Ankara FIDE Women Grand Prix – Round 6

All the games of the 6th round of the FIDE Women Grand Prix in Ankara ended with decisive results. Humpy Koneru won against the earlier co-leader Ruan Lufei in the line which already happened in the game Kosintseva-Koneru.

Anna Muzyhcuk displayed a fantastic fighting spirit and managed to win against Betul Yildiz after 130 moves of tough contest. Koneru and Muzychuk have 5 out of 6 each and keep on leading in the Grand Prix at the moment.

Monika Socko celebrated her first victory in the clash against the Turkish player Kubra Ozturk. Meanwhile, Tatiana Kosintseva defeated Viktorija Cmilyte in the rook endgame.

Ruan Lufei - Humpy Koneru

Ruan Lufei - Humpy Koneru

Tatiana Kosintseva and Viktorija Cmilyte

Tatiana Kosintseva and Viktorija Cmilyte talking about the game

Chinese players Ju Wenjun and Zhao Xue outplayed Antoaneta Stefanova and Munguntuul Batkhuyag respectively and share the third place in the tournament.

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Round 6 results:
Ju Wenjun – Stefanova Antoaneta 1-0
Kosintseva Tatiana – Cmilyte Viktorija 1-0
Munguntuul Batkhuyag – Zhao Xue 0-1
Muzychuk Anna – Yildiz Betul Cemre 1-0
Ozturk Kubra – Socko Monika 0-1
Ruan Lufei – Koneru Humpy 0-1

The Women Grand Prix is taking place from 15th to 29th September in Ankara, Turkey.

Photos by Anastasya Karlovich

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Nona Gaprindashvili

The legendary champion Nona Gaprindashvili

Grand Prix Ankara playing hall

The playing room at the TCF headquarters in Ankara

Zhao Xue

Zhao Xue

Munguntuul Batkhuyag interviewed

Munguntuul Batkhuyag interviewed

Ju Wenjun

Ju Wenjun analysing the game

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