2016

Antoaneta Stefanova grabs the lead at EIWCC 2016

The top seed of the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2016 GM Antoaneta Stefanova (BUL 2507) defeated the overnight leader WIM Yuliya Shvayger (ISR 2415) and took the pole position.

The ex World Champion emerged as leader before the rest day and will face IM Elisabeth Paehtz (GER 2489) in the 7th round.

The rest of the players in the group with 4 points drew their games, so now we have 12 followers within half a point behind Stefanova.

Photo gallery

Antoaneta Stefanova

Antoaneta Stefanova

Standings after round 6:
1. Stefanova – 5 points
2-13. Gaponenko, Arakhamia-Grant, Shvayger, Goryachkina, Atalik, Ushenina, Socko, Paehtz, Mkrtchian, Bodnaruk, Brunello and Osmak – 4.5 points, etc.

The 7th round is on schedule Friday 3rd May at 3.00 pm (local time) with the following top pairings:
Paehtz vs Stefanova, Gryachkina vs Osmak, Gaponenko vs Bodnaruk, Shvayger vs Socko, Atalik vs Ushenina, Arakhamia-Grant vs Mrktchian, Pogonina vs Brunello, etc.

Official website

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top