EIWCC Rapid: Dzagnidze, Kosteniuk and Tatiana Kosintseva Lead After the First Playing Day

Время публикации: 15.03.2012 23:12 | Последнее обновление: 15.03.2012 23:26

The first day of the European Individual Women Rapid Chess Championship which takes place in Gaziantep, Turkey, has been finished. In the 6th round Tatiana Kosintseva, Nana Dzagnidze and Alexandra Kosteniuk gained victories with White on the first three boards. Their were Anna Muzychuk, her sister Mariya and Antoaneta Stefanova respectively. Three of the leaders gathered 5 points out of 6. 


Georgian team watching Nana Dzagnidze's game. Photo eiwcc2012.tsf.org

Another Georgian Bela Khotenashvili losses leaders half a point. Ten players gained 4 points. 

Take a look at the selected games of Round 6. 

The 7th round will be held tomorrow at 13:00 MSK Time. 


  


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