Karpov Wins Cross-sex Chess Tourney Over Chinese Xie

Russian grand master Anatoly Karpov wrapped up the cross-sex chess contest against women's world champion Xie Jun of China after the last two rounds of a series of six-game tournament in Guangzhou on April 13.

The former FIDE world champion defeated Xie in the first of Friday's two 30-minute fixed time games with the white pieces and played to a draw in the second, tallying an overall two-win-and-four-draw record.

The much-publicized cross-sex tournament started here on April 9.

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