The second game of the Women'с World Championship match Hou Yifan — Humpy Koneru has started at 18:00 MSK Тайм in Tirana, Albania. Indian decided to surprise reigning World Champion right from the opening.
1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Be3 O-O 8.Qd2
In this quite usual position Koneru applied a novelty 8…Qe8.
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