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Monday, December 18, 2006

Youngest GM and Youngest WGM Do Battle in New Delhi

An interesting match has begun, pitting the world's youngest grandmaster (Parimarjan Negi) against the world's youngest woman grandmaster (WGM) (Kateryna Lahno). The format is as follows:
  1. Six "classical" games with tournament time control, from Dec. 17 through Dec. 22.
  2. Six "rapid" games over two days, Dec. 23 and Dec. 24.
  3. Six "blitz" games, all on Dec. 25.
The primary website for the event can be found here, and game results, as well as game scores, can be found here.

The first game was drawn, but the second was won by Kateryna. Click here to view the game.

You might also want to check the William Harvey puzzle site, which has several tactical puzzles from Kateryna's games.



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