European Women’s Champion 2013-GM Hoang(HUN)

This is the big news of the week. GM Hoang,Thanh Trang 9/11 took clear first and is the new champion.

New Champion-GM Hoang Thanh Trang(HUN) 

The final press conference.


Final Standings
Rk. Name FED FIDE Pts.
1 GM Hoang Thanh Trang HUN 2467 9
2 IM Melia Salome GEO 2428 8
3 IM Mkrtchian Lilit ARM 2454 8
4 GM Cmilyte Viktorija LTU 2497 8
5 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra RUS 2489 8
6 IM Khotenashvili Bela GEO 2512 8
7 GM Socko Monika POL 2435 8
8 WGM Kashlinskaya Alina RUS 2334 7.5
9 WGM Arabidze Meri GEO 2320 7.5
10 WGM Pogonina Natalija RUS 2478 7.5
11 WGM Kovanova Baira RUS 2371 7.5
12 GM Muzychuk Anna SLO 2594 7.5
13 WGM Girya Olga RUS 2437 7.5
14 GM Stefanova Antoaneta BUL 2497 7.5
15 WGM Ozturk Kubra TUR 2293 7.5
16 GM Cramling Pia SWE 2523 7.5
17 IM Javakhishvili Lela GEO 2465 7.5
18 IM Atalik Ekaterina TUR 2430 7.5
19 IM Milliet Sophie FRA 2396 7.5
20 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan SCO 2385 7.5
GM Hoang


Performance by Round
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Rd. SNo Name RtgI FED Pts. Res.
1 98 WIM Olsarova Tereza 2203 CZE 6 w 1
2 61 WGM Arabidze Meri 2320 GEO 7.5 s ½
3 55 WGM Kochetkova Julia 2328 SVK 6.5 w 1
4 42 WGM Kovanova Baira 2371 RUS 7.5 s ½
5 44 IM Savina Anastasia 2368 RUS 6.5 w 1
6 3 GM Lagno Kateryna 2542 UKR 7 s 1
7 46 WGM Daulyte Deimante 2363 LTU 7 w 1
8 7 GM Gunina Valentina 2507 RUS 7 s 1
9 24 IM Melia Salome 2428 GEO 8 w ½
10 10 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2489 RUS 8 s 1
11 8 GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2497 LTU 8 w ½


Here is GM Hoang’s rd8 victory, featuring some subtle RB-RN endgame play.

Gunina,V (2507) – Hoang Thanh Trang (2467)
Reti-KIA[A07]
14th ch-EUR Ind w 

Belgrade SRB (8.1), 31.07.2013

Position 1
Black has an active R+B tandem. What do you recommend for black?


Black to Play



26.Nf3


Position 2
Black has a mobile kingside majority and an active rook/bishop. What do you recommend for black/

Black to Play

38.Re2

Posted on August 6, 2013, in European Individuall Women's Chess Ch 2013, Hoang. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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