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Friday, March 23, 2012

Ten Talented Women Chess Players to Feature in Rector Cup

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Hi everyone,
Here's news via Fide of a nice chess event for women. The Law Academy of Ukraine 'Yaroslav the Wise' is organising the 14th International Chess Tournament Rector Cup from March 26 to April 3. Ten female players will compete in the round robin tournament. Top seeded player is Aleksandra Goryachkina, World U14 champion and currently the youngest Woman Grandmaster, fresh with the final norm from the European Individual Championship.

  • Goryachkina Aleksandra, Russia 2341
  • Doluhanova Evgeniya, Armenia 2269 – Ukrainian Women’s Champion 2009
  • Romanova Inna, Belarus 2260
  • Andrenko Irina, Ukraine 2227
  • Severina Maria, Russia 2221 – European U16 Champion
  • Rakhmangulova Anastasia, Ukraine 2215
  • Karlovich Anastasya, Ukraine 2213
  • Tanciura Maria, Ukraine 2209 – silver medal in the European U16 Championship
  • Shapoval Galina, Ukraine 2183
  • Bezkorovaina Maria, Ukraine 2099
You can access the official website for more information.

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