Shanghai. The first victory of Alexandra Goryachkina for the chess crown
16:00 11 января 2020
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A chess player from Yamal Alexandra Goryachkina won the victory over Ju Wenjun from China in the fifth game of the match for the title of the world chess champion.
The game, in which Goryachkina played white, ended after 51 moves, as RIA Novosti informs.
The total score in the match became equal — 2.5-2.5.
The match for the women’s world chess crown consists of 12 games to be played from the 5th to the 24th of January. The first games are being held from the 5th to the 12th of January in Shanghai, the rest will be held from the 16th to the 24th of January in Vladivostok.
The next game between the contender to the title Alexandra Goryachkina and the current world title holder Ju Wenjun will be held on the 12th of January.