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WGM Adriana Nikolova storms through FOA Women World Blitz Semifinal

FIDE ArenaThe Semifinal of FOA Women World Blitz Chess Championship was held on Thursday, October 29th, 2015, on the official FIDE Online platform.

The event was an 11-round Swiss tournament that gathered 50 players qualified after 8 individual tournaments.

Bulgarian player WGM Adriana Nikolova scored 10/11 points to win the tournament, leaving the nearest followers full two points behind.

The second place was shared in a three-way tie by WGM Andjelija Stojanovic from Serbia, IM Irina Vasilevich from Russia and former World champion GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, after the whole group finished the competition with 8 points.

The other 4 players who proceeded to the Final are IM Rout Padmini (IND), IM Olga Zimina (ITA), GM Harika Dronavalli (IND) and IM Sofio Gvetadze.

In addition, two wild cards will be given by WOM and FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, so that 10 players compete in a round-robin format for the rich prize fund of US$ 9,000.

The final tournament will take place on November 26th in Rome, at the wonderful Circolo Canottieri Aniene.

Final standings:

1 WGM Adriana Nikolova 2242 10.0
2 WGM Andjelija Stojanovic 2304 8.0
3 IM/WGM Irina Vasilevich 2196 8.0
4 GM/WGM Alexandra Kosteniuk 2505 8.0
5 IM/WGM Padmini Rout 2335 7.5
6 IM/WGM Olga Zimina 2382 7.0
7 GM/WGM Harika Dronavalli 2520 7.0
8 IM/WGM Sofio Gvetadze 2421 7.0
9 WGM Foisor Sabina 2323 7.0
10 WGM Deysi Cori Tello 2344 7.0
11 WFM/ANM Ana Daniela Madrigal 1898 7.0
12 WIM/ANM Qianyun Gong 2299 7.0
13 WIM/ANM Elena Tomilova 2418 6.5
14 WGM Anna Burtasova 2290 6.5
15 WGM MEENAKSHI SUBBARAMAN 2252 6.5
16 IM/WGM Eesha Karavade 2278 6.0
17 WGM Karina Ambartsumova 2287 6.0
18 WGM Enkhtuul Altan-Ulzii 2405 6.0
19 FM/WIM/ANM Marina Brunello 2303 6.0
20 WFM/ANM Damaris Abarca 2080 6.0
21 IM/WGM Milliet Sophie 2230 6.0
22 AIM Viviana Galvan Cipriani 1879 6.0
23 WGM TATYANA SHADRINA 2301 5.5
24 IM/WGM Cristina Adela Foisor 2264 5.5
25 WIM/ANM Melissa Castrillón Gómez 2147 5.5
26 WIM/ANM Jenny Chirivi 2166 5.5
27 AGM/AN1 Sissel Janneth Stava 1935 5.5
28 IM/WGM Bulmaga Irina 2169 5.0
29 IM/WGM Irine Kharisma Sukandar 2289 5.0
30 Paloma Gutierrez Castillo 2058 5.0
31 IM/WGM Vijayalakshmi S 2287 5.0
32 WGM Sandugach Shaydullina 2281 5.0
33 WFM/AIM/ANM Aygun Aliyeva 1884 5.0
34 WFM/ANM Roberta Messina 1968 5.0
35 WIM/ANM Ann Lindsay Chumpitaz Carbajal 2204 4.5
36 WGM Atousa Pourkashiyan 2296 4.5
37 WFM/ANM Julia Alboredo 2039 4.5
38 Yessica Rosas 1925 4.0
39 WIM/ANM Cristine Rose Mariano 1701 4.0
40 WIM/ANM pratyusha Bodda 2046 4.0
41 WIM/ANM Beverly Mendoza 1910 4.0
42 WCM/ANC Evi Lindiawati 2119 4.0
43 WGM Olga Sikorova 2210 4.0
44 Mireya Represa Perez 1677 4.0
45 IM/WGM Nino batsiashvili 2354 3.5
46 Flor de María Zárate Oyague 2022 3.5
47 WIM/ANM Maria Elena Rodriguez Arrieta 2062 2.5
48 WIM/ANM Mihaela Veronica Foisor 2204 1.5
49 WIM/ANM Chelsie Monica Ignesias SIhite 2148 1.0
50 WIM/ANM Zenia Corrales Jimenez 2170 1.0

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