Jan 29, 2014

The 3rd game of the 63rd Osho sen title match

Shogi News

The 63rd Osho sen 7 games title match

The  3rd  game  of  the  Osho  sen  title  match  between  WATANABE Akira and HABU Yoshiharu   has  just  started  9:00 A.M. (JST)  ,  29  January  2014  ,  at  Hotel Kagetsuen ,  Hakone cho , Ashigara shimo gun  , Kanagawa .   .

You  can  see  the  game  nearly  real  time  on  the  Net  .
(Flash  version  ,  written  in  Japanese  language)
You can see this page after sign in the site .

(The official blog of  the  Osho  sen  ,  written  in  Japanese language)

Sente ; WATANABE  Akira (Osho , Kio)
Gote ; HABU Yoshiharu (Oza , Oi , Kisei)

 (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-7h   K-4a    
8.K-6i   P-7d  
9.G5h-6g S6b-5c 
 (diagram 1)

By 2.S-6h , WATANABE selected Yagura as the opening of this game . The game advanced the most common line of Yagura opening , for a while .

Then HABU moved up his right Silver with 9...S6b-5c  to make  an offensive formation .

(diagram 2)

10.P-2f   P-8e   
11.P-2e   P-8f   
12.Px8f   Rx8f  
13.P*8g   R-8e   
14.P-3f   P-5e   
15.P-4f   Px5f   
16.S-4g   S-5d  
17.Sx5f   P-6d   
18.K-7i   N-7c   
19.N-3g   G-6b   
 (diagram 2)

 WATANABE  advanced  the 2nd file Pawn  ,  to  prepare counter-attack .  HABU  still  developed  his  form offensive  one  .  Then  WATANABE  pushed  the  6th file Pawn  with  20.P-6e  trying to get  an  advantage .

21.Kx8h   Px6e   
22.S-7g   P-6f   
23.Sx6f   P*8f   
24.Px8f   R-8b  

WATANABE  sealed  the  49th move  and  the  game  once  stopped  in  this  evening  .  The  game  will  restart  next  morning  and  will  end  next  evening .