The 8th game of the match was drawn вЂ“ and Hou Yifan (China) wins the World championship match against Humpy Koneru (India) with 5.5 вЂ“ 2,5 score.
The match was to consist of 10 games but Hou Yifan got the decisive 5,5 points already after 8 encounters. In the last, eighth game, Humpy Koneru needed only to win to stay in the match, but the Chinese player was accurate to equalize with Black and secure a draw.
The closing ceremony of the match will be held as scheduled on the 30th of November. The players have a few days to explore Tirana and Albania.
The official tournament web page: http://www.wwcc2011tirana.com/