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  1. Donation ketchuplover
    G.O.A.T.
    14 Mar '16 20:47
    is back in Hou Yifan's/Yifan Hou's hands for the 4th time!
  2. 14 Mar '16 22:09
    Originally posted by ketchuplover
    is back in Hou Yifan's/Yifan Hou's hands for the 4th time!
    Yes been following it with great interest, she is simply too consistent for Mariya. Games have been good, especially liked the game where Yifan played the English and Mariya had good pressure almost the entire game but could not convert it.
  3. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    03 Apr '16 03:57
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Yes been following it with great interest, she is simply too consistent for Mariya. Games have been good, especially liked the game where Yifan played the English and Mariya had good pressure almost the entire game but could not convert it.
    IS there a Polgar/Yifan match in the future?
  4. Standard member byedidia
    Mister Why
    03 Apr '16 21:27
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    IS there a Polgar/Yifan match in the future?
    Polgar is, alas, retired. So almost certainly not.
  5. 04 Apr '16 22:36
    Don't know anything about her so I did a google search and found this link


    http://en.chessbase.com/post/interview-with-hou-yifan

    Do the non-women's chess champions get crowned with a laurel wreath too?
  6. 05 Apr '16 22:33 / 1 edit
    Some guy at might work (a non-player) must have read something about
    this because he asked me about the Women's World Championship and were
    they really any good at chess.

    I said yes but the woman play on a smaller board with less pieces.

    He believed me!
  7. Standard member lemon lime
    go phish
    06 Apr '16 01:25
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Some guy at might work (a non-player) must have read something about
    this because he asked me about the Women's World Championship and were
    they really any good at chess.

    I said yes but the woman play on a smaller board with less pieces.

    He believed me!
    I could be wrong, but I think all of their pieces appear to be more feminine as well. And the 'king' is actually just another queen.
  8. 06 Apr '16 09:50
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Some guy at might work (a non-player) must have read something about
    this because he asked me about the Women's World Championship and were
    they really any good at chess.

    I said yes but the woman play on a smaller board with less pieces.

    He believed me!
    Shorter games, too, and no tackling above the waist.