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Ruan and Hou Off to Tiebreaks at World Women's Champs Print E-mail
December 23, 2010
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Today, underdog WGM Ruan Lufei won an exciting attacking game to tie up her Women's World Championship final match with GM Hou Yifan 2-2 (Antakya, Turkey December 20-25). Ruan is a US resident and currently in a doctoral program at Carnegie Mellon. Read an article from the Pittsburgh Tribune Review on Ruan, which includes quotes from GM Alexander Shabalov and fellow Carnegie Mellon student WIM Iryna Zenyuk. 

GM Hou Yifan, 16 and Ruan, 23 will play a rapid tiebreak for the title tomorrow! Follow the action on the official website. Also watch a US Chess Scoop video of Yun Fan from the Atlantic City International on her online chat with Ruan prior to the final.

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