17 May 2023

Second Round of Final WGP Leg Completed in Nikosia

Kateryna Lagno won second game in a row.

Photo: Mark Livshitz / FIDE
Photo: Mark Livshitz / FIDE

The second round of the final fourth leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix is completed in the capital of Cyprus. Polina Shuvalova won against Bibisara Assaubayeva, Kateryna Lagno defeated Gunay Mammadzada, Aleksandra Goryachkina beat Nana Dzagnidze, while Tan Zhongyi bested Oliwia Kiolbasa. The games Khotenashvili - Kosteniuk and Dronavalli - Wagner ended in a draw. 

Standings after Round 2:

1-2. Kateryna Lagno, Tan Zhongyi - 2
3-4. Dronavalli Harika, Dinara Wagner - 1.5
5-8. Nana Dzagnidze, Polina Shuvalova, Gunay Mammadzada, Aleksandra Goryachkina - 1
9-10. Alexandra Kosteniuk, Bella Khotenashvili - 0.5
11-12. Oliwia Kiolbasa, Bibisara Assaubayeva - 0. 

Round 3 pairings:

Wagner - Assaubayeva, Dzagnidze - Dronavalli, Kosteniuk - Goryachkina, Kiolbasa - Khotenashvili, Lagno - Tan, Shuvalova - Mammadzada

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