European Women's Championship: Stefanova takes lead

by André Schulz
6/2/2016 – The European Women's Championship 2016 is played from 27th May to 7th June in the Mamaia resort in Romania. After six of eleven rounds top seed Antonatea Stefanova from Bulgaria leads with 5.0/6. In round six Stefanova scored a crucial win against Yuliya Shvayger, sole leader after five rounds. Half a point behind Stefanova follow twelve players with 4.5/6 each.

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Results of round six

Br. Nr.   Name Elo Pkt. Ergebnis Pkt.   Name Elo Nr.
1 1 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2507 4 1 - 0 WIM Shvayger Yuliya 2415 15
2 4 IM Paehtz Elisabeth 2489 4 ½ - ½ 4 IM Atalik Ekaterina 2408 19
3 14 IM Gaponenko Inna 2415 4 ½ - ½ 4 WGM Goryachkina Aleksandra 2485 5
4 7 IM Bodnaruk Anastasia 2475 4 ½ - ½ 4 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan 2364 26
5 9 GM Ushenina Anna 2450 1 - 0 4 IM Foisor Cristina-Adela 2322 45
6 25 IM Lomineishvili Maia 2367 ½ - ½ IM Javakhishvili Lela 2493 2
7 28 IM Arabidze Meri 2363 ½ - ½ WGM Pogonina Natalija 2490 3
8 8 GM Socko Monika 2469 1 - 0 IM Lazarne Vajda Szidonia 2345 35
9 12 IM Mkrtchian Lilit 2434 1 - 0 WGM Mammadzada Gunay 2318 49
10 40 FM Brunello Marina 2336 1 - 0 IM Khurtsidze Nino 2409 17

Lilit Mkrtchian (left) has 4.5/6 - in round six she won
against Gunay Mammadzada (right).

Number two seed Lela Javakishvili has 4.0/6.

Olga Girya is still searching for her form: with 3.0/6 she  currently takes place 50 in the field.

Games

 

 

Standings after six rounds

Rg. Snr   Name Land Elo Pkt.  Wtg1   Wtg2   Wtg3  Rp
1 1 GM Stefanova Antoaneta BUL 2507 5,0 0,0 18,0 20,5 2601
2 14 IM Gaponenko Inna UKR 2415 4,5 0,0 21,0 24,0 2565
3 26 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan SCO 2364 4,5 0,0 20,5 23,0 2580
4 15 WIM Shvayger Yuliya ISR 2415 4,5 0,0 20,0 23,0 2541
5 5 WGM Goryachkina Aleksandra RUS 2485 4,5 0,0 20,0 23,0 2557
  19 IM Atalik Ekaterina TUR 2408 4,5 0,0 20,0 23,0 2571
7 9 GM Ushenina Anna UKR 2450 4,5 0,0 19,5 21,5 2518
8 8 GM Socko Monika POL 2469 4,5 0,0 18,5 21,5 2526
9 4 IM Paehtz Elisabeth GER 2489 4,5 0,0 18,0 20,0 2549
10 12 IM Mkrtchian Lilit ARM 2434 4,5 0,0 17,5 20,0 2498
11 7 IM Bodnaruk Anastasia RUS 2475 4,5 0,0 17,5 20,0 2499
12 40 FM Brunello Marina ITA 2336 4,5 0,0 17,0 18,5 2489
13 36 WFM Osmak Iulija UKR 2345 4,5 0,0 15,5 17,0 2489
14 45 IM Foisor Cristina-Adela ROU 2322 4,0 0,0 20,0 22,0 2497
15 42 IM Matnadze Ana ESP 2332 4,0 0,0 19,5 22,5 2509
16 30 IM Zimina Olga ITA 2361 4,0 0,0 19,0 21,0 2515
  33 WGM Gara Ticia HUN 2352 4,0 0,0 19,0 21,0 2429
18 28 IM Arabidze Meri GEO 2363 4,0 0,0 18,5 21,5 2490
19 46 WGM Kursova Maria ARM 2319 4,0 0,0 18,5 20,0 2462
20 3 WGM Pogonina Natalija RUS 2490 4,0 0,0 18,0 20,5 2457
21 34 IM Gara Anita HUN 2345 4,0 0,0 17,0 20,0 2386
22 2 IM Javakhishvili Lela GEO 2493 4,0 0,0 17,0 19,0 2403
23 24 IM Vega Gutierrez Sabrina ESP 2375 4,0 0,0 16,5 19,5 2398
24 22 IM Daulyte Deimante LTU 2392 4,0 0,0 16,5 19,0 2424
25 13 IM Nechaeva Marina RUS 2416 4,0 0,0 16,0 18,5 2429
  18 IM Melia Salome GEO 2409 4,0 0,0 16,0 18,5 2422
27 16 WGM Szczepkowska-Horowska Karina POL 2411 4,0 0,0 15,5 18,0 2401
28 50 WGM Hoolt Sarah GER 2312 4,0 0,0 15,0 16,5 2378
29 25 IM Lomineishvili Maia GEO 2367 4,0 0,0 14,5 16,5 2424
30 20 IM Peptan Corina-Isabela ROU 2402 4,0 0,0 14,5 16,0 2351

... 112 players

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