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Monday, July 6, 2009

San-Sebastian Chess Tournament

Together with a super GM's men tournament with an average rating of 2682, a very strong women's closed tournament will start tomorrow, July 7, in the spanish city of San Sebastian. Gipuzkoa Regional Government or “Diputacion” sponsors this women event. The tournament has a 2318 average in a women category 11 and category 3 tournament.

The players of the Diputación Foral de Gipuzkoa Tournament are: Tania Sachdev (2410), Milliet Sophie (2388), Pokorna Regina (2381) (on the photo below), Michna Marta (2379), Hamdouchi Adina-Maria (2324), Zakurdjaeva Irina (2305), Melnikova Yana (2285), Ionica Iulia-Ionela (2263), Rozic Vesna (2239) and Karlovich Anastazia (2211).

The pairing of the first round:

1 WGM Hamdouchi Adina-Maria 2324 - WGM Pokorna Regina 2381
2 IM Milliet Sophie 2388 - WGM Karlovich Anastazia 2211
3 WGM Zakurdjaeva Irina 2305 - WGM Michna Marta 2379
4 IM Tania Sachdev 2410 - WGM Melnikova Yana 2285
5 WGM Ionica Iulia-Ionela 2263 - WIM Rozic Vesna 2239

The official website can be found here.

Posted by: Alexandra Kosteniuk
Women's World Chess Champion

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