In the fourth round of the European Individual Women Chess Championship the game between two leaders Marie Sebag and Viktorija Cmilyte finished on favor of French player. After 4 rounds Marie Sebag became the sole leader as Cristina-Adela Foisor slowed down the rate and made a draw against Antoaneta Stefanova.
Valentina Gunina, Nastassia Ziazulkina, Nino Khurtsidze, Thanh Trang Hoang, Zoya Schlening managed to win today and share the second place half a point behind of Sebag. Turkish player Betul Yildiz and Armenian Elina Danielian played an attention-grabbing game. After an interesting theoretical battle in French Defence Turkish player managed to transfer the game into the winning ending but didn't play precisely to convert her advantage into full point.
Chief arbiter Erdem Ucarkus, İbrahim Evrim - Deputy General Secretary of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, General Secretary of TCF Erman Uskudarli.
Viktorija Cmilyte decided to play Yanish Gambit today and chose to leave her king in the centre. Later on her opponent managed to use the weakness position of the Black's king and won the game. Marie Sebag is the only player who has 100% after 4 rounds.
Antoaneta Stefanova, who played with Black against Cristina-Adela Foisor, managed to equalize position in the opening and the game was drawn after three times repetition.
Russian players Alina Kashlinskaya, Valentina Gunina and Ukrainian Katerina Lahno before the start of the round.
Aleksandra Goryachkina made a draw against Elisabeth Paethz.
Betul Yildiz from Turkey before the start of the tough game which ended up after 69 moves.