After 3 rounds at the WYCC, Canada has 5 players with perfect scores: Harmony Zhu (GU8), Arhant Washimkar (U8), Nicka Kalaydina (GU16), Qiyu Zhou (GU12), and Richard Wang (U14). Play continues today.
Natalia Khoudgarian has her work cut out for her in Khanty-Mansiysk. Her opponent at the Women's World Championship is 4th seed Zhao Yue (CHN). Heavy favourites for this event would of course be defending champion Hou Yifan (CHN), Humpy Koneru (IND) and Anna Muzychuk (SLO).
Vassily Ivanchuk hold a half point lead at the half-point mark in the King's Tournament in Bucharest.