Women’s Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2014 11th round

Hou-Kosteniuk
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Hou became the winner of the Khanty Mansiysk leg of Grand Prix! She finished the event with 8.5 points, 1.5 points ahead of Girya (7 points). Kosteniuk won the 3rd place with 6.5 points.

Results of the 11th round

GM Hou Yifan 2618 ½ – ½ GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 ½ – ½ GM Muzychuk Anna 2560
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 ½ – ½ WGM Girya Olga 2450
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 0 – 1 GM Zhao Xue 2552
GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 1 – 0 GM Ushenina Anna 2501
WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 0 – 1 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489

Final standings

1 GM Hou Yifan 2618 CHN 8½
2 WGM Girya Olga 2450 RUS 7
3 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 RUS 6½
4 GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 UKR 6
5 GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 SLO 6
6 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 GEO 5½
7 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 BUL 5½
8 GM Zhao Xue 2552 CHN 5
9 GM Ushenina Anna 2501 UKR 5
10 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 UZB 4
11 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 RUS 3½
12 WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 MGL 3½

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Women’s Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2014 10th round

Muzychuk-Hou
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Hou secured the 1st place by drawing against Muzychuk! She now has 8 points, Girya has 6.5 and Kosteniuk 6.

Results of the 10th round

Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 1 – 0 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 ½ – ½ GM Lagno Kateryna 2543
GM Ushenina Anna 2501 ½ – ½ GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Zhao Xue 2552 0 – 1 WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340
WGM Girya Olga 2450 1 – 0 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496
GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 ½ – ½ GM Hou Yifan 2618

Standings after 10 rounds

1 GM Hou Yifan 2618 CHN 8
2 WGM Girya Olga 2450 RUS 6½
3 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 RUS 6
4 GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 SLO 5½
5 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 GEO 5½
6 GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 UKR 5
7 GM Ushenina Anna 2501 UKR 5
8 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 BUL 4½
9 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 UZB 4
10 GM Zhao Xue 2552 CHN 4
11 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 RUS 3
12 WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 MGL 3

Pairings of the 11th round

GM Hou Yifan 2618 – GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 – GM Muzychuk Anna 2560
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 – WGM Girya Olga 2450
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 – GM Zhao Xue 2552
GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 – GM Ushenina Anna 2501
WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 – GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489

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Women’s Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2014 9th round

Hou Yifan
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Hou won against Girya thus stopping the latter’s win streak and is now leading with 7.5 points. Girya is 2nd with 5.5 points. Muzychuk lost again, this time to Kosteniuk and is sharing 3rd.

Results of the 9th round

GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 0 – 1 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527
GM Hou Yifan 2618 1 – 0 WGM Girya Olga 2450
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 ½ – ½ GM Zhao Xue 2552
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 ½ – ½ GM Ushenina Anna 2501
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 1 – 0 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489
GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 ½ – ½ WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321

Standings after the 9th round

1 GM Hou Yifan 2618 CHN 7½
2 WGM Girya Olga 2450 RUS 5½
3 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 RUS 5
4 GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 SLO 5
5 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 GEO 5
6 GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 UKR 4½
7 GM Ushenina Anna 2501 UKR 4½
8 GM Zhao Xue 2552 CHN 4
9 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 UZB 4
10 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 BUL 4
11 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 RUS 3
12 WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 MGL 2

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Pairings of the 10th round

GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 – WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 – GM Lagno Kateryna 2543
GM Ushenina Anna 2501 – GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Zhao Xue 2552 – WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340
WGM Girya Olga 2450 – GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496
GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 – GM Hou Yifan 2618

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Women’s Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2014 8th round

Girya-Muzychuk
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Hou remained on the 1st place with 6.5 points after making a draw against Zhao. Girya won against Muzychuk (Girya’s 3rd win in a row!) and replaced her on the 2nd place.

Results of the 8th round

GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 ½ – ½ GM Lagno Kateryna 2543
WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 0 – 1 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 ½ – ½ WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340
GM Ushenina Anna 2501 1 – 0 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496
GM Zhao Xue 2552 ½ – ½ GM Hou Yifan 2618
WGM Girya Olga 2450 1 – 0 GM Muzychuk Anna 2560

Standings after 8 rounds

1 6 GM Hou Yifan 2618 CHN 6½
2 4 WGM Girya Olga 2450 RUS 5½
3 5 GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 SLO 5
4 12 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 RUS 4
5 1 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 BUL 4
6 10 GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 UKR 4
7 2 GM Ushenina Anna 2501 UKR 4
8 9 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 GEO 4
9 11 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 UZB 3½
10 3 GM Zhao Xue 2552 CHN 3½
11 7 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 RUS 2½
12 8 WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 MGL 1½

Today is a rest day!

Pairings of the 9th round

GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 – GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527
GM Hou Yifan 2618 – WGM Girya Olga 2450
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 – GM Zhao Xue 2552
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 – GM Ushenina Anna 2501
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 – GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489
GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 – WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321

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Women’s Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2014 7th round

Girya
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Hou, Muzychuk and Girya won their games to take 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively. It is important to note a very interesting and complex game Girya won against Kosteniuk.

Results of the 7th round

WGM Girya Olga 2450 1 – 0 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527
GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 1 – 0 GM Zhao Xue 2552
GM Hou Yifan 2618 1 – 0 GM Ushenina Anna 2501
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 ½ – ½ GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 0 – 1 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 ½ – ½ GM Lagno Kateryna 2543

Standings after 7 rounds

1 GM Hou Yifan 2618 CHN 6
2 GM Muzychuk Anna 2560 SLO 5
3 WGM Girya Olga 2450 RUS 4½
4 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 BUL 3½
5 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 RUS 3½
6 GM Lagno Kateryna 2543 UKR 3½
7 WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 UZB 3½
8 GM Ushenina Anna 2501 UKR 3
9 GM Zhao Xue 2552 CHN 3
10 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550 GEO 3
11 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496 RUS 2½
12 WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340 MGL 1

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Pairings of the 8th round

GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2527 – GM Lagno Kateryna 2543
WGM Muminova Nafisa 2321 – GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2489 – WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2340
GM Ushenina Anna 2501 – GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2496
GM Zhao Xue 2552 – GM Hou Yifan 2618
WGM Girya Olga 2450 – GM Muzychuk Anna 2560

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