Pix 1. Anastasia Savina – Anna Muzychuk on board 1, Round 1, European Womens Individual Chess Championship 2012, Gaziantep, Turkey. (photos by Anastasiya Karlovich with kind permission of TCF. Photo from Tournament Website)
3 March 2012, Kuala Lumpur – In Turkey, the round 1 of the European Womens Individual Chess Championship 2012 took place and some surprises awaited for the early favourites.
Here the top seed, Anna Muzychuk had a tough time with her board one opponent, Anastasia Savina. Anna played black and ended in a nail-biting draw.
Pix 2. Tournament Playing Hall In Gaziantep, Turkey.
(All Photos From Official Tournament Website – http://eiwcc2012.tsf.org.tr)
Some round 1 results (top 25 boards):-
During Round 1, GM Nana Dzagnidze was given a surprise by WIM Mammadova Gulna who won her game against Dzagnidze causing a first round upset. Here is the game between Dzagnidze-Mammadova during round 1, European Womens Individual Chess Championship 2012, Gazientep, Turkey.
Official Tournament Website: - http://eiwcc2012.tsf.org.tr/