Watanabe defended Ryuuou title

On last game of the Ryuuou title celebrated at the prefecture of Niigata the days 21 and 22 of December (2016) Watanabe Akira was able to win to Maruyama. The match became a full set after Maruyama drawn it in the 6th game. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th Total Watanabe Akira 渡辺明 ○ ● ● ○ ○ ● ○ 4 Maruyama Tadahisa 丸山忠久 ● ○ ○ ● ● ○ ● 3 This is…

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Maruyama won 2nd and 3rd game of Ryuuou final

While all the polemics about the cheating accusation of Miura storms the web the Ryuuou tournament continues. The first game was won by Watanabe Akira but Maruyama was able to tie with a fantastic game on their second match. Last Thursday-Friday (October, 27-28) was held at the Hakone Hotel Kowakien the second match of the Ryuuou tournament between Watanabe and Maruyama. Maruyama thinking the middle game. Picture from Ryuuou official blog. Watanabe was Sente and…

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Watanabe won first Ryuuou’s game

Saturday 14 in the middle of a big controversy regarding Miura’s ban was held in the Kyoto shrine of Tenryuuji the first match of the final of Ryuuou’s title. Maruyama choosed the same opening as Miura did on Jun’i tournmanent on October 3 against Watanabe. In a very difficult position Miura won the game. This time Watanabe was ready for this opening and made a change on the 30st move. On the game against Miura, Watanabe…

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