Friday, February 08, 2013 18:24
Nadezhda and Tatiana Kosintseva have decided not to continue playing for the Russian women's team as long as Sergey Rublevsky is the captain. "Unfortunately, the Olympiad in Istanbul went for us in the atmosphere of a permanent psychological discomfort and all that in addition to the usual tournament pressure," said Nadezhda Kosintseva in an...
Monday, November 19, 2012 21:49
Khanty-Mansiysk - The Women's World Championship is taking place from 11th November to 3rd December. The strongest 64 female chess players are playing in a World Cup (knock-out) format to determine who will unseat Hou Yifan as World Champion. The winner will face Hou in a World Championship match next year.
The playing has become more empty |...
Monday, March 19, 2012 15:28
Just after the regular tournament, won by Valentina Gunina of Russia, the European Women's Rapid and Blitz Championships were held in Gaziantep, Turkey. Gunina also took the blitz title, while Tatiana Kosintseva was the strongest in the rapid section.
By Anastasia Karlovich
Europen Women's Rapid and Blitz Championship
Thursday, March 15, 2012 14:14
Valentina Gunina won the European Women's Championship on Tuesday in Gaziantep, Turkey. The 23-year-old Russian IM edged out Tatiana Kosintseva and Anna Muzychuk on tie-break after the three had finished on 8.5/11.
Valentina Gunina (Russia) wins in Giazantep | All photos by Anastasiya Karlovich © Turkish Chess Federation
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...
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...