Thursday, November 15, 2012

Socko Rises To The Challenge, Women’s World Ch 2012


15 Nov 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Just minutes ago, Hou Yifan surprisingly lost in her game against Monika Socko of Poland during the Women’s World Championship 2012 in a knock-out format. The score is now even 1-1.

Here is the winning game for Monika Socko against the reigning World Women Champion, Hou Yifan of China in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.

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By move 33, black played 33…Qd4+, white resigned. If white played, 34.Kh1, then mate in two with black playing 34…Qf2, 35 gxf3 Qf1#. If white played instead 34.Be3, then black can play 34…Qxe3+, 35. Kf1 Be2+, 36. Ke1 d2#. Well played by Monika Socko!


Women's World Championship | PGN via TWIC

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