15 February 2020
Ju Wenjun and Humpy Koneru Maintain Leadership at Cairns Cup
Seven rounds are completed in Saint Louis.
In the seventh round of the Cairns Cup in Saint Louis, Valentina Gunina lost to Mariya Muzychuk, while the games Dzagnidze - Ju Wenjun, Kosteniuk - Lagno, Krush - Koneru, and Harika - Yip were drawn.
Standings after 7:
1-2. Ju Wenjun, Humpy Koneru - 4.5
3-5. Alexandra Kosteniuk, Nana Dzagnidze, Marya Muzychuk - 4
6-7. Kateryna Lagno, Dronavalli Harika - 3.5
8-9. Irina Krush, Carissa Yip - 2.5
10. Valentina Gunina - 2.
Round 8 pairings:
Ju Wenjun - Yip, Koneru - Gunina, M. Muzychuk - Harika, Dzagnidze - Kosteniuk, Lagno - Krush.