Woman's World Champion defeats World Chess Champion in a match

For the first time in the history of any sport, the Woman's World Champion has defeated the Men's World Champion.
Zhu Chen
Zhu Chen
Photo taken by Sam Sloan

Zhu Chen, the Woman's World Chess Champion, defeated Ruslan Ponomariov in a two-game match yesterday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Not only that, but she defeated him in fine style. She was beating him in the first game of the match, but Ponomariov hung on and was barely able to hold a draw. She then romped through and beat him decisively in the second game, to win the match.

Here are the games:

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The Final Postion in Game One.
However, it seems that Zhu Chen missed a win starting with 73.Rc3 Bd2 74.Rc6+ Kh7 75.Kf5+-

[Event "FIDE GP"]
[Site "Dubai UAE"]
[Date "2002.04.03"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Zhu Chen"]
[Black "Ponomariov,Ruslan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E97"]
[WhiteElo "2505"]
[BlackElo "2727"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Be2 e5 7.O-O Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.b4 Nh5 10.Re1 a5 11.bxa5 Rxa5 12.a4 c5 13.Ra3 Nf6 14.Bf1 Ne8 15.g3 f5 16.exf5 Nxf5 17.Ng5 Nf6 18.Nb5 Nd4 19.Nxd4 cxd4 20.Bd2 Ra7 21.Ne6 Bxe6 22.dxe6 Qe7 23.Bh3 d5 24.c5 Ne4 25.Rxe4 dxe4 26.Qe1 e3 27.fxe3 e4 28.Bb4 Rf5 29.Bxf5 gxf5 30.c6 Qxe6 31.Bc5 b6 32.Bxb6 Ra8 33.exd4 Qxc6 34.a5 Rc8 35.Qb1 Bf8 36.Qb3+ Kg7 37.Ra1 Be7 38.a6 Rb8 39.a7 Rxb6 40.Qxb6 Qxb6 41.a8=Q Qxd4+ 42.Kh1 Qd3 43.Qa7 Kg6 44.Qa6+ Qxa6 45.Rxa6+ Bf6 46.Kg2 h5 47.Kf2 Kg7 48.Ke3 Be5 49.Re6 Bb8 50.Re8 Bd6 51.Kd4 h4 52.gxh4 Bxh2 53.Re6 Bf4 54.h5 Kh7 55.Rf6 e3 56.Kd3 Bg5 57.Rg6 Bh6 58.Ke2 Bf4 59.Kf3 Bh6 60.Rf6 Bg7 61.Rxf5 Bd4 62.Rd5 Bc3 63.Kxe3 Kh6 64.Kf3 Bb2 65.Kg4 Bc1 66.Rc5 Bd2 67.Rc2 Be3 68.Rc6+ Kg7 69.Kf3 Bd2 70.Rc2 Bg5 71.Kg4 Be3 72.Rc7+ Kh6 73.Rc6+ 1/2-1/2

Final Position, Game two. Ponomariov, White, resigns

[Event "FIDE GP"]
[Site "Dubai UAE"]
[Date "2002.04.03"]
[Round "1.2"]
[White "Ponomariov,Ruslan"]
[Black "Zhu Chen"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B90"]
[WhiteElo "2727"]
[BlackElo "2505"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3
Be6 8.Be3 Be7 9.Qd2 h5 10.Be2 Nbd7 11.Nd5 Nxd5 12.exd5 Bf5
13.O-O O-O 14.Na5 Qc7 15.c4 Bf6 16.Rac1 b6 17.Nc6 a5 18.f4 exf4
19.Bxf4 Bg6 20.Bd3 Bxd3 21.Qxd3 Rae8 22.Rc2 Nb8 23.Qg3 h4
24.Qf3 Nxc6 25.dxc6 Re6 26.Rd2 Rc8 27.b3 Qxc6 28.Rd5 Rce8 29.a4
Qc7 30.g4 Be5 31.g5 Qe7 32.Bd2 Bb2 33.Rf5 Bd4+ 34.Kh1 Rf8
35.Qd5 Bc5 36.Bc3 Rg6 37.Re1 Qd8 38.Kg2 Qa8 39.Qxa8 Rxa8 40.Re7
f6 41.Kh3 d5 42.Re2 d4 43.Bd2 fxg5 44.Kg4 Rf8 45.Rxf8+ Kxf8
46.Re5 h3 47.Kxh3 g4+ 48.Kg2 d3 49.Bf4 Rf6 50.Re4 d2 51.Bxd2
Rf2+ 52.Kg3 Rxd2 53.Kxg4 Rd3 54.h4 Rxb3 55.Rf4+ Kg8 56.Kf5 Kh7
57.h5 Rh3 58.Kg4 Ra3 59.h6 Kxh6 60.Kf5 g6+ 61.Kf6 Kh5 0-1 
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