Saturday, March 3, 2012

Savina Springs Surprise On Muzychuk


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 –

Some round 1 results (top 25 boards):-


GM Nana Dzagnidze - WIM Mammadova Gulna

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: -

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