On October 29, the 4th game of 19th Joryu oui-sen between Joryu Oui
Ishibashi and Challenger Joryu 2 crowns Shimizu took place at Hotel Clement Tokushima
in Tokushima prefecture. Shimizu was Sente player and she beat Ishibashi
142 153 moves. The
score after this game is 2-2. Since this is 3-win
match, the next game will be final to decide the next Joryu-oui.. The diagram below is the resignation one.
After the diagram, the possible variations would be as followings;.
K-6b G*5b K-7b R-6a+(mate)
K-7b S*8a K-6b G*5b(mate)
N*6a S*6b(!) Kx6b N*5d(!) Kx5a G*4b(mate)
N*6a S*6b(!) Kx6b N*5d(!) K-7b Rx6a+(!) Kx6a G*6b(mate, replayable by clicking the arrow in the right direction)
There might be more variations, but Gote was hopeless anyway. The 5th game will be held on November 12, 2008.