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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Hangzhou chess tournament for women R6&7: Wenjun leads

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from the Hangzhou Women's Chess Tournament is that Ju Wenjun continues to lead with a fantastic performance. In Round 6 she beat Hou Yifan and in Round 7 she drew with Sebag.

Round 6 also saw Dzagnidze drawing with Zhao Xue, Nadezhda beating Zatonskhi, Sebag beating Tatiana and Harika beating Zhu Chen. In Round 7, Tatiana lost to Harika, Zatonskhi drew with Hou Yifan drew with Hou Yifan, Zhao Xue drew with Nadezhda and Zhu Chen beat Dzagnidze.

You can access the official tournament website at this link. The standings after Round 7 are as follows:

1. Ju Wenjun 5.5
2. N. Kosintseva, D. Harika 4.5
3. Zhao Xue 3.5
4. T. Kosintseva 3.0
5. Hou Yifan, Zhu Chen 3.0
6. Dzagnidze 2.5
7. Zatonskih 2.0

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