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Monday, July 18, 2011

Hangzhou chess tournament for women R5: Wenjun leads, Tatiana beats Hou

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from the Hangzhou women's chess tournament is that Ju Wenjun leads after five rounds and Tatiana Kosintseva scored an interesting win over women's world chess champion Hou Yifan (See Photo) in the fifth round. Tomorrow is a rest day. Here are the standings:

1. Ju Wenjun 4
2. N. Kosintseva 3.0
3. T. Kosintseva 3.0
4. Hou Yifan, D. Harika, Zhao Xue 2.5
5. Sebag, Zagnidze, Zhu Chen 2.0
6. Zatonskih 1.5

You can access more details at the official website (in Chinese) at this link. Meanwhile, here are also some exciting games. Enjoy.

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