Chess queen Maria Muzychuk’s opponent Hou Yifan of China arrives in Lviv

Chess queen Maria Muzychuk’s opponent Hou Yifan of China arrives in Lviv

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Chess queen Maria Muzychuk’s opponent Hou Yifan of China has already arrived in western city of Lviv to participate in a world chess match.

The press service of the Lviv city hall told Ukrinform.

"Contender for gold chess crown Hou Yifan of China accompanied by her mother and coach came to the city to participate in a match of Women's World Chess Championship. Other members of the delegation will arrive in a few days," a statement said.

Recall that Women's World Chess Championship kicks off on March 1 in Lviv, which will last until 18 March. Ukrainian chess player Maria Muzychuk and her Chinese counterpart Hou Yifan will compete for the title of Women's World Chess Champion 2016. The first scheduled game begins at 15.00 on March 2 in the Pototsky Palace.

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