Ju Wenjun of China won the tiebreak at the Women's World Chess Championships to retain her title.
Reigning champion Ju Wenjun struck straight back against challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina to level the Women's World Chess Championship once more at 4½-4½.
Women's World Chess Championship chief arbiter Shohreh Bayat has refused to return home from Iran, after she was criticised for allegedly not wearing a hijab during the tournament.
Russia's Aleksandra Goryachkina has taken a one-point lead over China's Ju Wenjun at the Women's World Chess Championship, after winning the eighth game in Vladivostok.
The Women's World Chess Championship remains all square, after resuming with a draw today in the second host city of Vladivostok.