Chess Spring Continues in Khanty-Mansiysk

Время публикации: 09.04.2014 20:15 | Последнее обновление: 09.04.2014 20:50

4th stage of Women's Grand Prix has started

Khanty-Mansiysk again welcomes chess players: the 4th stage of women's Grand Prix 2013/2014 has started today. The previous stage was held in Tashkent, it was won by Humpy Koneru. Indian player participated in two stages so far and finished first in both, yet she has the maximum number of Grand Prix points - 320.

This means, the reigning champion Hou Yifan needs only first place in order to win the series. Now she has only 45 points for one stage. 

Hou Yifan's rivals in Khanty-Mansiysk are Anna Muzychuk, Kateryna Lagno, Zhao Xue, Nana Dzagnidze, Alexandra Kosteniuk, and several other players.   
Таble, schedule, results, all games

The opening ceremony was held at Yugra-Classic concert hall yesterday. 


Images - khantymansiysk2014.fide.com

Read Evgeny Surov's impressions after Round 1 in his blog.


  


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