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FIDE Grand Prix R8: Peaceful day in Chengdu
R8 start

It was a peaceful day in Chengdu as all six games in round eight of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix were drawn.

Lela Javakhishvili was under some pressure from Zhao Xue, but the Georgian player defended well and achieved a tie.

Humpy Koneru and Pia Cramling played an interesting game full of hidden tactical nuances.

Photo gallery and round 8 standings are updated. Games are available for replay.

Monday is a rest day and the participants are planning to visit the Panda Research Base and in the afternoon the oldest street in Chengdu.

R8 Koneru-Cramling

R8 Zhao-Javakhishvili

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