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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Anatoly Karpov leads in Gender Chess Match against Hou Yifan

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Scenic Sanya, Hainan, China

Hello Everyone,

We've been following the Anatoly Karpov - Hou Yifan Gender Match taking place at at Wenhua Oriental Hotel, Sanya City, Hainan in China from November 6-11, 2010.

The Match including 4 games and 2 rapid games, Time control: 90 min for the games + incremental time of 30 seconds from 1st move. Rapid games time control: 25 min for the game + incremental time of 10 seconds from 1st move.

Karpov had won the first game and all the three subsequent games were drawn. The rapid games are to be held on Thursday and we will bring you updates.

You can check the live games here and news details here.

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