Aleksandra goryachkina took the lead in the match for the chess crown

In Vladivostok continues the match for the title of world chess champion among women between Russian Alexandra Goryachkina and Chinese girl Ju Wenjun. In the eighth instalment goryachkina defeated the current champion and took the lead in the match 4,5:3,5.

In the eighth instalment of Alexander played white and won on move 45. So the Russian took the lead in the match, which remained four games. The next batch is scheduled for Saturday December 19.

the Match for the chess crown consists of 12 parties. The first six were in Shanghai, after which the champion and the Challenger continued the match in Vladivostok. The name of the world champion will be known on January 24.