Today is the day for the first game of 37th Joryu Meijini-sen best-of-five match between Joryu Meijin Satomi Kana and Joryu 6-dan Shimizu Ichiyo. Shimizu became the challenger without any loss in the 37th challenger deciding round-robbin league. Last year, Satomi took the title from Shimizu and Shimizu has come back to the series to revenge. Since Shimiz has no crown right now, it draws peoples' attention to whether she can come back as a title holder or not.
The first game started at 9:00 at Izumo Bunka Densho Kan in Izumo city, Shimane prefecture. The allotted thinking time per player is three hours. As a result of Furigoma, Satomi became Sente. You may replay and watch the game through the following link.
In consideration of the allotted thinking time, the game is expected to end sometime between 4:00 and 5:30pm(Japan time). The official site in Japanese is here. And a chat environment with watching the streaming of latest move is available at 81-Dojo.