Fall, the season facing down the Master and Queen Match Preliminaries. The Yoshino Club Tournament has finally been narrowed down to the top 8, and four members of the Shiranami Club remain, including both Chihaya and Taichi. Waiting for them are players such as Arata, who has come from Fukui, and Sudo from Houkou. Chihaya is matched up against Inokuma, a former queen who uses as weapons her good ears and unique placements. Will Chihaya be able to attack this opponent with a solid defense? The firm wills of these players who seek greater heights give rise to unexpected twists and turns.