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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Women's World Chess Champion GM\Hou Yifan Deservedly Retained Her Title

Women's World Chess Champion the Chinese GM\Hou Yifan (2578 Elo) deservedly retained her title after drawing the eight's game -with the black pieces- against her Indian rival GM\Humpy Koneru (2600 Elo) to reach the score (5.5:2.5) .The match took place in the Tirana International hotel (Albania) from (14-30) November .The time control was 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move one.The prize fund for the match was 200,000 Euros (120,000 Euros for the winner).The chief arbiter was I.A Panagiotis NIkolopoulos and I.A Carol Jarecki - Deputy Chief Arbiter ,the members of the Appeals Committee were : Mr.Yorgos Makropoulos - Chairman ,Mr. Ali Nihat Yazici  ,IM\Beatriz Marinello .WGM\Anastasiya Karlovich -press officer-.
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