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Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers

Devangshu Datta 

As briefly reported earlier, Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers. The two swapped wins in normal games, and then drew to head into the accelerated tiebreakers. Muzychuk missed her chances with white in the first tiebreaker and Tan converted her chances in the second to take the title. Tan is the fifth Chinese player to take the world title and she did it the hard way by knocking out the top seed, Ju Wenjun and a bunch of other higher-rated players including Muzychuk and Harika Dronavalli.  Meanwhile, the Iranian ...

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CHESS#1242

Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers

Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers As briefly reported earlier, Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers. The two swapped wins in normal games, and then drew to head into the accelerated tiebreakers. Muzychuk missed her chances with white in the first tiebreaker and Tan converted her chances in the second to take the title. Tan is the fifth Chinese player to take the world title and she did it the hard way by knocking out the top seed, Ju Wenjun and a bunch of other higher-rated players including Muzychuk and Harika Dronavalli.  Meanwhile, the Iranian ... image
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CHESS#1242

Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers

As briefly reported earlier, Tan Zhongyi won the world title by beating Anna Muzychuk in a tense final, which went to tiebreakers. The two swapped wins in normal games, and then drew to head into the accelerated tiebreakers. Muzychuk missed her chances with white in the first tiebreaker and Tan converted her chances in the second to take the title. Tan is the fifth Chinese player to take the world title and she did it the hard way by knocking out the top seed, Ju Wenjun and a bunch of other higher-rated players including Muzychuk and Harika Dronavalli.  Meanwhile, the Iranian ...

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