10 September 2011, Kuala Lumpur - In Shenzen FIDE Women Grand Prix, Zhao Xue and Hou Yifan jointly leads with 2.5 points after third round of play. The official website of the tournament reported that during the third round playing White World Champion Hou Yifan gave first half a point to Turkish player Betul Yildiz. Her compatriot Zhao Xue also made a draw against Zhu Chen. Viktorija Cmilyte and Tan Zongyi managed to win their games against Elina Danielian and Ekaterina Kovalevskaya accordingly. Munguntuul B took her first half a point in the game against Anna Muzychuk. Ruan Lufei made the third draw in a raw against Ju Wenjun. As a result the situation with leaders didn`t change – both Hou Yifan and Zhao Xue have 2.5 points after 3 games and share first place. Viktorija Cmilyte, Anna Muzychuk and Tan Zhongy share the third place with 2 points.
Table 1. Standings After Round 3, FIDE WOMEN GRAND PRIX SHENZHEN 2011
Table 2. Results for rounds 1-3, FIDE WOMEN GRAND PRIX SHENZHEN 2011