6 Dec 2012, Kuala Lumpur – Anna Ushenina, the new Women’s World Champion, receiving her trophy from FIDE President, Mr. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, during the closing ceremony in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
The official website reported that 14th Women World Champion was decided on a tie-break after Antoaneta Stefanova and Anna Ushenina exchanged wins in the 3rd and 4th final match games with the classical time control. The first rapid game ended in a draw, and the Ukrainian took the upper hand in the second. Anna Ushenina is a new world champion!
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