Mar 29, 2011

Gote Gokigen Nakabisha vs Chosoku San-Nana Gin ; Sente Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 4th Asahi cup Shogi open


The shogi game of the Asahi cup Shogi open between WATANABE Akira and MURATA Akihiro started 2:00 P.M. (JST) , 19 January 2011 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/4/kifu/20110119asahi_13.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
Gote : MURATA Akihiro (4 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 S-4b
7.S-3g S-5c
8.S-4f S-4d
9.G4i-5h K-6b
10.K-7h K-7b
11.P-6f K-8b
12.G-6g S-7b
13.B-7g P-9d
14.K-8h P-9e
15.G-7h P-7d
16.L-9h P-8d
17.K-9i R-5a
18.S-8h B-4b
19.P-6e S-8c
20.G-6f G-7b
21.Sx5e
(diagram 1)

By 3...R-5b , MURATA selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . WATANABE quickly advanced his right Silver onto 4f making Chosoku San-Nana Gin attacking form . MURATA also advanced his left Silver to defend .

WATANABE made Ibisha Anaguma and MURA made Kata GInkanmuri . WATANABE advanced his 6g-Silver with 20.G-6f and started attacking with 21.Sx5e .

(diagram 2)

21...Sx5e
22.Gx5e N-7c
23.R-6h S*6b
24.B-6f G-5b
25.P-1f L-9b
26.N-3g R-9a
27.S*8f L-1b
28.G-5d P-4d
29.Bx4d R-4a
30.P-4f P-8e
31.S8f-7g B-3c
32.P-4e Bx4d
33.Px4d B*4g
34.B*3b R-3a
35.B-4c+ R-5a
36.+Bx3d Bx3f+
37.P-4c+ G-4b
38.G-4d Gx4c
39.Gx4c Rx5g+
40.G-5b +R-5i
41.P-6d Px6d
42.Gx6b Gx6b
43.Rx6d G*7b
44.R-4d +Bx3g
45.R-4a+ N-6e
46.S-6f P*5f
47.Sx6e N*6f
48.G-7i +B-5e
49.S*6h +Rx7i
50.S6hx7i +Bx6e
51.P*6g N-5h+
52.N*7g +Bx7f
53.G*6f resigns
(diagram 2)

After 105 moves , WATANABE won the game .

Mar 27, 2011

Sente Sanken Bisha vs Gote Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 4th Jo-ryu Saikyou sen


The shogi game of the Jo-ryu Saikyou sen between IWANE Shinobu and NAKAI Hiroe started 21 November 2010 .


Sente : IWANE Shinobu (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : NAKAI Hiroe (Jo-ryu 6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.R-7h P-8e
3.B-7g P-3d
4.P-6f S-6b
5.S-6h K-4b
6.K-4h K-3b
7.K-3h B-3c
8.K-2h K-2b
9.S-6g P-5d
10.S-3h L-1b
11.P-7e K-1a
12.P-1f S-2b
13.B-6h S-5c
14.P-5f P-1d
15.P-7d Px7d
16.Rx7d S-6d
17.R-7f P*7c
18.B-4f P-5e
19.N-7g B-4b
20.N-6e P-8f
21.Px8f S-7e
(diagram 1)

By 2.R-7h , IWANE selected Sanken Bisha as the opening of this game . NAKAI immediately advanced her Rook Pawn with 2...P-8e to disturb IWANE's ISHIDA ryu hongumi building .

NAKAI started making Ibisha Anaguma , however IWANE exchanged the 7th file Pawns and prepared an attack for NAKAI's camp before NAKAI finished making the Kakoi . NAKAI counter-attacked without finish making Ibisha Anaguma .

(diagram 2)

22.R-7i Rx8f
23.Px5e R-8g+
24.G6i-5h S-6d
25.P-5d P*5b
26.S-5f B-3c
27.R-6i +R-7h
28.G-6h +R-8h
29.G6h-5h G6a-5a
30.P*7b B-4d
31.S-4e B-3e
32.Sx3d Bx4f
33.Px4f G-3b
34.P-7a+ G5a-4b
35.+Px8a +Rx8a
36.P-5c+ Px5c
37.S-2e +R-8h
38.N*3d B*9d
39.R-5i G-4a
40.Nx2b+ Gx2b
41.P-1e G4a-3b
42.Px1d P*1g
43.Lx1g N*5g
44.S*1c Nx4i+
45.Sx4i Bx5h+
46.Rx5h +Rx5h
47.Sx5h R*4h
48.R*3h G*1h
49.K-3i Rx3h+
50.Kx3h R*2h
51.K-4g G*5f
52.K-3f Rx5h+
53.R*4a +R-4g
54.K-2f +Rx4f
55.N*3f S*3e
56.K-1f Lx1c
57.Px1c+ Gx1c
58.L*1e P*1d
59.Sx1d Sx3f
60.B*3c N*2b
61.Px3f +Rx3f
62.S*2f Gx3c
63.S1d-2e P*1d
64.Sx3f Px1e
65.Sx1e P*1d
66.K-2f N-3d
67.K-3g B*4f
68.K-3h G-2h
69.K-4i L*4h
70.K-5i S*6h
71.Kx4h B-5g+
72.K-3g +B-4f
73.K-4h G-5g
74.K-4i G-5h
75.Kx5h +B-5g
76.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 150 moves , NAKAI won the game .

Mar 19, 2011

KUBO defend his title Kio !

Shogi News ; The 36th Kio sen ; 5 games title match


7:08 P.M. (JST) , 18 March 2011 , after 118 moves , KUBO won the 4th game of this match . Then the score of this match becomes "KUBO 3 --- 1 WATANABE" , and KUBO succeeded to defend his title Kio .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110318.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110318_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

(diagram 1)

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



KUBO selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . WATANABE advanced his right Silver onto 4f making Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou attacking form .

KUBO
moved up his left Gold with 10...G-3b and pushed the 5th file Pawn with 11...P-5f to exchange the 5th file Pawns before WATANABE's left Silver attacked the 5e-Pawn .

(diagram 2)

12.Px5f Rx5f
13.S-6f R-5a
14.S4f-5e P*5d
15.S-4f P-6d
16.B-7g P-7d
17.S-4e N-7c
18.Sx3d B-4b
19.G-6h S-2b
20.G4i-5h S-6c
21.S-5g N-3c
22.S-4f G-7b
23.P-2d Px2d
24.P*2c S-3a
25.Rx2d P*2a
26.P-2b+ Px2b
27.P*2c
(diagram 2)

Replying KUBO's 5th file Pawn exchange , WATANABE advanced the left Silver with 13.S-6f . KUBO backed his Rook with 13...R-5a and WATANABE advanced his right Silver with 14.S-5e .

KUBO dropped a Pawn with 14...P*5d to drive away WATANABE's 5e-Silver . While KUBO was developing his Kata mino gakoi to KIMURA mino , WATANABE also strengthen his camp and started attacking .

(diagram 3)

27...R-5c
28.Px2b+ Sx2b
29.Sx3c= Sx3c
30.R-2a+ G-2b
31.+Rx1a R-5a
32.+Rx5a Bx5a
33.N*4e N-6e
34.N-5c+ Nx7g+
35.Nx7g B-9e
36.N*8f B*4d
37.+Nx6c Gx6c
38.S*5b G-5c
39.S-6a+ S*7b
40.Nx7d K-7c
41.+S-6b G-6c
42.+Sx7b Kx7b
43.R*8b K-7c
44.L*8f
(diagram 3)

After exchanging the Rooks , WATANABE continued attacking for a while . Replying WATANABE's attack , KUBO slowly prepared a counter-attack .

(diagram 4)

44...Bx8f
45.Px8f Gx7d
46.R-5b+ N*9e
47.P-7e S*8g
48.K-6i R*8i
49.S*7i Gx7e
50.B*8b K-8d
51.+R-7b G-7d
52.P*7e Kx7e
53.B-7c+ K-7f
54.G-5i N*5f
55.P*7h Nx6h+
56.Gx6h S-8h=
57.+Bx7d Rx7i+
58.K-5h S*4i
59.K-5g +Rx6h
60.resigns
(diagram 4)

After 118 moves , KUBO won the game .

Mar 18, 2011

The 4th game of the Kio sen has just started !

Shogi News ; The 36th Kio sen ; 5 games title match


The 4th game of the Kio sen title match between KUBO Toshiaki and WATANABE Akira has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 18 March 2011 , at Kansai Shogi Kaikan , Osaka city , Osaka .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110318.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110318_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)

Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

Mar 15, 2011

KUBO defended his title Osho !

Shogi News : The 60th Osho sen ; 7 games title match


6:20 P.M. (JST) , 15 March 2011 ,after 103 moves , KUBO won the game . The score of this match becomes "KUBO 4 --- 2 TOYOSHIMA" and KUBO succeeded to defend his title .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/etc/banmen.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e S-6b
3.P-6f K-4b
4.R-7h P-6d
5.K-4h S-6c
6.S-3h S-3b
7.K-3i K-3a
8.S-6h P-1d
9.P-1f G6a-5b
10.S-6g P-8d
11.K-2h P-2d
12.S-5f P-8e
13.R-7f B-3c
14.B-7g K-2b
15.G6i-5h P-5d
16.P-6e R-8d
17.P-4f Px6e
18.Sx6e S-6d
19.Sx6d Rx6d
20.P*6g P-5e
(diagram 1)

TOYOSHIMA's sealed move 20...P-6e was opened and the game restarted .

(diagram 2)

21.R-6f P*6e
22.R-9f S*7h
23.S*9h P-9d
24.P-4e P-6f
25.Rx6f Rx6f
26.Px6f R*6i
27.G-6h R-7i+
28.R*6a P-5f
29.Px5f P-7d
30.Px7d P-4d
31.Rx8a+ Px4e
32.P-6e P-4f
33.G6h-5h S-6g+
34.Gx6g P-4g+
35.S*4d Bx4d
36.Bx4d S*3c
37.B-7g P*4h
38.G-3i +Px3h
39.Gx3h P-4i+
40.B*8h +R-7h
41.G-6h +Rx8h
42.Bx8h G5b-4b
43.B-6f B*7i
44.R*7h Bx6h+
45.Rx6h G*4f
46.N*5d G-4c
47.P*4b G-3a
48.B*6d S*3i
49.Gx3i +Px3i
50.+Rx3a Kx3a
51.P-4a+ Kx4a
52.G*5a resigns
(diagram 2)

After 103 moves , KUBO won the game and defended his title .

Mar 14, 2011

TOYOSHIMA sealed the 40th move . (Osho sen 6th game)

Shogi News : The 60th Osho sen ; 7 games title match


Around 6:00 P.M. (JST) , 14 March 2011 , TOYOSHIMA sealed the 40th move , and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart 9:00 A.M. (JST) , next morning and will end next evening .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/etc/banmen.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


(Rolling blackout in Japan may disable you to see the page .)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e S-6b
3.P-6f K-4b
4.R-7h P-6d
5.K-4h S-6c
6.S-3h S-3b
(diagram 1)








KUBO selected ISHIDA ryu as the opening of this game . TOYOSHIMA moved up his right Silver and King to make the game quiet one . TOYOSHIMA moved up his right Silver with 5...S-6c to prevent the Pawn exchange in the 7th file and both players started making their Kakoi .

(diagram 2)

7.K-3i K-3a
8.S-6h P-1d
9.P-1f G6a-5b
10.S-6g P-8d
11.K-2h P-2d
12.S-5f P-8e
13.R-7f B-3c
14.B-7g K-2b
15.G6i-5h P-5d
16.P-6e
(diagram 2)




TOYOSHIMA made Hidari mino and KUBO made an ISHIDA ryu hongumi form before completing Hon mino gakoi . After completing Hon mino gakoi , KUBO opened the battle with 16.P-6e .

(diagram 3)

16...R-8d
17.P-4f Px6e
18.Sx6e S-6d
19.Sx6d Rx6d
20.P*6g
(diagram 3)









TOYOSHIMA sealed the 40th move , and the game once stopped .

The 6th game of the Osho sen has just started !

Shogi News : The 60th Osho sen ; 7 games title match


The 6th game of the Osho sen title match between KUBO Toshiaki and TOYOSHIMA Masayuki has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 14 March 2011 at Jin'ya Tsurumaki onsen , Hadano city , Kanagawa .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/etc/banmen.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


(Rolling blackout in Japan may disable you to see the page .)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)

Mar 11, 2011

Sente ISHIDA ryu hongumi + Anaguma gakoi vs Gote Ibisha Ginkanmuri Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 4th Asahi cup Shogi open


The shogi game of the Asahi cup Shogi open between KUBO Toshiaki and MURATA Akihiro started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 19 January 2011 .


You can see the original game reocrd on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/4/kifu/20110119asahi_12.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : MURATA Akihiro (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e S-6b
3.R-7h K-4b
4.P-6f P-8d
5.K-4h P-8e
6.R-7f K-3b
7.K-3h B-3c
8.K-2h K-2b
9.S-6h S-3b
10.S-6g P-1d
11.L-1h P-2d
12.K-1i S-2c
13.S-2h G-3b
14.G6i-5h P-9d
15.P-9f R-8d
16.N-7g L-1b
17.B-9g G-5b
18.S-5f K-1a
19.G5h-4h G5b-4b
20.P-1f G-2b
21.P-4f G4b-3b
22.G-3i B-4b
23.S-4g P-5d
24.G4h-3h S-5c
25.P-4e S-6d
26.P-6e S-5c
27.P-7d
(diagram 1)

By 2.P-7e , KUBO selected ISHIDA ryu opening in this game . MURATA moved up his right Silver and the King before advancing the Rook Pawn . KUBO closed his Bishop line with 4.P-6f and floated the Rook to make ISHIDA ryu hongumi formation .

KUBO started making Anaguma gakoi and MURATA made Ginkanmuri . While KUBO was making Anaguma gakoi , MURATA developed his Kakoi to Ginkanmuri Anaguma .

MURATA advanced the right Silver with 25...S-6d threatening KUBO's Rook . KUBO drove away MURATA's 6d-Silver and started attacking with 27.P-7d .

(diagram 2)

27...Px7d
28.P-5f B-3a
29.P-5e Px5e
30.S-4f P-9e
31.Px9e P*9f
32.Rx9f P-7e
33.P*5b B-4b
34.Bx7e R-7d
35.B-6f S-5d
36.P-5a+ Bx5a
37.P*5c Lx9e
38.Rx9e Bx9e
39.Lx9e R*6i
40.Sx5e P*5g
41.P*7e R-7b
42.P-4d Px4d
43.B*3f Sx5e
44.Bx5e P-5h+
45.Bx5h R-5i+
46.G-4i +R-7i
47.Bx8e P*5f
48.S*4a P-5g+
49.P-5b+ Rx5b
50.Sx5b= P*5h
51.G4i-3i S*4g
52.P*4h +Rx3i
53.Gx3i +Px4h
54.Gx4h Sx4h+
55.P*4i +Sx4i
56.R*4a G*3h
57.P-3f G*3i
58.Sx3i +Sx3i
59.G*2h Gx2h
60.Bx2h S*3h
61.Bx3i Sx3i+
62.S*2h B*5e
63.P*4f Bx4f
64.L*3g +S-3h
65.G*3i +Sx3i
66.Sx3i B-5g+
67.P*4h G*4i
68.S*2h Gx4h
69.Sx4h +Bx4h
70.G*3i +Bx3i
71.Sx3i G*4i
72.S-2h G*3h
73.B*6f G4i-4h
74.Bx4h Gx4h
75.Rx4d+ B*4g
76.+Rx4g Gx4g
77.G*3i S*3h
78.P*4h Sx3i=
79.Sx3i G*3h
80.Px4g Gx3i
81.S*2h S*3h
82.Sx3i Sx3i+
83.G*2h R*4h
84.B*6f Rx2h+
85.Kx2h G*3h
86.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 170 moves , MURATA won the game .

Gote open Shiken Bisha transpose to Gote ISHIDA ryu

Shogi Game record : The 32nd Jo-ryu Osho sen ; 3 games title match


The 2nd game of the Jo-ryu Osho sen title match between SHIMIZU Ichiyo and SATOMI Kana was broadcasted 20 November 2010 .


Sente : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho )
Gote : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Kurashiki Tohka)


(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.K-6h R-4b
3.S-4h K-6b
4.K-7h K-7b
5.P-2f P-3e
6.P-4f R-3b
7.S-4g K-8b
8.P-2e S-7b
9.P-9f P-9d
10.G-6h R-3d
11.G-3h N-3c
12.G-2g Nx2e
(diagram 1)


SATOMI swung her Rook with 2...R-4b making Shiken Bisha form without closing her Bishop line . SHIMIZU naturally moved her King to make a Kakoi . SATOMI also moved her King to defend the 8c-Pawn and slid the Rook with 6...R-3b to make ISHIDA ryu form .

After making Kata mino gakoi with 8...S-7b , SATOMI floated her Rook with 10...R-3d and jumped her left Knight to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

13.P-3f Bx8h+
14.Sx8h R-2d
15.B*2f P-4d
16.Px3e P-4e
17.Px4e B*6d
18.R-1h P-1d
19.G-3f P-1e
20.S-5f P-1f
21.Px1f P*1g
22.Nx1g Lx1f
23.Gx2e Rx2e
24.Nx2e Lx1h+
25.Lx1h R*2h
26.B-1e Rx1h+
27.B-3c+ P*4g
28.Sx4g B-3g+
29.L*4i +B-5i
30.R*5h +Rx5h
31.Sx5h R*3h
32.R*4h +Bx4h
33.Lx4h Rx4h+
34.+B-5e L*6d
35.N-3c= G4a-5b
36.B*3g +R-3h
37.N-4a+ R*1h
38.P*2h R-1i+
39.N*4i L*6e
40.+Nx3a +R1ix4i
41.S*4h +Rx5h
42.Gx5h S*6i
43.K-7g Sx5h=
44.K-8f G*8e
45.Kx8e N*7d
46.P-9e Px9e
47.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 92 moves , SATOMI won the game .

Mar 10, 2011

Ai Yagura ; FUJII ryu Haya gakoi

Shogi Game record : The 4th Asahi cup Shogi open


The shogi game of the Asahi cup Shogi open between WATANABE Akira and HATAKEYAMA Mamoru started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 19 January 2011 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/asahi/archives/4/kifu/20110119asahi_11.html?TB_iframe=true&width=600&height=570
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)
Gote : HATAKEYAMA Mamoru (7 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-6g K-4a
8.S-7g P-7d
9.P-2f G-5b
10.B-7i S-3c
11.P-3f B-3a
12.S-3g B-6d
13.K-6h P-4d
14.K-7h G5b-4c
15.B-4f S-7c
16.P-2e K-3a
17.G6i-6h P-8e
18.S-2f S-8d
19.S-1e P-7e
(diagram 1)

WATANABE selected Yagura as the opening of this game and HATAKEYAMA accepted it . WATANABE developed his camp along FUJII ryu Hayagakoi line .

WATANABE made Kata Yagura and HATAKEYAMA made Kin Yagura . WATANABE advanced his right Silver onto 1e and HATAKEYAMA started attacking with 19...P-7e .

(diagram 2)

20.Px7e Sx7e
21.P*7f P-8f
22.Px8f Sx8f
23.Sx8f Rx8f
24.Bx6d Px6d
25.B*7e S*8g
26.K-6i R-8c
27.S*7d R-5c
28.Bx6d B*4a
29.P-2d Px2d
30.Sx2d Sx2d
31.Rx2d P*2c
32.R-2h Bx7d
33.S*6b S*4b
34.Sx5c+ Sx5c
35.Bx9a+ P*8h
36.N-7g P-8i+
37.R*7a B-4a
38.P*2b Gx2b
39.Rx8a+ +P-8h
40.N-6e resigns
(diagram 2)

After 79 moves , WATANABE won the game .

Mar 9, 2011

TOYOSHIMA won the 5th game of the Osho sen title match .

Showing News : The 60th Osho sen ; 7 games title match


7:36 P.M. (JST) , 9 March 2011 , after 149 moves , TOYOSHIMA won the 5th game of the Osho sen title match . The score of this match becomes "KUBO 3 --- 2 TOYOSHIMA" .

Then KUBO needs still only one more win before continuous 2 loses to defend his title . In the other hand , TOYOSHIMA needs 2 continuous wins without any other loses to get the title .

The 6th game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 14 March 2011 at Jin'ya Tsurumaki onsen , Hadano city , Kanagawa .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/etc/banmen.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-5d
3.P-2e R-5b
4.S-4h P-5e
5.K-6h B-3c
6.P-3f K-6b
7.S-3g K-7b
8.S-4f K-8b
9.K-7h S-7b
10.S-6h G-3b
11.S-7g P-5f
12.Px5f Rx5f
13.P*5e Rx5e
14.Sx5e Bx5e
15.R-1h S*2h
16.P-4f Bx4f
17.S-6h N-3c
18.P-3e Px3e
19.R*2f Sx1i+
20.R-5h B-6d
(diagram 1)

The game restarted with opening KUBO's sealed move 20...B-6d .

(diagram 2)

21.P-2d Px2d
22.Rx2d L*5a
23.Rx5a+ Gx5a
24.P*3d P*2c
25.R-2g S-4b
26.Px3c+ Sx3c
27.N-3g R*4f
28.G4i-5i G-6a
29.B-7g Rx7f
30.L*6f B-4b
31.N*5e P-6d
32.Nx4c+ Gx4c
33.Rx2c+ S-3d
34.+R-3b G-5a
35.N-2e Rx7g+
36.Sx7g B*1d
37.+R-2b P*2a
38.+Rx2a Bx2e
39.P*4d G-5c
40.R*3b P*4a
41.P*2f S-4c
42.R-2b+ Bx6i+
43.Gx6i Sx4d
44.+R2bx1aP*5f
45.P*5h N*5e
46.+Rx4a Gx4a
47.+Rx4a G*5a
48.G*6b R*7a
49.Gx5a Bx5a
50.P*4c P-7d
51.P-4b+ B-9e
52.+Rx7a Kx7a
53.R*3a G*6a
54.B*2e P*2d
55.B-1f N*7e
56.L*6h R*3i
57.G*7i N5ex6g+
58.Lx6g Nx6g+
59.Kx6g L*7e
60.N*7f Lx7f
61.Kx7f R-3g+
62.P-8f S-5e
63.+P-5b Sx6f
64.+Px6a K-8b
65.Kx6f G-5d
66.S*7a K-7c
67.R-3c+ N*6c
68.K-7f P-6e
69.K-8g L*7e
70.G6i-7h K-6d
71.K-9h Lx7g+
72.Nx7g Bx8f
73.G*7f B-9e
74.B-4c+ K-5e
75.+Bx5d resigns
(diagram 2)

After 149 moves , TOYOSHIMA won the game .

Mar 8, 2011

KUBO sealed the 40th move . (Osho sen)

Shogi News : The 60th Osho sen ; 7 games title match


Around 6:00 P.M. (JST) , 8 March 2011 , KUBO sealed the 40th move and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart 9:00 A.M. (JST) , next morning and will end next evening .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/etc/banmen.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

(diagram 1)

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




By 3...R-5b , KUBO selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . TOYOSHIMA quickly advanced his right Silver onto 4f making Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou attacking form .

KUBO made Kata mino gakoi and moved up the left Gold with 10...G-3b to prepare a battle .

(diagram 2)

11.S-7g P-5f
12.Px5f Rx5f
13.P*5e Rx5e
14.Sx5e Bx5e
15.R-1h S*2h
16.P-4f
(diagram 2)








Replying TOYOSHIMA's 11.S-7g , KUBO exchanged the 5th file Pawns . TOYOSHIMA dropped a Pawn with 13.P*5e to catch KUBO's Rook . KUBO exchanged his Rook for TOYOSHIMA's Pawn and Silver with 14...Bx5e attacking the 2h-Rook .

TOYOSHIMA let his Rook escape with 15.R-1h and KUBO dropped a Silver with 15...S*2h to attack TOYOSHIMA's Rook . TOYOSHIMA pushed the 4th file Pawn to disturb KUBO's attack .

(diagram 3)

16...Bx4f
17.S-6h N-3c
18.P-3e Px3e
19.R*2f Sx1i+
20.R-5h
(diagram 3)









KUBO sealed the 40th move and the game once stopped .

The 5th game of the Osho sen has just started !

Shogi News : The 60th Osho sen ; 7 games title match


The 5th game of the Osho sen title match between KUBO Toshiaki and TOYOSHIMA Masayuki has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 8 March 2011 at Hotel Kagetsuen , Hakone cho , Ashigarashimo gun , Kanagawa .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/etc/banmen.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

Mar 7, 2011

Gote Ibisha Anaguma vs Sente Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou ; unorthodox line

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


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 .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20110116
(JavaScript version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
Gote : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)

(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 K-6b
7.S-3g K-7b
8.S-4f S-3b
9.K-7h P-5f
(diagram 1)





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 .

(diagram 2)

10.Bx3c+ Sx3c
11.Px5f Rx5f
12.P-3e Px3e
13.B*4e R-5a
14.Bx2c+ P*2b
15.+B-4e B*3f
16.+Bx3e Bx4g+
17.G6i-5h +B-6e
18.P-2d G-3b
19.P*4e K-8b
20.S-6h +Bx7f
21.S-7g +B-5d
22.P*5e +B-6d
23.G-5g L-9b
24.G-6f +B-7d
25.+B-3f K-9a
26.S-7f P-6d
27.P-8f +B-6c
28.P-8e G-7b
29.P-8d Px8d
30.N-3g S-8b
31.N-7g S-4b
32.G-5h S-5c
33.R-2i S-6b
34.R-8i P-7d
35.Rx8d S6b-7c
36.R-8i P*8c
37.P-9f G-4b
38.+B-4g R-3a
39.P*3f R-7a
40.K-6h P-1d
41.P-9e P-1e
42.S-8e G-5b
43.P-2c+ Px2c
44.R-2i P-8d
(diagram 2)

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 .

(diagram 3)

45.S-7f P-7e
46.Sx7e P*7d
47.S-8f P-6e
48.Nx6e S-6d
49.Rx2c+ G5b-6b
50.+R-2b L-1c
51.P*8e Px8e
52.Sx8e P*8c
53.P*8d Px8d
54.Sx8d P*8c
55.P*7c Nx7c
56.Sx7c+ S6dx7c
57.Nx7c+ G7bx7c
58.S*5d +B-5b
59.N*6e G-6d
60.P*8d S*4b
61.P-4d Px4d
62.P*4c S-3a
63.+Rx2a Px8d
64.+R-1b P*3b
65.+Rx1c P*5c
66.P-4b+ Sx4b
67.N*7f P*6c
68.Nx6d Px6d
69.P-9d Px9d
70.P*9c Lx9c
71.Nx5c+ Sx5c
72.Sx5c+ Gx5c
73.P-5d G-4c
74.S*5c N*2a
75.+R-2c G-3c
76.Sx5b+ Gx2c
77.+S-6b R-7c
78.G*7b R*8h
79.P*7h resigns
(diagram 3)

After 157 moves , SATO won the game .

Sente Shiken Bisha Anaguma vs Gote Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 4th Mynavi Joshi open ; tournament


The shogi game of the Mynavi Joshi open between UEDA Hatsumi and SUZUKI Kanna started 19 November 2010 .



http://mynavi-open.jp/101119/101119_ueda-suzuki_f.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://mynavi-open.jp/101119/101119_ueda-suzuki.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : UEDA Hatsumi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : SUZUKI Kanna (Jo-ryu 1 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-6f P-8d
3.S-7h S-6b
4.R-6h K-4b
5.K-4h K-3b
6.K-3h P-5d
7.K-2h S-5c
8.L-1h B-3c
9.S-6g P-8e
10.B-7g K-2b
11.K-1i L-1b
12.S-5f P-4d
13.S-2h K-1a
14.G-3i S-2b
15.P-4f G6a-5a
16.R-4h G-3a
17.G-5i G5a-4a
18.G5i-4i G4a-3b
19.P-3f P-7d
20.P-6e S-4b
21.G4i-3h P-8f
(diagram 1)

By 4.R-6h , UEDA selected Shiken Bisha as the opening of this game . UEDA made Anaguma gakoi and SUZUKI also made Ibisha Anaguma .

SUZUKI pushed the 8th file Pawn with 21...P-8f and started attacking .

(diagram 2)

22.Px8f P-7e
23.Px7e P-4e
24.Px4e Bx7g+
25.Nx7g Rx8f
26.P-4d B*5i
27.R-4i Bx7g+
28.B*4c N*5a
29.Bx5d+ +B-6h
30.P-6d +Bx5g
31.S-4e R-8h+
32.Px6c+ P*4g
33.Gx4g +Bx3i
34.Rx3i G*3h
35.Rx3h +Rx3h
36.G*4h +Rx4g
37.Gx4g R*5i
38.R*3g P*4h
39.Gx4h Rx9i+
40.B*6d +R-5i
41.G-3h N-3c
42.+Bx3b Gx3b
43.Sx3d B*5f
44.+P-5b G*4h
45.+Px4b Gx3h
46.Rx3h Gx4b
47.Bx4b+ L*3a
48.G*2a Kx2a
49.S*3b resigns
(diagram 2)

After 97 moves , UEDA won the game .

Mar 6, 2011

KUBO won the 3rd game of the Kio sen !

Shogi News : The 36th Kio sen ; 5 games title match


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 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110306.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110306_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)

(diagram 1)

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

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 .

(diagram 2)

21.Px7e R-7b
22.N-3g S-4d
23.P-4f Px4f
24.Sx4f Rx7e
25.P*4e S-5c
26.G-7h L-1b
27.G-6g K-1a
28.P*7f R-7b
29.R-4h S-4b
30.G-3h S-3a
31.P-3e S-2b
32.Px3d Sx3d
33.P*3f B-5a
34.P-6e P*7e
35.P-6d Px6d
36.P-4d G4c-4b
37.S-4e Sx4e
38.Rx4e S*3d
39.R-4g Px7f
40.B-6h B-8d
41.P-3e S3d-2c
42.S*6c R-8b
43.Sx5d+ P*5c
44.+Sx6d R-6b
45.P*6c R-7b
46.P*7d G4b-3c
47.+Sx5c P*4b
48.B-4f Rx7d
49.P-6b+ P-7g+
50.Gx7g P*5g
51.+P-5b P-5h+
(diagram 2)

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 .

(diagram 3)

52.P-3d Sx3d
53.+Px4b Gx4b
54.+Sx4b Rx4d
55.G*3b P*3a
56.+Sx3a Sx3a
57.Gx3a S*2b
58.S*3b Sx3a
59.Sx3a+ G*2b
60.P*4e R-5d
61.S*4d P*3b
62.Sx3c+ Px3c
63.G*3b S*2c
64.Gx2b Kx2b
65.G*4d Rx5f
66.G-6g R-5a
67.+Sx2a Kx2a
68.P*5b Rx5b
69.P*5c R-7b
70.Gx3c P*3b
71.Gx2c Sx2c
72.N*3e S*3d
73.Nx2c+ Sx2c
74.P*7e Bx7e
75.B-5e G*2b
76.S*6c R-9b
77.G-6f G*5g
78.Rx5g Bx6f
79.Rx5h P*5g
80.Bx6f Px5h+
81.P*3i R*6i
82.B*5e P-3c
83.Bx3c+ G*3b
84.S*4b Rx4b
85.P-5b+ G2bx3c
86.Bx3c+ Gx3c
87.+Px4b P*3a
88.R*5a S*2b
89.G*1a resigns
(diagram 3)

After 177 moves , KUBO won the game .

The 3rd game of the Kio sen has just started !

Shogi News : The 36th Kio sen ; 5 games title match


The 3rd game of the Kio sen title match between KUBO Toshiaki and WATANABE Akira has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 6 March 2011 at Misaki Kan , Kashiwazaki city , Niigata .



You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110306.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/kiou110306_j.html
(Java version , written in Japanese language)


Sente : KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
Gote : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo)

Mar 5, 2011

Gote Mukai Bisha

Shogi Game record : The 19th Ginga sen ; G-block


The shogi game of the Ginga sen G-block between YOKOYAMA Hiroaki and YAGURA Norihiro was broadcasted 15 January 2011 .


Sente : YOKOYAMA Hiroaki (5 dan)
Gote : YAGURA Norihiro (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-4d
3.P-2e B-3c
4.S-4h S-4b
5.P-5f S-4c
6.K-6h R-2b
7.K-7h K-6b
8.B-7g K-7b
9.G4i-5h K-8b
10.K-8h S-7b
11.S-5g P-9d
12.P-9f G4a-5b
13.P-6f P-6d
14.G-7h P-5d
15.G5h-6g B-4b
16.B-6h P-1d
17.P-1f R-3b
18.R-2f P-3e
19.S-4f S-3d
20.P-3f Px3f
21.Rx3f P*3e
22.R-3g N-1c
(diagram 1)

By 6...R-2b , YAGURA selected Mukai Bisha as the opening of this game . YAGURA made Hon mino gakoi and YOKOYAMA also seemed to start making Ibisha Anaguma .

Before YOKOYAMA made Ibisha Anaguma , the battle started . Replying YOKOYAMA's 3rd file Pawn exchange , YAGURA jumped the left Knight with 22...N-1c attacking the 2e-Pawn .

(diagram 2)

23.R-3h P-4e
24.S-5g Sx2e
25.B-7g L-1b
26.P-1e Px1e
27.P-6e Px6e
28.B-1a+ B-3c
29.+Bx3c Rx3c
30.B*2a B*6d
31.Lx1e P-3f
32.Bx1b+ P-3g+
33.+B-2b +Px3h
34.+Bx3c +P-4h
35.Sx4h R*3h
36.P*6b G5bx6b
37.+B-4c Rx4h+
38.Lx1c+ S*6i
39.P*6h P-4f
40.R*1b Px4g+
41.L*6c +P-5g
42.Lx6b+ +Rx4c
43.+Lx6a +Px6g
44.Gx6g P*3b
45.P*4d B*3c
46.G*5e +R-4a
47.Gx6d +Rx6a
48.Rx3b+ Bx4d
49.B*7g Bx7g+
50.Gx7g +Rx6d
51.G*6b +Rx6b
52.+Rx6b G*6a
53.N*6c B*4d
54.+Rx6a Sx6a
55.R*4b G*7b
56.Rx4d+ Gx6c
57.B*4c G*6b
58.Bx2e+ N*8e
59.G-8f R*3i
60.Gx8e L*7h
61.Sx7h Sx7h+
62.Kx7h Rx2i+
63.N*7e N*7a
64.+B-4g P*3h
65.+R-4b S*7d
66.Nx6c+ Nx6c
67.G-8f N*6f
68.K-8h P-8d
69.B*3d resigns
(diagram 2)

After 137 moves , YOKOYAMA won the game .

Sente MASUDA ryu Mukai Bisha vs Gote Ibisha Anaguma

Shogi Game record : The 32nd Jo-ryu Osho sen ; 3 games title match


The 1st game of the Jo-ryu Osho sen title match between SHIMIZU Ichiyo and SATOMI Kana was broadcasted 13 November 2010 .


Sente : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Kurashiki Tohka )
Gote : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu Osho)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-5f P-8e
3.B-7g P-5d
4.R-8h P-3d
5.S-6h K-4b
6.K-4h K-3b
7.K-3h S-6b
8.K-2h P-7d
9.S-3h G6a-5b
10.G6i-5h S-5c
11.P-6f B-3c
12.S-6g K-2b
13.P-4f L-1b
14.P-3f K-1a
15.N-3g S-4d
16.G-4g S-2b
17.P-1f G5b-4b
18.P-2f G4b-3b
19.P-4e S-5c
20.S-2g G4a-3a
21.G-3h P-6d
22.P-1e P-9d
23.P-9f N-7c
24.P-2e R-8c
25.L-1h R-8a
26.R-6h S-4b
27.R-6i P-6e
(diagram 1)

By 4.R-8h , SATOMI selected MASUDA ryu Mukai Bisha as the opening of this game . SHIMIZU made Funa gakoi and SATOMI made Hon mino gakoi .

SATOMI closed her Bishop line with 11.P-6f and SHIMIZU started developing her kakoi to Ibisha Anaguma . While SHIMIZU was making Ibisha Anaguma , SATOMI also developed her kakoi to Ginkanmuri .

After some moves , SHIMIZU started attacking with 27...P-6e .

(diagram 2)

28.P-5e P-8f
29.Bx8f Px6f
30.Sx6f P*6e
31.S-5g Bx5e
32.P*6f P*8h
33.N-7g P-8i+
34.P*5c S-5a
35.Rx8i Px6f
36.R-6i Rx8f
37.Px8f B*5h
38.Rx6f Bx6f
39.Sx6f Bx4g+
40.Gx4g R*6h
41.B*4h G*5h
42.B*3i R-6i+
43.R*6a Gx4h
44.Gx4h +Rx9i
45.G-3h +R-8h
46.Rx5a+ L*4f
47.P*6h P*6e
48.S-5g L-4i+
49.P-5b+ +Rx7g
50.S*5h +Lx3i
51.Gx3i B*6d
52.G*4h +R-7i
53.G3i-4i N*6f
54.P*5i Nx5h+
55.G4ix5h B*6i
56.L*3i Bx5h+
57.Gx5h S*4i
58.G-4h +Rx5i
59.+P-4a G*4f
60.+Px3a Gx3a
61.B*6g Gx5g
62.Gx4i +Rx4i
63.Bx4i S*4h
64.S*3h G*4g
65.N*2i Sx4i=
66.Sx4i B*5i
67.S*2f G5g-4h
68.Sx4h Bx4h+
69.R*6b S*4b
70.+R-6a B-5c
71.S-1g Bx6b
72.+Rx6b R*6i
73.K-1i +Bx3i
74.G*2h L*3h
75.B*6d +Bx2h
76.Kx2h L-3i+
77.S1g-1f +Lx2i
78.K-1g R-3i+
79.K-2f N*5e
80.G*3h Gx3h
81.Sx3h +Rx3h
82.G*2g S*4f
83.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 164 moves , SHIMIZU won the game .

Mar 4, 2011

Sente Wanpaku Nakabisha ; Gote Kaku koukan + Roku-Yon Gin gata

Shogi Game record : The 19th Ginga sen ; F-block


The shogi game of the Ginga sen F-block between SUGAI Tatsuya and CHUZA Makoto was broadcasted 13 January 2011 .


Sente : SUGAI Tatsuya (4 dan)
Gote : CHUZA Makoto (7 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-5f P-8e
3.B-7g P-5d
4.R-5h S-6b
5.K-4h K-4b
6.K-3h P-3d
7.S-6h S-5c
8.K-2h Bx7g+
9.Sx7g S-6d
10.S-3h K-3b
11.R-5i S-4b
12.G-7h K-2b
13.P-1f P-1d
14.S-6f G-3b
15.N-7g P-4d
16.S-7e Sx7e
17.Px7e B*2d
18.S*2e S*6h
(diagram 1)

By 4.R-5h , SUGAI selected Nakabisha as the opening of this game . Replying CHUZA's Bishop line open with 6...P-3d , SUGAI moved up his left Silver with 7.S-6h making Wanpaku Nakabisha formation .

CHUZA exchanged the Bishops and moved up his right Silver with 9...S-6d to disturb SUGAI's 5th file Pawn exchange . SUGAI made Kata mino gakoi and his attacking formation .

After the Silver exchange on 7e , CHUZA dropped a Bishop with 17...B*2d threatening SUGAI's camp . SUGAI dropped a Silver with 18.S*2e attacking the 2d-Bishop . CHUZA didn't let his Bishop escape , but dropped a Silver with 18...S*6h attacking SUGAI's Rook .

(diagram 2)

19.R-8i Sx7g+
20.Gx7g B-6h+
21.G-6f S-4c
22.P-7d N-3c
23.Px7c+ Nx7c
24.P*7d R-8c
25.Sx1d Lx1d
26.P-1e Lx1e
27.Lx1e N*1f
28.K-1h P*1g
29.Nx1g P*1c
30.G-3i P-6d
31.G-2i N-6e
32.B*7i +Bx7i
33.Rx7i B*2d
34.R-7e Bx1e
35.P-7c+ L*2h
36.G-1i N-4e
37.B*4f Nx3g+
38.N-2e P-2d
39.Bx3g Bx3g+
40.Sx3g Px2e
41.+Px8c B*3e
42.P-2f N*4e
43.Sx2h Nx2h+
44.Gx2h S*3g
45.P*3h Sx2h+
46.Kx2h Bx2f
47.L*2d K-3c
48.B*1a S*2b
49.Lx2b+ Gx2b
50.S*2d Kx2d
51.N*3f K-3c
52.Bx2b+ Kx2b
53.L*2d resigns
(diagram 2)

After 105 moves , SUGAI won the game .

Mar 3, 2011

Gote Ittezon Kakugawari ; Sente Bougin

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


The shogi game of the NHK cup TV Shogi tournament between HABU Yoshiharu and KATSUMATA Kiyokazu was broadcasted 9 January 2011 .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://cgi2.nhk.or.jp/goshogi/kifu/sgs.cgi?d=20110109
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Sente : HABU Yoshiharu (Meijin , Kisei , Oza)
Gote : KATSUMATA Kiyokazu (6 dan)

(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.S-7g P-6d
9.S-2g S-6c
10.S-2f P-1d
11.P-3f P-4d
12.P-3e P-7d
13.K-7i R-4b
14.Px3d Sx3d
15.S-3g G-3c
16.G-5h N-7c
17.P-6f G-7b
18.K-8h K-6b
19.G5h-6g P-4e
20.P-5f S-3e
21.P-9f P-9d
22.P-1f P-4f
23.P-2d Px2d
24.Sx4f Sx4f
25.Px4f Rx4f
26.P*4h R-4b
27.B*3a
(diagram 1)

By 4...Bx8h+ , KATSUMATA selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game . HABU quickly advanced his right Silver onto 2f making Bougin attacking form and started attacking with 12.P-3e .

KATSUMATA swung his Rook with 13...R-4b making a Shiken Bisha form and started attacking the 4th file with 22...P-4f . After exchanging the Silvers and the Pawns , KATSUMATA let his Rook back with 26...R-4b . HABU dropped a Bishop with 27.B*3a attacking KATSUMATA's Rook .

(diagram 2)

27...R-3b
28.S*4b S*4d
29.R-3h B*2g
30.R-3g B-5d+
31.P*2b P*3f
32.R-2g N-1c
33.P-2a+ G-4c
34.Rx2d Gx4b
35.+P-2b Rx3a
36.+Px3a S*3c
37.R-2c+ P*2b
38.+R-2f +B-4e
39.R*8a N-8e
40.S-6h B*7c
41.+P-3b Gx3b
42.Rx1a+ P-6e
43.L-1g Px6f
44.Gx6f P*6e
45.Gx6e +Bx5f
46.L*6g P*6d
47.G-6f +B-3d
48.P-8f N-2e
49.Px8e Nx1g+
50.Nx1g L*6e
51.+R-2e +B-5b
52.P*3d Sx3d
53.N*5f S-3c
54.Gx6e Sx2e
55.Nx6d Sx6d
56.Gx6d Bx6d
57.Lx6d P*6c
58.N*6e P*4a
59.L*7c Gx7c
60.S*7a K-5a
61.Nx7c+ +B-3d
62.Lx6c+ K-4b
63.B*6d G-4c
64.+R-2a G-5d
65.G*5b K-4c
66.Gx5c K-4d
67.Gx5d K-3e
68.P*2g N*7e
69.Px7e L*8f
70.K-7g R*5f
71.G*4f Rx4f
72.N*4g Rx4g+
73.Px4g P-3g+
74.Nx2e G*6e
75.S*2f K-3f
76.Sx3g Kx2g
77.R*2h K-1g
78.Kx8f resigns
(diagram 2)

After 155 moves , HABU won the game .

Gote Gokigen nakabisha ; Sente Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou

Shogi Game record : The 32nd Jo-ryu Osho sen ; challenger deciding game


The shogi game of the Jo-ryu Osho sen challenger deciding game between UEDA Hatsumi and SATOMI Kana was broadcasted 6 November 2010 .


Sente : UEDA Hatsumi (Jo-ryu 2 dan)
Gote : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Kurahiski Tohka)

(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 S-4b
7.S-3g S-5c
8.S-4f S-4d
9.G4i-5h K-6b
10.K-7h K-7b
11.P-6f P-5f
12.Px5f Rx5f
13.P*5e Sx5e
14.G-6g Rx6f
15.Gx6f Sx6f
16.G-6h P*5f
17.R*6e S-5g+
(diagram 1)

SATOMI selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . UEDA selected Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou as a counter-plan for Gokigen Nakabisha .

Replying UEDA's right Silver advance onto 4f , SATOMI also advanced the left Silver onto 4d . UEDA pushed the 6th file Pawn with 11.P-6f and she seemed to start making Ibisha Anaguma . SATOMI exchanged the 5th file Pawns , however UEDA naturally replied and seemed to get an advantage . SATOMI tried to continue attacking .

(diagram 2)

18.Sx5g Bx8h+
19.Sx8h B*3i
20.B*4e G4a-5b
21.Sx5f Bx2h+
22.P*6d P*5d
23.S*3g +Bx1i
24.Px6c+ Gx6c
25.P*6d G-5c
26.S-5e P*6b
27.Sx5d Gx5d
28.Bx5d K-8b
29.Bx4c+ G-7b
30.P*5d P*5b
31.+Bx5b S*5f
32.R-5e R*5i
33.Rx5f Rx5f+
34.P-6c+ Px6c
35.S*6a L*6d
36.P*6g R*5h
37.Gx5h +Rx5h
38.K-7g Lx6g+
39.K-8f G*8e
40.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 78 moves , SATOMI won the game .

Mar 2, 2011

Unorthodox Yagura game

Shogi Game record : The 19th Ginga sen ; E-block


The shogi game of the Ginga sen E-block between ABE Kenjirou and SATO Shinya was broadcasted 8 January 2011 .


Sente : ABE Kenjirou (4 dan)
Gote : SATO Shinya (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f G-3b
3.P-6f S-4b
4.S-4h S-6b
5.P-5f P-5d
6.G4i-5h K-4a
7.G-6g G-5b
8.S-7h S-3c
9.B-7i B-3a
10.P-3f P-4d
11.S-3g G5b-4c
12.P-3e Px3e
13.Bx3e P-8d
14.S-3f P-8e
15.S-7g S-3d
16.B-5g B-6d
17.P-4f P*3e
18.S-2e Sx2e
19.Px2e P-4e
(diagram 1)

SATO moved up the left Gold with 2...G-3b and he seemed to want Ittezon Kakugawari game . ABE closed the Bishop line with 3.P-6f and the game advanced into Yagura game .

ABE exchanged the 3rd file Pawns by his Bishop , and SATO advanced his Bishop with 16...B-6d to disturb natural development of ABE's attacking formation . After the Silver exchange , SATO pushed the 4th file Pawn with 19...P-4e threatening the 2h-Rook .

(diagram 2)

20.P-2d Px2d
21.K-6h Bx4f
22.Bx4f Px4f
23.P*4d G4c-3c
24.S*4c S*5b
25.B*1f B*2e
26.Bx2e Px2e
27.Rx2e P*2d
28.Rx3e P-4g+
29.Rx3c+ Nx3c
30.B*2c R*3h
31.K-7i B*4f
32.S-6h K-5a
33.Bx3b+ S6b-5c
34.Sx5b+ Rx5b
35.P-4c+ Rx3b
36.+Px3b K-6b
37.R*8b S*7b
38.S*8c K-5b
39.P*4d Sx4d
40.G*4b K-5c
41.Rx7b+ resigns
(diagram 2)

After 81 moves , ABE won the game .

Mar 1, 2011

Sente Shiken Bisha vs Gote Hidari mino

Shogi Game record : The 19th Ginga sen ; D-block


The shogi game of the Ginga sen D-block between ISHIKAWA Akio and NAKAMURA Taichi was broadcasted 6 January 2011 .


Sente : ISHIKAWA Akio (7 dan)
Gote : NAKAMURA Taichi (4 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-1f P-1d
3.P-9f P-9d
4.R-6h S-6b
5.P-6f K-4b
6.S-7h K-3b
7.S-3h P-5d
8.S-6g S-5c
9.K-4h P-8d
10.G6i-5h G6a-5b
11.K-3i P-8e
12.B-7g P-2d
13.P-4f P-7d
14.K-2h K-2c
15.P-3f B-5e
16.G-4g P-4d
17.N-3g S-3b
18.P-5f B-7c
19.P-6e G-4c
20.P-2f S-4b
21.S-2g S4b-3c
22.G-3h B-5a
23.P-5e
(diagram 1)

By 4.R-6h , ISHIKAWA selected Shiken Bisha in this game . NAKAMURA made Funa gakoi and ISHIKAWA made Hon mino gakoi . ISHIKAWA developed his Kakoi to Taka mino gakoi and NAKAMURA also developed his Kakoi to Hidari mino .

ISHIKAWA further developed his Kakoi to Ginkanmuri and started attacking with 23.P-5e .

(diagram 2)

23...B-4b
24.Px5d Gx5d
25.S-5f P-8f
26.Px8f P-7e
27.P*5e Px7f
28.B-6f G-5c
29.R-8h P-6d
30.P-4e Px6e
31.B-5g G-4c
32.Px4d Gx4d
33.P*4e G-4c
34.P-2e Px2e
35.Nx2e S-2d
36.P*2f P-7g+
37.Nx7g P*7f
38.Nx6e P-7g+
39.R-8i P*6d
40.B-4f Px6e
41.P-5d R-8d
42.Bx9a+ P*7c
43.P-8e R-7d
44.+Bx8a +P-6g
45.L*4d R-7h+
46.Lx4c+ Sx4c
47.+B-6c P*5b
48.P-5c+ Bx5c
49.+Bx5c Px5c
50.R-4i +P-5h
51.R-2i B*6d
52.N*5e P*4f
53.G4g-3g S-3b
54.P-1e +P-5g
55.Px1d P*1b
56.B*4d N*3c
57.N-1c+ Px1c
58.P-2e Sx2e
59.P*2d K-2b
60.Px1c+ Lx1c
61.Lx1c+ Kx1c
62.P*1d Sx1d
63.P*1e Sx1e
64.L*1h P*1f
65.Lx1f Sx1f
66.Sx1f P*2g
67.Kx2g P-4g+
68.K-1g P*2f
69.Rx2f P*2e
70.P*1d K-2b
71.P-1c+ Kx1c
72.S*2c P*1d
73.S-1e Sx2c
74.Px2c+ Kx2c
75.P*2d K-2b
76.Sx1d K-3a
77.P-2c+ K-4b
78.+Px3c Nx3c
79.N*5d resigns
(diagram 2)

After 157 moves , ISHIKAWA won the game .

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

Shogi Game record : The 32nd Jo-ryu Osho sen


The shogi game of the Jo-ryu Osho sen between SATOMI Kana and KAI Tomomi was broadcasted 30 October 2010 .


Sente : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Kurashiki Tohka)
Gote : KAI Tomomi (Jo-ryu Oi , Jo-o)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e R-3b
3.R-7h G-7b
4.G6i-5h P-2d
5.K-4h P-2e
6.P-7d Px7d
7.Rx7d P-3e
8.R-7f K-6a
9.N-7g S-6b
10.S-3h R-3d
11.K-3i G-5b
12.P-9f P-9d
13.P-9e Px9e
14.N-8e
(diagram 1)

SATOMI advanced the 7th file Pawn with 2.P-7e to select ISHIDA ryu opening . KAI swung her Rook with 2...R-3b making a Sanken Bisha form . SATOMI also ranged her Rook with 3.R-7h making a Sanken Bisha form , too . Then the opening of this game became Ai Furibisha .

While SATOMI exchanged the 7th file Pawns and made Hon mino gakoi , KAI also made Kani gakoi . SATOMI sacrificed the 9th file Pawn and jumped the left Knight with 14.N-8e to start attacking .

(diagram 2)

14...N-3c
15.B-5e R-9d
16.P*7d P-6d
17.P-7c+ Nx7c
18.Nx7c+ Sx7c
19.N*3d R-8d
20.S-7h N*6c
21.B-6f P*7e
22.R-8f R-9d
23.B-7g P-6e
24.Nx2b+ Sx2b
25.B*4a R-2d
26.B-3b+ N*4d
27.Bx4d Px4d
28.N*1f R-1d
29.+Bx2b N-4e
30.+B-2c B*7i
31.+Bx1d Px1d
32.R*8a B*7a
33.R8fx8c+Gx8c
34.Rx8c+ G-6b
35.+R-8a R*8b
36.G*5a resigns
(diagram 2)

After 71 moves , SATOMI won the game .
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