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Romanian women chess championship

Tight battle for the first place

Nalchik GP Pia Cramling

This year’s Romanian Team Chess Championship – CN de Sah pe Echipe Superliga Feminin – is seeing one of the closest competition for first places in the history of the tournament. After 7 rounds CS AEM Luxten Timisoara and CS Politehnica Iasi are tied on top of the standings with 13 match points, while CSM Bucuresti is just a point behind, but with better tiebreak in hand.

In the race for individual medals board 1 is clearly dominated by GM Pia Cramling, who has 7,0/7, two points more than her closest contestant WGM Alina L’Ami. Board 2 is a tie between WIM Irina Bulmaga and WGM Carmen Voicu-Jagodzinsky with 5,5/7, while board 3 standings are led by the untitled Adeline-Ramona Uta.

Standings

1 CS AEM Luxten Timisoara 13 MP 17.5 GP

2 CS Politehnica Iasi 13 MP 17 GP

3 CSM Bucuresti 12 MP 17.5 GP

4 CS Studentesc Medicina Timisoara 10 MP 12.5 GP

5 CSU Brasov 7 MP 12 GP

6 CS Siciliana Eforie 7 MP 10.5 GP

7 ACS de sah Apa Nova Bucuresti 5 MP 9 GP

8 CS Spartac Bucuresti 2 MP 3.5 GP

9 Clubul Central de Sah Bucuresti 1 MP 5 GP

10 CSS Targu Mures 0 MP 0.5 GP

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