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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 |...
Playing hall becomes more empty
Monday, November 19, 2012 21:49
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. The playing has become more empty |...
View of the playing hall in Khanty-Mansiysk
Saturday, November 17, 2012 13:00
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. View of the playing hall | Photos...
View of the playing hall in Khanty-Mansiysk
Thursday, November 15, 2012 16:38
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. (If Hou herself wins, she will face the...
View of the playing hall in Khanty-Mansiysk
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 19:17
The Women's World Championship is taking place in Khanty-Mansiysk from 11th November to 3rd December. The strongest 64 female chess players will play 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. (If Hou herself wins, she will face the...