11 March 2023

Valentina Gunina Wins Women's Chess Championship in Tashkent

Anastasia Bodnaruk is in third place.

Photo: Eteri Kublashvili
Photo: Eteri Kublashvili

The Women's Chess Championship 2023 finished in the capital of Uzbekistan. The A Group, which had brought together 45 players, was won by the Russian Valentina Gunina. The winner scored 7.5 points out of 9. 

Nilufar Yakubbaeva (Uzbekistan), the Russians Anastasia Bodnaruk and Polina Shuvalova, as well as Liya Kurmangaliyeva (Kazakhstan), are 1 point behind the winner. According to the tie-break, Yakubbaeva is in second place, while Bodnaruk is third. Shuvalova finished fifth. 

Tournament on Chess-Results

Congratulations to the Russian players on their successful performance in Tashkent!