[tatar-l] Alisa Gallyamova
- Dear TMG memebers, as you know, the world chess championship finals among
women are taking place in the Big Concert Hall on Freedom Square in Kazan.
Alisa Galyamova (born 1972 in Kazan, parents from Aktanysh region) has
previously won 3 world chess championships among juniors. Xie Jun (born
1970) twice won world chess championships among women, later she was
defeated by Zhuzhu Polgar (Hungary).
Winner of the current championship (who collects 8,5 points first) will be
announced a world champion by FIDE. Ex world champion Polgar refused to
participate because of some private matters (reportedly she takes care of
her 1 year old daughter).
Today's (4th) chess duel between Alisa Gallyamova and Xie Jun finished up
with a draw.
Current overall score after 4 games is 2:2.
1st game on 30th July was finished up with a draw,
2nd game (1 August) was won by Xie Jun
3rd (2 August) game was won by Alisa
8 games are scheduled to be played in Kazan, while the other 8 games are to
be held in Sheng Yan, China.
The latest developments of the game are posted at
games are starting at 14:30 Moscow time.
- The Chinese have their own web site: