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Perfect Ruan Lufei Leads In Ankara

  • SonofPearl
  • on 9/19/12, 12:30 AM.

ankara2012_Womens_Grand%20Prix.jpgRuan Lufei kept a perfect score to maintain her lead after 3 rounds of the 2012 FIDE Ankara Women's Grand Prix.

Ruan Lufei defeated Yildiz Betul Cemre with the black pieces to lead by half a point on 3/3.

Close behind in second place is Koneru Humpy on 2½/3 who also won with the black pieces against Antoaneta Stefanova.

There were another two decisive games in the round, with Viktorija Cmilyte recovering from her surprise loss in the previous round to beat Zhao Xue (again with the black pieces!) and Anna Muzychuk won with white against Tatiana Kosintseva.

The standings after 3 rounds:

# Name Fed Elo Pts
1 Ruan, Lufei  CHN  2492 3
2 Koneru, Humpy  IND  2593
3 Muzychuk, Anna  SLO  2606 2
4 Cmilyte, Viktorija  LTU  2520 2
5 Ju, Wenjun  CHN  2528 2
6 Zhao, Xue  CHN  2549
7 Munguntuul, Batkhuyag  MGL  2434
8 Yildiz, Betul Cemre  TUR  2341 1
9 Kosintseva, Tatiana  RUS  2524 1
10 Socko, Monika  POL  2463 ½
11 Ozturk, Kubra  TUR  2294 ½
12 Stefanova, Antoaneta  BUL  2502 ½

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Ruan Lufei leads on 3/3

Ankara Grand Prix 2012 Round 3 Ruan Lufei.JPG

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Koneru Humpy holds second place

Ankara Grand Prix 2012 Round 3 Koneru Humpy.JPG

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Viktorija Cmilyte bounced back with a 3rd round victory

Ankara Grand Prix 2012 Round 3 Viktorija Cmilyte.JPG

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Anna Muzychuk won a hard game with Tatiana Kosintseva

Ankara Grand Prix 2012 Round 3 Anna Muzychuk.JPG

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Ju Wenjun let a win slip away in her game with Monika Socko

Ankara Grand Prix 2012 Round 3 Ju Wenjun.JPG

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Batkhuyag Munguntuul drew her game with Kubra Ozturk

Ankara Grand Prix 2012 Round 3 Munguntuul Batkhuyag.JPG

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The final round of the Ankara Grand Prix is on 28 September. Rounds start at 15:00 local time (12:00 UTC), with rest days on 20 and 25 September.  Live games broadcast here.

Photos from the official website.  Games via TWIC.

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  • 19 months ago

    MSC157

    Great job Anna! :) Love it, go Slovenia! ;)

  • 19 months ago

    LeeCooper78

    Muzychuk - Kosintseva should have been a draw, right? 56...h2 and it's a stalemate at least for black.

     

    edit: OK, got it. 57. Kg3 wins. Silly miss...

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