Zhansaya Abdumalik reaches quarterfinals of Women's World Chess Championship
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's Zhansaya Abdumalik has extended her current win streak at the 2018 FIDE Women's World Chess Championship hosted by Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, Kazinform cites the Kazakhstan Chess Federation.
Defeating Jolanta Zawadzka, a Woman Grandmaster title holder from Poland, in the third round, Zhansaya got into the quarterfinals.
Earlier Kazinform reported that Zhansaya Abdumalik outplayed Zhao Xue of China in a tie-break 2-0, securing a berth in the 3rd round of the championship.
It is to be recalled that the Women's World Chess Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk gathered 64 best players from all over the world. Only half of the strongest chess players including Kazakhstan's Zhansaya Abdumalik and Dinara Saduakassova qualified for the second round.