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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Women's Chess Grand Prix Jermuk R10: Hou Yifan Holds on to Lead

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Hi everyone,

Women's world chess champion Hou Yifan of China held on to her lead from the previous round by playing a draw against Russia's Nadezhda Kosintseva in the tenth round at the Jermuk Women's Chess Grand Prix. Meanwhile, Koneru Humpy beat Lilit Mkrtchian as the latter was unable to get out of the opening comfortably.

The Zhao Xue – Ju Wenjun game was a thrilling one. Black missed her one chance to win after a great attack and lost. You can replay the Xue-Wenjun game with Chess King.

Round 10 Results
Zhao Xue 1 - 0 Ju Wenjun
Koneru Humpy 1 - 0 Mkrtchian Lilit
Khurtsidze Nino 1 - 0 Munguntuul Batkhuyag
Danielian Elina ½ - ½ Lahno Kateryna
Hou Yifan ½ - ½ Kosintseva Nadezhda
Ruan Lufei ½ - ½ Kovalevskaya Ekaterina

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