Today the final has started! Stefanova played the Bogo-Indian and towards the end of the opening had a large advantage on the clock. Black was better for most of the middlegame and after but white managed to draw.
Follow the game on http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/houdini.html
Both most important events – the Women’s World Championship and FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent – have rest days. So, here is a nice quiz for you 🙂
White to move and win
Before the 4th round Morozevich was leading the event with 2.5 points. Now he leads with 3, 2nd to 4th are Karjakin, Mamedyarov and Wang Hao.
Kamsky-Wang Hao 0-1
Ushenina won the first game of the tie-break.
Thus Ushenina is in the final and will be playing ex-world champion Stefanova!
Second game will start shortly. Follow it on-line on http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/houdini.html
So far Morozevich is a sole leader with 2 out of 2.
The pairings are:
Karjakin-Wang Hao 1/2