After suffering her first loss yesterday, GM Danielian is back on the winning track today after a win against IM Fierro. In the critical battle for 2nd place, GM Sebag won a wild game against GM Dzagnidze with multiple mistakes by both players. GM Koneru had a dominating position against former WWC Xu Yuhua. She could not convert and fall 1.5 point back with just 2 rounds to go.

Round 9 results

GM Sebag Marie 2489 1-0 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Chiburdanidze Maia 2502 1/2 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2546
IM Munguntuul Batkhuyag 2410 1-0 GM Cramling Pia 2516
GM Danielian Elina 2454 1-0 IM Fierro Baquero Martha L 2363
GM Xu Yuhua 2484 1/2 GM Koneru Humpy 2607
IM Mkrtchian Lilit 2475 1-0 GM Zhu Chen 2495

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