This episode takes place in August and September of 2000.
This episode was adapted using material from the manga chapters Game 77 and Game 78.
Episode Description (Viz)
It's time for the Pro Exam and Hikaru's starting off with six straight wins in a row. Can he keep his winning streak going or will his fellow insei knock him off his undefeated pedestal? Akira accepts an offer to tutor Ochi, an arrogant insei who's taking the pro exam with Hikaru.
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