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|Women's World Championship Begins|
|November 14, 2011|
The Women's World Championship between Hou Yifan and Humpy Koneru (left) begins
today on Nov. 14 in Tirana, Albania. Hou Yifan is the reigning World
Champion, while Koneru is the #2 rated woman in the World at 2600 (behind Judit Polgar). Koneru earned the right to challenge Hou in the 2009-2011 Women's Grand Prix cycle.
Find full details on the official website http://www.wwcc2011tirana.com/ where you can also watch live games.