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🏆 European Championship (Women) (2008) Chess Event Description
The 9th European Women's Championship was a 157-player 11-round Swiss tournament held at the Novotel Plovdiv Hotel in Plovdiv, Bulgaria 21 April - 3 May 2008, with a rest day on 28 April and a day for playoffs on 3 May. It was organized by the Bulgarian Chess Federation, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. The first 14 players would qualify for the 2010 World Championship tournament. Time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, then 30 more minutes for the whole game, with 30 seconds added p ... [more]

Player: Kateryna Lagno

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Koepke vs Lagno  0-1352008European Championship (Women)B09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
2. Lagno vs A Stojanovic  1-0392008European Championship (Women)B07 Pirc
3. L Mkrtchian vs Lagno  ½-½162008European Championship (Women)C42 Petrov Defense
4. Lagno vs K Nemcova 1-0332008European Championship (Women)C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
5. N Dzagnidze vs Lagno  ½-½542008European Championship (Women)D92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
6. Lagno vs N Zhukova  ½-½232008European Championship (Women)C02 French, Advance
7. V Golubenko vs Lagno 0-1572008European Championship (Women)D76 Neo-Grunfeld, Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
8. Lagno vs Cmilyte  1-0462008European Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
9. P Cramling vs Lagno  ½-½222008European Championship (Women)D82 Grunfeld, 4.Bf4
10. Lagno vs E Kovalevskaya  1-0372008European Championship (Women)B33 Sicilian
11. Lagno vs A Ushenina  ½-½112008European Championship (Women)B33 Sicilian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-22-08  virginmind: bravo ionica(2278) for beating javakhishvili(2466) in the first round!

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here the georgian plays 33...Bb7, allowing mate in four for the romanian: 34.Rf7+ Kg8 (black doesnt seem aware of mate in 3) 35.Rxg6+ Kxf7 (black is not aware of mate in 2) 36.Qf5+ (finaly black is aware of mate in 1 and resigns)

Apr-22-08  cbpatzer: as far as i know it is record for GMs there
Apr-22-08  Karpova: 5 GMs
38 WGMs
39 IMs
35 WIMs
1 FM
23 WFMs

Total: 141 titled players

Apr-23-08  virginmind: good start for corina-isabela peptan from romania, with 2 points after the second round.
Apr-23-08  virginmind: and now 3 points! good luck tommorrow at board one against cmilyte, corina!
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  WannaBe: Go Ms. Yelena Dembo !! Me and my chessbucks are rooting for you!
Apr-30-08  malthrope: Round #10 top pairings:

Skripchenko (2443) 7p - Cramling (2539) 7p

Ushenina (2474) 7p - Zhukova (2450) 7p

Lahno (2479) 7p - Kovalevskaya (2421) 6.5p

Houska (2390) 6.5p - Muzychuk, A. (2486) 6.5p

Pogonina (2470) 6.5p - Cmilyte (2466) 6.5p

Full pairings here... //

May-01-08  BIDMONFA: European Individual Championship (Women) (2008)

Round 10, leader Kateryna Lahno 8 points

May-02-08  malthrope: Congrats to Katya! (GM Kateryna Lahno). It was a classy performance just outdistancing her closest rivals... Well done indeed! :^)
May-03-08  Astardis: Pia Cramling seems to have lost her ability to win crucial games.
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  Tabanus: Four missing games, incl. Atalik vs Calzetta 1-0 in rd. 2. The five playoff games for WC qual. are also missing.

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