Friday, September 2, 2011

Meijin Title Series Started!

The 36th Meijin Championship has reached its title series. Iyama Yuta Meijin will play in a best-of-7 against challenger, Yamashita Keigo Honinbo.

Yamashita Keigo (left) and Iyama Yuta (right). Who will win in the end?

Based on nigiri, Yamashita plays black while Iyama plays white in game 1. Day 1 ended with Yamashita Keigo did the sealing move for black 57. At the beginning of day 2, it was revealed that Yamashita's sealed move was O10. He was confidence about the upper right corner and decided to after white at the right side. Who will win game 1 in the end? Will find out later today.

Yamashita Keigo handling his sealed move

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