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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Khanty-Mansiysk Women's World Chess Championship 2012 Quarter Finals: Ushenina Knocks Out Kosintseva; Others to Play Tiebreak

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Zhao Xue - Harika Dronavalli - An exciting game

The Russian challenge came to an end at the 2012 Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty Mansiysk on Wednesday as Ukraine's Anna Ushenina knocked out Nadezhda Kosintseva. The second game of Round 4 was played between eight quarter-finalists at the championship. Meanwhile, Harika Dronavalli survived a totally lost game against Zhao Xue. Antoaneta Stefanova also beat Marie Sebag in the second game to draw level. Ju Wenjun and Huang Qian settled for a quick draw. The three pairs play the tiebreak on Thursday.

Results Round 4 - second game
Anna Ushenina - Nadezhda Kosintseva 1-0
Antoaneta Stefanova - Marie Sebag 1-0
Dronavalli Harika - Xue Zhao ½-½
Qian Huang - Wenjun Ju ½-½

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  • At November 21, 2012 at 11:09 AM , Anonymous alexis cochran, nz said...

    omigosh - at least one chinese goes to semifinal then but whom to cheer for all my favourites are out

  • At November 21, 2012 at 11:13 AM , Anonymous Amrit Puri, Knights Chess Club, New Delhi said...

    what a painful draw for xue - poor xue - harika really held her ground phew!


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