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Saturday, September 12, 2009

2nd WORLD WOMEN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP







Second world women team chess championship ended today at Ningbo China. Ten team took part in this event organized by China Chess Association.Only France ,Germany and Hungary didn’t took part ,these country are among top ten in the world base on their players rating.However China field up their second team ,Vietnam who are ranked 22nd and Armenia world ranking 18th to make up the number.

China field up their starplayer Hou Yi Fang (FIDE 2585) the highest rated player in this tournament.She played 7 games and scored 4 points losing one game to Irina Krush (FIDE 2458) of USA in an exciting Nimzo Indian Classical Variation which is contributed China 1-3 loses to USA.

The loses didn’t stop China to emerged as a champion with 12 match points and 21.5 games points which is just 0.5 ahead from second place team Russia. China second team player Tang Zhongyi won best board prize for board one who scored 5.5 points from eight games.

Here are final ranking:

Rank Team Gam. + = - MP Pts.
1 China Team One 9 5 2 2 12 21½
2 Russian Team 9 4 4 1 12 21
3 Ukrain 9 4 4 1 12 20½
4 Georgian Team 9 5 1 3 11 20
5 Armenian Team 9 4 2 3 10 18½
6 Poland Team 9 4 2 3 10 17½
7 India Team 9 4 1 4 9 17½
8 American Team 9 2 2 5 6 16½
9 China Team Two 9 2 2 5 6 16
10 Vietnam Team 9 0 2 7 2 11



Board 1

Rank Name Rtg Team % Rp Games
1 Tan Zhongyi 2435 China Team Two 68.8 2597 8
2 GM C. Maia 2506 Georgian Team 57.1 2531 7
3 GM Hou Yifan 2585 China Team One 57.1 2498 7



Board 2

Rank Name Rtg Team % Rp Games
1 IM Kosintseva 2493 Russian 72.2 2608 9
2 IM Mkrtchian 2468 Armenian 72.2 2603 9
3 GM Dzagnidze 2535 Georgian 72.2 2580 9


Board 3

Rank Name Rtg Team % Rp Games
1 IM Gaponenko 2438 Ukrain 68.8 2519 8
2 WGM Karavade 2391 India 66.7 2507 9
3 IM Dworakowska 2345 Poland 64.3 2510 7

Board 4

Rank Name Rtg Team % Rp Games
1 WFM Gunina 2437 Russian 81.3 2560 8
2 WGM Huang 2424 China One75.0 2501 8
3 WIM Melekhina 2220 American 66.7 2463 6


Below are game between Irina Krush Versus Hou Yifan (1-0)

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