Lagno to battle Ju Wenjun for women’s title
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Lagno to battle Ju Wenjun for women’s title

There are few things harder in chess than defending a World Championship title in a big knockout, but current Chinese Women’s World Champion Ju Wenjun has now earned herself a 4-game match to retain her title after beating Alexandra Kosteniuk in the semi-final. Her opponent will be Russian no. 1 and world no. 4 Kateryna Lagno, who will be hoping to claim the title for the first time after overcoming Mariya Muzychuk.




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