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Youth and experience finish equal at Moscow blitz tournament

Galina Strutyunskaia with yet another title

The 2011 and 2012 World Senior Champion WGM Galina Strutinskaya and the young talent WGM Alina Kashlinskaya shared first place at the Moscow blitz tournament that took place this weekend in Russia. They both finished with 9,5/11, half a point ahead of FM Daria Pustovoitova, as Strutinskaya won the gold with better tiebreak.

The 4th placed WFM Anastasiya Eryshkanova was two points behind the medal places at 7,0/11, while 5th place was shared by Dina Drozdova and the top placed foreign player WIM Altanulzii Enkhtuul from Mongolia.

More about the tournament at the top Russian news source, the official site, and the Russian version of Chessdom.


Final standings

1 WGM Strutinskaya Galina N RUS 9.5
2 WGM Kashlinskaya Alina RUS 9.5
3 FM Pustovoitova Daria RUS 9
4 WFM Eryshkanova Anastasiya RUS 7
5 Drozdova Dina RUS 6.5
6 WIM Enkhtuul Altanulzii MGL 6.5
7 IM Vasilevich Irina RUS 6
8 WFM Gansvind Valeriya I. EST 6
9 WIM Titorenko Natalia I RUS 6
10 WIM Minogina Tamara RUS 6
11 WFM Bogumil Tatiana RUS 6
12 WGM Shaydullina Sandugach RUS 5.5
13 WIM Kharmunova Nadezhda RUS 5.5
14 WFM Gvanceladze Anna RUS 5.5
15 WFM Saulina Varvara RUS 5.5
16 Kruglikova Viktorija RUS 5.5
17 WGM Chasovnikova Eugenia RUS 5.5
18 WGM Fatalibekova Elena RUS 5
19 Girshgorn Maria RUS 5
20 WFM Beliaeva Natalia RUS 5
21 Stepanova Tamara RUS 4.5
22 WFM Kalashnikova Nadezhda RUS 4
23 Vasiukova Ekaterina RUS 3
24 Bonoeva Tatiana RUS 2.5
25 Ivanova Marianna RUS 2
26 Afanasieva Alexandra RUS 1.5
27 Mednikova Anna RUS 0

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