European Women Chess Championship in Gaziantep, Turkey Print
Sunday, 11 March 2012 05:34
In the 8th round of the EIWCC the leaders of tournament Cristina-Adela Foisor and Valentina Gunina agreed on a draw after 42 moves. Thanh Trang Hoang, playing White against Anna Muzychuk, preferred to transfer the game into the equal ending but Slovenian player was playing more precisely and got a decisive advantage.

As a result Anna Muzychuk climbed on the top of the standings and joined a group of leaders with 6,5 points.

Viktorija Cmilyte defeated Nazi Paikidze, who didn’t play accurately in the opening and let her opponent to create strong attack on her king.

Viktorija Cmilyte, Tatiana Kosintseva, Nino Khurtsidze share the fourth place with 6 points.

Elina Danielian managed to defend a position rook against queen against Katerina Lahno - after 110 moves the game was drawn.

Round 8 full results / Standings / Live games with analysis

Valentina Gunina

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