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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Asian Continental Open

The 15-year old (born on February 27, 1994) prodigy from China Hou Yifan showed a very nice result in the
8th Asian Continental Open, she got 7,5 out of 11 and shared 3rd place.

In the women's section of this Asian Open another Chinese lady finished first - Zhang Xiaowen, the second was Huang Quian and the third Ding Yixin all are from China.

This open was a quliafication event for the World Cup which is scheduled for November 2009 in Khanty-Mansiisk for men, and for 2010 for women.

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  • At May 25, 2009 at 12:13 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Hou has a good chance to be the next women's world champion if she continues to improve as she is doing now.


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