WWCC: Anna Ushenina Told Who is Helping Her From Kharkov

Время публикации: 25.11.2012 20:10 | Последнее обновление: 25.11.2012 21:12

After defeating Ju Wenjun on the tie-break the finalist of the Women's World Championship Anna Ushenina came to the press conference. 

In connection with Silvio Danailov's promise to visit Khanty-Mansiysk in order to support Bulgarian finalist Stefanova, the editor-in-chief of Chess-News asked Anna if anyone from Ukraine is going to do the same. Anna said she doesn't know anything about that.

Ushenina also said that although she is alone in Khanty-Mansiysk, she gets help from GM Anton Korobov who is in Kharkov.

The first game of the final match Stefanova - Ushenina will start the day after tomorrow at 13:00 MSK Time.
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  • А.MAKSIMOV: Good evening, I just connected to GM Anton Korobov and of course my choice wasn't accidental. As you already know Anna Ushenina, who at some point made a big stir at the Women's World Championship, mentioned that Anton is helping her during the competition. Apart from that she also comes from Kharkov and is of the same age as Anton.

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  • Silvio Danailov arrived at Khanty-Mansiysk and observed the shortest game played between the Women's World Championship finalists Anna Ushenina and Antoaneta Stefanova. The draw was agreed on the 17th move. 

    Photo - chess2012.ugrasport.com

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  • Ju Wenjun is the only Chinese player left in the Women's World Championship. Today she beat her compatriot Huang Qian in a tie-break. Another Chinese Zhao Xue has lost her tie-break against Harika Dronavalli and will leave Khanty-Mansiysk. Two Chinese coaches Yu Shaoteng and Je Jiangchuan will stay in the city to help Ju Wenjun. This was announced by her at the press conference.