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|All-Chinese Final at the Women's World Championships|
|December 17, 2010|
16-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.
See the official website for live games, schedule and full regulations.