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Ju Wenjun wins Tehran Women’s Grand Prix

Ju Wenjun

The eleventh and last round was as dramatic as the previous ones, with no less than four decisive games and two ‘amiable’ results. By drawing with White against Harika Dronavalli, Ju Wenjun ensured the tournament win as the other co-leader, Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, lost to Natalia Zhukova with White, thus dropping on the second position. The other Chinese player occupied the …

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Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 10

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Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 10: The abrupt changes in classification initiated in the previous rounds culminated in round 10 with a double castling at the top. Both leaders Dzagnidze and Zhao Xue lost with White against their nearest trailers, Ju Wenjun and Sarasadat Khademalsharieh respectively. In the third decisive game of the day, Natalia Zhukova defeated with White Natalija …

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Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 9

Tehran Women's Grand Prix Round 4

Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 9: The second rest day did not have the same effect on all the players. Some of them returned to the chess board with renewed forces, while others seemed to be taken out of their rhythm. Round 9 maintained the high percentage of decisive games (4 with 2 draws) and marked some spectacular changes in …

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Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 8

Tehran Women's Grand Prix Round 4

Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 8: The high rate of decisive games (four, with only two draws) persisted in round 8, but the same applies to the frequency of time troubles and the inherent inaccuracies, mistakes and on board upside downs. The central result was Nana Dzagnidze’s win with White against Harika Dronavalli, converting the Georgian into sole leader with …

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Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 4

Tehran Women's Grand Prix Round 4

Tehran Women’s Grand Prix: Round 4 Played on the Valentine’s Day, the fourth round was fortunate for Valentina Gunina who recovered from her shaky start with a victory over the experienced Pia Cramling. Natalia Pogonina defeated Nino Batsiashvili with the black pieces, maintaining her lead in the tournament. She is trailed by half a point by Nana Dzagnidze who won, also …

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