The shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between SATO Yasumitsu and KUBO Toshiaki was broadcasted 16 January 2011 .
You can see the orginal game record on the Net .
Sente : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
By 3...R-5b , KUBO selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . SATO quickly advanced his right Silver making Chosoku San-Nana Gin attacking form .
Replying SATO's 9.K-7h , KUBO pushed the 5th file Pawn to exchange the 5th file Pawns .
SATO exchanged the Bishops first , and captured the 5th file Pawn next with 11.Px5f . KUBO captured back the Pawn with 11...Rx5f . Against KUBO's 5th file Pawn exchange , SATO sacrificed a Pawn with 12.P-3e and dropped a Bishop with 13.B*4e forking the 5f-Rook and the 2c-Pawn .
KUBO let his Rook escape with 13...R-5a and SATO succeeded to make a promoted Bishop . However , KUBO drove away SATO's promoted Bishop and he also succeeded to make a promoted Bishop .
SATO slowly developed his camp and KUBO made Anaguma gakoi . After some moves , SATO swung his Rook into 8th file and shown an attack in this file . KUBO made his camp strengthen to defend SATO's attack around the 8th file .
Then SATO sacrificed a Pawn with 43.P-2c+ and swung back his Rook with 44.R-2i to attack this file . Because KUBO couldn't defend the 2nd file , he pushed the 8th file with 44...P-8d to attack around here .
After 157 moves , SATO won the game .