Ataturk International Women Masters Print
Friday, 21 March 2008 00:00
Ataturk International Women Masters took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 10 to 20 March 2008. 8 chess players were invited and two Turkish women best players were taken from FIDE ELO List. The system of the tournament was a 9 round Round-Robin. The venue of the tournament was Is Bankası Towers in Istanbul.
For more detailed information please visit the official site of the tournament.

Ataturk International Women Masters took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 10 to 20 March 2008. 8 chess players were invited and two Turkish women best players were taken from FIDE ELO List. The system of the tournament was a 9 round Round-Robin. The venue of the tournament was Is Bankasi Towers in Istanbul.

The closing ceremony of the first super tournament ever held in Turkey Is Bank Ataturk International Women Masters took place in the Is Bank Museum, where the players had a chance to see the history of the oldest bank of the Turkey.

FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Sports Minister of Turkey Murat Basesgioglu, and General Director of Turkish Is Bank Ersin Ozince delivered speeches in the closing ceremony. The players received their trophies and medals afterwards.

The Final standings of the tournament:

Final Ranking
Rank Title Name Rtg FED Pts
1 WGM YIFAN Hou 2527 CHN 7
2 GM CRAMLING Pia 2524 SWE 6
3 WGM XUE Zhao 2517 CHN 5.5
4 IM ATALIK Ekaterina 2408 TUR 5
5 IM JAVAKHISHVILI Lela 2470 GEO 4.5
6 GM CHEN Zhu 2548 QAT 4
7 IM DRONAVALLI Harika 2455 IND 4
8 IM KRUSH Irina 2473 USA 3.5
9 IM USHENINA Anna 2484 UKR 3
10 WIM YILDIZ Betul Cemre 2207 TUR 2.5



For more detailed information please visit the official site of the tournament.
 
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