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Anna Ushenina became the new World Champion

The new Chess Queen

The Ukrainian grandmaster defeated Antoaneta Stefanova on tie-break.

Note:   2013 侯逸凡因為大獎賽總積分名列第一, 雖然在今年淘汰賽失利, 仍將取得挑戰2012 新棋后烏什尼娜 的機會.

The tie-break between Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) and Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria) was short, but the struggle was really tense.


The score in the final is 3.5-2.5 in favor of Anna Ushenina (Ukraine). FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov congratulated her with this historic achievement at the concluding press-conference. The FIDE President arrived today to Khanty-Mansiysk to participate in the closing ceremony of the 2012 Women’s World Championship.

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