Sisters Muzychuk made it to the quarterfinals of the world Cup chess

Сестры Музычук пробились в четвертьфинал ЧМ по шахматам

Anna and Maria Muzychuk continue to fight for the chess crown.

Ukrainka Maria and Anna Muzychuk is in the quarterfinals of the women’s world chess championship in Khanty-Mansiysk.

In the first match of 1/8 finals of the Anna 27 minutes white defeated the Bulgarian Stefanov Antoinette, but black suddenly lost. In the tiebreak Anna failed to win with white, but black, she held a party just brilliant and declared opponent of clean Mat. The match score was 2.5-1.5 in favor of the Ukrainian.

But Mariya Muzychuk in the first game against the Iranian players Mobin Alinazar just burned. In the Queen endgame, her opponent had a decisive advantage, but Ukrainian aggressively sought out chances. And when Alinazar inadvertently pushed a pawn, Muzychuk had pronounced her perpetual check.

In the second meeting from Lvov for the first time in the tournament start the party from parseuri pawn and gained an advantage after the opening. Inaccurate game rivals helped to win it at the 42nd move. The score is 1,5:0,5 in favor of Mary.

Therefore, in the quarterfinals of the world Cup will play two players from Ukraine, China and Russia, as well as one from Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. Were such couples: Yu Wenjun (China) – Gurruchaga Tagirjanov (Uzbekistan), Anna Muzychuk – Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia), Mariya Muzychuk – Zhansaya Abdumalik (Kazakhstan), Ekaterina Lahno (Russia) – Lay Tinje (China).

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