Yamajunn's Basic Shogi Opening


Kakugawari


Index of this page

Introduction

(1) A Beginning  of  Kakugawari

Old Kakugawari  lines (early ;P-2e )
(2) Sente Bougin
(3) Hayakuri  Gin
(4) Koshikakegin


modern Kakugawri lines (keep P-2f)
(5) Hisha Saki horyu gata
(6) Ai Koshikakegin  Doukei line
(7) Ai Koshikakegin Gote Roku-Go Fu line
(8) Gote Bougin



(1) classical Kakugawari opening

(diagram 1)


moves  up  to  the  diagram 1
 1.P-7f   P-8d  
 2.P-2f   P-8e  
 3.P-2e   G-3b  
 4.B-7g   P-3d  
 5.S-8h   Bx7g+  
 6.Sx7g   S-2b  
 7.S-3h   S-3c  
 8.G-7h   S-7b  
(diagram 1)

The  moves  shown  above  is  one  of  the  standardclassical  Kakukawari  opening lines .

The  feature  of  this line  is  pushing  the  2nd  file  Pawn  to 2e  in  early  stage  of  the  game .

more  about  classical Kakukawari opening


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(2) Bougin
(diagram 2)


In  Bougin strategy  ,  Sente  quickly  advances  his  right  Silver  to  join  attacking .


sample moves  after  thediagram 1
 9.S-2g   P-7d  
10.S-2f   S-7c  
(diagram 2-1)



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(3) Hayakuri Gin
(diagram 3)


InHayakuri Gin strategy , Sente  pushes  the3rd  file Pawn  and  advacnes  the  right  Silver  through  3g  to  4f  . Sente  will   start  attacking  with  P-3e .


sample moves  after  thediagram 1
 9.P-3f   P-7d  
10.S-3g  S-7c  
11.S-4f  S-6d  
(diagram 3-1)



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(4) Koshikakegin
(diagram 4)


In  Koshikakegin strategy , Sente uses  not  only  right  Silver  , but  also the  right  Knight  forattacking .


sample moves after  thediagram 1
 9.P-3f   P-6d  
10.P-4f   S-6c  
11.S-4g   P-7d  
12.G-5h   G-5b  
13.K-6h   P-9d  
14.P-9f   K-4b  
15.P-1f   P-1d  
16.N-3g   K-3a  
17.S-5f   S-5d  
18.K-7i  
(diagram 4-1)



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(5) modern Kakukawari opening
(diagram 5)


moves  up  to  the diagram 5
 1.P-7f   P-8d  
 2.P-2f   P-8e  
 3.B-7g   G-3b  
 4.G-7h   P-3d  
 5.S-8h   Bx7g+  
 6.Sx7g   S-4b  
 7.S-3h   S-7b  
(diagram 5)

The  moves  shown  above  is  standard  modern  Kakukawariopening . The  feature  of  this  opening  is  to keep  the 2nd  file  Pawn  2f  and  to push it  when  the player  needs  .


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(6) Ai Koshikakegin
(diagram 6)


sample moves  after  the  diagram 5
 8.P-4f   P-6d  
 9.S-4g   S-6c  
10.S-5f   S-5d  
11.K-6h   G-5b  
12.G-5h   K-4a  
13.K-7i   K-3a  
14.P-1f   P-1d  
15.P-9f   P-9d  
(diagram 6)

Sente makes  Koshikakeginform and Gote also  make  same form . The most important differencebetween the  diagram 4-1 and 6  is  the  position  of  Sente's  2nd  file  Pawn  .


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(7) Gote Bougin
(diagram 7)



moves  after  the  diagram 5
 8.P-4f   S-3c  
 9.S-4g   K-4b  
10.P-6f   G-5b  
11.P-3f   K-3a  
12.G-5h   S-8c  
13.N-3g   S-8d  
14.P-9f   P-9d  
15.P-1f   P-1d  
(diagram 7)

In  this  line  ,  Gote  dislike  Ai Koshikakeginline .He  advances  the  rigth  Silver  and  makes  a  Bougin attacking  formation .


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