Euro Chess Champ Viktorija Cmilyte

Euro Chess Champ Viktorija Cmilyte

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
May 21, 2011, 8:01 AM |
12 | Chess Event Coverage

Viktoria Cmilyte.jpgThe European Women's Chess Championship 2011 ran from 7-18 May in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Over 100 women competed in an 11-round Swiss competition and Viktorija Cmilyte (pictured) of Lithuania emerged in clear first place with an impressive score of 9/11.  Cmiltye has been runner-up in previous European championships on no less than three occasions!

The top 14 placed finishers also qualified for the Women's World Cup (see below).

All the games can be replayed at the official website.

The qualifiers for the World Cup:


 Name Nat Elo Pts TB1 TB2 TB3
1
 Cmilyte Viktorija LTU 2504 9.0 2692 64.5 78.0
2  Stefanova Antoaneta BUL 2506 8.5 2637 64.5 79.5
3
 Danielian Elina ARM 2506 8.0 2629 64.5 79.5
4  Matveeva Svetlana RUS 2380 8.0 2413 48.5 60.5
5  Khotenashvili Bela GEO 2470 7.5 2580 66.0 79.5
6  Lahno Kateryna UKR 2530 7.5 2565 63.5 76.5
7  Javakhishvili Lela GEO 2454 7.5 2553 60.5 74.5
8  Kosintseva Tatiana RUS 2559 7.5 2539 60.0 73.0
9  Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan SCO 2462 7.5 2535 56.0 70.0
10  Muzychuk Anna SLO 2537 7.5 2533 63.0 76.5
11  Foisor Cristina-Adela ROU 2414 7.5 2490 56.5 69.0
12  Bodnaruk Anastasia RUS 2419 7.5 2489 55.5 68.5
13  Pogonina Natalija RUS 2448 7.5 2383 51.5 63.0
14  Kosintseva Nadezhda RUS 2567 7.0 2513 61.5 76.0

 

Statuesque Cmilyte also enjoys basketball and volleyball, and was formerly married to GM Alexei Shirov for seven years until 2008.  A selection of her games from the event are below, and a video interview courtesy of Robert Fontaine at Europe Echecs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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