6 December 2010, Kuala Lumpur – Interesting results at WWCC 2010 in Hayak, Antakya, Turkey after the completion of 2 games of the first round.
Susan Polgar’s website gave the following comments:-
Here are some of the biggest upsets in the first round of the 2010 Women's World Championship:
1. GM Pia Cramling (2526), semifinalist in 2008, has been eliminated by Turkish WIM Betul Cemre Yildiz (2225).
2. WGM Natalia Pogonina (2472)(pix top), who just came off a first place tie at the Russian Women's Championship, lost to WGM Baira Kovanova (2380) by the score of 0-2!
3. GM Elina Danielian (2466) also lost to WGM Tatiana Shadrina (2384) 0-2!
Top Board Results:
Some games will head to a rapid/blitz format today to determine the winners as shown below:-
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