Harika in semifinals
Grandmaster D Harika came up with a spectacular performance in the tiebreak games to beat Zhao Xue of China and enter the last four stage in the World women’s chess championship here.††
The Indian set the records right after a real scare in the second game on Wednesday and displayed top form to win the first rapid game and then drawing the second easily as white.
Harika will meet Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria who was world champion in 2004.
Chinese Ju Wenjun will meet Anna Ushenina of Ukraine in the other semis.