Januar 21, 2022

Hou Yifan wins Belt and Road World Women Summit

Hou Yifan
Hou Yifan

Women’s # 1 Hou Yifan made a winning return to the virtual board in a 2-day rapid tournament Belt and Road 2020 World Chess Women Summit. This rapid chess (15+5) round-robin event took place on chess.com and brought together ten female players including three GMs from the women’s top-10.

Hou Yifan started with a bang scoring four victories in a row right out of the gate. Women’s #1 was in control throughout the tournament distance and despite losing two games to her compatriot Lei Tingjie and Nana Dzagnidze finished clear first a full point ahead of Sarasadat Khademalsharieh and Tan Zhongyi who tied for second.

Final standings:

 

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