The 2015 European-ACP Women’s Rapid Championship was held on 1-3rd June at the Kutaisi City Hall in Kutaisi, Georgia.
The event was organized by the European Chess Union, Georgian Chess Federation and ACP. The playing format was 11-round Swiss tournament with the rate of play 15 min + 10 seconds increment per move.
48 players from ten countries competed, including 6 GMs, 5 WGMs and 14 IMs.
Russian Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk won the gold medal, her compatriot Valentina Gunina took the silver, while Georgian Nino Batsiashvili claimed the bronze.
The closing ceremony was a gala at the Kutaisi State Theatre with more than 200 people attending.
Photos by Picasso Studio