This episode takes place in May and June of 2001.
This episode was adapted using material from the manga chapters Game 133, Game 134, and Game 135.
Episode Description (Viz)
Still in China, Isumi decides to stay and improve his game and boost his confidence. With the help of his new friend Yang Hai, he challenges the bratty Le Ping to a rematch. Meanwhile, Asumi runs into Hikaru, asking the questions that on everyone's mind 'Why isn't he playing?'
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