With three rounds to spare, Ding Liren was in the lead, and his only real rival was 17-year-old Yu Yangyi, whom he faced and held in round nine. 19-year-old Liren won with 8.0/11, making him the youngest player to achieve a hat trick. Yu Yangyi came in second and Ni Hua came third. In the Women's championship WGM Huang Qian won the title on tiebreak. Report with GM commentary.
Posted: Sat 07 Apr 2012