Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

ACP Women Cup Rapid Tournament

Pia Cramling8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Nana Dzagnidze8/11(+7 -2 =2)[games]
Kateryna Alexandrovna Lahno7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Anna Muzychuk7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Maia Chiburdanidze6/11(+3 -2 =6)[games]
Tatiana Kosintseva5.5/11(+4 -4 =3)[games]
Alexandra Kosteniuk5.5/11(+4 -4 =3)[games]
Antoaneta Stefanova5/11(+4 -5 =2)[games]
Nadezhda Kosintseva4.5/11(+2 -4 =5)[games]
Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih4.5/11(+3 -5 =3)[games]
Viktorija Cmilyte3.5/11(+2 -6 =3)[games]
Zeinab Mamedjarova1/11(+1 -10 =0)[games]

 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Kosintseva vs N Dzagnidze ½-½1032012ACP Women Cup RapidB42 Sicilian, Kan
2. N Kosintseva vs A Muzychuk  0-1592012ACP Women Cup RapidC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
3. A Zatonskih vs Z Mamedjarova  1-0332012ACP Women Cup RapidA60 Benoni Defense
4. Chiburdanidze vs V Cmilyte  1-0522012ACP Women Cup RapidE10 Queen's Pawn Game
5. A Stefanova vs Lahno  0-1452012ACP Women Cup RapidA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
6. Kosteniuk vs T Kosintseva  1-0562012ACP Women Cup RapidC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. N Dzagnidze vs P Cramling 0-1392012ACP Women Cup RapidD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. T Kosintseva vs P Cramling  0-1442012ACP Women Cup RapidB42 Sicilian, Kan
9. Lahno vs Kosteniuk  1-0492012ACP Women Cup RapidD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
10. V Cmilyte vs A Stefanova 0-1582012ACP Women Cup RapidD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. Z Mamedjarova vs Chiburdanidze  0-1682012ACP Women Cup RapidD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. A Muzychuk vs A Zatonskih 1-0372012ACP Women Cup RapidC10 French
13. N Kosintseva vs V Cmilyte  1-0702012ACP Women Cup RapidB30 Sicilian
14. A Muzychuk vs Z Mamedjarova  1-0612012ACP Women Cup RapidC53 Giuoco Piano
15. Z Mamedjarova vs N Dzagnidze  0-1282012ACP Women Cup RapidE15 Queen's Indian
16. V Cmilyte vs A Muzychuk  ½-½412012ACP Women Cup RapidA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
17. Lahno vs N Kosintseva  ½-½322012ACP Women Cup RapidD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
18. T Kosintseva vs A Zatonskih  0-1432012ACP Women Cup RapidB01 Scandinavian
19. P Cramling vs Chiburdanidze  ½-½382012ACP Women Cup RapidA90 Dutch
20. Kosteniuk vs A Stefanova  ½-½682012ACP Women Cup RapidB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
21. A Zatonskih vs Lahno  0-1422012ACP Women Cup RapidB07 Pirc
22. Chiburdanidze vs T Kosintseva  ½-½382012ACP Women Cup RapidD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. A Muzychuk vs N Dzagnidze  1-0332012ACP Women Cup RapidB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. Z Mamedjarova vs N Kosintseva  0-1502012ACP Women Cup RapidE10 Queen's Pawn Game
25. V Cmilyte vs A Zatonskih  1-0252012ACP Women Cup RapidD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

TIP: You can make the above ads go away by registering a free account!

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-22-12  Gogia: Congratulations Nana!!
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: Controversial last round draw

In the last round, in a decisive game Cramling - Lahno, the players copied the game Shimanov - Timofeev, a 17 move draw.

In the Gruenfeld Exchange Variation with 8.Be3, they followed the game Cramling - Dronavalli (the Atatürk International Women Masters Chess Tournament, Istambul, Turkey 2008).

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Bd2 O-O 10. Be2

click for larger view

Here, Dronavalli played <10...cxd4!?> (Cramling won the game in 24 moves).

Lahno opted for <10...Bg4> and the players simply copied the game Shimanov - Timofeev (62nd Russian Championship Higher League, Ulan Ude, Russia 2009) which ended in a draw by repetition in 17 moves.

10... Bg4 11. O-O Rd8 12. Rb1 cxd4 13. cxd4 Qxa2 14. Ra1 Qb2 15. Rb1 Qa2 16. Ra1 Qb2 17. Rb1 Draw

click for larger view

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Congratz to Dzagnidze, with her last minute black win, to tie it up and eventually win on tiebreaks.
Feb-22-12  waustad: If you think about expected income, taking a short draw was probably the best decision for PC. On this occasion she lost the Armageddon game on time, if another poster was correct in the description. (The transmission I was looking at failed during the tiebreaks.) In any case I cannot imagine that the Bellon y Cramling family is making the kind of money from sponsors that MC takes in, so prize money on the women's tour is likely to be a much more important consideration for them. Taking the draw guaranteed at least $7000 and made $10000 very likely.
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC