Maria Manakova's Blitz Triumph at Ostankino: She's Stronger than Shvedchikov, Gluhovsky and Others (PHOTO)

Время публикации: 01.07.2012 13:19 | Последнее обновление: 01.07.2012 13:29

Maria Manakova was the best in the Ostankino blitz tournament. Last night there was yet another event held in the capital's main telecentre. Twelve participants played in an all-play-all and included Anatoli Shvedchikov and Maxim Orlinkov, who distinguished themselves in the recent Ostankino team cup, as well as Mark Gluhovsky, Elmira Mirzoeva, Galina Strutinskaya and Boris Gruzmann.

At the end, Manakova achieved 9 out of 11. Anatoly Shvedchikov was half a point behind and took the second place. The third and fourth places were shared by Orlinkov and Gruzmann.

We remind you that Maria regularly showed good results, just like her colleague Marina Romanko, when playing for the Chess-News team at Ostankino, but she never took a first place before. And now the certificate from Nazim Mirzoev shows number "1".


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