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FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women) Tournament

Kateryna Lagno12/18(+9 -3 =6)[games]
Tingjie Lei12/18(+9 -3 =6)[games]
Zhansaya Abdumalik11.5/18(+10 -5 =3)[games]
Alexandra Kosteniuk10.5/18(+8 -5 =5)[games]
Tan Zhongyi10/18(+9 -7 =2)[games]
Sarasadat Khademalsharieh9/18(+7 -7 =4)[games]
Antoaneta Stefanova9/18(+7 -7 =4)[games]
Marie Sebag8.5/18(+6 -7 =5)[games]
Elisabeth Paehtz4.5/18(+3 -12 =3)[games]
Deysi Estela Cori Tello3/18(+3 -15 =0)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women) (2020)

The FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial featured two 10-player double round-robins on chess24 from May 15-17 to celebrate the 1st World Chess Champion Wilhelm Steinitz (1836-1900). In the Women's section (this page), the prize fund was 12,000. Time control: 3 minutes per player for all moves, with a 2-second increment from move 1. No draw offers allowed before move 30. If two or more players scored the same number of points, the tie was decided by: a) the results of the games between the players involved in the tie, b) the total number of wins, c) Sonneborn-Berger score. A tie for 1st would be decided by an Armageddon game, where White had 5 minutes to Black's 4 but a draw counted as a win for Black. Organizers: FIDE and chess24. Chief arbiter: Nebojsa Baralic.

Top seed and World Blitz Champion Kateryna Alexandrovna Lagno beat Tingjie Lei in the Armageddon game (Tingjie Lei vs Lagno, 2020) and won the first prize of 3,000.

Elo 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 1 Lagno 2608 ** 0 1 11 0 11 1 01 11 12 2 Tingjie Lei 2530 1 ** 0 1 01 0 1 11 1 11 12 3 Abdumalik 2409 0 1 ** 01 10 01 1 01 11 11 11 4 Kosteniuk 2521 0 10 ** 01 1 00 1 11 11 10 5 Tan Zhongyi 2510 00 10 01 10 ** 11 10 0 1 11 10 6 Khademalsharieh 2431 1 1 10 0 00 ** 01 1 10 01 9 7 Stefanova 2485 00 0 0 11 01 10 ** 0 1 11 9 8 Sebag 2482 0 00 10 0 1 0 1 ** 11 10 8 9 Paehtz 2396 10 0 00 00 0 01 0 00 ** 10 4 10 Cori 2391 00 00 00 00 00 10 00 01 01 ** 3

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Open section: FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (2020)

 page 4 of 4; games 76-91 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
76. M Sebag vs E Paehtz  1-0522020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
77. E Paehtz vs D E Cori Tello  0-1412020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
78. S Khademalsharieh vs Z Abdumalik  0-1372020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
79. Tingjie Lei vs Kosteniuk  1-0662020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)B12 Caro-Kann Defense
80. Tan Zhongyi vs A Stefanova  0-1332020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
81. Lagno vs M Sebag  1-0392020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
82. Lagno vs Tan Zhongyi  1-0632020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)C67 Ruy Lopez
83. A Stefanova vs Tingjie Lei  ½-½722020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
84. Kosteniuk vs S Khademalsharieh  ½-½382020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
85. Z Abdumalik vs E Paehtz  1-0662020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
86. M Sebag vs D E Cori Tello  0-1422020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)B01 Scandinavian
87. D E Cori Tello vs Z Abdumalik 0-1622020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
88. E Paehtz vs Kosteniuk  0-1482020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
89. S Khademalsharieh vs A Stefanova 1-0402020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)A06 Reti Opening
90. Tingjie Lei vs Lagno 1-0292020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
91. Tan Zhongyi vs M Sebag  ½-½332020FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial (Women)D30 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 4 of 4; games 76-91 of 91  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-14-20  SirChrislov: 1
Lagno, Kateryna 🇷🇺
2608
2 Lei, Tingjie 🇨🇳
2530
3 Kosteniuk, Alexandra 🇷🇺
2521
4 Tan, Zhongyi 🇨🇳
2510
5 Stefanova, Antoaneta 🇧🇬
2485
6 Sebag, Marie 🇫🇷
2482
7 Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat 🇮🇷
2431
8 Abdumalik, Zhansaya 🇰🇿
2409
9 Paehtz, Elisabeth 🇩🇪
2396
10
Cori T., Deysi 🇵🇪
2391

Average rating: 2476

May-18-20  et1: The last game between Kateryna and Tingjlie in Armageddon will be famous one day. It lasted 152 moves which must be a record in that format. Furthermore between move 101 and move 128 Kateryna who only needed a draw to win moved her bishop of white colors 28 times back and forth between b7 and c6. Incredible. This is what great sport is about. Check here - https://www.chessbomb.com/arena/202...
May-19-20  SirChrislov: be famous one day or left in oblivion?
embarrassing play by both sides I'd say, a back and forth silly dance until white had to do something but had no good moves so ended up losing. she won legally and I know 1st prize was at stake but the game left a bad image. As GM Eduard Gufeld used to say...

"this is not chess."

May-19-20  SirChrislov: Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan scored 10 out of 18, that's amazing for someone in the weak trio of the group. congrats to her.

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