In the first two rounds, 12 year old Yifan Hou defeated two 2600+ players at the Aeroflot Open to share the lead! Watch out for her! She will be the next woman to legitimately earn the GM title. I also expect her to be a future Women’s World Champion and a lot more!

WFM Hou, Yifan – GM Sutovsky, Emil (2629)
Aeroflot Open 2007 Moscow (2), 2007

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f4 Nc6 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Be3 g6 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 Bg7 11.Bc4 0-0 12.0-0 Nd7 13.Rad1 Na5 14.Bb3 Rc8 15.e5 Nxb3 16.axb3 Rc6 17.exd6 exd6 18.Bd4 Bxd4+ 19.Rxd4 Nf6 20.Kh1 d5 21.Rfd1 Qe7 22.Qf2 Rfc8 23.f5 Ne4 24.Qe3 Rxc3 25.bxc3 Rxc3 26.R1d3 Rxc2 27.Rxd5 Re2 28.Qd4 Nf6 29.Rd8+ Kg7 30.fxg6 hxg6 31.Qd6 Qxd6 32.R3xd6 Ne4 33.Rb6 Ng3+ 34.Kh2 Nf1+ 35.Kh1 Ne3 36.Rxb7 g5 37.Rdd7 Nxg2 38.Rxf7+ Kg6 39.Rg7+ Kh6 40.Rge7 1-0

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WFM Hou, Yifan – IM Vitiugov, Nikita (2604)
Aeroflot Open 2007 Moscow (1), 2007

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Bc5 6.Nb3 Be7 7.0-0 d6 8.c4 Nf6 9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.f4 b6 11.Bd2 Bb7 12.Qf3 Qc7 13.Rae1 g6 14.Qh3 h5 15.Nd1 b5 16.Ba5 Qb8 17.Bc3 b4 18.Bxb4 Bxe4 19.Bc3 Bxd3 20.Qxd3 h4 21.Nf2 Rh5 22.Nd4 Nc5 23.Qc2 Qb7 24.b4 h3 25.Nxh3 Nce4 26.Ng5 d5 27.c5 Kf8 28.a3 Kg8 29.Ndf3 Nxc3 30.Qxc3 Nh7 31.Nxh7 Rxh7 32.Qd4 Rh5 33.h3 Bf8 34.Qd3 Bg7 35.Nd4 Rh4 36.Kh1 Qc7 37.Qe3 Bf6 38.Nb3 Kg7 39.Qd2 Qd7 40.Nd4 Rah8 41.Nf3 R4h5 42.Ne5 Qa4 43.Rf3 Rb8 44.Ng4 Bd8 45.Qd4+ Kf8 46.Rc1 Rc8 47.Ne5 Qb5 48.c6 Rc7 49.Nd7+ Kg8 50.Qb6 d4 51.Nf6+ 1-0

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