Monday 13 February 2017

Nancy Lane who was seeded 64 in the FIDE Women’s World Championships Knockout in Tehran had a very tough draw being paired up with top seed player GM Ju Wenjun (FIDE rated 2583) from China in her first round Knockout match. Unfortunately Nancy lost both her games.  

First Knockout Game

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[White “Wenjun, Ju”]
[Black “Lane, Nancy”]
[Result “1-0”]

1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 e6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Nbd2 Bd6 7.Bg3 O-O 8.Bb5 Ne4 9.Nxe4 dxe4 10.Nd2 f5 11.Bxc6 bxc6 12.Qa4 Bxg3 13.hxg3 cxd4 14.cxd4 Bd7 15.Qa3 Qc7 16.Nc4 Rab8 17.Rc1 Qb7 18.O-O Be8 19.Rc2 Qc7 20.Rfc1 g5 21.Ne5 Rb6 22.b4 Qb7 23.Rc4 Rf6 24.Qc3 h5 25.Nxc6 Bxc6 26.Rxc6 Rxb4 27.d5 Rf8 28.Rc7 1-0

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Second Knockout Game

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[White “Lane, Nancy”]
[Black “Wenjun, Ju”]
[Result “0-1”]

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e3 Bf5 4.Bd3 e6 5.O-O Bd6 6.b3 O-O 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 a5 9.a4 Ne4 10.Ne5 Nxd2 11.Qxd2 Bxd3 12.Qxd3 c6 13.f4 Nf6 14.Rf3 Ne4 15.Raf1 f5 16.c4 Qe7 17.c5 Bxe5 18.fxe5 g5 19.Qe2 g4 20.Rf4 Rf7 21.Bc1 Rg7 22.Bd2 Rg6 23.Be1 Rh6 24.Bg3 Qe8 25.Qe1 Qh5 26.Qd1 Nxg3 27.hxg3 Kh8 28.Qe1 Qh2+ 29.Kf2 Rh3 30.Rh1 Qxg3+ 0-1

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