What just happened? Russia’s 21-year-old Aleksandra Goryachkina played 12 Classical Chess games against China’s world chess champion Ju Wenjun–winning 3, losing 3 and drawing 6 games!
Now Aleksandra will face the much higher-rated Ju Wenjun in Rapid Chess and Blitz Chess in the Sudden Death Tiebreak format.*
However, Aleksandra is younger and her rating is rising! See their ages below.
Then, after 56. …e5, came the following moves by Aleksandra:
One Armageddon Chess Game. Next, if these Rapid and Blitz chess games still do not break the stand-off, then the match will be determined with one Armageddon Chess game.
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