Thursday, March 15, 2012

Gunina – Kosintseva - Muzychuk Wins European Women’s Individual 2012

Pix 1. Winners – Kosintseva, Gunina and Muzychuk. (Photo by Anastasiya Karlovich with kind permission of TCF and FIDE. Photo from official tournament website)
15 March 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In Turkey, IM Valentina Gunina turn the tables on the top seed GM Anna Muzychuk of Slovenia by winning on top board in the 11th round of the European Women’s Individual 2012 last Tuesday, 13th March 2012 in Gaziantep, Turkey.
As a result, giving IM Valentina Gunina of Russia, joint first place with GM Tatiana Kosintseva of Russia and GM Anna Muzychuk scoring 8.5 points each. All three winners earned the top prize. However due to the better performance of Valentina Gunina, she has been declared the new European Champion.

Meanwhile Tatiana Kosintseva is awarded second place and Anna Muzychuk is on the third position.
Here is the winning game from IM Gunina against GM Muzychuk in the 11th round of the European Womens Individual Chess Championship 2012 in Gaziantep, Turkey.
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