Ukrainian chess player Anna Muzychuk has won the European Cup 2018 in Greece in the team of the “Monte Carlo” in Monaco. And in the final from Lvov brought to the Monaco gold.
In the semi-finals of the women’s tournament among themselves played “Monte Carlo” and the Russian “Ugra”. On the first Board met two Ukrainian Muzychuk and Anna Ushenina. The result of their duel is a draw. But two odnoklubnik a graduate of the Lviv state University of physical culture Muzychuk-year-old has won the victory and won the match 2,5:0,5, reports ldufk.edu.ua.
Georgian team “Nona” convincingly defeated another Russian club of sshor of – 3:1. Thus, met in the final of the “Monte Carlo” and “Nona”. On the third and fourth chessboards were recorded draws. On the second Nino Bacall took over Pia Cramling. But in the meeting of the leaders Anna Muzychuk in great style prevailed over Nino Jagnje. The match ended with the score 2:2.
According to the Rules of the competition, the winners were those who won it on a better Board, so the trophy, thanks to a graduate RGUFK, received a “Monte Carlo” (pictured). Add that Anna Muzychuk scored 4,5 points out of 6 possible, added 6 points to his ranking and showed the best result on first Board. Together with Anna in the team played Pia Cramling, Monica Socko, and Damon Root, and Almira Skripchenko.
Second place – “nony”, and the third – “Yugra”. Bronze medalist became the leader of the team of Kharkov Anna Ushenina. Her legacy – 3 points out of 6. Fifth place went to the team of the Chess Federation of Kiev. Here, a well played Inna Gaponenko from Kherson – 5 points out of 6. For 4 of the 6 on account of the inhabitant of Kiev Yulia Osmak and sister Anna Muzychuk Maria, who also received his higher education at our University.
In men, the victory went to “the bronze horseman” from St. Petersburg, who scored 12 points out of 14, as the Czech “Novi Bor”. The team of “Alkaloid” from Macedonia my point from the winners and took only the sixth place. In its composition Kharkov Pavel Eljanov scored 4,5 points of 7, Lviv and Yuriy Kryvoruchko – 4 of 6.
It should be noted that according to most experts, seven rounds in the men’s competitions of such level to determine the strongest, is not enough. The tournament in this format is a bit of a lottery nature.