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All-Chinese Final at the Women's World Championships Print E-mail
December 17, 2010
houslide.jpg16-year-old GM Hou Yifan has again advanced to the finals of the Women's World Championship in Antakya, Turkey (December 2-25) by defeating top-seed GM Humpy Koneru 1.5-0.5.

Two years ago in Nalchik, Russia Hou defeated the same opponent in the semifinals but lost to GM Alexandra Kosteniuk in the final. The final is a four-game match starting on Monday, December 20th. (Saturday is for tiebreaks and Sunday is a free day.) Hou will face the tiebreak winner of GM Zhao Xue and Carnegie Mellon doctoral candidate WGM Ruan Lufei, both of whom are representing China.



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