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Sep 23, 2008, 9:02 PM |

Today is the day for the 2nd game of 1st round for 2nd Mynavi Joshi Open between Nakai Hiroe(Joryu 6 dan) and Murota Io(Joryu sho-dan) at Tokyo Shogi Kaikan of JSA. It started at 10:00 am. Nakai is Sente player as a result of Furigoma. You can watch and replay the game through either of the pages linked below;

Boardlive using Flash | Boardlive using Java

Frequently updated Photos of both players and board(Left = Nakai)

Official Blog(in Japanese)

The thinking time per player is 3 hours and less than 60 seconds per move
after consuming it. The game is expected to end around 5:00pm(Japan Time) today.