14 March 2024

Anastasia Bodnaruk Wins International Women's Festival in Tashkent

Fourth place goes to Yana Zhapova.

Photo credit: Vladimir Barsky
Photo credit: Vladimir Barsky

The 2nd International Women's Chess Festival, in which more than 100 chess players took part, took place in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The competition was played to the Swiss system in 9 rounds, the time control being 90 minutes to the end of the game plus a 30-second increment per move, beginning with move one.
Group "A" saw the World Women's Rapid Champion Anastasia Bodnaruk (Russia) take an unshared first place with 7.5 points. Half a point behind her are Swaminathan Soumya (India) and Mariam Mkrtchyan (Armenia). Yana Zhapova (Russia), Mobina Alinasab (Iran), and Irene Kharisma Sukandar (Indonesia) scored 6.5 points each.
Tournament on Chess-Results
We congratulate Russian chess players on their successful performance and wish them more sporting and creative achievements to come!