Hou Yifan Chinese world champion of chess in Iceland
Hou Yifan, the women’s world champion in chess, is currently in Reykjavik participating in the Reykjavik Open Chess Competition which started on 6 March and will continue until 13 march in the recently opened Icelandic music and conference center, named Harpa. Hou Yifan has just turned 18 years old. She become the youngest world champion ever when she was 15 years old. Hou Yifan visited the Embassy of Iceland in Beijing prior to her trip to Iceland.