Round 2 of WGP Leg in Astana Sees Many Decisive Games
Polina Shuvalova won against Elisabeth Paehtz.
The second round of the first leg of the 2022-2023 FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Series has finished in Astana. Polina Shuvalova beat Elisabeth Paehtz, Zhu Jiner won against Dinara Wagner, Alexandra Kosteniuk lost to Bibisara Assaubayeva, while Alina Kashlinskaya defeated Vaishali Rameshbabu. The games Goryachkina - Lagno and Abdumalik - Tan were drawn.
Standings after Round 2:
1-4. Aleksandra Goryachkina, Bibisara Assaubayeva, Alina Kashlinskaya, Zhu Jiner - 1.5 points
5-9. Polina Shuvalova, Tan Zhongyi, Zhansaya Abdumalik, Elisabeth Paehz, Kateryna Lagno - 1
10-11. Alexandra Kosteniuk, Vaishali Rameshbabu - 0.5
12. Dinara Wagner - 0.
Round 3 pairings:
Lagno - Shuvalova, Kashlinskaya - Goryachkina, Assaubayeva - Vaishali, Tan - Kosteniuk, Wagner - Abdumalik, Paehtz - Zhu.