Before the final party in the match for the title of world chess champion Russian Alexandra Goryachkina needed only a victory over the Chinese player Ju Wenjun, to continue the fight for the chess crown. And she managed to do it.
the 12th party of the Russian chess player, playing white pieces, was stronger than the current world champion. Thus, the total score in the match ended in a draw – 6:6.
Now everything will be decided on a tie-break. It will be held on January 24. Participants will play four games with a shortened time control. If they do not identify a winner, players will hold the blitz, then Armageddon.