Another Japanese chess Webcast today - 2nd game of 19th Joryu Oui-sen

Oct 16, 2008, 12:09 AM |
Today is the day for the 2nd game of 19th Joryu Oui-sen. The title is being competed in a three-win match. Shimizu Ichiyo challenges Joryu Oui Ishibashi Sachio at Takinoya(in Japanese) in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido. Shimizu is Sente player in this game. You may watch or replay the game through the virtual board linked below.

1st game of 19th Joryu Oui-sen (Javascript used) | Kifu for Flash

Photo of Ishibashi | Photo of Shimizu | Both Players | Board (These are to be updated frequently)

The game started at 9:00am in Japan. The thinking time per player is 4 hours and less than 60 seconds per move after consuming it. I think it will end between 5:00 and 7:00pm.

Here is the link to the toppage of the 2nd game. The left in the photo is Challenger Shimizu and the right is Joryu oui Ishibashi.