7:44 P.M. (JST) , 6 March 2011 , after 177 moves , KUBO won the 3rd game of this match . The score of this match becomes "KUBO 2 --- 1 WATANABE" . Then KUBO needs only one more win to defend his title . In the other hand , WATANABE needs continuous 2 wins without any other loses .
The 4th game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 18 March 2011 , at Kansai shogi Kaikan , Osaka city , Osaka .
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Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
By 4.R-5h , KUBO selected Nakabisha as the opening of this game . WATANABE made Funa gakoi and KUBO advanced the 1st file Pawn with 10.P-1e . WATANABE closed his Bishop line with 10...P-4d to make his Kakoi strengthen and KUBO started making Anaguma gakoi with 11.L-1h .
KUBO made Anaguma gakoi and WATANABE also made Hidari mino . WATANABE developed his Kakoi to Ginkanmuri and KUBO also developed his Kakoi to Ginkanmuri Anaguma .
WATANABE opened his Bishop line with 18...P-4e and started attacking with 20...P-7e .
Replying WATANABE's attack in the 7th file , KUBO jumped his right Knight ; a part of his Anaguma gakoi , and attacked the 4th file . While KUBO developed his camp , WATANABE developed his Ginkanmuri to Ginkanmuri Anaguma .
KUBO continued attacking and WATANBE also tried to counter-attack . The game became very rough one .
After 177 moves , KUBO won the game .