Women's World Championship 3rd Round

Women's World Championship 3rd Round

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womens%20world%20chess%20championship%202012%20logo.jpgFive players have booked their place in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Women's World Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk.

The five are Antoaneta Stefanova, Anna Ushenina, Zhao Xue, Harika Dronavalli and Marie Sebag.

The three remaining 3rd round matches between Ju Wenjun and Natalia Zhukova, Tatiana Kosintseva and Nadezhda Kosintseva, and Huang Qian and Irina Krush will go to tie-breaks.

Hou Yifan's conqueror Monika Socko lost to Antoaneta Stefanova (right) in round 3

2012 Women World Championship Round 3 Antoaneta Stefanova.jpg

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Anna Ushenina ended Natalia Pogonina's tournament

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Zhao Xue eliminated Mariya Muzychuk

2012 Women World Championship Round 3 Zhao Xue.jpg

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Harika Dronavalli knocked out Lela Javakhishvili

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Marie Sebag defeated Alisa Galliamova

2012 Women World Championship Round 3 Marie Sebag.jpg

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The scores in round three

G1 G2 Pts
Round 3 Match 01
Socko, Monika (POL) 0 0 0
Stefanova, Antoaneta (BUL) 1 1 2
Round 3 Match 02
Ju, Wenjun (CHN) 1 0 1
Zhukova, Natalia (UKR) 0 1 1
Round 3 Match 03
Ushenina, Anna (UKR) 1 ½
Pogonina, Natalija (RUS) 0 ½ ½
Round 3 Match 04
Muzychuk, Mariya (UKR) ½ 0 ½
Zhao, Xue (CHN) ½ 1
Round 3 Match 05
Javakhishvili, Lela (GEO) ½ 0 ½
Harika, Dronavalli (IND) ½ 1
Round 3 Match 06
Kosintseva, Tatiana (RUS) ½ ½ 1
Kosintseva, Nadezhda (RUS) ½ ½ 1
Round 3 Match 07
Huang, Qian (CHN) 0 1 1
Krush, Irina (USA) 1 0 1
Round 3 Match 08
Galliamova, Alisa (RUS) 0 0 0
Sebag, Marie (FRA) 1 1 2

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The schedule is below. Games start at 15:00 local time (09:00 UTC).

Date Day Event
11.11.2012 Sunday Round I - game 1
12.11.2012 Monday Round I - game 2
13.11.2012 Tuesday Tiebreak
14.11.2012 Wednesday Round II- game 1
15.11.2012 Thursday Round II- game 2
16.11.2012 Friday Tiebreak
17.11.2012 Saturday Round III- game 1
18.11.2012 Sunday Round III- game 2
19.11.2012 Monday Tiebreak
20.11.2012 Tuesday Round IV- game 1
21.11.2012 Wednesday Round IV- game 2
22.11.2012 Thursday Tiebreak
23.11.2012 Friday Round V- game 1
24.11.2012 Saturday Round V- game 2
25.11.2012 Sunday Tiebreak
26.11.2012 Monday Free Day
27.11.2012 Tuesday Round VI - game 1 final
28.11.2012 Wednesday Round VI - game 2 final
29.11.2012 Thursday Round VI - game 3 final
30.11.2012 Friday Round VI - game 4 final
01.12.2012 Saturday Tiebreak
02.12.2012 Sunday Closing Ceremony

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The 2012 championship runs from 11 November - 2 December, with each round consisting of 2-game matches (4 in the final) between the players drawn against one another. Tied matches are decided by rapid and blitz tie-break deciders.

Pictures via the official website. Results and games via TWIC.

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