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🏆 Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Yifan Hou, Anna Muzychuk, Ju Wenjun, Tatiana Kosintseva, Zhao Xue, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Nana Dzagnidze, Mariya Muzychuk, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Kateryna Alexandrovna Lagno, Antoaneta Stefanova, Alisa Mikhailovna Galliamova, Valentina Gunina, Dronavalli Harika, Anna Vitalyevna Zatonskih, Marie Sebag, Bela Khotenashvili, Elina Danielian, Hoang Thanh Trang, Natalia Pogonina, Monika (Bobrowska) Socko, Olga Girya, Dinara Saduakassova, Lilit Mkrtchian, Irina Krush, Anna Ushenina, Lela Javakhishvili, Natalia Zhukova, Huang Qian, Elisabeth Paehtz, Alina Kashlinskaya, Yelena Dembo, Salome Melia, Inna Gaponenko, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Eva Moser, Deimante Daulyte-Cornette, Batkhuyag Munguntuul, Zhaoqin Peng, Natascha Bojkovic, Sopiko Khukhashvili, Jolanta Zawadzka, Sarah Hoolt, Claudia Noemi Amura, Eva Repkova, Alina L'Ami, Cristina-Adela Foisor, Deysi Estela Cori Tello, Tania Sachdev, Joanna Dworakowska, Irina Bulmaga, Anastasia Savina, Jovanka Houska, Masha Vladimirovna Klinova, Irine Kharisma Sukandar, Nastassia Ziaziulkina, Regina Pokorna, Sabrina Vega Gutierrez, Wang Yu, Le Thao Nguyen Pham, Ildiko Madl, Elena Sedina, Sophie Milliet, Eesha Karavade, Olga Zimina, Joanna Majdan-Gajewska, Carolina Lujan, Szidonia Lazarne Vajda, Medina Warda Aulia, Nisha Mohota, Lisandra Teresa Ordaz Valdes, Martha Lorena Fierro Baquero, Hoang Thi Bao Tram, Baira Kovanova, Silvia (Aleksieva) Collas, Pauline Guichard, Gulnar Mammadova, Iva Videnova, Tatev Abrahamyan, Irina Chelushkina, Tea Bosboom-Lanchava, Lilit Galojan, Melanie Lubbe, Monica Calzetta Ruiz, Sabina-Francesca Foisor, Ticia Gara, Zeinab Mamedjarova, Katerina Nemcova, Marina Brunello, Beata Kadziolka, Nelly Aginian, Jovana Rapport, Betul Cemre Yildiz, Guliskhan Nakhbayeva, Oleiny Linares Napoles, Anna Sharevich, Elena Luminita Radu Cosma, Atousa Pourkashiyan, Andjelija Stojanovic, Anna-Maria Botsari plus 460 more players.

 page 1 of 100; games 1-25 of 2,484  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Akter Liza vs N Kosintseva  0-1412010Chess Olympiad (Women)E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. Kosteniuk vs S Sultana 1-0312010Chess Olympiad (Women)B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
3. R Hamid vs A M Galliamova  0-1522010Chess Olympiad (Women)B59 Sicilian, Boleslavsky Variation, 7.Nb3
4. V Gunina vs N Khan  1-0342010Chess Olympiad (Women)D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Yifan Hou vs J Terao 1-0232010Chess Olympiad (Women)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
6. A M Pereira vs Ju Wenjun  0-1492010Chess Olympiad (Women)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
7. Zhao Xue vs V Ramos Gazola 1-0382010Chess Olympiad (Women)D98 Grunfeld, Russian
8. J Pamplona Correa vs Huang Qian  0-1462010Chess Olympiad (Women)B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. D Cordero vs N Zhukova  0-1322010Chess Olympiad (Women)D05 Queen's Pawn Game
10. A Ushenina vs M Eugenia Ramirez  1-0452010Chess Olympiad (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. R Luna vs I Gaponenko  0-1392010Chess Olympiad (Women)E75 King's Indian, Averbakh, Main line
12. M Muzychuk vs G Solis  1-0322010Chess Olympiad (Women)B01 Scandinavian
13. N Dzagnidze vs G Koskoska  1-0402010Chess Olympiad (Women)E44 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation, 5.Ne2
14. M Stojkovska vs S Melia  0-1322010Chess Olympiad (Women)B73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
15. S Khukhashvili vs B Bejatovic  1-0402010Chess Olympiad (Women)B08 Pirc, Classical
16. D Nikolovska vs B Khotenashvili  0-1332010Chess Olympiad (Women)E54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
17. J Tay vs N Pogonina  0-1552010Chess Olympiad (Women)E46 Nimzo-Indian
18. O Girya vs Yang Liu  1-0352010Chess Olympiad (Women)B25 Sicilian, Closed
19. Xiuwen Christabel Neo vs A Bodnaruk  0-1342010Chess Olympiad (Women)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
20. A Kashlinskaya vs En Huei Danielle Ho  1-0282010Chess Olympiad (Women)D16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. I Krush vs A Adames Rojas 1-0352010Chess Olympiad (Women)E34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
22. E A Perez vs T Abrahamyan  0-1362010Chess Olympiad (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. C Baginskaite vs K Jose Polanco  1-0432010Chess Olympiad (Women)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
24. E Hazim Gonzalez vs S Foisor  0-1372010Chess Olympiad (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
25. D Harika vs E Shabanaj  1-0452010Chess Olympiad (Women)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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Oct-01-10  slomarko: what do you guys think of this?

standings before last round:
1.Russia I 20pts
2.China 16pts
3.Ukraine, Georgia, Russia II, Poland 15pts

last round pairings:
Russia I vs Russia II
China vs Ukraine
Georgia vs Poland

Oct-01-10  bharatiy: <slomarko> wait till tomorrow, if Russia 1 lose which they will have to, in case they want to favor Russia II that would be very bad for chess events and that would mean that you can have only one team per nation.
Oct-01-10  slomarko: <bharatiy> in my opinion it is really appalling that FIDE allows the pairing Russia I vs Russia II in the last round.
Oct-01-10  bharatiy: <slomarko> once you allowed them to have multiple teams then I dont think you can do much, if swiss demands they have to be paired then they have to. It will be good in short term if they play chess and dont go for pre arranged result. It will be good in long term if they go for pre arranged result as many people will protest and then may be they wont allow such thing going forward.
Oct-01-10  Nina Myers: And tomorrow both of you will look like complete dumbasses.
Oct-01-10  slomarko: <Nina Myers: And tomorrow both of you will look like complete dumbasses.>

tomorrow? are you sure about that?

Oct-01-10  Nina Myers: And <the day after tomorrow> both of you will look like complete dumbasses. How do you like them apples, smartypants?
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  virginmind: with one round to go the first 5 teams are ranked in the same order as at the start of competition. good luck tomorrow against argentina, romania, maybe we'll get a final place among first ten!
Oct-02-10  Beholder: <virginmind: with one round to go the first 5 teams are ranked in the same order as at the start of competition.>

Interesting observation. Maybe the Elo isn't so bad after all.

Oct-03-10  Roger Krueger: Bravo Mamedjarova--the Azeris put their fourth-ranked player on board one, and she responds by going on a tear and winning a board bronze with a 2608 performance on a 2234 rating.
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  HeMateMe: USA women finish 5th, not too bad. Congratulations to them.
Oct-03-10  percyblakeney: The first time since 1986 that a Russian or Soviet team wins the women's Olympiad.
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  jaime gallegos: great result by the peruvian female team ! young players to support in the near future !
Oct-03-10  Bdellovibrio: Incredible +7 score from Nadezhda Kosintseva
Oct-04-10  Caissanist: <Is there a husband/wife or a brother/sister participating in this tournament?>

Jorge and Deysi Cori from Peru.

Oct-04-10  Caissanist: Also, Shakyriar Mamedyarov, Zeinab Mamedjarova, and Turkan Mamedjarova from Azerbaijan. In both cases brother and sister(s).
Oct-04-10  weisyschwarz: Jen Wujun cleans house!!
Oct-04-10  Kinghunt: <Incredible +7 score from Nadezhda Kosintseva>

I take it this will earn her a GM norm? How many does she have now?

Oct-04-10  Kinghunt: <Incredible +7 score from Nadezhda Kosintseva>

I know she had one already from Biel 2010... and since I imagine it would be bigger news if this was her final norm... this must make her second. Congrats!

Oct-04-10  Kinghunt: Or does this count at all, since despite her phenomenal performance, she only faced one grandmaster?
Oct-04-10  Kaspablanca: Lisandro Muñoz was the top board of the men Dominican Republic team, while his sister was the reserve board of the Dominican Republic women team.
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  mike1: Zhukova/Grischuk are hard to beat as
wife/husband pair.
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  virginmind: alina l'ami/erwin l'ami (wife & husband, playing for romania/holland)

also, sabina-francesca foisor/cristina-adela foisor (daughter & mother, playing for usa/romania)

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  whiteshark: <2010 Chess Olympiad : <Statistical overview>> – Want to know who the largest performers were? Which team won the most games, not to be confused with the most matches? How about the teams that did well, but won the fewest games? Curious about who the biggest Elo winners were? If any of these questions are gnawing at you, then read on as we give you the lowdown on the Olympiad’s stats, with table after table to sate your curiosity. -->
Oct-12-10  visayanbraindoctor: 11 matches, 11 victories.

Astounding performance by the Russian ladies. Ridiculous even.(",)

(I hope Board 1 Tatiana K. gets to be World Champion some day; although with Hou on the rise, it's probably only a dim possibility. Hou has all the time in the world, and so hopefully, the Russian number 1 can take the Title before Hou reigns for a long time.)

Has any other country aside from the old Soviet Union gone though the Women's Olympiad winning every match?

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