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Mariya Muzychuk Wins Ukrainian Women's Championship

  • SonofPearl
  • on 05.10.12 08:54.

Mariya Muzychuk 2.jpgThe 72nd Ukrainian Women's Championship took place from 25 September - 3 October in Kharkiv. 

The format was a 10-player single round-robin with the top seed being Kateryna Lahno.

It was a very strong event for a national women's chess championship and three players finished level with 6½ points: Mariya Muzychuk, Kateryna Lahno and Anna Ushenina.

Mariya Muzychuk (pictured) was awarded the title on superior tie-breaks. 

The time control was 30 moves in 90 minutes with a 30 second increment.

The final standings

# Title  Name  Elo  Pts 
1 IM  Muzychuk, Mariya  2466 6.5
2 GM  Lahno, Kateryna  2542 6.5
3 IM  Ushenina, Anna  2433 6.5
4 GM  Zhukova, Natalia  2442 5.5
5 IM  Gaponenko, Inna  2404 5.0
6 WFM  Gritsayeva, Oksana  2319 4.0
7 IM  Kononenko, Tatiana  2374 3.5
8 WIM  Andrenko, Irina  2228 3.0
9 WIM  Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya  2254 2.5
10 WIM  Dolzhykova, Kateryna  2313 2.0

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(l to r) Kateryna Lahno, Mariya Muzychuk and Anna Ushenina

Womens Ukrainian 2012 Championship winners.jpg
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Picture of the winners from the official website coverage.  Games via TWIC.

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  • vor 2 Jahre

    gract_vi20

    yeah, congratulations Maryia!!!

  • vor 2 Jahre

    gract_vi20

    Dolzhikova has lots of pawns, and some of the pawns will be queens, and on that game, Dolzhikova played very well, but her rating is not as good as Muzychuk.


  • vor 2 Jahre

    NM Petrosianic

    nice time control ;-)

  • vor 2 Jahre

    deepak64

    Good result oriented games. Nice.

  • vor 2 Jahre

    IM Kacparov

    The time control was... what ?

  • vor 2 Jahre

    algorab

    She's number 1 in hotness too to say the least

  • vor 2 Jahre

    _valentin_

    Only a few countries -- Russia, Ukraine, China, and Georgia -- have more than a handful of women rated 2400+ FIDE, so their national championships are strong indeed when the majority of those women participate.

  • vor 2 Jahre

    XiongBros

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  • vor 2 Jahre

    FM VPA

    Congrats to all the beautiful chess girls.Kiss

  • vor 2 Jahre

    procyk

    ...and Maria's older sister Anna plays for Slovenia. Is there third sister (as 3 Polgar sisters)?

  • vor 2 Jahre

    t3789y4789t

    Muzychuk, M. (2466) vs. Andrenko, I. (2228)
    kickass puzzle endgame!

  • vor 2 Jahre

    MonteGMx

    congrats Maryia..!!

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