Friday, November 16, 2012

Socko wins 3-1 over Hou Yifan, Womens World Ch 2012


16 Nov 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Another two rapid games played today and Hou Yifan lost both games to Monika Socko giving the overall win to Socko 3-1. This means the defending Women’s World Champion, Hou Yifan of China, has been knocked out of this year’s chess championship 2012 in round 2.

Here are the two rapid games between the two players played earlier today at Khanty Mansiysk, Russia during the Women’s World Chess Championship 2012 of round 2. Both rapid games were won by Monika Socko of Poland.

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 Hou Yifan vs Monika Socko, Round 2, Women's World Ch 2012
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Other updates, Irina Krush of USA won the playoffs against Pia Cramling of Sweden by winning both rapid games earlier today. Anna Ushenina won the playoffs against the higher seeded Anna Muzychuk by winning both games 2-0.

FIDE Womens World Chess Championship 2012 (Khanty-Mansiysk RUS)
Sat 10th Nov 2012 - Sun 2nd Dec 2012 - Official Site - Results - Live

FIDE Women WCh (64 players 6 Rds KO Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games | Live

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