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|Apr-02-14|| ||cro777: Valentina Gunina and Maria Fominykh achieved best individual results scoring 8.5/9.|
The final chord of the evening was a tea party with a cake in the form of a chessboard - a gift from the restaurant chef.
|Aug-18-14|| ||diceman: <The final chord of the evening was a tea party with a cake in the form of a chessboard - a gift from the restaurant chef.>|
Obviously not a chess player.
It has a black square in each corner.
|Aug-18-14|| ||waustad: Here's one they did better: http://indulgewithme.blogspot.com/2...|
|Dec-06-14|| ||weisyschwarz: She's a beast!!|
|Dec-07-14|| ||Penguincw: Congrats to Valentina Gunina for winning the Russian Superfinals (Women) (2014). She finished with 7/9 (losing her first 2 but winning the next 7) to finish 1 point ahead of the 2nd place finisher, Galliamova.|
Gunina also gained 15.8 rating points to rise to a career high 2537.8 and the #7 on the women's rankings (which is also a career high).
|Dec-07-14|| ||FairyPromotion: Congratulations to miss Gunina for winning her second national title in a row, and 3rd overall.|
I also wish her luck in the upcoming Tata Steel Challengers (former: Group B).
|Dec-09-14|| ||HeMateMe: Way to go, champ!|
|Mar-03-15|| ||cro777: Blondes with Gunina and Girya defeated Brunettes in traditional match.|
The traditional 5th blitz match between "Blondes" and "Brunettes" took place on 3rd March at "Ostankino", a television and radio tower in Moscow. http://newtonplaza.ru/bg/NewtonPlaz...
The playing format was Scheveningen with eight players in each team. The Blondes won with the score 34:30 to take the overall lead 3.5:1.5. In the earlier encounters Blondes won two matches, Brunettes were better in one, while one match was tied.
Blondes (with yellow roses): Gunina, Girya, Vasilevich, Grabuzova, Zakurdyaeva, Fominykh, Bivol (the best individual result 6/8) and Dogodkina.
Brunettes (with red roses): Kashlinskaya (the best individual result 7/8), Matveeva, Mirzoeva, Harmunova, Pustovoytova, Bezgodova, Gvanceladze and Bogumil.
|Jul-04-15|| ||siggemannen: anyone knows Gunina's next tourney?|
|Jul-04-15|| ||Nerwal: At the latest, the Russian Championships in August (where she won thrice in the last four years)|
|Nov-22-15|| ||Bruce Graham: Gunina's full on style is in evidence at the European Team Championships: no draws.|
|Feb-04-16|| ||TheFocus: Happy birthday, GM (and WGM) Valentina Gunina.|
|Feb-05-16|| ||sonia91: Happy belated birthday!
Thanks to her result in Gibraltar, she is now back to 2500+ club.
|Feb-15-16|| ||Bruce Graham: Gunina attacked in Iran: http://www.chess-news.ru/en/node/21...|
|May-02-16|| ||cro777: Gunina convincingly won the FIDE Women's Grand Prix Batumi 2016 scoring 7.5/11.|
By winning the key game against Zhao Xue in the 10th round Gunina had ensured the victory with one round to go.
|Jun-13-16|| ||posoo: lolololol LOOK at da man beHIND her strate CREEPING trying NOT to look at da lady but ALSO tryna get EVERY LOOK he can steal!|
Most men are LOOMERS, dont know how to approche da women like da old posoo dos!
|Oct-08-16|| ||siggemannen: <posoo> That's her couch / team leader i think :P
Or were you speaking about your own experiences with the ladies? :D|
|Oct-08-16|| ||siggemannen: Anyone knows what's Gunina up to next, chesswise? She did quite solid at the Olympics, at least result-wise|
|Nov-27-16|| ||technical draw: Thanks for the pronunciation audio. I had her name all wrong.|
|Nov-27-16|| ||Dionysius1: <cro777>. That's awful in the photo. All the blondes have the black pieces. It does my head in!|
|Nov-28-16|| ||HeMateMe: where was Natalie Pogonina in the Blondes v. Brunettes match?|
|Dec-18-16|| ||sonia91: Congrats on winning the Super Rapidplay event at London Chess Classics with 9/10!|
https://twitter.com/london_chess/st...<Valentina Gunina has beaten McShane & wins the Super Rapidplay with 9/10! What a stunning performance - congratulations!>
|Dec-21-16|| ||Bruce Graham: Seconding <sonia91> congratulations to Gunina: http://en.chessbase.com/post/the-fi...|
|Dec-25-16|| ||siggemannen: Congrats indeed! Hope <cg> can get those games|
|Dec-25-16|| ||tamar: What a phenomenal run, beating Nunn, Howell, and McShane. I found the games at the official London Chess site, but I don't believe there is video.|
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