Pix 1. Start of Round 6, Game 1 – Hou Yifan – Ruan Lufei
(picture courtesy of wwcc2010.tcf.org.tr)
21 December 2010, Kuala Lumpur - In the first game of the final round 6 of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2010 in Hatay, Turkey, the game between GM Hou Yifan and WGM Ruan Lufei, both of China ended in a fighting draw.
Hou Yifan (2591) - Ruan Lufei (2480) [B12]
Women's World Chess Championship 2010, Turkey
Antakya, Turkey, 20.12.2010
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3 dxe4 4.fxe4 e5 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Bc4 Nd7 7.c3 b5 8.Bd3 Ngf6 9.0–0 Bd6 10.Bg5 0–0 11.Nbd2 h6 12.Bh4 Qc7 13.Qc2 Nh5 14.h3 Be6 15.Rae1 Nf4 16.Bg3 Nxd3 17.Qxd3 Rad8 18.Bf2 a6 19.Nh4 Nb6 20.b3 Rfe8 21.Qf3 b4 22.Rc1 bxc3 23.Qxc3 exd4 24.Bxd4 c5 25.Bxg7 Bf4 26.Nhf3 Rxd2 27.Nxd2 Bxd2 28.Qxd2 Kxg7 29.Qc3+ Kh7 30.Qxc5 Qxc5+ 31.Rxc5 Ra8 32.Ra5 Nc8 33.Rc1 Nd6 34.e5 Nf5 35.Kf2 h5 36.Rc2 Nd4 37.Rd2 Nc6 38.Rc5 Ne7 39.b4 Kg6 40.a3 Kf5 41.Ke3 Rg8 42.Ra5 Rg3+ 43.Kf2 Rb3 44.Rxa6 Nd5 45.Ra5 Ne3 46.Rc5 Nc4 47.Rc2 Nxa3 48.R2c3 Rb2+ 49.Kg3 Nb1 50.Rf3+ Kg5 51.h4+ Kg6 52.Rc7 Kg7 53.Rf6 Kg8 54.Rf4 Rb3+ 55.Kh2 Rb2 56.Rc5 Na3 57.Rc3 Nb5 58.Rg3+ Kf8 59.Rg5 Nc7 60.Rxh5 Nd5 61.Re4 Kg7 62.Rg5+ Kh7 63.Rc4 Rb3 64.Rg3 Rb2 65.Rg5 Rb3 66.Rd4 Nxb4 67.Rg3 Rb2 68.Rc3 Nd5 69.Rcd3 Ne7 70.Rd2 Rb5 71.Re2 Ng6 72.Rde4 Bf5 73.e6 Bxe6 ½–½
Replay the first game between Hou Yifan and Ruan Lufei in the finals of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2010 in Turkey using the game viewer below. White had two rooks and two pawns, while black had a rook, a bishop, a knight and one pawn. Draw agreed.
The second game of the final round is still on-going in Turkey.
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