Men’s Team Round 1: Hirata vs Shikshin


Hirata Tomoya (left) playing Ilya Shikshin

Men’ s Team – Round 1

White: Hirata Tomoya (Japan) 3p
Black: Ilya Shikshin (Russia) 7d

Shikshin had a good start, attacking most of the time but ultimately the attacks don’t yield profit and towards the end of the middle game, Hirata is able to pull ahead in territory.

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Commentary by Michael Redmond 9p, transcribed by Chris Garlock.

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