Friday, April 29, 2011

And The Judan Goes To

The 49th Judan title went all the way to the fifth game. Cho U the title holder won the first and the third game, while Iyama Yuta challenger won game 2 and 4. The fifth game was played in Chiyoda, Tokyo.


Cho U (left) vs. Iyama Yuta (right)

Iyama who played black developed a territory oriented strategy by taking 3 corners early in the opening. A big ko fight started at move 162 involving a big group of black and white. Iyama fought the ko well and later sacrificed one corner to win the ko. Cho resigned at move 223.

This is the second big title for Iyama and the second that he stole from Cho. Congratulations!

Here is the game record:
Iyama Yuta (black) vs. Cho U (white). Result: B+R


(;CA[Windows-1252]SZ[19]AP[MultiGo:4.4.4]EV[49th Judan title match, game 5]DT[2011-04-29]
PB[Iyama Yuta ]BR[9p]PW[Cho U]WR[9p]KM[6.5]HA[0]RE[B+R]MULTIGOGM[1]
;B[qd];W[dp];B[pq];W[dd];B[oc];W[po];B[qo];W[pp];B[qp];W[oq];B[qn];W[pr];B[qq];W[np]
;B[fq];W[hq];B[cq];W[dq];B[cp];W[do];B[dr];W[er];B[cr];W[eq];B[cn];W[cl];B[cm];W[dl]
;B[pn];W[df];B[jd];W[ph];B[jq];W[kp];B[jp];W[jo];B[io];W[kq];B[kr];W[ko];B[hp];W[gp]
;B[fp];W[ir];B[jr];W[ho];B[ip];W[go];B[gq];W[gr];B[jn];W[fo];B[kn];W[ln];B[hn];W[lm]
;B[kl];W[lr];B[fn];W[eo];B[hl];W[di];B[ll];W[qf];B[nn];W[qk];B[fc];W[db];B[oe];W[hc]
;B[rh];W[of];B[rf];W[ne];B[nf];W[qe];B[og];W[pf];B[re];W[ng];B[mf];W[od];B[pd];W[pe]
;B[nc];W[me];B[lf];W[le];B[kf];W[nh];B[pj];W[ke];B[je];W[jf];B[lh];W[jg];B[kh];W[kc]
;B[jc];W[lb];B[jb];W[oj];B[pk];W[ie];B[hb];W[hd];B[gb];W[ec];B[ge];W[fd];B[gd];W[gc]
;B[fb];W[if];B[kb];W[mc];B[kd];W[lc];B[eb];W[ea];B[fa];W[ha];B[da];W[cb];B[fe];W[ed]
;B[gh];W[jh];B[ji];W[ii];B[jj];W[ih];B[hi];W[ij];B[hj];W[ik];B[hk];W[jk];B[kk];W[mi]
;B[kj];W[ib];B[ic];W[ia];B[hf];W[la];B[ja];W[ld];B[il];W[ca];B[mp];W[mo];B[mr];W[mq]
;B[nr];W[nm];B[hh];W[ka];B[ga];W[ia];B[jl];W[ea];B[on];W[or];B[ls];W[lq];B[da];W[id]
;B[ib];W[ea];B[ms];W[qr];B[rr];W[ml];B[da];W[rd];B[rc];W[ea];B[oi];W[oh];B[da];W[rq]
;B[sr];W[ea];B[mn];W[mm];B[da];W[rs];B[rp];W[li];B[pi];W[mj];B[he];W[ea];B[nk];W[mk]
;B[da];W[co];B[kg];W[bo];B[no];W[lp];B[nd];W[oe];B[nq];W[nb];B[ob];W[pa];B[op];W[qh]
;B[ri];W[pc];B[qc];W[pb];B[qb];W[oa];B[dh];W[eh];B[ei];W[eg];B[en];W[ej];B[em])

1 comments:

HandA said...

Oops Cho U...