Dec 26, 2011

HIROSE won the 1st game (Kio sen challenger deciding match)

Shogi News ; The 37th Kio sen ; challenger deciding match


The 1st game of the Kio sen challenger deciding match between GOUDA Masataka and HIROSE Akihito started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 26 December 2011 at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .


6:16 P.M. (JST) , 26 December 2011 , after 110 moves HIROSE won the game . The 2nd game of this match will start 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 6 January 2012 at Shogi Kaikan .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/kifu/37/kiou201112260101.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://live.shogi.or.jp/kiou/
(The official site of the Kio sen , written in Japanese language)


Sente : GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)
Gote : HIROSE Akihito (7 dan)

(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 S-4b
7.S-3g S-5c
8.S-4f S-4d
9.K-7h K-6b
10.G4i-5h K-7b
11.P-6f K-8b
12.G-6g L-9b
13.B-7g K-9a
14.K-8h S-8b
15.L-9h G-7a
16.K-9i P-9d
17.S-8h P-9e
18.G-7i B-4b
19.P-1f G-5a
20.B-5i P-1d
21.B-2f R-5d
22.B-5i R-5b
23.P-6e G5a-6b
24.B-8f Bx8f
25.Px8f N-3c
26.P-2d
(diagram 1)

By 2...P-5d , HIROSE selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . GOUDA quickly advanced his right Silver onto 4f making Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou attacking form .

HIROSE also advanced his left Silver onto 4d to stop GOUDA's 4f-Silver and both players made Anaguma gakoi . After the Bishop exchange , GOUDA pushed the 2nd file Pawn with 26.P-2d to open a battle .

(diagram 2)

26...Px2d
27.B*2c B*5d
28.Bx3d+ Bx3f
29.R-4h R-5c
30.+Bx2d P*2h
31.P*3d N-4e
32.+B-4b P-5f
33.Px5f P*5g
34.Rx2h Bx4g+
35.Sx4e Sx4e
36.+Bx5c Gx5c
37.P-8e B*4d
38.G-7g P*2g
39.Rx2g +Bx5f
40.P-8d Bx7g+
41.Sx7g S*7h
42.Gx7h +Bx7h
43.S*8h G*6g
44.R*8f Gx7g
45.Sx7g G*8g
46.Rx8g +Bx8g
47.G*8h S*7h
48.Gx8g Sx8g+
49.G*8h G*7h
50.R-2h +Sx8h
51.Sx8h R*5h
52.Rx5h Px5h+
53.R*8g +P-6h
54.S*6i Gx8i
55.Kx8i R*5i
56.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 110 moves , HIROSE won the game .

Dec 12, 2011

KATO won and becomes the 1st Jo-ryu Oza !

Shogi News ; The 1st Jo-ryu Oza sen ; 5 games match


The 5th game of the Jo-ryu Oza sen title match between SHIMIZU Ichiyo and KATO Momoko started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 12 December 2011 , at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .


5:59 P.M. (JST) , 12 December 2011 , after 129 moves , KATO won the 5th game of this match . The score of this match becomes "SHIMIZU 2 --- 3 KATO" , and KATO becomes the 1st Jo-ryu Oza .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/kifu/ricoh20111212.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/
(The official site of the Jo-ryu Oza sen ; written in Japanese language)
http://kifulog.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/
(The official blog of the Jo-ryu Oza sen ; written in Japanese language)


Sente : KATO Momoko (1 kyu)
Gote : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)

(diagram 1)

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

SHIMIZU selected Yokofudori as the opening of this game and KATO accepted it by 8.Rx3d. SHIMIZU made Yokofudori San-San Kaku senpou form with 8...B-3c and developed her camp to classical NAITOU ryu variation .

After the Bishop exchange , SHIMIZU dropped a Pawn with 16...P*2e to drive away KATO's Rook and slid her Rook with 18...R-2d . KATO advanced the 7th file Pawn and pushed the Pawn with 23.P-7d and the battle started .

(diagram 2)

25.R-7f P-2f
26.Px2f S-5d
27.Px7c+ Nx7c
28.P*7d Sx7d
29.Rx7d B*8c
30.B*4g Bx7d
31.Bx7d P-8f
32.S*6d R-2a
33.B*3f R*3d
34.B-5f R-4d
35.Sx7c+ Gx7c
36.N-8e G-8d
37.N-7c+ P*3e
38.B-1h Rx4f
39.P*4b R4fx2f
40.Px8f P-3f
41.P*2b R-7a
42.P*7b R-8a
43.Px3f P-4d
44.S-3g R-2d
45.P-3e P*3f
46.Sx3f S*5e
47.B-3d S-4c
48.P-2a+ Sx3d
49.Px3d N-4e
50.N*3e P-5d
51.Sx4e Px4e
52.N*6e B*4d
53.S*4a Kx4b
54.Sx3b+ Kx3b
55.G*4c Kx2a
56.P-3c+ Bx3e
57.Bx4e Bx5g+
58.Kx5g S*5f
59.Bx5f Sx5f
60.Kx5f P-5e
61.K-5g P-5f
62.Kx5f P*5e
63.K-5g N*4e
64.K-6h B*5g
65.K-5h resigns
(diagram 2)

After 129 moves , KATO won the game .

Dec 7, 2011

SHIMIZU won the 4th game ! (Jo-ryu Oza sen)

Shogi News ; The 1st Jo-ryu Oza sen ; 5 games match


6:05 P.M. (JST) , 6 December 2011 , after 122 moves , SHIMIZU won the 4th game of this match . The score of this match becomes "SHIMIZU 2 --- 2 KATO" , and the winner of the last game will become the 1st Jo-ryu Oza .

The 5th game of this match will start 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 12 December 2011 , at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .

You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/kifu/ricoh20111206.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/
(The official site of the Jo-ryu Oza sen ; written in Japanese language)
http://kifulog.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/
(The official blog of the Jo-ryu Oza sen ; written in Japanese language)


Sente : KATO Momoko (1 kyu)
Gote : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.P-2f G-3b
3.G-7h P-8e
4.B-7g P-3d
5.S-8h S-4b
6.Bx2b+ Gx2b
7.S-7g S-7b
8.S-3h P-6d
9.P-4f S-6c
10.S-4g G-5b
11.P-1f P-9d
12.P-9f P-1d
13.K-6h P-7d
14.G-5h N-7c
15.P-6f S-5d
16.S-5f G-6c
17.S-4e Sx4e
18.Px4e K-6b
19.R-4h S-3c
20.N-1g R-8a
21.N-2e
(diagram 1)

KATO selected Kakugawari as the opening of this game and SHIMIZU accepted it . The game seemed to advance along a typical line of Kakugawari Koshikakegin .

SHIMIZU moved up her right Gold with 16...G-6c and she seemed to make Migi Gyoku form . Replying SHIMIZU's 16...G-6c , KATO crushed her right Silver with 17.S-4e and exchanged the Silvers . Then she slid her Rook with 19.R-4h and jumped the right Knight with 20.N-1g to prepare an attacking . SHIMIZU moved up her King with 18...K-6b making Migi Gyoku form and KATO started attacking with 21.N-2e .

(diagram 2)

21...S-4b
22.B*5e G-1b
23.P-4d Px4d
24.Rx4d P*4c
25.Rx3d P-5d
26.R-3b+ S*3a
27.+Rx2a Px5e
28.N*3d B*2d
29.Nx4b+ P-5f
30.G7h-6g Bx4b
31.S*3c B-5c
32.P*4d Px4d
33.P*4c P-8f
34.Px8f P-6e
35.S-4b= Px6f
36.Sx5c+ Gx5c
37.Sx6f N*4f
38.G-4g P*6e
39.S-7g S*6f
40.P*6c Gx6c
41.Gx4f Sx6g+
42.Kx6g G*6f
43.Sx6f Px6f
44.Kx6f S*6e
45.K-6g B*4i
46.K-6h S-6f
47.P*6d Gx6d
48.B*3f Px5g+
49.K-5i +P-5h
50.Bx5h Bx5h+
51.Kx5h R-5a
52.P*5d Rx5d
53.P*5e?? Gx5e
54.S*7a K-5c
55.B*4b Sx4b
56.G*6c Kx6c
57.+R-6a K-5c
58.+R-6b Kx4c
59.N*3e K-3d
60.N-3c+ Kx3c
61.+Rx7c P*5c
62.resigns
(diagram 2)

KATO almost won this game . But 53.P*5e was a terrible bad move and she lose this game !

Dec 6, 2011

The 4th game has just started ! (Jo-ryu Oza)

Shogi News ; The 1st Jo-ryu Oza sen ; 5 games match


The 4th game of the Jo-ryu Oza sen title match between SHIMIZU Ichiyo and KATO Momoko has just started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 6 December 2011 , at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .

You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/kifu/ricoh20111206.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/
(The official site of the Jo-ryu Oza sen ; written in Japanese language)
http://kifulog.shogi.or.jp/joryu_ouza/
(The official blog of the Jo-ryu Oza sen ; written in Japanese language)


Sente : KATO Momoko (1 kyu)
Gote : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)

Dec 2, 2011

SATO becomes the challenger of the Osho sen !

Shogi News ; The 61st Osho sen ; challenger deciding game


7:47 P.M. , 2 December 2011 , after 90 moves , SATO wan the challenger deciding game and he becomes the challenger of the 61st Osho sen title match .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/111202.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohshoblog/
(The official blog of the Osho sen , written in Japanese language)


SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f G-3b
3.P-2e P-8d
4.G-7h Bx8h+
5.Sx8h S-2b
6.S-3h S-3c
7.K-6h S-6b
8.P-3f P-6d
9.S-3g S-6c
10.S-4f S-5d
11.P-3e Px3e
12.Sx3e P-8e
13.P*3d S-2b
14.G-5h P-8f
15.Px8f Rx8f
16.N-7g R-8b
17.P-2d Px2d
18.Sx2d P*2c
19.S-3e P-9d
20.S-4f P*8f
(diagram 1)

By 4...Bx8h+ , SATO selected Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game and TOYOSHIMA advanced his right Silver onto 4f making Hayakuri Gin attacking form .

Replying TOYOSHIMA's 3rd file Pawn exchange , SATO advanced the 8th file Pawn with 12...P-8e to prepare a counter-attack . TOYOSHIMA dropped a Pawn with 13.P*3d forcing the 3c-Silver to back and made his King safety with 14.G-5h .

SATO exchanged the 8th file Pawn and TOYOSHIMA jumped the left Knight with 16.N-7g . SATO backed his Rook with 16...R-8b to avoid being attacked the Rook .

TOYOSHIMA exchanged the 2nd file Pawns and backed the right Silver onto 4f again . SATO dropped a Pawn with 20...P*8f aiming at this file .

(diagram 2)

21.R-2e G-7b
22.N-3g K-5b
23.R-3e P-7d
24.P*8d Rx8d
25.B*6f R-8b
26.P-3c+ Sx3c
27.N-2e B*2d
28.Nx3c+ Bx3c
29.P*8d S-6c
30.Bx3c+ Nx3c
31.B*6f B*2d
32.R-8e N*5d
33.P-8c+ Rx8c
34.B-8d Nx4f
35.Px4f Bx4f
36.B-6f B-3g+
37.G-7i Rx8e
38.Nx8e S*4i
39.G-6i Sx5h+
40.Gx5h G*4g
41.Gx4g +Bx4g
42.N*5h +Bx5h
43.Kx5h R*2h
44.G*4h N*4f
45.K-4g R-2g+
46.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 90 moves , SATO won the game .

WATANABE defend his title ; Ryuo !

Shogi News ; The 24th Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


6:06 P.M. (JST) , 2 December 2011 , after 117 moves , WATANABE won the game . Then the score of this match becomes "WATANABE 4 --- 1 MARUYAMA" , and WATANABE succeeded to defend his title ; Ryuo .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20111201-02.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/
(The official site of the Ryuo sen , written in Japanese language)
http://kifulog.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/
(The official blog of the Ryuo sen , written in Japanese language)


Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo , Oza)
Gote : MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f Bx8h+
3.Sx8h S-2b
4.S-3h S-7b
5.P-3f P-6d
6.P-2e S-3c
7.S-3g P-4d
8.K-6h S-6c
9.K-7h S-5d
10.S-7g G6a-5b
11.P-5f G-3b
12.S-4f K-4b
13.P-3e S-4c
14.Px3d S4cx3d
15.P*3f P-7d
16.G-6h P-8d
17.S-3e S-4c
18.N-3g K-3a
19.P-1f P-8e
20.P-2d Px2d
21.Sx2d Sx2d
22.Rx2d P*2c
23.R-2h P-8f
24.Sx8f S*6e
25.B*4f B*7c
26.S-7g P-4e
27.B-5e
(diagram 1)

The game restarted with opening WATANABE's sealed move; 27.B-5e .

(diagram 2)

27...P*3c
28.P*2d Px2d
29.Rx2d P-5d
30.P*2c Px5e
31.S*2b K-4a
32.Sx1a= P-7e
33.P-2b+ Px7f
34.S-8f P*2c
35.+Px2c G3b-4b
36.+P-1b G-5a
37.Rx2a+ K-5b
38.G4i-5h Px5f
39.L*5e S4c-5d
40.Lx5d Sx5d
41.P*5c K-4c
42.+R-2d B*5e
43.N*6f Gx5c
44.S-2b= L*5g
45.P*7d B-8d
46.Sx3c+ Bx3c
47.S*3d K-5b
48.+Rx3c Lx5h+
49.Gx5h S*4b
50.+R-2b P*8e
51.B*7a R-8c
52.L*4d Gx4d
53.Bx4d+ G*5c
54.Nx5d Gx4d
55.Nx4b+ Gx4b
56.S*7b Px8f
57.S*6a K-5c
58.+Rx4b K-5d
59.Sx4e resigns
(diagram 2)

After 117 moves , WATANABE won the game .

Challenger deciding game has just started ! (Osho sen)

Shogi News ; The 61st Osho sen ; challenger deciding game


The challenger deciding game of the Osho sen between SATO Yasumitsu and TOYOSHIMA Masayuki has just started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 2 December 2011 at Shogi kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/111202.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohshoblog/
(The official blog of the Osho sen , written in Japanese language)


SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)
TOYOSHIMA Masayuki (6 dan)

Dec 1, 2011

WATANABE sealed the 53rd move ! (Ryuo sen 5th game)

Shogi News ; The 24th Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


Around 6:00 P.M. (JST) , 1 December 2011 , WATANABE sealed 53rd move and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart next morning 9:00 A.M. (JST) , and will end next evening .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20111201-02.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/
(The official site of the Ryuo sen , written in Japanese language)
http://kifulog.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/
(The official blog of the Ryuo sen , written in Japanese language)


Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo , Oza)
Gote : MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-2f Bx8h+
3.Sx8h S-2b
4.S-3h S-7b
5.P-3f P-6d
6.P-2e S-3c
7.S-3g P-4d
8.K-6h S-6c
9.K-7h S-5d
10.S-7g G6a-5b
11.P-5f G-3b
12.S-4f K-4b
13.P-3e
(diagram 1)

MARUYAMA selected Gote Ittezon Kakugawari as the opening of this game and WATANABE made Hayakuri Gin attacking form . The game advanced along the line of the 3rd game of this match .

(diagram 2)

13...S-4c
14.Px3d S4cx3d
15.P*3f P-7d
16.G-6h P-8d
17.S-3e S-4c
18.N-3g K-3a
19.P-1f P-8e
20.P-2d Px2d
21.Sx2d Sx2d
22.Rx2d P*2c
23.R-2h P-8f
24.Sx8f S*6e
25.B*4f B*7c
26.S-7g P-4e
(diagram 2)

WATANABE sealed the 53rd move and the game once stopped .

5th game has just started ! (Ryuo sen)

Shogi News ; The 24th Ryuo sen ; 7 games title match


9:00 A.M. (JST) , 1 December 2011 , the 5th game of the Ryuo sen title match between WATANABE Akira and MARUYAMA Tadahisa has just started at Hachinohe Parkhotel , Hachinohe city , Aomori .

Now the score of this match is "WATANABE 3 --- 1 MARUYAMA" . WATANABE needs only one more win to defend his title .



You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/kifu/ryuou20111201-02.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


http://live.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/
(The official site of the Ryuo sen , written in Japanese language)
http://kifulog.shogi.or.jp/ryuou/
(The official blog of the Ryuo sen , written in Japanese language)


Sente : WATANABE Akira (Ryuo , Oza)
Gote : MARUYAMA Tadahisa (9 dan)
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