*Rise of new king*
Black: Sia Kao Xiang
Date: 25th April, 2010
The deciding match between Xinwen and Kao Xiang has reached. One preliminary match to recognize him, one final test will make him the truthfully heir to the throne.
The fuseki was fundamentally all right.
Black made a tenuki with 39 instead of moving at 42. Forcing white to have a thick corner and asking for a fight through cutting 46.
The fight continues until the move 46 in Diagram 3. Generally the exchange was rather equal however, Xinwen is happy with the outward influence although thin moyo. Whilte black having strong solid land and group.
Kao Xiang marvelously strike at critical blow at move 96 which will decide the winning of the game. Then the following diagram, made a complicated fight and exchange then roughly at move 15. The result is however clearly shown in low marginal leading of White.
Xinwen won the game by 5.5
A certificate to continue inside the castle is granted, and the job advancement for Kao Xiang will be tested by Zhe Fan, his majesty of the Brunei Castle.