Sachini Ranasinghe made the Sri Lankan Chess history as being the 1st an only Chess Player to play in the World Individual Chess Championships today. She met the World Chess Champion, Hou Yifan in the 1st round and lost it was a great honour that she had to play the World Chess Champion.
The Women’s Individual Championships is held from 10th November to 3rd December 2012 at UGRA Chess Center in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia. The top 64 players from 33 countries are fighting hard in this knocked out Chess Championships.
Each player will have two games with the same player in each round and in case of a tie, two rapid games, two Blitz Games and still ties a games giving Black 5 minutes and white for minutes will be played where White wins if this Game is drawn
White : Hou Yifan (CHN) Black ; Sachbi Ranasinghe
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.f4 c5 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Be3 a6 8.Qd2 b5 9.a3 g5 10.fg5 cd4 11.Nd4 Nce5 12.Bd3 Bg7 13.O-O Bb7 14.Nce2 Qe7 15.Ng3 Nd3 16.cd3 Rg8 17.Ngf5 Qf8 18.Ng7 Qg7 19.Rac1 Qe5 20.Qf2 Qg7 21.Rc7 Bc8 22.Rac1 Kd8 23.Qc2 Ke7 24.Qc5 1-0
Report by Luxman Wijesuriya, Secretary - CFSL, President - Zone 3.2 from Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.
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