Hou Yifan regained the women’s world chess championship, winning game 7 in the title-match win against Anna Ushenina of Ukraine in Taizhou, China, on Friday.

Yifan, ranked No. 2 in the world, had also won games 1, 3 and 6 — the other games were all drawn — to complete a 5.5-1.5 triumph, taking just seven out of the scheduled 10 games to reclaim the crown.

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