2012 Women’s World Championship Pairings

The CHN-CAN pairing on board 4 is a big mismatch while HUN-RUS on board 22 is much closer.

4 Zhao, Xue CHN g 2565 – Khoudgarian, Natalia CAN wm 2138
22 Hoang, Thanh Trang HUN g 2470 – Ovod, Evgenija RUS m 2384

Name Country Title Rating – Name Country Title Rating
1 Hou, Yifan CHN g 2606 – Ranasinghe, S D SRI wm 1821
2 Koneru, Humpy IND g 2610 – Frick, Denise RSA wm 1871
3 Muzychuk, Anna SLO g 2586 – Mezioud, Amina ALG wm 2055
4 Zhao, Xue CHN g 2565 – Khoudgarian, Natalia CAN wm 2138
5 Lahno, Kateryna UKR g 2553 – Mona, Khaled EGY wg 2155
6 Kosintseva, Nadezhda RUS g 2539 – Castrillon Gomez, Melissa COL wm 2159
7 Cmilyte, Viktorija LTU g 2524 – Aliaga Fernandez, Ingrid Y PER wf 2175
8 Sebag, Marie FRA g 2521 – Berezina, Irina AUS m 2190
9 Gunina, Valentina RUS m 2517 – Gu, Xiaobing CHN wg 2209
10 Cramling, Pia SWE g 2516 – Ghader Pour, Shayesteh IRI wm 2219
11 Kosintseva, Tatiana RUS g 2515 – Davletbayeva, Madina KAZ wm 2220
12 Harika, Dronavalli IND g 2512 – Soumya, Swaminathan IND wg 2251
13 Khotenashvili, Bela GEO m 2504 – Arribas Robaina, Maritza CUB wg 2273
14 Kosteniuk, Alexandra RUS g 2501 – Abrahamyan, Tatev USA wg 2304
15 Ju, Wenjun CHN wg 2501 – Pourkashiyan, Atousa IRI wg 2321
16 Stefanova, Antoaneta BUL g 2491 – Romanko, Marina RUS m 2355
17 Zhu, Chen QAT g 2491 – Ziaziulkina, Nastassia BLR wg 2367
18 Zatonskih, Anna USA m 2489 – Lujan, Carolina ARG m 2369
19 Pogonina, Natalija RUS wg 2478 – Matveeva, Svetlana RUS m 2377
20 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR m 2476 – Foisor, Cristina-Adela ROU m 2383
21 Danielian, Elina ARM g 2476 – Khukhashvili, Sopiko GEO m 2383
22 Hoang, Thanh Trang HUN g 2470 – Ovod, Evgenija RUS m 2384
23 Krush, Irina USA m 2470 – Li, Ruofan SIN m 2394
24 Galliamova, Alisa RUS m 2468 – Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina RUS m 2409
25 Girya, Olga RUS wg 2467 – Rajlich, Iweta POL m 2410
26 Huang, Qian CHN wg 2465 – Shen, Yang CHN wg 2413
27 Mkrtchian, Lilit ARM m 2457 – Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan SCO g 2414
28 Javakhishvili, Lela GEO m 2455 – Bodnaruk, Anastasia RUS m 2415
29 Dembo, Yelena GRE m 2454 – Khurtsidze, Nino GEO m 2428
30 Ushenina, Anna UKR m 2452 – Cori T., Deysi PER wg 2429
31 Zhukova, Natalia UKR g 2451 – Guo, Qi CHN wg 2432
32 Socko, Monika POL g 2445 – Skripchenko, Almira FRA m 2441  

Ovod is not to be taken lightly. Here is a recent example of her attacking play earlier this year. 

Ovod,E (2410) – Baryshpolets,A (2487) [E71]
Albena Masters Open 2012 Albena BUL (6.13), 31.05.2012
White had earlier sacrificed a knight for two pawns to break open the kingside and is now on the attack. 

White to play

Posted on November 1, 2012, in Hoang, Women's World Championship. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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