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Friday, September 20, 2013

Hou Yifan is Women's World Chess Champion 2013

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2013

Hi everyone, 

China's Hou Yifan has won the Women’s World Championship by beating Anna Ushenina of Ukraine in seven rounds with a score of 5.5 – 1,5.

The match was to consist of 10 games but Hou Yifan got the decisive 5,5 points in 7 games. In the last, seventh round, Anna Ushenina needed to draw or win to stay in the match, but the Chinese player got stable advantage after the opening and was accurate to not to give chances for her opponent. The closing ceremony will be held on the 23rd of September at 10 a.m. at the Taizhou Hotel. Replay the seventh and other ga
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  • At September 21, 2013 at 9:08 AM , Anonymous JL, Vienna said...

    Congrats to the Chinese she really gave the reigning chess champion no chance like she had done in Koneru Humpy's case. Hou is a match specialist now.


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