With the exception of one matchup, anything can happen from this point on. Things will get very interesting from this point on. 

Pairings for the second round:

Hou, Yifan (CHN) – Socko, Monika (POL)
Koneru, Humpy (IND) – Zhukova, Natalia (UKR)
Muzychuk, Anna (SLO) – Ushenina, Anna (UKR)
Zhao, Xue (CHN) – Khurtsidze, Nino (GEO)
Lahno, Kateryna (UKR) – Javakhishvili, Lela (GEO)
Kosintseva, Nadezhda (RUS) – Mkrtchian, Lilit (ARM)
Cmilyte, Viktorija (LTU) – Huang, Qian (CHN)
Sebag, Marie (FRA) – Girya, Olga (RUS)
Gunina, Valentina (RUS) – Galliamova, Alisa (RUS)
Cramling, Pia (SWE) – Krush, Irina (USA)
Kosintseva, Tatiana (RUS) – Hoang, Thanh Trang (HUN)
Harika, Dronavalli (IND) – Danielian, Elina (ARM)
Arribas Robaina, Maritza (CUB) – Muzychuk, Mariya (UKR)
Kosteniuk, Alexandra (RUS) – Pogonina, Natalija (RUS)
Ju, Wenjun (CHN) – Zatonskih, Anna (USA)
Stefanova, Antoaneta (BUL) – Zhu, Chen (QAT)
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