Thursday, December 16, 2010

Ruan Lufei Enters Semis, WWCC 2010

16 December 2010, Kuala Lumpur – At the fourth round playoffs, WGM Ruan Lufei prevailed by winning the first rapid game and drawing the subsequent rapid giving herself a 2.5-1.5 point win over IM Harika Dronavalli.
With this win, the final four semi-finalists has been determined – Ruan Lufei, Koneru Humpy, Hou Yifan and Zhao Xue. Three players from China and one from India – totally Asian Women’s World Chess Championship 2010.

The draw for the semi-finals are as shown below:-
Here is the winning tie-breaker rapid game between Harika and Ruan Lufei last night. Black ended with a queen, a knight and two pawns against white’s bishop and three pawns.

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