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Friday, September 9, 2011

Shenzhen Women's Chess Grand Prix R3: Leaders Hou Yifan, Zhao Xue held to draw by Yildiz, Zhu

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Hi everyone,

The latest chess news from Shenzhen is that both the overnight leaders - Hou Yifan and Zhao Xue were held to a draw by Yildiz Betul Cemre and Zhu Chen respectively. Two other games were drawn too: Anna Muzychuk-Batkhuyag Munguntuul and Ruan Lufei-Ju Wenjun. However, Tan Zhongyi beat Ekaterina Kovalevskaya while Viktorija Cmilyte beat Elina Danielian.

Standings after Round 3

1. Zhao Xue, Hou Yifan 2.5
2. Muzychuk Anna, Viktorija Cmilyte, Tan Zhongyi 2.0
3. Ruan Lufei, Ju Wenjun, Zhu Chen 1.5
4. Yildiz Betul Cemre 1.0
5. Kovalevskaya Ekaterina, Danielian Elina, Munguntuul Batkhuyag 0.5

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