Irina Krush on Winning Streak at Women's World Champs
November 17, 2012
IrinaWorldWomens.jpg Reigning US Women's Champion IM Irina Krush is on a four-game winning streak at the World Women's Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. After a first round loss to GM Pia Cramling in match two, Irina won game two against Cramling to advance the match to tiebreak. Then she won the rapid tiebreak 2-0.




In the same tiebreak round, the other remaining American player, Anna Zatonskih, was eliminated.


With just sixteen players remaining, Irina won round one of match three vs. Qian Huang.