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Tuesday, January 03, 2012 18:13
The Association of Chess Professionals and the Georgian Chess Federation today announced the ACP Women Cup 2012 - the final tournament of the ACP Women Series 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 to be staged at Sheraton Hotel, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, from the 17th to 22nd of February 2012. This will be one of the strongest tournaments in the history of...
WWCh G8: Game drawn, Hou Yifan retains world title
Thursday, November 24, 2011 18:29
Hou Yifan retained her world title on Thursday in Tirana, Albania after drawing the 8th match game with Humpy Koneru. The reigning Women's World Champion was and is Hou Yifan | All photos © FIDE by Anna Burtasova & Anastasiya Karlovich Event Women's World Championship | PGN via TWIC Dates November 13th-30th, 2011 Location Tirana, Albania...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 23:20
Hou Yifan needs only one draw in the last three games of the Women's World Championship Match to retain her world title. The Chinese grandmaster also won the 7th match game against Humpy Koneru of India on Wednesday in Tirana, Albania. Hou Yifan needs a draw on Thursday to retain her world title | All photos © FIDE by Anna Burtasova &...
WWCh G6: Another win for Hou Yifan
Monday, November 21, 2011 19:44
Hou Yifan took a 2-point lead on Monday in the Women's World Championship Match. In the 6th match game she defeated her opponent Humpy Koneru for the second time, with the black pieces, despite having spent a few hours in the hospital the night before. Hou Yifan wins again in game 6 | All photos © FIDE by Anna Burtasova & Anastasiya Karlovich...
WWCh: 5th game drawn
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Sunday, November 20, 2011 21:19
The fifth game of the Women's World Championship match between Hou Yifan and Humpy Koneru also ended in a draw. At half-time, title holder Hou Yifan still leads by a point. The sixth game will be played on Monday, November 21st. The match takes place in in Tirana, Albania and is played over 10 classical games and a possible tiebreak. Another draw...
WWCh G4: Hou Yifan maintains lead in Albania
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Saturday, November 19, 2011 11:56
The fourth game of the Women's World Championship match between Hou Yifan and Humpy Koneru ended in a draw. The reigning champion was better throughout the game, but after five hours of play the Indian grandmaster saved the draw. The match takes place in in Tirana, Albania and is played over 10 classical games and a possible tiebreak. Game 4 under...
WWCh G3: Hou Yifan scores first win
Thursday, November 17, 2011 19:35
Hou Yifan scored the first win in the World Championship match in Tirana, Albania. The Chinese grandmaster, who defends her world title in a match over 10 classical games against Humpy Koneru of India, won the third game with the black pieces. The start of the third game in Tirana | All photos © FIDE by Anastasiya Karlovich Event Women's World...
WWCh G2: Humpy Koneru draws comfortably
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 18:43
Humpy Koneru drew the second game in her World Championship match against Hou Yifan most comfortably. If anyone was better in the game it was the Indian grandmaster. The match is played over 10 classical games and if necessary there will be a rapid (and possible blitz) tie-break. The event takes place in Tirana, Albania. The second game under way...
WWCh G1: Koneru presses, Hou holds
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 8:54
The first game of the Women's World Championship match between Humpy Koneru (as White) and Hou Yifan (as Black) ended in a draw. The match is played over 10 classical games and if necessary there will be a rapid (and possible blitz) tie-break. The event takes place in Tirana, Albania. FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov making the first move | all...
Women's World Championship starts today
Monday, November 14, 2011 8:51
Hou Yifan plays black in the first game of the Women's World Championship which starts today at 15:00 CET in Tirana, Albania. The Chinese grandmaster defends her world title against Humpy Koneru of India, who is rated 22 points higher. An image of the official website's home page Event Women's World Championship Dates November 13th-30th, 2011...

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