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Saturday, November 19, 2011

Women's World Chess Championship R4: Another draw, Hou holds on to lead with 2.5-1.5

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Hi everyone,

The FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship Match between the current World Champion Hou Yifan of China and her challenger, Koneru Humpy of India, is being staged in Tirana, Albania. In the fourth game of the ten-match event, Humpy held on to a draw. That leaves Hou Yifan leading with 2.5 to 1.5. The two have got three draws between them and Yifan enjoys the lead with the third-win.

The winner of the match will be the first player to reach 5.5 points or more. You can access the official website for live broadcast in high resolution. Saturday is a rest day. Here is the Round 4 game. Enjoy.

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