Jan 28, 2012

SATO won the 2nd Game . (Osho sen)

Shogi News : The 61st Osho sen ; 7 games title match


7:16 P.M. (JST) , 27 January 2012 , after 124 moves , SATO won the 2nd game . The score of this match becomes "KUBO 0 --- 2 SATO" .

The 3rd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) 16 February 2012 at Grand Hotel Hamamatsu , Hamamatsu city , Shizuoka .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/120126.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

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


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

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e P-3e
3.R-7h R-3b
4.K-4h K-6b
5.G6i-5h G4a-5b
6.P-9f S-7b
7.P-9e P-4d
8.P-7d P-6d
9.Px7c+ Sx7c
10.R-7f P-4e
11.N-7g R-3d
12.S-3h B-3c
13.P-8f S-8b
14.P*7d P-2d
15.R-7e S-3b
(diagram 1)

The game restarted opening SATO's sealed move ; 15...S-3b .

(diagram 2)

16.N-8e P*7b
17.Bx3c+ Nx3c
18.B*2b B*2h
19.L-1h B-1i+
20.Bx1a+ +Bx1h
21.R-7f P-8d
22.G-3i +B-1i
23.R-1f Px8e
24.+B-1b R-4d
25.+B-2b G-4b
26.Rx1c+ G-5a
27.+R-1e P-2e
28.+R-1a G5a-4a
29.L*2d Rx2d
30.+Bx3b G4ax3b
31.+Rx8a L*5d
32.+Rx8b K-5b
33.+Rx9a K-4c
34.L*5f L*7e
35.Lx5d Px5d
36.S*1e R-4d
37.N*5f Lx7i+
38.+Rx9c L*5c
39.Nx4d Kx4d
40.R*1d N*3d
41.+R-6c S*2c
42.R-1a+ N*4f
43.Px4f Nx4f
44.S-4g Nx5h+
45.Sx5h P-4f
46.P*4g +L-6i
47.Px4f +L-6h
48.S-4g K-3d
49.N*2f Px2f
50.Sx2f P*1b
51.L*3f N*4c
52.Lx3e Nx3e
53.Sx3e Kx3e
54.K-3h B*6i
55.S*3f K-2d
56.N*3e L*3d
57.Nx2c+ Gx2c
58.+Rx1b Bx4g+
59.Sx4g Lx3g+
60.Nx3g +Bx3g
61.Kx3g N-2e
62.K-2f S*3g
63.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 124 moves , SATO won the game .

Jan 27, 2012

SATO sealed the 30th move (Osho sen)

Shogi News : The 61st Osho sen ; 7 games title match


Around 6:00 P.M. (JST) , 26 January 2012 , SATO sealed the 30th move and the game once stopped this evening . The game will restart next morning 9:00 A.M. (JST) and will end the next evening .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/120126.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

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


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

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-3d
2.P-7e P-3e
3.R-7h R-3b
4.K-4h K-6b
5.G6i-5h G4a-5b
6.P-9f S-7b
7.P-9e P-4d
8.P-7d
(diagram 1)






KUBO advanced the 7th file Pawn with 2.P-7e making ISHIDA ryu opening form and SATO also made same form with 2...P-3e . Both player ranged their each Rook with 3.R-7h R-3b , and the opening of this game became Ai Furibisha .

They moved up their King to start making Kakoi . SATO made Hon mino gakoi with 6...S-7b and and KUBO advanced the 9th file Pawn with 7.P-9e to give a pressure against SATO's Kakoi .

SATO closed the Bishop line with 7...P-4d and KUBO crushed the 7th file Pawn with 8.P-7d .

(diagram 2)

8...P-6d
9.Px7c+ Sx7c
10.R-7f P-4e
11.N-7g R-3d
12.S-3h B-3c
13.P-8f S-8b
14.P*7d P-2d
15.R-7e
(diagram 2)






SATO sealed the 30th move and the game once stopped this evening .

Jan 26, 2012

2nd game has just started ! (Osho sen)

Shogi News : The 61st Osho sen ; 7 games title match


The 2nd game of the Osho sen title match between KUBO Toshiaki and SATO Yasumitsu has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) 26 Januray 2012 , at Hotel Kagetsu , Ohtawara city , Gunma .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/120126.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

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

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

Jan 24, 2012

SATOMI won the 2nd game . (Jo-ryu Meijin sen)

Shogi News : The 38th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; 5 games title match


4:14 P.M. (JST) , 22 January 2012 , after 102 moves , SATOMI won the game . The score of this match becomes "SATOMI 1 --- 1 SHIMIZU" .
The 3rd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) ,22 January 2012 at Yubara Kokusai hotel Kikunoyu (facebook page) , Maniwa city , Okayama .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryumeijin/kifu/38/joryumeijin201201220101.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


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


Sente : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)
Gote : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-ryu Osho , Kurashiki Touka)

(diagram 1)

1.P-2f P-3d
2.P-7f P-5d
3.K-6h P-5e
4.S-4h R-5b
5.G4i-5h K-6b
6.K-7h K-7b
7.P-9f P-9d
8.S-6h K-8b
9.P-4f B-3c
10.P-2e S-4b
11.P-3f S-7b
12.N-3g G-3b
13.S-4g P-6d
14.P-1f P-1d
15.S-7g S-5a
16.P-4e S-6b
17.P-6f P-7d
18.G-6g S6b-6c
19.S-4f P-1e
(diagram 1)

SATOMI selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game and SHIMIZU made Funag gakoi , advanced both Silvers to make attacking form . After developed the Kakoi , SATOMI started attacking with 19...P-1e .

(diagram 2)

20.Px1e Lx1e
21.Lx1e Bx1e
22.R-1h P*1f
23.R-1i G-4b
24.S-6h S-5d
25.P-6e Px6e
26.Rx1f B-3c
27.R-1b+ L*6d
28.+Rx2a P-6f
29.Gx6f Lx6f
30.Bx6f S-6e
31.L*6g Sx6f
32.Lx6f P-5f
33.L*5e Px5g+
34.S6hx5g P*6e
35.Lx6e Rx5e
36.Sx5e Bx5e
37.S*6f P*5f
38.Sx5e Px5g+
39.Lx6a+ S*6g
40.K-8h G*7h
41.K-9h L*9g
42.Kx9g B*8h
43.K-9h Bx5e+
44.B*7a K-7c
45.P*6f +Bx6f
46.Gx7h Sx7h+
47.G*6c Kx6c
48.G*5c K-6d
49.B-8b+ N-7c
50.G-5d K-6e
51.R*6d Kx7f
52.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 104 moves , SATOMI won the game .

Jan 22, 2012

2nd game has jsut started ! (Jo-ryu Meijin sen)

Shogi News : The 38th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; 5 games title match


The 2nd game of the Jo-ryu Meijin sen title match between SATOMI Kana and SHIMIZU Ichiyo has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) ,22 January 2012 at SEKINE Meijin Kinen Kan , Noda city , Chiba .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryumeijin/kifu/38/joryumeijin201201220101.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


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


Sente : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)
Gote : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-ryu Osho , Kurashiki Touka)

Jan 18, 2012

SHIMIZU won the 1st game . (Jo-ryu Meijin sen)

Shogi News : The 38th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; 5 games title match


5:12 P.M. (JST) , 15 January 2012 , after 134 moves , SHIMIZU won the 1st game of this match . The score of the match becomes "SATOMI 0 --- 1 SHIMIZU" .

The 2nd game of the title match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) ,22 January 2012 at SEKINE Meijin Kinen Kan , Noda city , Chiba .



You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryumeijin/kifu/38/joryumeijin201201150101.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


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


Sente : SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-ryu Osho , Kurashiki Touka)
Gote : SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)

(diagram 1)

1.P-7f P-8d
2.R-6h P-3d
3.P-6f S-6b
4.K-4h K-4b
5.S-3h K-3b
6.K-3i G6a-5b
7.S-7h P-5d
8.G6i-5h S-5c
9.S-6g P-1d
10.P-1f P-2d
11.P-4f K-2c
12.P-3f S-3b
13.G-4g P-8e
14.B-7g S-4d
15.N-3g B-3a
16.R-8h S4d-3c
17.P-4e P-4d
18.Px4d Sx4d
19.P-6e G-4c
20.S-5f S4d-3c
21.P*4e B-5c
22.K-2h K-1b
23.G-4f P-7d
24.R-7h S-2c
25.S5f-4g G-3b
26.P-2f P-8f
27.Px8f N-7c
28.R-8h P-6d
(diagram 1)

By 2.R-6h , SATOMI selected Shiken Bisha in this game . SHIMIZU made Hidarimion and developed it to Ginkanmuri . SHIMIZU seemed to get an advantage .

(diagram 2)

29.Px6d Bx6d
30.P-2e Px2e
31.P-1e Px1e
32.Nx2e S-2b
33.P*6e B-5c
34.R-6h P*6f
35.Bx6f Rx8f
36.P*8h P*2d
37.P*1c Nx1c
38.Nx1c+ Kx1c
39.P-6d N*1f
40.Lx1f Px1f
41.N*4d P-1g+
42.Kx1g P*6g
43.R-7h Gx4d
44.Bx4d Bx4d
45.Px4d N*2e
46.K-2g P-6h+
47.Rx6h Rx7f
48.P*1e R-7i+
49.R-4h P*1f
50.N*2i P-1g+
51.Nx1g Nx1g+
52.Kx1g B*3i
53.K-2g Bx4h+
54.Gx4h +R-3i
55.P-3e R*2h
56.K-3f N*3c
57.B*1g +Rx4h
58.Bx2h G*2e
59.K-2g L*2f
60.K-1h P*1g
61.Bx1g P*1f
62.Bx2f Gx2f
63.G*2g Gx2g
64.Kx2g G*1g
65.K-2f P-2e
66.K-3f B*1h
67.P*2g Gx2g
68.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 134 moves , SHIMIZU won the game .

Jan 15, 2012

Jo-ryu Meijin sen title match has just started !

Shogi News : The 38th Jo-ryu Meijin sen ; 5 games title match


The 1st game of the Jo-ryu Meijin sen title match between SATOMI Kana and SHIMIZU Ichiyo has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 15 January 2012 at Izumo Bunka Dnsyoukan , Izumo city , Shimane .



You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://live.shogi.or.jp/joryumeijin/kifu/38/joryumeijin201201150101.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)


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


SATOMI Kana (Jo-ryu Meijin , Jo-ryu Osho , Kurashiki Touka)
SHIMIZU Ichiyo (Jo-ryu 6 dan)

Jan 10, 2012

SATO won the 1st game ! (Osho sen title match)

Shogi News : The 61st Osho sen ; 7 games title match



6:37 P.M. (JST) , 9 January 2012 , after 111 moves SATO won the 1st game . Then the score of this match becomes "KUBO 0 --- 1 SATO" .

The 2nd game of this match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) 26 Januray 2012 , at Hotel Kagetsu , Ohtawara city , Gunma .


You can see the original game record on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/120108.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/
(The official site of the Osho sen , written in Japanese language)
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohshoblog/
(The official blog of the Osho sen , 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 P-4d
8.S-4f P-4e
9.Sx4e G-3b
10.Sx3d P-5f
11.Px5f Bx8h+
12.Sx8h K-7b
13.K-5g B*6e
14.B*4e Bx7f
15.P-3e G-6b
16.G-7h P*4d
(diagram 1)

The game restarted with opening KUBO's sealed move ; 16...P*4d .

(diagram 2)

17.B-1h B-6e
18.S-7g Rx5f
19.K-6h P*3c
20.Sx2c+ Gx2c
21.P-2d G-1d
22.P*5g R-5b
23.G-3h B-5d
24.Bx5d Rx5d
25.P-2c+ B*6d
26.B*3g Bx3g+
27.Nx3g S*3f
28.S-6f B*6d
29.B*4f B-5c
30.S-6e R-9d
31.R-2f S-4e
32.Nx4e Px4e
33.B-3g Bx3e
34.R-5f S-4b
35.P*3f B-4d
36.S*5e P-4f
37.Bx4f Bx5e
38.Bx5e N*5c
39.S-7f S*4e
40.R-6f S-4c
41.P*2b R-5d
42.B-2h S-4d
43.Px2a+ P*5f
44.Px5f Sx5f
45.G-4h N-4e
46.P*5h P*5g
47.B*3b Px5h+
48.K-7g R-5e
49.B-4c+ S-5g=
50.Gx5g Rx5g+
51.+Bx4d G*5d
52.+B-3e +R-4h
53.N*7d +Rx2h
54.+Bx6b Sx6b
55.G*8b K-6a
56.S*4c resigns
(diagram 2)

After 111 moves , SATO won the game .

Jan 9, 2012

KUBO sealed the 32nd move . (Osho sen)

Shogi News : The 61st Osho sen ; 7 games title match


Around 6:00 P.M. (JST) , KUBO sealed the 32nd move and the game once stopped the 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://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/120108.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohsho/
(The official site of the Osho sen , written in Japanese language)
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/ohshoblog/
(The official blog of the Osho sen , 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 P-4d
(diagram 1)







Until 3...R-5b , KUBO selected Gokigen Nakabisha as the opening of this game . SATO quickly advanced his right Silver with 7.S-3g before making his Kakoi , selected so called "Chosoku San-Nana Gin senpou" strategy . KUBO replied with 7...P-4d , SUGAI shinte .

(diagram 2)

8.S-4f P-4e
9.Sx4e G-3b
10.Sx3d P-5f
11.Px5f Bx8h+
12.Sx8h K-7b
13.K-5g B*6e
14.B*4e Bx7f
15.P-3e G-6b
16.G-7h
(diagram 2)





SATO still advanced his right Silver with 8.S-4f and KUBO started attacking with 8...P4e . SATO defended his camp with 13.K-5g and the position seemed very dangerous .

KUBO sealed the 32nd move and the game once stopped .

Jan 8, 2012

Osho sen title match has just started !

Shogi News : The 61st Osho sen ; 7 games title match


The 1st game of the Osho sen title match between KUBO Toshiaki and SATO Yasumitsu has just started 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 8 January 2012 at Kakegawa jo castle Ninomaru chashitu , Kakegawa city , Shizuoka .


You can see the game nearly real time on the Net .
http://mainichi.jp/enta/shougi/etc/kifu/120108.html
(Flash version , written in Japanese language)

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

movie gallery about Osho sen
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443281.flv
(event before the game ; both players in japanese armor)
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443247.flv
(event before the game)
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443246.flv
(speech by TANIGAWA Kouji 9 dan)
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443245.flv
(speech by the president of Sports Nippon ; the sponsor of this title match)
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443243.flv
(speech by the president of Mainichi Shinbun ; the sponsor of this title match)
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443240.flv
(speech by SATO Yasumitsu ; the challenger of this title match)
http://video.mainichi.co.jp/viewvideo.jspx?Movie=48227968/48227968peevee443239.flv
(speech by KUBO Toshiaki ; the champion of this title match)


KUBO Toshiaki (Osho , Kio)
SATO Yasumitsu (9 dan)

Jan 7, 2012

GOUDA becomes the challenger ! (Kio sen)

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


6:38 P.M. (JST) 6 January 2012 , after 82 moves , GOUDA won the game and he becomes the challenger of the 37th Kio sen title match .

The 37th Kio sen title match will start 9:00 A.M. (JST) , 5 February 2012 .


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 : HIROSE Akihito (7 dan)
Gote : GOUDA Masataka (9 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 K-3b
8.K-2h S-5c
9.P-1f P-1d
10.S-3h Bx7g+
11.Sx7g S-6d
12.R-5i S-4b
13.G-7h P-4d
14.S-6f S-4c
15.N-7g G6a-5b
16.S-7e Sx7e
17.Px7e B*6d
18.S*6f P-8f
19.Px8f Rx8f
20.P-5e Px5e
21.N-6e
(diagram 1)

HIROSE selected Wanpaku Nakabisha as the opening of this game . GOUDA exchanged the Bishops and advanced the right Silver onto 6d to decline the 5th file Pawn exchange .

HIROSE also advanced his left Silver and crushed it against GOUDA's 6d-Silver with 16.S-7e . After the Silver exchange on 7th file , GOUDA dropped a Bishop to defend the 5th file with 17...B*6d .

HIROSE dropped a Silver with 18.S*6f aiming at the 5th file . GOUDA exchanged the 8th file Pawns , and HIROSE jumped his left Knight with 21.N-6e to start attacking , without dropping a Pawn on 8g to defend the 8th file .

(diagram 2)

21...S*5d
22.P-4f R-8d
23.P-7d Rx7d
24.G-7g P*8f
25.B*9f R-8d
26.G-7f R-8b
27.P*5c G5b-4b
28.S-7e Bx7e
29.Gx7e P-8g+
30.P-4e Px4e
31.P-5b+ G4ax5b
32.Nx7c+ Nx7c
33.P*4d +P-7g
34.Px4c+ G5bx4c
35.B*9e R-8h+
36.Bx7c+ N*4f
37.S*4g Nx3h+
38.Gx3h P-4f
39.Sx4f S*4g
40.P*7h Sx3h+
41.Kx3h +Px7h
42.resigns
(diagram 2)

After 82 moves , GOUDA won the game .

Jan 6, 2012

2nd game has just started ! (Kio sen challenger deciding match)

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


The 2nd game of the Kio sen challenger deciding match between GOUDA Masataka and HIROSE Akihito started 10:00 A.M. (JST) , 6 January 2012 at Shogi Kaikan , Sendagaya , Shibuya ku , Tokyo .

The winner of this game will become the challenger of the 37th Kio sen title match .


You can see the game nearly real time 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)


GOUDA Masataka (9 dan)
HIROSE Akihito (7 dan)
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