Dilijan WGP R2: four decisive games

6/18/2013 – Let the battles begin – brilliancies, errors and all. In round two Anna Muzychuk, Humpy Koneru, Nana Dzagnidze and Batchimeg Tuvshintugs drew blood against Tatiana Kosintseva, Elina Danielian, Harika Dronavalli and Olga Girya repectively. Dzagnidze leads with 2.0/2, followed by Muzychuk and Humpy with 1.5 points each. Illustrated report with light annotations.

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The second event of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix cycle 2013-2014 is taking place from June 16th to 28th in Dilijan, Armenia. Twelve players, with the average elo of 2505, are competing in a round robin tournament. The event is organized by the Armenian Chess Federation & FIDE. The Grand Prix cycle will produce the participants for the Women’s World Championship 2015.

Round two report

Round 2: Monday, June 17 2013 at 15:00
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
½-½
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
1-0
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
½-½
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
1-0
GM Danielian Elina 2475
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
1-0
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
WGM Girya Olga 2436
0-1
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316

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IM Norayr Kalantaryan's live commentary on the second round can be found here.

Round two under way, with Antoaneta Stefanova vs Anna Ushenina in the foreground

Harika's t-shirt reads "Push through the pain, because giving up hurts more"

The India GM lost her game against Nana Dzagnidze, right in the press conference

Bela Khotenashvili drew Viktorija Cmilyte in her second black game

Bela seen throug a glas of water

Batchimeg Tuvshintugs with a black win after a loss in round one

Olga Girya was outplayed by her WGM colleague Batchimeg in this round

Sixth women's world chess champion (1962–1978), and first female grandmaster
Nona Gaprindashvili is a guest of honour and a keen spectator

GM Tatiana Kosentseva defended well but blundered a pawn in time trouble...

... against Anna Muzychuk, left in the press conference

Schedule and results

Round 1: Sunday, June 16 2013 at 15:00
WGM Girya Olga 2436
½-½
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
0-1
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
½-½
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
GM Danielian Elina 2475
½-½
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
½-½
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
1-0
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
Round 2: Monday, June 17 2013 at 15:00
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
½-½
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
1-0
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
½-½
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
1-0
GM Danielian Elina 2475
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
1-0
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
WGM Girya Olga 2436
0-1
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
Round 3: Tuesday, June 18 2013 at 15:00
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
-
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
-
WGM Girya Olga 2436
GM Danielian Elina 2475
-
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
-
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
-
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
-
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
Round 4: Friday, June 21 2013 at 15:00
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
-
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
-
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
-
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
-
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
WGM Girya Olga 2436
-
GM Danielian Elina 2475
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
-
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
Round 5: Saturday, June 22 2013 at 15:00
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
-
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
GM Danielian Elina 2475
-
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
-
WGM Girya Olga 2436
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
-
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
-
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
-
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
Round 6: Sunday, June 23 2013 at 15:00
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
-
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
-
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
-
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
WGM Girya Olga 2436
-
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
-
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
-
GM Danielian Elina 2475
Round 7: Monday, June 24 2013 at 15:00
GM Danielian Elina 2475
-
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
-
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
-
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
-
WGM Girya Olga 2436
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
-
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
-
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
Round 8: Tuesday, June 26 2013 at 15:00
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
-
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
-
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
WGM Girya Olga 2436
-
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
-
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
-
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
GM Danielian Elina 2475
-
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
Round 9: Wednesday, June 27 2013 at 15:00
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
-
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
-
GM Danielian Elina 2475
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
-
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
-
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
-
WGM Girya Olga 2436
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
-
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
Round 10: Thursday, June 28 2013 at 15:00
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
-
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
WGM Girya Olga 2436
-
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
-
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
-
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
GM Danielian Elina 2475
-
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
-
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
Round 11: Friday, June 16 2013 at 15:00
GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2526
-
GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2511
IM Khotenashvili Bela 2531
-
GM Ushenina Anna 2499
GM Muzychuk Anna 2593
-
GM Danielian Elina 2475
GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531
-
GM Harika Dronavalli 2492
GM Koneru Humpy 2597
-
WGM Batchimeg Tuvshintugs 2316
GM Dzagnidze Nana 2550
-
WGM Girya Olga 2436

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