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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Shenzhen Women's Chess Grand Prix R9&10: Hou Yifan leads with one round to go

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Hi everyone,

The results of the Round 9 at the Shenzhen Women's Chess Grand Prix saw Tan Zhongyi draw with Zhu Chen, Cmilyte Viktorija lose to Anna Muzychuk, Ruan Lufei lose to Hou Yifan, Ju Wenjun beat Zhao Xue, Elina Danielian draw with Yildiz Betul Cemre and Ekaterina Kovalevskaya draw with Munguntuul Batkhuyag.

In Round 10 Zhu Chen lost to Munguntuul Batkhuyag, Yildiz Betul Cemre drew with Ekaterina Kovalevskaya, Zhao Xue lost to Elina Danielian, Hou Yifan drew with Ju Wenjun, Anna Muzychuk drew with Ruan Lufei and Tan Zhongyi beat Viktorija Cmilyte.

The standings after Round 10 are as follows:
1. Hou Yifan 7.5
2. Anna Muzychuk 6.5
3. Ju Wenjun 6
4. Tan Zhongyi 6
5. Zhao Xue 5.5
6. Ruan Lufei 5.5
7. Zhu Chen 4.5
8. Elina Danielian 4.5
9. Munguntuul Batkhuyag 4.5
10. Viktorija Cmilyte 3.5
11. Ekaterina Kovalevskaya 3.5
12. Yildiz Betul Cemre 2.5

Round 11 pairings will see Viktorija Cmilyte-Zhu Chen, Ruan Lufei-Tan Zhongyi, Ju Wenjun-Anna Muzychuk, Elina Danielian-Hou Yifan, Ekaterina Kovalevskaya-Zhao Xue, Munguntuul Batkhuyag-Yildiz Betul Cemre.

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