Tournament: World Women Chess Championship 2013
White: Ushenina, Anna
Black: Hou, Yifan
Date: Wed September 18, 2013
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Qc2 c5 8. d5 exd5 9. Nh4 Nc6 10. cxd5 Nd4 11. Qd1 Ne8 12. Nf3 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 d6 14. O-O Nc7 15. a4 a6 16. Rb1 Bf6 17. Bd2 b5 18. axb5 Nxb5 19. Bg2 Bc8 20. Ne4 Re8 21. Nxf6+ Qxf6 22. e4 a5 23. Ra1 Bd7 24. Ra2 a4 25. Re1 h6 26. Be3 a3 27. Qd2 axb2 28. Rxb2 Nc3 29. f3 Ra3 30. Bf2 Nb5 31. Reb1 c4 32. Rxb5 Bxb5 33. Bd4 c3 34. Qf2 Qg5 35. f4 Qg4 36. Re1 Rea8 37. h3 Qc8 38. e5 Ra1 39. exd6 c2 40. Bxa1 0-1
Women’s World Champion Anna Ushenina once again self destructed with white. She got into time pressure, blundered, and now on the verge of losing her title. In fact, Anna lost all three games with white in this match.
The score after 6 games is 4.5 – 1.5 in favor of the challenger and former champion Hou Yifan. The first player who reaches 5.5 points wins.
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