The awards are given out as the High School Tournaments end. Team Mizusawa is the resounding winner of the event, taking home the title and three individual championships. Back home, Chihaya has to go through surgery to help her ailing finger, using Arata’s masterful game against Shinobu as mental preparation for the path to come. Is she starting to see Arata in a way that goes past mere rivalry?
Recap: With Taichi’s match done Chihaya goes to watch the end of Shinobu and Arata’s match. Who will win, the Queen or the potential Master?
Mashima is in the zone as he makes his way to the B-Class finals against the talented Rion. At the same time, Arata and Shinobu are duking it out in the A-Class finals. Who should Chihaya watch?
Chihaya faces off against Shinobu, but her injury may be more than she can handle. Elsewhere, we finally start to see how the other members of Team Mizusawa are doing.
Down late, Taichi and Nishida are fighting tooth and nail to stay in the game. Chihaya firmly snares a win for Team Mizusawa, but can our seasoned guys hold out and bring the cup home?
Chihaya’s injury seems to worsen as the game goes on, even as she starts to make a comeback. Unfortunately, Komano and Tsukuba fall out early, and Taichi is down in a bad way. Can our three remaining players really overcome the odds and upset Fujisaki?