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17 March
2012 European Individual Women's Rapid Chess Championship March 15-16 , 2012Gaziantep, Turkey Kosintseva Tatiana won the rapid chess championship.Final standings, top 3 

RankPlayersCountryPoints
1- Kosintseva Tatiana RUS 9
2- Kosteniuk Alexandra RUS 8.5
3- Paethz Elisabeth GER 8.5

 

RankPlayersCountryPoints
1- Turov, Maxim RUS 7
2- Mchedlishvili, Mikheil RUS 7
3- Filippov, Anton UZB 7

 



  • Reykjavik Open 2012 

    March 6-13 , 2012
    Reykjavik, Iceland 

    Average rating: 2075 
    198 players 

    Caruana Fabiano ( ITA ) won the tournament with 7.5 points.

  • European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2012 

    European Individual Women's Chess Champ 2012March 2 -13 , 2012
    Gaziantep, Turkey 

    Average rating : 2250 
    103 players 
    Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one. 




    Gunina (RUS) Gunina became the European Champion.

    Final Round (11), top 10 boards

    GUNINA Valentina - MUZYCHUK Anna : 1-0 
    DZAGNIDZE Nana - KOSINTSEVA Tatiana : 0-1 
    LAHNO Kateryna - KHOTENASHVILI Bela : ½-½

    DANIELIAN Elina - SEBAG Marie : ½-½
    HOANG Thanh Trang - CMILYTE Viktorija : 0-1 
    KOSINTSEVA Nadezhda - JAVAKHISHVILI Lela : ½-½

    STEFANOVA Antoaneta - BODNARUK Anastasia : 1-0 
    GAPONENKO Inna - POGONINA Natalija : 0-1 
    KOSTENIUK Alexandra - FOISOR Cristina-Adela : 1-0 

    PAEHTZ Elisabeth - GURAMISHVILI Sopiko : ½-½ 

    Muzychuk still leads with 8.5 points.

  • Zagreb Open 2012 

    March 5 -12 , 2012
    Zagreb, Croatia 

    9 rounds , swiss system 
    Average rating: 2411 

    Kozul ( CRO ) won with 7 points. 

  • The 28th International Open of Cappelle la Grande 

    March 3 -10 , 2012
    Cappelle-la-Grande,France 

    9 rounds , swiss system 
    497 players 
    Time control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move for the first 40 moves then 30 minutes + 30 seconds per move for the rest of the game 

    Harikrishna IND won with 7 pts according to his tie break points. 

  • Batavia chess tournament 

    February 24 - March 4 , 2012
    Cafe Batavia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

    Average rating = 2429, Category 8 

    Illner ( GER ) won the tournament with 7 points.

    Final round (9) 

    Vandenbussche, Thibaut - Ernst, Sipke : 0-1 
    Illner, Achim - Arkell, Keith : ½-½
    Van Kampen, Robin - Hebden, Mark : 0-1 
    Vedder, Richard - Klein, David : 0-1 
    Bosboom, Manuel - Ten Hertog, Hugo : 1-0 

  • Ratings March 2012 
    Top 100 players & top 10 countries
  • 10th International Meurth & Moselle Chess Festival 

    February 20 - 26 , 2012
    Nancy, France 

    Tournament A: 6 players with average ELO 2635
    5 standard + 5 rapid games 
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves with 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move. 

    Romain Edouard (FRA) won the tournament with 6.5 points. 

  • ACP Women Cup Rapid 

    February 18 - 21, 2012
    Tbilisi, Georgia 
    Average ELO: 2501

    Participants:

    Dzagnidze won the tournament after the draw against Cramling in the sudden death tie break game. ( 5 minutes to Cramling, 4 minutes to Dzagnidze )
  • Vladimir Petrov Memorial 

    February 18 - 19 , 2012 
    Latvia 

    Final standings, top 3
RankPlayersCountryPoints
1- Morozevich Alexander RUS 5
2- Shirov Alexei LAT 4.5
3- Kovalenko Igor UKR 4.5

 

RankPlayersPoints
1- Short, Nigel 5
2- Adams, Michael 5
3- Jones, Gawain C. 5

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