Chess With Sam Collins

23rd December, 2018

Kateryna Lagno vs Ju Wenjun

Women’s World Championship 2018, Khanty-Mansiysk

Ju Wenjun retained her Women’s World Champion title, winning a knock-out tournament of elite women players in Khanty-Mansiysk in Russia. After a smooth qualification to the final, she engaged in a real battle with GM Kateryna Lagno, falling behind and having to win the present game with Black in order to force a play-off.

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