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I am proud of Stefan showing powerful resilience in a difficult and unlucky first sanyaku basho. Hope he makes 8 (but loses to me on day 10!).

Kaito keeps winning. Another challenging bout today but he came through. Can he manage a zensho? Very few have. In Makushita, a few have. Never happened in Juryo or Makuuchi. Gary and Ganzo are in the yusho hunt. Apart from that...meh.

 

Day 7:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 4-3 52-50 5 4 0 3 0 3 1 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 3-4 53-54 6 5 0 3 0 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 5-2 50-49 6 5 0 3 0 6 4 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 2-5 46-52 2 5 0 2 1 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 3-4 52-50 7 5 0 3 0 3 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 5-2 50-51 4 5 0 3 0 3 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 4-3 50-47 6 4 0 3 1 3 2 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 3-4 49-50 4 4 0 3 0 4 2 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 4-3 50-48 4 4 0 2 1 2 1 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 4-3 51-49 4 3 0 3 1 1 1 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 3-4 53-50 5 5 0 3 0 4 1 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 3-4 44-48 2 4 0 2 2 1 1 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 2-5 50-53 3 5 1 2 1 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 3-4 46-41 3 1 0 1 0 3 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 1-6 46-51 3 6 1 2 2 2 0 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 7-0 53-41 7 2 0 5 0 2 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 5-2 51-45 4 3 1 3 1 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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I nearly didn't enter this basho but I did in the end and I seem to be doing OK in half the games and absolute shit in the others. Basically, anything with sanyaku bonuses is screwed (Hoshitori, Bingo and PO) as I picked two of the laziest muppets in existence: Endo and Yutakayama. My other picks are fine but they are raining on the parade. Elsewhere I am flying. Could win green mawashi...and I'll need to, given that I am 25 points off the World Championship pace and Kishikaisei has completely blindsided me as a genuine contender for the title. I consider this player the main threat at this stage. Should be a good last two basho of the year.

Next year I see Kaito having a real go too. And quite a few other new players are showing real talent. Things needed shaking up!

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2 hours ago, Pandaazuma said:

I am proud of Stefan showing powerful resilience in a difficult and unlucky first sanyaku basho. Hope he makes 8 (but loses to me on day 10!).

Kaito keeps winning. Another challenging bout today but he came through. Can he manage a zensho? Very few have. In Makushita, a few have. Never happened in Juryo or Makuuchi. Gary and Ganzo are in the yusho hunt. Apart from that...meh.

 

Day 7:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 4-3 52-50 5 4 0 3 0 3 1 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 3-4 53-54 6 5 0 3 0 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 5-2 50-49 6 5 0 3 0 6 4 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 2-5 46-52 2 5 0 2 1 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 3-4 52-50 7 5 0 3 0 3 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 5-2 50-51 4 5 0 3 0 3 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 4-3 50-47 6 4 0 3 1 3 2 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 3-4 49-50 4 4 0 3 0 4 2 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 4-3 50-48 4 4 0 2 1 2 1 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 4-3 51-49 4 3 0 3 1 1 1 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 3-4 53-50 5 5 0 3 0 4 1 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 3-4 44-48 2 4 0 2 2 1 1 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 2-5 50-53 3 5 1 2 1 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 3-4 46-41 3 1 0 1 0 3 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 1-6 46-51 3 6 1 2 2 2 0 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 7-0 53-41 7 2 0 5 0 2 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 5-2 51-45 4 3 1 3 1 1 0 Ama Amakaze

Panda, you're too kind. I look forward to day 10. 

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Panda downed Owl for a fourth straight win to go 5-3. Stefan restored parity with another good score. Gary and Ganzo won again to keep their yusho hopes very much alive. In Juryo Unko won to stay one off the yusho pace. Kaito stayed perfect in Makushita. Ama is the only other player in positive territory.

Day 8:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 5-3 59-57 6 5 0 3 0 3 1 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 4-4 60-60 7 6 0 3 0 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 6-2 57-56 7 6 0 3 0 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 2-6 50-58 2 6 0 2 2 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 3-5 59-57 8 6 0 3 0 4 0 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 6-2 56-55 5 5 0 3 0 3 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 4-4 57-54 7 5 0 3 1 4 2 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 3-5 55-57 5 5 0 3 0 4 2 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 5-3 56-54 5 5 0 2 1 3 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 4-4 57-55 5 4 0 3 1 2 1 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 4-4 59-56 6 6 0 3 0 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 4-4 50-52 3 4 0 2 2 1 1 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 2-6 56-60 4 6 1 2 1 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 3-5 53-48 4 2 0 1 0 4 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 2-6 52-57 4 7 1 2 2 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 8-0 60-47 8 3 0 5 0 2 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 6-2 57-49 5 3 1 3 1 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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As of Nakabi things are a mix of excellent and woeful. Leading Odd Sumo, Rotosumo and probably Oracle. Second in Toto, fourth in Tipspiel. I have chances for smaller change in several other games as well Yutakayama and Endo continue to absolutely destroy the games in which they feature. What the hell is wrong with these two idiots? A serious drop in form here. Generally picking pretty well despite the general chaos on the dohyo. Several other players are in the hunt for the green so I'll need to perform in the second week.

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Day 9:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 5-4 65-64 6 5 0 3 0 3 1 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 5-4 68-67 8 6 0 4 0 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 6-3 62-64 7 7 0 3 1 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 3-6 58-65 3 6 0 3 2 2 2 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 4-5 66-64 8 6 0 3 0 5 1 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 6-3 63-65 5 5 0 3 0 4 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 4-5 63-62 7 6 0 3 1 4 2 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 4-5 62-65 5 6 0 3 0 4 2 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 6-3 64-61 6 5 0 3 1 3 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 5-4 64-60 5 4 0 3 1 2 1 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 4-5 65-63 6 6 0 3 0 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 4-5 56-61 3 5 0 2 2 1 1 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 2-7 62-67 4 6 1 2 1 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 3-6 61-56 5 3 0 2 0 5 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 3-6 60-64 5 7 1 3 2 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 8-1 67-55 8 4 0 5 0 2 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 7-2 65-54 6 3 1 4 1 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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Domichi has lost six tie-breaks out of six! Even unluckier than Owl.

Day 10:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 5-5 68-69 6 6 0 3 1 3 1 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 6-4 73-70 9 6 0 4 1 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 6-4 66-70 7 8 0 3 2 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 4-6 62-69 3 6 0 3 3 3 3 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 4-6 70-68 8 6 0 3 1 6 1 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 6-5 68-70 6 6 0 3 1 5 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 4-6 67-67 7 7 0 3 2 4 2 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 5-5 66-69 5 6 0 3 1 5 3 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 7-3 71-66 7 6 0 3 1 3 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 6-4 69-64 6 4 0 3 2 2 1 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 5-5 71-68 7 7 0 3 0 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 4-6 61-66 4 6 0 2 3 2 1 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 2-8 66-72 4 7 1 2 2 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 3-7 66-61 6 4 0 2 1 6 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 4-6 64-67 5 7 1 3 3 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 8-2 71-60 8 5 0 5 1 2 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 7-3 69-60 6 4 1 4 2 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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A horror day in a horror basho. My system isn't built to handle situations like the last several days, where basically you would do better tossing a coin. It also speaks to the truly abysmal quality of sumo right now that the likes of Kotoshogiku and Tokushoryu have seven and six wins respectively. That's how bad it is! I was watching some bouts from the nineties the other day and the difference in quality is truly embarrassing. Only Asanoyama, Hakuho and Kakuryu would have been able to survive at that level. It's listless crap with almost no intensity or spirit, and therefore far less predictable, making the games simply annoying because skill in the main ceases to be the primary factor. Needless to say, I lost every single game in this comedy show today and even managed a zero in Tipspiel to put the icing on the cake. My pre-basho games also went right down the bog as most of my picks have turned to dogshit as well. I think I'll just chuck darts tomorrow for my picks - in this environment, I reckon I'd do better. No way I'll get 8 in SG either - already resigned to hard kadoban in September. I'm hoping the gods of luck glance my way for the final third.

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My system doesn't perform quite as well as yours Panda, but I definitely feel your pain in SG. This is my best scoring basho since returning to sumo gaming, and I'm 3-7 against poor opposition scoring. Very unfortunate.

What luck I have had in dailies this basho has been spent in Bench. I'm 7-3, still alive in the KCC, despite being very very low in MCP standings.

I'm literally in last place in SalaryCap, 55th in Juryo Game, so aside from possible points from Roto, pre-basho games are also poor.

Edited by Domichi

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Stefan needs one more win to make sekiwake and is also possibly on an ozeki run. Go for it, lad.

Day 11

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 6-5 75-74 7 6 0 3 1 3 1 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 7-4 80-75 10 6 0 4 1 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 7-4 73-76 8 9 0 3 2 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 4-7 68-76 4 7 0 3 3 3 3 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 5-6 78-73 9 6 0 4 1 6 1 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 7-4 75-75 7 6 0 3 1 5 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 5-6 73-73 8 8 0 3 2 5 3 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 5-6 70-76 5 7 0 3 2 5 3 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 7-4 77-73 8 7 0 3 1 3 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 7-4 75-70 7 5 0 3 2 2 1 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 6-5 78-73 8 7 0 3 0 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 4-7 67-73 5 7 0 2 3 2 1 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 3-8 73-78 5 8 1 2 2 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 4-7 72-66 7 4 0 2 1 6 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 5-6 71-71 6 7 1 3 3 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 8-3 77-67 9 6 0 5 1 2 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 7-4 75-67 7 5 1 4 2 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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For me these 11 days felt like a trip on a rollercoaster. Some days my picks were fine while on others it was pure disaster. Instability is the only consistency I can rely on. At least I see chances to grab a few SB masters points in the one or the other game, but I'm far away from any Yusho.

Ganzohnesushi

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59 minutes ago, Ganzohnesushi said:

Instability is the only consistency I can rely on.

Isn't instability the core of sumo? Just ask Tosanoumi or Miyabiyama. Or even better: watch what Toyohibiki is currently doing. B-)

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Panda moves to within one win of KK. Stefan, Gary, Ganzo, Chisha and Ama all secured theirs. Quite a few losses on the leader board in Makuuchi today so Stefan, Gary and Ganzo are not out of the race. Chisha has a real chance in Juryo too...just one win behind the sole leader. Kaito may have blown his chance in Makushita as he is now on a streak of four losses.

Day 12:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 7-5 83-82 8 7 0 4 1 4 2 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 8-4 88-82 11 7 0 5 1 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 8-4 81-83 9 10 0 4 2 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 5-7 76-83 5 8 0 4 3 3 3 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 5-7 85-80 10 7 0 4 1 7 1 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 8-4 83-81 8 6 0 4 1 5 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 6-6 80-79 9 8 0 3 2 5 3 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 4-8 77-83 6 8 0 3 2 6 3 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 7-5 83-79 8 7 0 3 1 4 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 8-4 83-78 8 6 0 4 2 3 2 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 7-5 87-81 9 8 0 4 0 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 5-7 74-80 6 8 0 2 3 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 4-8 81-84 6 8 1 3 2 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 4-8 78-74 7 5 0 2 1 6 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 5-7 77-79 6 8 1 3 3 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 8-4 85-75 10 7 0 6 1 3 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 8-4 82-73 8 5 1 4 2 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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Since that ludicrous day 10 things have become a bit more predictable so my results have improved greatly. Still feel it is a bit of a mess though and am not happy with my performance at all. Green Mawashi is still a possibility but I haven't really looked at the other contenders. Quite a few players are doing well this time as far as I can see.

Excellent (Yusho or jun yusho potential): Odd Sumo, Oracle, UDH

Good: Tipspiel, Juryo Game, Rotosumo, Toto

Small change potential: Norizo Cup (especially if Terunofuji wins the yusho), Sumo Game

Absolute bobbins: ISP, TTT, Quad, Bench, Hoshitori, Bingo, PO, Salarycap

Points already secured: Chain (3) and GTB (2)

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Posted (edited)

Well, I've got some GTB points too, if that's counting towards this basho. It seemed like I was in strong positions in a lot of other games but opportunities keep slipping away one by one.

I don't think I'm gonna be winning any Yushos, but still hoping for points from the following:

Juryo Game - Have been hanging close behind the leaders all along until I suddenly fell out of the top 10 and then fought back in yesterday. Hope Meisei wins out.

Odd - Sitting in 6th atm. Missed another big score yesterday that would've pushed me to 2nd. My reward for believing in Onosho.

Salarycap - I've been lurking outside the Top 10 for a while. If Hakuho doesn't drop out, I still have the potential to get a Yusho and 2 Jun-Yushos plus Sansho from my top 3 spots. Even without him, any similar end result should be enough to push me into the points.

Quad Game - I was winning a couple days ago but now I probably need to go 2-1 to get a decent result.

Toto - Back to back losses mean I'll need to win out to get anything I think.

Sumo Game and Bench - I can't earn SB points but at least when I started losing in Sumo Game, I was able to turn an unlucky 2-5 start in Bench into a 7-5 record. Doing pretty well pointwise in both.

Oracle - I think I'm finishing top 10. But tough to pinpoint where exactly.

Edited by Kaito
forgot Oracle

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Hey everyone! Hakuho is kyujo! Change your game picks to Shodai!

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Picked well today. Second in Toto and only two bouts wrong in Makuuchi. I still somehow managed to lose SG on the second tie-break rule. A complete sickener. I suspect my opponent had one of the best line-ups of the day. Not the kind of luck I need when I'm going for KK. Even the pre-bashos went well today at last. With a decent weekend I could get a very hefty haul of Masters points.

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Stefan and Gary won again while the leader lost so they are still mathematically in it but they'll need at least one of the two leaders to lose tomorrow. Stefan in particular has a decent chance by virtue of his strong scoring. Mark went KK today. Kaito's unwanted streak continues. Chisha is our best chance of glory as he now shares the lead in Juryo.

And take a bow Chelseayama for an excellent 10-pointer. 

Day 13:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 7-6 92-91 9 8 0 5 1 5 2 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 9-4 96-88 12 7 0 6 1 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 9-4 90-91 10 11 0 5 2 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 6-7 84-90 6 8 0 5 3 3 3 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 6-7 93-87 11 7 0 5 1 7 1 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 8-5 90-90 8 7 0 4 1 5 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 7-6 87-86 9 8 0 3 2 6 4 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 4-9 84-91 6 9 0 3 2 6 3 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 7-6 90-88 8 8 0 3 1 4 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 9-4 91-85 9 6 0 5 2 3 2 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 8-5 96-88 10 8 0 5 0 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 6-7 84-87 7 8 1 3 3 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 5-8 90-91 7 8 1 4 2 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 5-8 86-81 8 5 0 3 1 6 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 5-8 84-87 6 9 1 3 3 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 8-5 93-83 11 8 0 7 1 4 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 9-4 90-80 9 5 1 5 2 1 0 Ama Amakaze
Edited by Pandaazuma

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Yeah, 2nd day in a row of losing Sumo Game by having the higher ranked rikishi on line 3. We both had a komusubi but I had the wrong one.

I guess I'm not scoring in Oracle after all. I had been glued to Panda all basho and moved up to something like 5th or 6th yesterday, but it seems like I peaked too soon.

Thought I'd have an easy day in Quad and then lost the first two. I can't buy a Quad win in Juryo.

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Gary is one of those just one behind the leader but it's all over as he has a big score. Not sure why the SG guy didn't stick the winner up against an actual top player today...suspect he forgot. I would like a crack myself but they never give those lads to the yokozuna, sadly. Congrats to Rup and Unko on their KKs today. Jan, Owl and Steve all won to try and finish with KKs themselves tomorrow. Good luck! Panda also went KK and he needed it as he was 'soft' kadoban. That annoyance has now been erased.

Chisha downed Mark and he faces Reeeen in a straight death match tomorrow for the Juryo yusho. Best of luck!

Promotions/demotions:

Stefan is guaranteed shin-sekiwake in September and is even on an ozeki run of sorts. A win tomorrow would help greatly. Gary is in the same situation. Chankoyama needs to be careful. She may be safe with four wins but it will be close. A win tomorrow would be advisable.  Chisha looks a certainty to return to Makuuchi even if he loses tomorrow. Unko might even get lucky if he wins. Chelseayama will be shin Juryo if he wins tomorrow!

Day 14:

Rank    Record Points AADs Opp AADs 10 8+ 5- TB TB+ Who? SG shikona
EY1 8-6 99-97 10 9 0 5 1 5 2 Simon Pandaazuma
EK1 9-5 101-94 12 8 0 6 2 1 0 Stefan Sagi
WK1 10-4 97-99 11 12 0 5 2 7 5 Gary Chocshoporyu
EM2 7-7 90-95 7 8 0 5 3 3 3 Jan Kuroimori
EM3 7-7 101-91 12 7 0 6 1 7 1 Douglas ScreechingOwl
WM4 8-6 95-96 8 8 0 4 2 5 3 Alexander Ganzohnesushi
WM6 8-6 94-93 10 9 0 3 2 7 5 Rupert Rupatengu
WM7 4-10 91-98 7 10 0 3 2 7 3 Miyako Chankoyama
*                      
WJ4 8-6 96-93 9 8 0 3 1 4 2 Unko Unkonoyama
WJ5 10-4 97-90 10 6 0 5 2 3 2 Sergio Chishafuwaku
EJ8 8-6 101-94 10 9 0 5 1 5 2 Mark Fujiyama
*                      
Ems2 7-7 91-92 8 8 1 3 3 3 2 Steve Chelseayama
Wms4 6-8 95-93 7 8 1 4 3 2 0 Ronnie Gawasukotto
Ems21 6-8 91-85 8 5 0 3 2 6 0 Dustin Domichi
Wms31 5-9 88-93 6 10 1 3 4 3 1 Jezz Jejima
Ems36 9-5 98-86 11 8 0 7 2 4 2 QB Kaito
Ems56 9-5 96-87 10 6 1 5 2 1 0 Ama Amakaze

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I had a disastrous day on the pre-basho front. UDH was a nightmare. All the idiots at the top of my order won and it may well cost me a possible yusho. Oracle also was a nightmare where once again almost all the bouts went the wrong way, not 50-50 as usual. I am now playing catch-up there. The Kotoyuki withdrawal was just a bit more comedy as I was one of the few people to have predicted 7 for him, which he was easily on course for. Yet another swing of two points against me. I can still salvage things but will need luck tomorrow. The best thing today was reaching 8 in SG for me. It's the only game that still winds me up when I lose! lol. I want to stay at Yokozuna as long as I can and hopefully break Doitsuyama's record. It's not easy in that game - way too much luck involved. Fascinating game, as both skill and luck are required in quite large measures.

The green mawashi looks a close one between me, Flohru and Norizo. Will depend massively on how things go tomorrow. My money is on Flohru to swing it.

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Maybe I'll get Oracle points after all? I didn't think it'd be normal to fluctuate up and down in that game, but I'm back up for a day.

Juryo Game went rather well until Meisei lost. Could've been contending for the win on the last day, but I'll take whatever I can get.

Won Quad, looking for one more for a decent haul.

Can't imagine Mitakeumi and Shodai getting involved in the Jun-Yusho picture is gonna help me any in Salarycap.

Hanging on for some Odd scraps.

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If you play one of the daily games that involve Juryo, Asabenkei has gone kyujo on Day 15.

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A so/so basho has come to an end. Wasted a few opportunities for more SB masters points, e.g.three losses in a row in SG after looking good at 8-4. Pre-basho picks worked much better than the dailies with good results in POG (9th, 11-4), Oracle (4th, 12-3) and NorizoCup (5th, 11-4). Grabbed another 1.5 points in JG and did surprisingly well in Odd (8th) for another 3 points. Summa summarum 21,5 points so far plus x from UDH where I expect a top 10 finish (was 2nd after day 6).

Not that bad but also not really good. Much space for improvement in Aki.

Ganzohnesushi

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