Cho U Kisei Challenger

Cho U defeated O Rissei in the playoff to decide the Kisei challenger. The Kisei title holder is Yamashita Keigo, who is currently challenging Cho U in Tengen title.

The game record is here.

(; GM[1] KM[6.5] SZ[19] FF[3] WR[Judan] EV[34th Kisei challenger decision match] DT[2009-11-16] PB[O Rissei] RE[W+R] PW[Cho U] BR[9d] ;B[pd];W[dd];B[qp];W[op];B[dp];W[qq];B[kq];W[rp];B[qo];W[ro];B[pq] ;W[pp];B[qn];W[qr];B[pj];W[nc];B[qf];W[pb];B[cf];W[fc];B[di];W[fq] ;B[eq];W[fp];B[dn];W[ip];B[ko];W[jq];B[mq];W[qm];B[on];W[pm];B[hq] ;W[hp];B[fr];W[gr];B[er];W[qc];B[gm];W[pn];B[me];W[im];B[mc];W[md] ;B[ld];W[nd];B[ne];W[lc];B[kd];W[co];B[do];W[cn];B[cp];W[ck];B[cj] ;W[bj];B[bi];W[dj];B[ci];W[bl];B[mb];W[nb];B[aj];W[bp];B[bq];W[dm] ;B[em];W[dl];B[ej];W[el];B[fl];W[ao];B[bk];W[aq];B[ar];W[br];B[ap] ;W[en];B[bo];W[fm];B[fn];W[em];B[gl];W[eo];B[km];W[jl];B[cc];W[cd] ;B[dc];W[ec];B[bd];W[be];B[bc];W[ce];B[bf];W[ic];B[gd];W[fe];B[ge] ;W[ae];B[db];W[eb];B[ba];W[jb];B[id];W[kc];B[kj];W[fj];B[fk];W[ek] ;B[ei];W[jj];B[ji];W[gj];B[hk];W[ij];B[hj];W[ii];B[hi];W[ki];B[hc] ;W[hb];B[jd];W[jc];B[jh];W[kk];B[lj];W[ih];B[lk];W[jg];B[kh];W[kg] ;B[lh];W[hg];B[if];W[ig];B[lg];W[bn];B[an];W[rj];B[rk];W[qk];B[qj] ;W[gh];B[gi];W[fg];B[fh];W[eh];B[fi];W[ri];B[ql];W[pk];B[pl];W[ok] ;B[ol];W[rl];B[rm];W[om];B[sl];W[nl];B[rl];W[nk];B[po];W[nm];B[rn] ;W[oo];B[qh];W[rh];B[io];W[hn];B[ho];W[gn];B[nn];W[np])

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2 Responses to “Cho U Kisei Challenger”

  1. Biondy says:

    it seems that Cho is back with his trademark, White 4…

  2. Sorin says:

    Unusual move, indeed – didn’t know that’s Cho U’s trademark, thanks for pointing out.