Archive for Nana Dzagnidze

Upsets in first round European Women's Championship
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 15:54
The European Individual Women's Championship started on Tuesday in Belgrade, Serbia. The first round saw a number of upsets: top seed Anna Muzychuk (Slovenia, 2594) was held to a draw by Khayala Abdulla (Azerbaijan, 2241) and second seed Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia, 2558) even lost to Mihaela Sandu (Romania, 2237). The tournament is an 11-round Swiss...
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Thursday, June 20, 2013 16:45
Nana Dzagnidze, Humpy Koneru and Anna Muzychuk are sharing first place after four rounds at the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Dilijan, Armenia. The three grandmasters scored 3/4, and are half a point ahead of Antoaneta Stefanova and Tuvshintugs Batchimeg.  The second tournament in the FIDE Women Grand Prix series 2013-2014 is currently under way in...
March FIDE ratings: Caruana enters the top 10
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 17:39
For the first time in his career, Fabiano Caruana (Italy) entered the world's top 10. On the March 1 FIDE rating list, the 19-year-old Italian grandmaster occupies the 7th spot with a 2767 rating. Hikaru Nakamura (USA) re-entered the top 10 and is 6th, with 2771. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) still tops the list with a rating of 2835. Levon Aronian's...
Dzagnidze beats Cramling in playoff, wins ACP Women Cup
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Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:17
Nana Dzagnidze of Georgia won the ACP Women Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday after beating Pia Cramling of Sweden in a blitz playoff. Both ladies had finished on 8/11 in the rapid event, half a point ahead of Kateryna Lahno.  Nana Dzagnidze receives the first prize - here together with (L-R) President of ACP, Emil Sutovky, Director General of...
Anna Muzychuk leads ACP Women Cup after five rounds
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Monday, February 20, 2012 8:06
Top seed Anna Muzychuk had a good start in Tbilisi, Georgia where she is leading the ACP Women Cup after five rounds. The Ukrainian born IM, who has been playing for Slovenia since 2004, scored 4.5/5 while Kateryna Lahno and Pia Cramling are trailing by half a point. The ACP Women Cup is one of the strongest rapid events for women ever held, with...
Carlsen tops January FIDE rating list with 2835
Sunday, January 01, 2012 20:30
For the third year in a row Magnus Carlsen tops the FIDE rating list at the start of the new year. The Norwegian reached his career's highest Elo: 2835 - only 16 points below Garry Kasparov's peak rating of 2851 which the 13th World Champion reached in July 1999. On the previous list (November 2011) Carlsen equaled his earlier highest rating of...