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Koneru advanced first to the 2nd round
August 30, 2008

The player from India who is one the favorite contenders quickly finished her second game in a convincing manner and qualified herself to the second round.

More than half of the games have been decided in a victorious manner and the winners qualified themselves into the 2nd round. Among them are all the big guns like Hou Yifan, Xu Yuhua, Zhao Xue, Gaponenko, Zatonskih, Harika, Kosintseva Tatiana.

Zhukova managed to win with black and looks forward to a tiebreak. Mongoltuul confirmed her good performance from the 1st day and won against her Polish opponent, thus she is in the 2nd round.

 

The day was rather quiet and peaceful, weather is nice, no disturbing effects. Tomorrow, we have several tie-breaks. Please, follow the live coverage.

Peter Rajcsanyi
Press Director

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