22 June 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Two decisive scores in the tenth round. IM Alisa Galliamova and GM Viktorija Cmilyte won their respective games. Meanwhile the three players in the lead are GM Humpy Koneru of India, GM Viktorija Cmilyte and GM Anna Muzychuk of Slovenia.
The official website of the tournament reported that before the last round of FIDE Women Grand Prix in Kazan three players are on top. Viktorija Cmilyte won against Nadezhda Kosintseva and replaced Elina Danielian, who was defeated by Alisa Galliamova. Elina chose to go into a sharp position in the middle game but missed intersting opportunity on 19th move and her position became worse.
Russian player Alisa Galliamova, who lost four previous games, played precisely today, neutralized all threats of her opponent and left with extra material. Other leaders Anna Muzychuk and Humpy Koneru made draws against Hou Yifan and Alexandra Kosteniuk accordingly and share first place with Viktorija Cmilyte with 6.5 points.
Standings After Round 10:
Official website: http://kazan2012.fide.com
(all photos from official website)