It was the Rostov Grand Prix where Hou Yifan went to 4/4 after winning the fourth round. In this way, her lead was extended to one and a half point. Anna Muzychuk was defeated by Hou in just 47 moves in an attempt of Marshall defense to the Ruy Lopez. The report confirmed that the next round will be on 7th August, Sunday as 6th August will be the rest day of this competition.
Kateryna lahno moved to the second place in this competition, who is the only other winner in the fourth round. Around 6500 Euros will be awarded to each winner of the six prix tournaments.