Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

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MOSCOW, March 3. /Offset. TASS Andrei Kartashov/. The match between world chess champion Chinese tan Junyi and her compatriot Ju Wenjun, who became the winner of the series “Grand Prix”, can take Singapore or Hong Kong. About TASS said the President of the International chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

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Friday in Iran, ended the world championship on chess among women. The winner was Tanya Junyi that tie-break the Ukrainian defeated Anna Muzychuk. Ju Wenjun in November last year became the winner of the women’s series of “Grand Prix”. The match for the chess crown between Chinese women scheduled for 2018. Among the contenders for the match was called Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

“Where will the next match remains to be seen. Next week we will start to think. But maybe as men, in Asia . Maybe in Singapore or Hong Kong,” said Ilyumzhinov.

Earlier, the head of FIDE said that Japan and Singapore are applying for the following match for the title of world chess champion among men, which will be held in 2018.