Round 8: Foisor, Gunina and Muzychuk are leading.
|In the eighth round of the EIWCC the leaders of tournament Cristina-Adela Foisor and Valentina Gunina agreed on a draw after 42 moves. Thanh Trang Hoang, playing White against Anna Muzychuk, preferred to transfer the game into the equal ending but Slovenian player was playing more precisely and got a decisive advantage. As a result Anna Muzychuk climbed on the top of the standings and joined a group of leaders with 6,5 points. Viktorija Cmilyte defeated Nazi Paikidze, who didn’t play accurately in the opening and let her opponent to create strong attack on her king. Viktorija Cmilyte, Tatiana Kosintseva, Nino Khurtsidze share the fourth place with 6 points. Elina Danielian managed to defend a position rook against queen against Katerina Lahno - after 110 moves the game was drawn.
Cristina-Adela Foisor was trying to get an attack on King’s side but Valentina Gunina was defending accurately and the game was drawn.
Anna Muzychuk is one of the leaders after 8th round
Tatiana Kosintseva won against Lilit Mkrtchian and shares the fourth place.
Antoaneta Stefanova defeated Olga Girya and has 5.5 points.
Natalia Zhukova and Nana Dzagnidze before the start of the game which was drawn after 29 moves.