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Anna Muzychuk takes Maia Chiburdanidze Cup

9 rounds, 25th May to 3rd June in Tbilisi, Georgia

The Women International Chess Tournament “Maia Chiburdanidze Cup” was held from 25th May to 3rd June in Tbilisi, under management by the Georgian Chess Federation. 58 players from four countries took participation.

Top-seeded IM Anna Muzychuk overshadows the rest of the field and claims the tournament with convincing 8 points from nine games, full point ahead of the second placed IM Nino Khurtsidze.

Muzychuk, originally from Lviv, Ukraine, is representing Slovenia and currently ranks as world’s 8th in the FIDE women rating list.

Maia Chiburdanidze (1961) is legendary Georgian chess grandmaster and the seventh Women’s World Chess Champion. She held the title in the period between 1978 and 1991. She is the only chess player in history who has won nine Chess Olympiads.

Anna Muzychuk square

Anna Muzychuk started the competition with five straight wins

Round 9 top results:

IM Khotenashvili Bela – IM Muzychuk Anna 0 – 1

IM Khurtsidze Nino – WGM Guramishvili Sopiko 1 – 0

IM Javakhishvili Lela – IM Gvetadze Sopio 0 – 1

IM Khukhashvili Sopiko – WIM Nikoladze Sopio 1 – 0

WGM Batsiashvili Nino – WIM Mikadze Miranda ½ – ½

Vakhania Alexandra – WGM Galojan Lilit ½ – ½

WGM Charkhalashvili Inga – WIM Arabidze Meri ½ – ½

WGM Khmiadashvili Tamar – IM Purtseladze Maka 0 – 1

WIM Tereladze Sopiko – IM Melia Salome 0 – 1

WFM Mammadova Gulnar Marfat Qizi – WIM Isgandarova Khayala Ilqar Qizi 1 – 0

WIM Umudova Nargiz – WGM Mamedjarova Turkan 0 – 1

WGM Tqeshelashvili Sopio – Gevorgyan Maria 1 – 0

Final standings:

1. IM Muzychuk Anna SLO 2529 8

2. IM Khurtsidze Nino GEO 2448 7

3. IM Gvetadze Sopio GEO 2363 6.5

4. IM Khukhashvili Sopiko GEO 2421 6.5

5. WGM Batsiashvili Nino GEO 2325 6

6. IM Khotenashvili Bela GEO 2410 6

7. WIM Mikadze Miranda GEO 2351 6

8. IM Purtseladze Maka GEO 2317 6

9. IM Javakhishvili Lela GEO 2482 5.5

10. WGM Guramishvili Sopiko GEO 2289 5.5

11. WFM Mammadova Gulnar Marfat Qizi AZE 2287 5.5

12. WIM Nikoladze Sopio GEO 2214 5.5

13. WIM Arabidze Meri GEO 2298 5.5

14. WGM Charkhalashvili Inga GEO 2352 5.5

15. WGM Tqeshelashvili Sopio GEO 2274 5.5

16. Vakhania Alexandra GEO 2188 5.5

17. IM Melia Salome GEO 2466 5.5

18. Khazhomia Salome GEO 2136 5.5

19. WGM Galojan Lilit ARM 2402 5.5

20. WGM Mamedjarova Turkan AZE 2279 5.5

21. WGM Khmiadashvili Tamar GEO 2193 5

22. WIM Gavasheli Ana GEO 2179 5

23. Meskhi Teona GEO 2073 5

24. WIM Umudova Nargiz AZE 2214 4.5

25. WIM Khurtsilava Inga GEO 2269 4.5

26. WIM Tereladze Sopiko GEO 2196 4.5

27. WIM Danelia Mariam GEO 2203 4.5

28. WIM Isgandarova Khayala Ilqar Qizi AZE 2209 4.5

29. Jalabadze Natia GEO 2019 4.5

30. Gevorgyan Maria ARM 1939 4.5

31. WFM Zhorzholiani Meri GEO 2133 4.5

32. Gogishvili Dea GEO 1902 4.5

33. Unapkoshvili Nani GEO 1976 4.5

34. WFM Martirosyan Lia ARM 2108 4.5

35. Ibrahimova Sabina Oqtay Qizi AZE 2021 4.5

36. Tandashvili Margarita GEO 2029 4.5

37. Tevzadze Mariam GEO 1896 4.5

38. WGM Mamedjarova Zeinab AZE 2269 4

39. Guliyeva Sabina Ilqar Qizi AZE 1973 4

40. Khomeriki Nino GEO 1808 4

41. Chakvetadze Dodo GEO 1730 4

42. Khutsidze Sopo GEO 1985 4

43. Mumladze Maia GEO 1664 4

44. Mzhavia Kristine GEO 2084 3.5

45. Beridze Tinatin GEO 2069 3.5

46. Kuchava Ana GEO 1953 3.5

47. Khazhomia Anuki GEO 1883 3.5

48. Imnadze Nino GEO 1735 3.5

49. Ugulava Lela GEO 1989 3

50. WCM Fataliyeva Ulviyya Hasil Qizi AZE 1955 3

51. Shubitidze Mariam GEO 1467 3

52. Javakhishvili Mariam GEO 1579 3

53. Anakidze Nino GEO 1967 2.5

54. Jalaghonia Nino GEO 0 2

55. Kodua Nino GEO 0 2

56. Tvalavadze Mariam GEO 0 2

57. Maradishvili Elene GEO 0 1

58. WGM Tsereteli Tamar GEO 2402 0

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