Women's World Championship Goes To Tie-Breaks
The 2012 Women's World Championship will be decided by a tie-break playoff after Antoaneta Stefanova dramatically equalised the scores with Anna Ushenina in the last game of the 4-game final match.
Antoaneta Stefanova won the fourth game to equalise with Anna Ushenina
The tie-break will start with 2 rapid games at 25 minutes plus 10 second increment. If scores are still level, then there will be 2 more games at 10 minutes plus 10 second increment.
If the tie is still not broken, there are two games at 5 minutes plus 3 second increment. Finally, there is the prospect of a sudden-death game (white has 5 minutes, black 4 minutes, with 3 second increment from move 60, white must win or black is the winner).