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Hou Yifan
Saturday, September 14, 2013 19:24
A second win as Black has widened GM Hou Yifan's lead over GM Anna Ushenina in the 2013 Women's World Championship Match in Taizhou, China. The challenger drew an uneventful game in round two but won convincingly in round three. Hou Yifan again used the Nimzo-Indian but won in only 24 moves, as opposed to her opening-round win, which at least...
World Cup: the pairings are there!
Monday, July 15, 2013 10:25
Top seed Levon Aronian (2813) faces Mikhail Markov (2305) of Kyrgyzstan in the first round of the World Cup in Tromsø, Norway. The full pairings were published a few days ago on the tournament website. Fabiano Caruana (2796) of Italy plays IM G. Akash (2332) of India and the opponent of Vladimir Kramnik (2784) is FM Gillian Bwalya (2310) of Zambia...
A warm welcome back for Anna Ushenina in Kharkiv
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Wednesday, December 05, 2012 15:41
For the first time in the history of the independent Ukraine a chess player got the title of the World Women Chess Champion. 27-year-old Anna Ushenina from Kharkiv won in the final against former World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria. Last Monday Ushenina received a warm "welcome back" in her native city, Kharkiv. Text and photos by Anna...
Anna Ushenina is the new Women's World Champion
Saturday, December 01, 2012 23:34
Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) defeated Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria) in Saturday's rapid tie-break to become the new Women's World Champion. 27-year-old Ushenina drew the first rapid game with Black and then won with White. It was the final day of the Women's World Championship, a knockout event held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Siberia that started on November...
Stefanova levels the score in the 4th game
Friday, November 30, 2012 14:20
Just like the match between their male colleagues Vishy Anand and Boris Gelfand, the final of the Women's World Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk between Anna Ushenina and Antoaneta Stefanova will be decided in a rapid tie-break. After four classical games the score is 2-2 with two draws, a win for Ushenina (game 3) and a win for Stefanova (game 4...
8 women left in the playing hall in Khanty-Mansiysk
Sunday, November 25, 2012 21:00
Khanty-Mansiysk - The Women's World Championship is taking place from 11th November to 3rd December. The strongest 64 female chess players are playing in a World Cup (knock-out) format to determine who will unseat Hou Yifan as World Champion. The winner will face Hou in a World Championship match next year. Eight women left in the playing hall |...