Added: January 21, 2014
Sai begins the match against Akira, and he realizes that Akira has gotten stronger, but halfway through the match, Hikaru begins to wonder how much he has improved in skill. As a result, he takes over in the middle of the match, only to resign in the end, though making some sound moves. Akira leaves determined to become a professional and forgets the past, but Hikaru begins to wonder how he can make amends. Both Kimihiro and Yuki eventually lose their matches against the Kaio Go Club as well.