Hou Yifan - Youngest Women's World Chess Champion Ever





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This game is from Round 3 of the 2010 Women's World Chess Championship. 16-year-old child prodigy, Grandmaster Hou Yifan of China, plays a simple yet beautiful game versus Grandmaster Zhu Chen of Qatar. Hou went on to earn the prestigious title of Women's World Chess Champion, becoming the youngest ever to obtain such a feat.

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Nbd7 6. Nf3
h6 7. Nxf6+ Nxf6 8. Be3 Bd6 9. Bd3 O-O 10. Qd2 Nd5 11. O-O-O
b6 12. Kb1 Qe7 13. Rhe1 Bb7 14. Ne5 Bxe5 15. dxe5 Nxe3
16. Qxe3 Rfd8 17. f4 Rd7 18. Rd2 Rad8 19. Red1 Kf8 20. g3 Qc5
21. Qxc5+ bxc5 22. Kc1 Bf3 23. Be2 Rxd2 24. Rxd2 Rxd2 25. Kxd2
Bd5 26. Kc3 Ke7 27. Bc4 Bc6 28. Bb3 Bb5 29. Bc4 Bc6 30. Kb3
Kd7 31. Bd3 Bd5+ 32. Ka4 Kc6 33. c4 Bf3 34. Ka5 Kb7 35. Kb5 g6
36. Kxc5 h5 37. Bc2 Bc6 38. b4 a6 39. a3 1-0

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