// IP Marketing video - START// IP Marketing video - END

Elina Danielian, Lilit Mkrtchian lose Fide Women’s Grand Prix round 2 games

Elina Danielian, Lilit Mkrtchian lose Fide Women’s Grand Prix round 2 games

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmasters Elina Danielian and Lilit Mkrtchian lost Fide Women’s Grand Prix round 2 games to Ju Wenjun and Hou Yifan resp.

At Jermuk-hosted tournament, Nadezhda Kosintseva (Russia), Kateryna Lahno (Ukraine), Ruan Lufei (China) and Humpy Koneru (India) beat Zhao Xue (China), Ekaterina Kovalevskaya (Russia), Munguntuul Batkhuyag (Mongolia), and Nino Khurtsidze (Georgia) respectively.

Humpy Koneru is leading the tournament with 2 points, followed by Ju Wenjun and Hou Yifan.

In round 3, Elina Danielian will face Humpy Koneru, with Lilit Mkrtchian to rival Ruan Lufei.

 Top stories
The win puts Carlsen closer to the status of chess legends such as Garry Kasparov, who dominated the game for 15 years.
Within the first few moves they exchanged almost all their major pieces, making it difficult for either player to put pressure on the other.
Discussing Mkhitaryan's display, Mourinho said: "He just needs now to try to replicate this kind of performance in the Premier League."
As of October 20, Armenia holds the 125th position in FIFA's ranking, while the projected results will put the country on the 87th spot.
Partner news