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China Chess Championship – Round 7

Tan Zhongyi and Wang Hao still leading Women and Men groups respectively

The 2009 China Chess Championship is taking place on 26th May – 6th June in the city of Xinghua Jiangsu. GM Wang Hao signed another two consecutive wins to support his tremendous lead in the Men Championship. He conceded only one draw in preceding seven rounds. Ding Liren, untitled player who is holding second place full point behind the leader, also claimed two wins in a row, against Chinese top stars Ni Hua and Yifan Hou. Another point behind is third placed Bu Xiangzhi.

Nothing has changed in the Women Championship over the past two days, and Tan Zhongyi is still leading, with 6.0 points, closely followed by GM Zhao Xue and WGM Shen Yang who are half point behind.

2009 China Chess Championship – Men

Round 6 results:

GM Li Shilong - GM Wang Hao 0 – 1

GM Zhou Jianchao - GM Li Chao B ½ – ½

GM Bu Xiangzhi - GM Zhou Weiqi ½ – ½

Ji Dan - GM Hou Yifan ½ – ½

Ding Liren - GM Ni Hua 1 – 0

GM Liang Chong - GM Zhang Pengxiang ½ – ½

Round 7 results:

GM Zhang Pengxiang - GM Li Shilong ½ – ½

GM Ni Hua - GM Liang Chong 1 – 0

GM Hou Yifan - Ding Liren 0 – 1

GM Zhou Weiqi - Ji Dan 1 – 0

GM Li Chao B - GM Bu Xiangzhi 0 – 1

GM Wang Hao - GM Zhou Jianchao 1 – 0

Round 7 standings:

1. GM Wang Hao 2696 - 6.5

2. Ding Liren 2458 - 5.5

3. GM Bu Xiangzhi 2704 - 4.5

4. GM Zhou Weiqi 2563 - 4

5. GM Ni Hua 2724 - 3.5

6. Ji Dan 2342 - 3.5

7. GM Zhou Jianchao 2635 - 3.5

8. GM Li Chao B 2643 - 3

9. GM Hou Yifan 2590 - 2.5

10. GM Zhang Pengxiang 2638 - 2

11. GM Liang Chong 2511 - 2

12. GM Li Shilong 2557 - 1.5

Round 8 pairings:

GM Li Shilong - GM Zhou Jianchao

GM Bu Xiangzhi - GM Wang Hao

Ji Dan - GM Li Chao B

Ding Liren - GM Zhou Weiqi

GM Liang Chong - GM Hou Yifan

GM Zhang Pengxiang - GM Ni Hua

2009 China Chess Championship – Women

Round 6 results:

WFM Ding Yixin - WGM Gu Xiaobing 0 – 1

WGM Zhang Jilin - WIM Zhang Xiaowen 0 – 1

Ju Wenjun - GM Zhao Xue ½ – ½

Wang Jue - WGM Shen Yang 0 – 1

IM Wang Yu A - WIM Xu Tong 1 – 0

Wang Xiaohui - Tan Zhongyi ½ – ½

Round 7 results:

Tan Zhongyi - WFM Ding Yixin 1 – 0

WIM Xu Tong - Wang Xiaohui ½ – ½

WGM Shen Yang - IM Wang Yu A ½ – ½

GM Zhao Xue - Wang Jue 1 – 0

WIM Zhang Xiaowen - Ju Wenjun ½ – ½

WGM Gu Xiaobing - WGM Zhang Jilin ½ – ½

Round 7 standings:

1. Tan Zhongyi 2436 - 6

2. WGM Shen Yang 2420 - 5.5

3. GM Zhao Xue 2531 - 5.5

4. IM Wang Yu A 2364 - 4

5. WFM Ding Yixin 2281 - 3.5

6. Ju Wenjun 2454 - 3.5

7. Wang Xiaohui 2265 - 3.5

8. WIM Zhang Xiaowen 2340 - 3.5

9. WGM Gu Xiaobing 2336 - 3

10. WIM Xu Tong 2231 - 2

11. WGM Zhang Jilin 2335 - 1.5

12. Wang Jue 2162 - 0.5

Round 8 pairings:

WFM Ding Yixin - WGM Zhang Jilin

Ju Wenjun - WGM Gu Xiaobing

Wang Jue - WIM Zhang Xiaowen

IM Wang Yu A - GM Zhao Xue

Wang Xiaohui - WGM Shen Yang

Tan Zhongyi - WIM Xu Tong

Round 5 report

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