 at Surikami-tei Ohtori , Fukushima city , Fukushima .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20101026-27.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20101026-27_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo )

Oct 25, 2010

Gote Sanken Bisha ; ISHIDA ryu hongumi + Hon mino gakoi vs Gote Ibsiha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between MARUYAMA Tadahisa and KANKI Hiromitsu was broadcasted 21 August 2010 .


Sente : MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)
Gote : KANKI Hiromitsu (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 S-7b
8.K-8h K-7a
9.L-9h S-4c
10.K-9i G4a-5b
11.S-8h P-3e
12.G-7i B-5a
13.P-5f R-3d
14.S-5g N-3c
15.B-6h P-4e
16.P-4f S-5d
17.R-2f K-8b
18.G-5h B-6b
19.P-6f P-6d
20.Px4e Sx4e
21.S-4f
(diagram 1)

By 3...R-3b , KANKI selected Sanken Bisha in this game . While MARUYAMA was making Ibisha Anaguma , KANKI made Hon mino gakoi and ISHIDA ryu hongumi .

MARUYAMA aimed at KANKI's Rook by his 6h-Bishop and 5g-Silver . KANKI advanced his left Silver with 16...S-5d to join the battle . After the 4th file Pawn exchange , MARUYAMA crushed his right Silver against KANKI's 4e-Silver with 21.S-4f .

(diagram 2)

21...Sx4f
22.Bx4f P*4e
23.B-5e P-3f
24.Rx3f S*3e
25.R-1f P-1d
26.P-3f S-4f
27.S*3e Sx3e
28.Px3e Rx3e
29.S*3f P-5d
30.Bx6d R-3d
31.P*3e R-4d
32.S-4g G-5c
33.B-8f P*3d
34.P-5e Px5e
35.P*5f P-4f
36.Sx4f Px5f
37.G-6g Px3e
38.P*3d Rx3d
39.N-3g P-1e
40.R-2f P-3f
41.N-4e G-6c
42.R-2i P-5g+
43.Gx5g Nx4e
44.Sx4e R-3e
45.G-4f P*6g
46.N*5e G-7d
47.S-5d Rx5e
48.Gx5e N*8d
49.S-5c+ B-7a
50.R*3b P-6h+
51.+S-6c +Px7i
52.Rx7i P*5b
53.+Sx7b Gx7b
54.S*6a G*6b
55.Sx7b+ Gx7b
56.G*6a B-2f
57.P*5c Px5c
58.P*4d N*4a
59.G-6d Gx6d
60.Bx6d P*6b
61.Gx6b Gx6b
62.Rx6b+ G*7b
63.+R-3b S*6c
64.B-4f P*4e
65.G*6d Sx6d
66.G*6c G*7a
67.Bx6d P*6b
68.Gx7b Gx7b
69.S*6a G*7a
70.Sx7b+ Gx7b
71.+Rx4a G*6c
72.N*7d Gx7d
73.Bx5c+ S*6d
74.+B-5d P-9d
75.G*7a resigns
(diagram 2)

After 149 moves , MARUYAMA won the game .

Ai Furibisha ; Sente Sanken Bisha + Hon mino gakoi vs Gote Nakabisha + Kata mino gakoi

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round game


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between AJIKI Fusako and SHINDOU Nina started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 17 July 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_6-1_b.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_6-1_b_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : AJIKI Fusako (Jo-ryu 1 dan)
Gote : SHINDOU Nina (amateur)

(diagram 1)

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

AJIKI advanced the 7th file Pawn with 2.P-7e to select ISHIDA ryu opening . SHINDOU pushed the 5th file Pawn with 2...P-5d forcing AJIKI to close the Bishop line with 3.P-6f .

SHINDOU ranged her Rook with 3...R-5b onto a Nakabisha position . AJIKI also ranged her Rook with 4.R-7h onto a Sanken Bisha position . Then the opening of this game became Ai Furibisha .

After moving up the left Silver with 5...S-5c , SHINDOU made Kata mino gkaoi and AJIKI also made Hon mino gakoi .

After some moves , AJIKI dropped a Pawn with 20.P*7d aiming at the unprotected 5d-Silver .

(diagram 2)

20...Px7d
21.P-8d Px8d
22.Rx7d S-4e
23.P*8c S-7c
24.Rx4d Px4d
25.B*4b N-2e
26.Bx5a+ G6ax5a
27.R*2a K-7b
28.Rx1a+ G5a-6b
29.L*8b P*7a
30.Lx8a+ Kx8a
31.+R-4a K-7b
32.B-3a+ R*8i
33.P-6d Px6d
34.N*7f B*7e
35.+Rx4d L*5c
36.+Rx4e P*4d
37.+R-4f P-5f
38.+Bx5c Px5g+
39.+Bx6b Gx6b
40.Sx5g P-1f
41.+R-5e Bx5g+
42.+Rx5g Px1g+
43.Nx1g Nx1g+
44.Lx1g N*4e
45.+R-5a B*6f
46.P*5g Bx7g+
47.N*7e Rx4i+
48.Sx4i S*2h
49.Kx2h N*3f
50.Px3f +B-5e
51.+Rx5e G*3g
52.K-1h P*5c
53.P*6c resigns
After 105 moves , AJIKI won the game .

Oct 24, 2010

Ai Furibisha Sente Shiken Bisha vs Gote Shiken Bisha

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between FUJII Takeshi and NAKATA Isao was broadcasted 19 August 2010 .


Sente : FUJII Takeshi (9 dan)
Gote : NAKATA Isao (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-9f P-1d
3.R-6h P-1e
4.K-4h R-4b
5.K-3h G-7b
6.P-8f P-3e
7.G-4h P-2d
8.P-8e P-2e
9.P-6f B-3c
10.B-7g R-2b
11.S-7h P-2f
12Px2f Rx2f
13.P*2g R-2d
14.S-6g S-4b
15.R-8h G-5b
16.G6i-5h K-6a
17.P-4f P-4d
18.G5h-4g S-4c
19.P-3f
(diagram 1)

FUJII ranged his Rook with 3.R-6h , without closing his Bishop line and started making the Kakoi with 4.K-4h . NAKATA also ranged his Rook with 4...R-4b making a Shiken Bisha form . Then the opening of this game became Ai Furibisha .

NAKATA exchanged the 2nd file Pawns and backed his Rook with ...R-2d onto an Ukibisha position . FUJII developed his kakoi and pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 19.P-3f to attack the 2d-Rook by the 4g-Gold .

(diagram 2)

19...Px3f
20.Gx3f S-3d
21.P-8d Px8d
22.Rx8d P*8c
23.R-8e G-4c
24.N-3g P*3e
25.Gx3e Sx3e
26.Rx3e G-6b
27.P*8b Sx8b
28.R-2e P*3f
29.Rx2d Bx2d
30.R*4a K-7b
31.Rx4c+ Px3g+
32.Gx3g N*2e
33.G*5b S-7a
34.P*8d Px8d
35.Gx6b Sx6b
36.P*8c Nx3g+
37.Kx3g Bx4f
38.K-4h G*4g
39.K-5i R*7i
40.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 78 moves , NAKATA won the game .

Ham Shogi

Shogi online game ; Ham shogi


Ham Shogi is an interesting online shogi game site .
http://hozo.vs.land.to/shogi.html
(written in Japanese , you need Flash player)


This site is named after a hamster and shogi .
You can play shogi in this site with software in some handicap game .

Oct 23, 2010

Yokofudori declined ; Ai Ginkanmuri

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


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between MIURA Hiroyuki and TAKAHASHI Michio was broadcasted 15 August 2010


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100815
(diagram version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : MIURA Hiroyuki (8 dan)
Gote : TAKAHASHI Michio (9 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.Bx2b+ Sx2b
10.S-8h R-8b
11.P*8f P-2d
12.S-8g S-2c
13.G-5h G-5b
14.P-6f P-4d
15.G5h-6g G5b-4c
16.P-5f P-5d
17.S-4h S-6b
18.S-5g S-5c
19.P-9f P-9d
20.K-6h P-1d
21.P-1f K-4b
22.K-7i K-3a
23.K-8h K-2b
24.N-7g N-3c
25.P-6e P-4e
26.S-6f S-4d
27.P-7e P-3e
28.B*6a
(diagram 1)

TAKAHASHI selected Yokofudori as the opening of this game . The game advanced a most popular Yokofudori line , but after some moves , MIURA declined Yokofudori with 8.R-2h .

TAKAHASHI dropped a Pawn with 8...P*2c to prevent MIURA's ;P*2d . MIURA exchanged the Bishops and started making Ginkanmuri . TAKAHASHI also made Ginkanmuri .

Both players let their each King enter the Kakoi . MIURA dropped a Bishop with 28.B*6a to start the battle .

(diagram 2)

28...G-5c
29.P-7d Px7d
30.P*7b B*8c
31.P-7a+ Bx6a
32.+Px6a N-2e
33.B*6b Rx6b
34.+Px6b B*4i
35.R*4a S-3c
36.Rx8a+ G-4d
37.+P-5b B*5h
38.G-5g B-6i+
39.+P-4a P-7e
40.+R-7b P-5e
41.P-1e Px5f
42.G5g-6g Px1e
43.R-4h B-2g+
44.N*3i Nx3g+
45.Nx2g +Nx4h
46.B*3a K-2a
47.Lx1e P*1d
48.P*1b Lx1b
49.B-5c+ R*3i
50.G6g-6h Px1e
51.Gx6i Rx6i+
52.Nx3e Gx3e
53.B*5d N*7f
54.Sx7f G*8i
55.K-8g +Rx6f
56.+Rx3b Sx3b
57.+B-3a resigns
(diagram 2)

After 113 moves , MIURA won the game .

IWANE won the 1st game of the Kurashiki Tohka sen title match

Shogi News : The 18th Kurashiki Tohka sen ; 3 games title match


The 1st game of the Kurashiki Tohaka sen title match between SATOMI Kana and IWANE Shinobu started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 21 October 2010 at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya Ku , Tokyo .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kurashikitouka/kifu/kurashiki20101021.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kurashikitouka/kifu/kurashiki20101021_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : IWANE Shinobu (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Kurashiki Tohka )

(diagram 1)

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

By 2.P-7e , IWANE selected ISHIDA ryu opening in this game . SATOMI pushed the 5th file Pawn with 2...P-5d forcing IWANE to close her Bishop line with 3.P-6f .

SATOMI ranged her Rook with 3...R-3b onto a Sanken Bisha position . After moving up the left Silver with 5.S-6g , IWANE also ranged her Rook with 6.R-7h , and the opening of this game became Ai Furibisha .

SATOMI exchanged the 3rd file Pawns and both players started making their each Kakoi . SATOMI quickly completed her Hon mino gakoi with 14...G4a-5b and slid her Rook with 15...R-8d aiming at the 8g-Pawn .

IWANE moved up her Bishop with 16.B-8f to block SATOMI's Rook power . SATOMI moved up her left Silver with 16...S-6d and started attacking with 17...P-7d .

(diagram 2)

18.Px7d P*7e
19.R-7h Rx7d
20.K-2h K-8b
21.L-9h P-1d
22.P-1f P-5f
23.Px5f P-4d
24.P-6e S6d-7c
25.S-6f S-8d
26.P-5e B-1c
27.P*3e P-4e
28.Px4e Bx3e
29.B-6h Bx6h+
30.Rx6h S8d-7c
31.B*3b N-1c
32.P-6d Rx6d
33.S-6e R-8d
34.P*6d P*4f
35.G4g-4h P*3g
36.Gx3g P*3f
37.Gx3f P-4g+
38.Sx4g Rx8g+
(diagram 2)

IWANE let her King enter Taka mino gakoi and advanced her attacking pieces . After exchanging the Bishops , IWANE dropped her one with B*3b to attack SATOMI's camp .

SATOMI sacrificed some Pawns to attack IWANE's Kakoi and succeeded to make her Rook promoted with 38...Rx8g+ attacking the 4g-Silver .

(diagram 3)

39.G-3h +R-5g
40.R-5h +R-6g
41.P*7d Sx6d
42.Sx6d Px6d
43.P*6h +R-6f
44.B-5d+ P*5g
45.R-4h B*7f
46.S*6g Bx5d
47.Sx6f Bx9h+
48.R*3a +B-7f
49.P-6g +Bx6g
50.Sx7e +B-8e
51.S-6f P-6e
52.N-7g +B-7f
53.P-7c+ Kx7c
54.Nx6e K-6b
55.P*7c S-6c
56.P*6d Sx6d
57.P*6c Gx6c
58.R-7h P*7g
59.Rx7g +Bx7g
60.Sx7g S*5b
61.B*4d L*5c
62.Nx5c+ S6dx5c
63.L*5d Gx5d
64.Px5d Sx4d
65.P*6d B*5e
66.N-3g Bx6d
67.Rx1a+ R*6i
68.Px4d P*4f
69.S*7d L*3a
70.+R-2b P*3b
71.P*6c K-7a
72.L*8e N*8d
73.Lx8d Px8d
74.P*8c resigns
(diagram 3)

After 147 moves , IWANE won the game .


The 2nd game of this match will start 2 November 2010 , at Kurashiki shi Geibunkan , Kurashiki city , Okayama .

Oct 22, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; Ai Koshikakegin

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between NOZUKI Hirotaka and HASHIMOTO Takanori was broadcasted 14 August 2010 .


Sente : NOZUKI Hirotaka (7 dan)
Gote : HASHIMOTO Takanori (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

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

By 5...Bx8h+ , HASHIMOTO selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . HASHIMOTO made Koshikakegin form and NOZUKI also made same form .

After some moves , HASHIMOTO started attacking wiht 19...P-6e .

(diagram 2)

20.P-4e B*6d
21.G-4g Px6f
22.Sx6f P-8e
23.P-7e P-8f
24.Px8f P*8h
25.Gx8h Rx8f
26.P*6e Bx3g+
27.Gx3g Rx6f
28.G-7g Rx5f
29.Px5f Nx6e
30.R*8a K-2b
31.G-7h N-5g+
32.R-2h S*6g
33.P-2d Sx2d
34.B*4f Sx7h=
35.Kx7h S*6g
36.K-8g +Nx5f
37.Bx2d Px2d
38.P*2c K-3c
39.S*4a S-4c
40.B*6e B*7f
41.Bx7f Sx7f+
42.Kx7f B*5d
43.B*6e Bx8a
44.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 86 moves , HASHIMOTO won the game .

Oct 21, 2010

Gote Shiken Bisha vs Sente Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between SATO Yasumitsu and KUSHIDA Youichi was broadcasted 12 August 2010


Sente : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
Gote : KUSHIDA Youichi (6 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 S-7b
6.K-7h G4a-5b
7.G4i-5h K-6b
8.S-5g K-7a
9.B-7g P-6d
10.K-8h P-7d
11.L-9h N-7c
12.P-6f S-4c
13.P-2e B-3c
14.K-9i P-4e
15.S-8h S-4d
16.P-3f G-6c
17.G-7i P-5d
18.B-5i K-8b
19.B-2f P-9d
20.G-6g P-1d
21.P-1f S-5c
22.P-3e
(diagram 1)

By 4...R-4b , KUSHIDA selected Shiken Bisha in this game . SATO made Funa gakoi and KUSHIDA made Hon mino gakoi .

SATO started developing his kakoi to Ibisha Anaguma and KUSHIDA made Taka mino gakoi . After making Ibsiha Anaguma , SATO pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 22.P-3e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

22...Px3e
23.Bx3e R-3b
24.P-7e B-4b
25.P*3f Px7e
26.P-2d Px2d
27.N-3g R-3d
28.Nx4e S-4d
29.S-4f Sx3e
30.Sx3e R-3a
31.P*2c R-3b
32.S*4c R-1b
33.S-4d B-3a
34.N-5c+ Gx5c
35.Sx5c+ Bx5c
36.Sx5d+ B-4b
37.P*7d N-8e
38.+S-6c S*6b
39.+Sx6b Gx6b
40.G*8f S*8d
41.P-2b+ R-1c
42.+Px2a P*5d
43.+Px1a R-4c
44.N*9f Rx4g+
45.Nx8d Px8d
46.Gx7e N*8a
47.S*7c Nx7c
48.Px7c+ Gx7c
49.P*7d G-8c
50.S*7c Sx7c
51.Px7c+ Kx7c
52.L*4h +Rx6g
53.Lx4b+ B*4f
54.B*5a K-8b
55.N*7d K-9b
56.Gx8d G*7b
57.S*7c Gx8d
58.Sx8d+ G*8c
59.+Sx8c resigns
(diagram 2)

After 117 moves , SATO won the game .

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

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between YAMAGUCHI Mako and NAKAMURA Marika started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 17 July 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_6-1_a.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_6-1_a_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : YAMAGUCHI Mako (amateur)
Gote : NAKAMURA Marika (Jo-ryu 2 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f B-3c
3.B-7g R-2b
4.S-4h S-4b
5.P-3f P-4d
6.S-3g S-4c
7.P-8f K-6b
8.R-8h S-7b
9.P-8e K-7a
10.K-4h G4a-5b
11.G-3h S-5d
12.S-6h R-4b
13.G-5h P-4e
14.P-5f P-6d
15.K-3i P-1d
16.P-1f L-1b
17.K-2h B-4d
18.P-8d Px8d
19.Rx8d P*8c
20.R-8h N-3c
21.S-5g P-2d
22.S-2f K-8b
23.P-9f P-9d
24.L-9h G-6c
25.P-7e N-2e
(diagram 1)

YAMAGUCHI closed the Bishop line with 2.P-6f to make Furibisha form . NAKAMURA moved up her Bishop with 2...B-3c and ranged her Rook with 3...R-2b onto a Mukai Bisha position .

YAMAGUCHI moved up her right Silver with 6.S-3g to make Yagura gakoi in the right side of her camp , and ranged the Rook with 8.R-8h making Mukai Bisha form .

NAKAMURA made Hon mino gakoi and YAMAGUCHI made Yagura gakoi . After some moves , NAKAMURA jumped her left Knight with 25...N-2e to prepare a battle .

(diagram 2)

26.G-6g R-3b
27.P-6e Bx7g+
28.Nx7g Px6e
29.P*6d Gx6d
30.B*2c R-6b
31.Bx3d+ Gx7e
32.P*6d Rx6d
33.+B-4d R-7d
34.+Bx5c P*5b
35.+B-4b B*5c
36.+Bx5c Px5c
37.Sx2e Px2e
38.N*8f Gx8f
39.P*7e R-8d
40.R-8i B*7h
41.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 80 moves , NAKAMURA won the game .

Oct 20, 2010

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; Sente Hayakuri Gin vs Gote Yagura gakoi

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


A shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between NAMEKATA and MURAYAMA was broadcasted 8 August 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20100808
(diagram version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : NAMEKATA Hisashi (8 dan)
Gote : MURAYAMA Yasuaki (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.P-3f S-3c
7.S-3g P-6d
8.K-6h P-4d
9.K-7h G-5b
10.S-4f G5b-4c
11.S-7g S-6c
12.P-3e P-4e
(diagram 1)


By 3...Bx8h+ , MURAYAMA selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . NAMEKATA made Hayakuri Gin attacking formation and MURAYAMA made Kin Yagura .

NAMEKATA pushed the 3rd file Pawn with 12.P-3e to start attacking and MURAYAMA also pushed the 4th file Pawn with 12...P-4e to counter-attack .

(diagram 2)

13.Sx4e Px3e
14.P-4f K-4b
15.G4i-5h P-8d
16.P-6f K-3a
17.K-8h P-9d
18.P-9f P-1d
19.P-1f P*4d
20.S-5f S-5d
21.G-7h K-2b
22.G-4g P-7d
23.N-3g N-7c
24.P-4e P-9e
25.Px9e N-8e
26.S-8f P-6e
27.Px4d Gx4d
28.B*6d R-8a
29.Bx5c+ G4d-4c
30.+B-6d R-6a
31.+Bx7d Px6f
32.P*6b R-7a
33.+Bx8d P*5e
34.S-4e Sx4e
35.Nx4e B*6i
36.Sx8e Bx4g+
37.Nx3c+ G4cx3c
38.P*3d Gx3d
39.N*2f G-4d
40.P*4e G4d-4c
41.S*3d P*7g
42.Gx7g +B-3g
43.Sx4c+ Gx4c
44.G*3d G*3b
45.R-6h +Bx2f
46.Gx4c Gx4c
47.Rx6f +Bx2e
48.P-6a+ R-8a
49.R-6b+ P*4b
50.P-4d S*5c
51.+R-7b Rx8d
52.Px4c+ Rx8e
53.G*3b K-1b
54.+R-7d S*7i
55.Kx7i N*6g
56.Gx6g S*7h
57.Kx7h B*6i
58.K-7g Bx8g+
59.K-6f P*6e
60.Kx5e P*5d
61.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 120 moves , MURAYAMA won the game .

Oct 19, 2010

Yokofudori ; CHUZA Bisha vs Sente Nakazumai Gyoku San-Hachi Kin Yon-Hachi Gin

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between ITODANI Tetsurou and MORIUCHI Toshiyuki was broadcasted 7 August 2010 .


Sente : ITODANI Tetsurou (5 dan)
Gote : MORIUCHI Toshiyuki (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f G-3b
3.G-7h P-8d
4.P-2e P-8e
5.P-2d Px2d
6.Rx2d P-8f
7.Px8f Rx8f
8.Rx3d B-3c
9.R-3f S-2b
10.G-3h K-4a
11.K-5h G-5a
12.P*8g R-8e
13.R-2f S-6b
14.S-4h P-7d
15.P-3f N-7c
16.N-3g P-1d
17.B-7g P*2e
18.R-2h P-7e
(diagram 1)

MORIUCHI selected Yokofudori as the opening of this game . MORIUCHI made Yokofudori Hachi-Go Hi sempou form and ITODANI made Nakazumai Gyoku San-Hachi Kin Yon-Hachi Gin form .

After completed NAKAHARA gakoi , replying ITODANI's 17.B-7g , MORIUCHI dropped a Pawn with 17...P*2e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

19.P-8f R-8d
20.Px7e N-6e
21.Bx3c+ Nx3c
22.G-8g P-2f
23.B*7f P-6d
24.P-6f B*3d
25.B-6g Bx6g+
26.Kx6g B*4i
27.K-6h Bx3h+
28.Rx3h P-2g+
29.R-3i G*3h
30.Px6e Gx4h
31.R-2i P*2h
32.R-6i S*5h
33.S-7h Sx6i=
34.Sx6i R*3i
35.P-8e R-9d
36.S*7h +Px3g
37.N*8f G-5i
38.Nx9d Gx6i
39.Sx6i S*6f
40.B*7d K-3a
41.K-7h N*9e
42.G-8f Px9d
43.R*8a +Px4g
44.Gx9e Px9e
45.N*2d P*7a
46.R-8b+ S-2c
47.Nx3b+ Sx3b
48.P*2c Sx2c
49.+Rx6b Rx6i+
50.Kx6i N*7g
51.Nx7g S*6h
52.Kx6h N*7f
53.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 104 moves , MORIUCHI won the game .

Ai Yagura ; unclassified game

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; pre-round


A shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open pre-round between MATSUO Kaori and OGAWA Shiori started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 17 July 2010


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_5-1_b.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/100717/100717_5-1_b_f.html
(Flash verion , Written in Japanese language)


Sente : MATSUO Kaori (Jo-ryu 1 dan)
Gote : OGAWA Shiori (amateur)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f P-8d
3.S-6h S-6b
4.P-5f K-4b
5.G-7h K-3b
6.S-4h S-4b
7.P-3f G6a-5b
8.S-3g P-4d
9.S-4f S-3c
10.K-6i P-8e
11.S-7g G-4c
12.G-5h B-3a
13.P-5e P-6d
14.G5h-6g S-6c
15.P-2f K-2b
16.P-2e G-3b
17.B-7i B-4b
18.B-6h P-7d
19.K-7i P-9d
20.P-9f N-7c
21.P-1f R-7b
22.K-8h P-7e
(diagram 1)

MATSUO closed the Bishop line with 2.P-6f and started developing her camp . OGAWA moved up her King with 4...K-4b to start making her Kakoi .

Replying OGAWA's early Kakoi making , MATSUO advanced her right Silver with 9.S-4f threatening the attack toward OGAWA's King . OGAWA strengthened her Kakoi to defend .

MATSUO's 13.P-5e disturbed the development of OGAWA's Kakoi . Both players completed their each Kin Yagura , and OGAWA started attacking with 22...P-7e .




23.Px7e P-6e
24.Px6e Nx6e
25.S-6f S-6d
26.Sx6e Sx6e
27.P*6f Rx7e
28.Px6e Rx6e
29.P*6f R-6b
30.P-3e Px3e
31.Sx3e P*3d
32.S-4f P*7e
33.S-5g P-5d
34.S-5f Px5e
35.S-6e R-8b
36.S*5d Gx5d
37.Sx5d P-8f
38.Px8f P*8g
39.Gx8g S*7f
40.G6gx7f Px7f
41.S*4c Gx4c
42.Sx4c+ S*3b
43.P-2d Sx2d
44.+Sx4b Rx4b
45.B*7e R-7b
46.P*7c Rx7c
47.B-6d R-6c
48.Bx2d Px2d
49.S*3a resigns

After 97 moves , MATSUO won the game .

Oct 18, 2010

Gote Kakukoukan Furibisha vs Sente Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 18th Ginga sen ; tournament


A shogi game of the Ginga sen between NAMEKATA Hisashi and NAGANUMA Hiroshi was broadcasted 5 August 2010 .


Sente : NAMEKATA Hisashi (8 dan)
Gote : NAGANUMA Hiroshi (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f R-4b
3.K-6h Bx8h+
4.Sx8h K-6b
5.K-7h K-7b
6.P-2e S-2b
7.P-9f P-9d
8.S-4h S-3c
9.G4i-5h K-8b
10.P-3f S-7b
11.S-7g G4a-5b
12.P-4f P-6d
13.S-4g P-7d
14.K-8h G-6c
15.L-9h R-2b
16.G-7h P-1d
17.P-1f P-8d
18.K-9i S-8c
19.S-8h G-7b
20.G5h-6h P-5d
21.S-5f N-7c
22.N-3g G7b-6b
23.P-6f K-7b
24.P-1e
(diagram 1)

By 2...R-4b , NAGANUMA selected Open Shiken Bisha in this game . Replying NAMEKATA's 3.K-6h , NAGANUMA exchanged the Bishops with 3...Bx8h+ .

After some moves , NAMEKATA made Funa gakoi and NAGANUMA made Kata mino gakoi . While NAMEKATA was developing his kakoi to Ibisha Anaguma , NAGANUMA also completed Ginkanmuri .

After some moves , NAMEKATA started attacking with 24.P-1e .

(diagram 2)

24...Px1e
25.P-3e Px3e
26.N-4e S-4b
27.P-2d Px2d
28.Lx1e B*3g
29.P*2c Rx2c
30.B*4a R-2b
31.Lx1a+ Bx2h+
32.L*2c Rx2c
33.Bx2c+ R*8a
34.+Bx2d S-5a
35.R*2b +Bx4f
36.+B-3d P-5e
37.S-6g L*4d
38.+Lx2a +Bx4e
39.+Bx4e Lx4e
40.P*3d P-9e
41.Px9e P*9g
42.Lx9g N-8e
43.P-3c+ Nx9g+
44.Sx9g N*8e
45.S-9f L*9b
46.B*8f P*9g
47.P-6e P-5f
48.Px6d B*5e
49.N*7g Bx6d
50.Nx8e Bx8f
51.Px8f Lx9e
52.N*5e B*4d
53.S-6f Bx5e
54.Sx5e Lx9f
55.K-8h P-9h+
56.K-7g N*6e
57.K-6f Px8e
58.P*6d G6c-5c
59.B*6c K-8b
60.Bx4e+ Nx5g+
61.N*6e S-5b
62.+Px4c N*5d
63.Sx5d Gx6d
64.Rx5b+ Gx6e
65.Sx6e resigns
(diagram 2)

After 129 moves , NAMEKATA won the game .

Oct 17, 2010

Ai Yagura ; Sente Kin Yagura Yon-Roku Gin San-Nana Kei vs Gote Gin Yagura + Sante Kaku

Shogi Game record : The 4th Asahi cup Shogi open ; 1st pre-round


A shogi game of the Asahi cup 1st pre-round between ITOU Nou and SHIMIZU Ichiyo started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 26 July 2010 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/kifu/20100726asahi_11.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : ITOU Nou (5 dan)
Gote : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho)

(diagram 1)

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

ITOU selected Yagura as the opening of this game and SHIMIZU accepted it . SHIMIZU pushed the 6th file Pawn with 4...P-6d and make a Koshikakegin form with 13...S-5d .

ITOU pushed the 5th file Pawn with 15.P-5e forcing SHIMIZU to back her 5d-Silver with 15...S-4c . ITOU made Kin Yagura and started attacking with 24.P-3e .

(diagram 2)

24...Px3e
25.Sx3e Sx3e
26.Bx3e P*3d
27.B-6h P-6e
28.Px6e S*4i
29.R-1h B-3i+
30.P-5d +B-8d
31.Px5c+ Gx5c
32.S-6f S-5d
33.B-4f P*5e
34.Sx5e Sx5e
35.Bx5e P-8f
36.Px8f G-5d
37.B-6f +B-8c
38.P*3c Nx3c
39.Nx3c+ Gx3c
40.N*2e G-4c
41.S*5e Gx6e
42.Sx4d G-4b
43.N-3c+ Gx6f
44.S*4c P*8g
45.Gx8g Gx6g
46.Sx4b+ Rx4b
47.+Nx4b Kx4b
48.R*4c K-5a
49.R-5c+ P*5b
50.G*6b resigns
(diagram 2)

After 99 moves , ITOU won the game .
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