This episode takes place in May of 2001.
This episode was adapted using material from the manga chapters Game 127 and Game 128.
Episode Description (Viz)
While in Innoshima, Mr. Kawai stumbles into a Go Salon where, as a result of a misunderstanding, he finds himself owing a lot of money to Shuhei, a formidable Go player who is enormous both in size and talent. But when this top amateur recognizes Hikaru from Go Weekly, he decides to take on this reluctant neophyte pro.
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