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The Women's World Chess Championship of 2012


  • 17 months ago · Quote · #241

    trysts

    Good morning! Two very exciting games going on now, and one game decided draw. I'm still watching and calculating, so I'll have updates in a little bitSmile

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #242

    CalamityChristie

    Suddenly a massive blunder from Antoaneta and Marie has it in ze bag.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #244

    trysts

    That was an exciting game! Here it is:



  • 17 months ago · Quote · #245

    electricpawn

    37. Nxf7!

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #246

    vahidjoon

    very nice game..

    I would have lost way before this!

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #247

    CalamityChristie

    pfren wrote:
    CalamityChristie wrote:

    Suddenly a massive blunder from Antoaneta and Marie has it in ze bag.

    Black seems lost, even without blundering.

    yes, 28.e5 was tough for black to defend.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #248

    Scottrf

    vahidjoon wrote:

    very nice game..

    I would have lost way before this!

    Don't be so hard on yourself!

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #249

    trysts

    Draw?! Kosintseva just drew with Ushenina, and I don't understand why? Here is the game:



  • 17 months ago · Quote · #250

    Scottrf

    Well known drawing position, you mean you don't know the technique?

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #251

    trysts

    Scottrf wrote:

    Well known drawing position, you mean you don't know the technique?

    I guess so. Why wouldn't white try to start pushing the queen pawns?

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #253

    Scottrf

    trysts wrote:
    Scottrf wrote:

    Well known drawing position, you mean you don't know the technique?

    I guess so. Why wouldn't white try to start pushing the queen pawns?

    I was only kidding, I've no idea.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #254

    trysts

    Black had 30 mins., and white had a little over 11 mins.

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #255

    Scottrf

    Seems like Konitseva missed a tactic with 2 double attacks? What was she worried about to move the king?

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #256

    trysts

    Well, the only thing I can think of is that Nadezhda thought she was playing her sisterLaughing

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #257

    Scottrf

    Surely gxf6 is the first move you calculate with the pawn fork?

    Must have just stopped short with the calculation?

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #258

    trysts

    That's a neat combination, Scottrf!

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #259

    Scottrf

    The millions of hours on TT paying off Wink

    But seriously you wouldn't expect a GM to miss it?

  • 17 months ago · Quote · #260

    trysts

    Since it was the 36th move, perhaps there was time troubleUndecided


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