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14th International Chess Tournament Rector Cup

The Law Academy of Ukraine “Yaroslav the Wise” is organizing the 14th International Chess Tournament Rector Cup from 26th March to 3rd April.

Ten female players will compete in the round robin tournament. With participants from Russia, Armenia, Belarus and Ukraine, the event provides the opportunity for FIDE title norms.

Top seeded player is Aleksandra Goryachkina, World U14 champion and currently the youngest Woman Grandmaster, fresh with the final norm from the European Individual Championship.

Aleksandra Goryachkina


Goryachkina Aleksandra, Russia 2341
Doluhanova Evgeniya, Armenia 2269 – Ukrainian Women’s Champion 2009
Romanova Inna, Belarus 2260
Andrenko Irina, Ukraine 2227
Severina Maria, Russia 2221 – European U16 Champion
Rakhmangulova Anastasia, Ukraine 2215
Karlovich Anastasya, Ukraine 2213
Tanciura Maria, Ukraine 2209 – silver medal in the European U16 Championship
Shapoval Galina, Ukraine 2183
Bezkorovaina Maria, Ukraine 2099

News by Evgeniya Doluhanova

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