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Hou Yifan on target!

Hou Yifan ready to start her campaign against Ekaterina Kovalevskaya
Hou Yifan returned from her adventure in Khanty Mansiysk to win the first game of the Shezhen Women's Grand Prix. Anna Muzychuk and Zhao Xue also won their first games, all three winners requiring 60-odd moves and good technique to end their opponent's resistance.

The first round results:

White Country Rating Result Black Country Rating
Hou Yifan CHN 2578 1-0 Ekaterina Kovalevskaya RUS 2421
Anna Muzychuk SLO 2545 1-0 Elina Danielian ARM 2517
Zhao Xue CHN 2497 1-0 Batkhuyag Munguntuul MGL 2465
Viktorija Cmilyte LTU 2525 ½-½ Ruan Lufei CHN 2477
Betul Cemre Yildiz TUR 2308 ½-½ Zhu Chen QAT 2490
Tan Zhongyi CHN 2429 ½-½ Ju Wenjun CHN 2536

Here is the table after the first round:

Rank Name Title Country Elo 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 Total
1= Hou Yifan GM CHN 2578 * . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
1= Anna Muzychuk IM SLO 2545 . * . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
1= Zhao Xue GM CHN 2497 . . * . . . . . . 1 . . 1
4= Ju Wenjun WGM CHN 2536 . . . * . . . . ½ . . . ½
4= Viktorija Cmilyte GM LTU 2525 . . . . * . . ½ . . . . ½
4= Zhu Chen GM QAT 2490 . . . . . * ½ . . . . . ½
4= Betul Cemre Yildiz WIM TUR 2308 . . . . . ½ * . . . . . ½
4= Ruan Lufei WGM CHN 2477 . . . . ½ . . * . . . . ½
4= Tan Zhongyi WGM CHN 2429 . . . ½ . . . . * . . . ½
10= Batkhuyag Munguntuul IM MGL 2465 . . 0 . . . . . . * . . 0
10= Elina Danielian GM ARM 2517 . 0 . . . . . . . . * . 0
10= Ekaterina Kovalevskaya IM RUS 2421 0 . . . . . . . . . . * 0

For further information go to the official site:

http://shenzhen2011.fide.com/index.php

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