Tatiana Kosintseva Wins 3rd Women's Grand Prix

Tatiana Kosintseva Wins 3rd Women's Grand Prix

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
May 10, 2010, 11:10 AM |
12 | Chess Event Coverage

The Third Women's Grand Prix in Nalchik has been won by the Russian Grandmaster Tatiana Kosintseva (pictured).

Tatiana dominated the field in the 12-player single round robin event, winning by a clear point and a half from her nearest rival.  Her score was a seriously impressive 9/11, achieving a tournament performance rating of 2735 Elo.

24 year-old Tatiana is currently rated 2524 Elo, placing her seventh on the official FIDE women's ranking list.

The final standings:

1 Kosintseva, Tatiana   RUS   2524 *   1 1 1 ½   ½   1 ½   1 1 ½   1 9
2 Hou Yifan  CHN  2570 0 *  0 ½  ½  1 1 1 ½  1 1 1  
3 Dzagnidze, Nana  GEO  2479 0 1 *  ½  ½  ½  ½  ½  ½  1 1 1 7
4 Cramling, Pia  SWE  2523 0 ½  ½  *  ½  1 ½  ½  ½  1 1 1 7
5 Koneru, Humpy  IND  2622 ½  ½  ½  ½  *  0 0 0 1 ½  1 1  
6 Zhu Chen  QAT  2476 ½  0 ½  0 1 *  0 ½  1 ½  1 ½   
7 Munguntuul, Batkhuyag  MGL  2428 0 0 ½  ½  1 1 *  0 1 0 ½  1  
8 Zhao Xue  CHN  2490 ½  0 ½  ½  1 ½  1 *  0 0 0 1 5
9 Mkrtchian, Lilit  ARM  2503 0 ½  ½  ½  0 0 0 1 *  1 1 ½  5
10 Kovanova, Baira  RUS  2385 0 0 0 0 ½  ½  1 1 0 *  1 1 5
11 Yildiz, Betul Cemre  TUR  2244 ½  0 0 0 0 0 ½  1 0 0 *  ½   
12 Danielian, Elina  ARM  2491 0 0 0 0 0 ½  0 0 ½  0 ½  *   


A selection of games from the event:

 

 

 

 

 

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