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Chess Crown for Russian Queen
16.03.2012 11:33
Chess Crown for Russian Queen
Valentina Gunina

Russian smart and beautiful ladies amaze Europe. Russian chess master has become the new European women’s individual chess champion.

      This victory has become the first big international achievement in the career of 23-year-old Valentina Gunina.

      Her compatriot, Tayana Kosintseva took the second place at this prestigious tournament held in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.

      Gunina, who played white, defeated table-topper Anna Muzychuk of Slovenia in the final 11th round. Kosintseva took the upper hand in her match against Georgian chess master Nana Dzagnidze.

      As a result, Gunina, Kosintseva and Muzychuk all had 8.5 points after 11 meetings, but the Russian duo prevailed over their Slovenian rival due to additional indicators. 

      Another Russian chess player Aleksandra Kostenyuk, came among the top 14 players to qualify for the Chess World Championship, as well as Gunina and Kosintseva. 


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Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russian sport chess Russian chess Russian sportswomen  

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