Women’s World Championship 2015 Sochi Russia

Pogonina-Cramling, M.Muzychuk sitting in the background

Pogonina-Cramling, M.Muzychuk sitting in the background


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Pogonina managed to win the 2nd game (again!) and equalized the score. Another draw happened in M.Muzychuk-Harika game, so they will also be playing today :).

Second game of the Semifinals

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Women’s World Championship 2015 Sochi, Russia

Cramling-Pogonina

Cramling-Pogonina


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Cramling leads in the match against Pogonina and only needs a draw to get to the Finals. Muzychuk drew Harika, so they both will be playing for two results (win and possibly draw to decide the outcome of the match in tie-breaks).

The 1st game of Semifinals

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Koneru-Muzychuk

Koneru-Muzychuk


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There was no Armageddon yesterday and those who are in the semifinals are: M.Muzychuk, Harika, Pogonina and Cramling.

Some of the tie-break games

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Harika-Arabidze

Harika-Arabidze


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Harika won the 2nd game against Arabidze and advanced to the Semifinals. Three other matches finished with 1-1 (Classical part) and will be decided in the tie-breaks – rapid and possibly blitz and even Armageddon, if necessary.

Games of the 2nd round of the Quarterfinals

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Remaining pairs

Remaining pairs


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Results of the 1st game of the Quarterfinals

M.Muzychuk-Koneru 1-0
Pogonina-Zhao 0-1
Cramling-A.Muzychuk 1/2
Arabidze-Harika 1/2

Games of the round

Both Koneru and Pogonina are in a must win situation today as only a victory will allow them to equalize in the Classical part of the match and proceed to the rapid tie-breaks.

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