Friday, November 23, 2012

Stefanova, Ju, Harika Through to Semi-Finals!

Harika Dronavalli, India Antoaneta Stefanova, Bulgaria

23 Nov 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2012 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, the final three players that made through were Antoaneta Stefanova winning 3-1, Ju Wenjun (China) winning 3.5-2.5, Harika Dronavalli (India) winning 2.5-1.5. They will join Anna Ushenina of Ukraine in the semi-finals of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2012.

Ju Wenjun, China  Anna Ushenina, Ukraine


Here is one of the winning games by Stefanova playing black against Sebag Marie of France. Stefanova won this game with black pieces.

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Black played 45..Qxf3, white resigned.


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

(All photos from official website)

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