In the latest edition of the Swiss Queens Wednesday tournament held on February 21st, IM Gunay Mammadzada showcased her exceptional chess prowess and emerged first by Buchholz in a quadruple tie with GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, GM Valentina Gunina, and IM Meri Arabidze. She secured first place with a score of 8½/11.
The tournament boasted a formidable lineup, with renowned players such as Polina Shuvalova, Anastasia Bodnaruk, Nana Dzagnidze, and others vying for victory.
The final standings revealed the following top performers:
1st place — IM Gunay Mammadzada with 8½/11 points;
2nd place — GM Alexandra Kosteniuk with 8½/11 points;
3rd place — GM Valentina Gunina with 8½/11 points;
4th place — IM Meri Arabidze with 8½/11 points;
5th place — IM Natalia Buksa with 8/11 points;
Heartfelt congratulations are for these exceptional players! They will be sharing a prize pool totaling $1,000 as a testament to their remarkable performances.
Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming tournament! The next titled women’s online event on the FIDE Online Arena is scheduled for Wednesday, February 28th, at 17:00 CET. Stay tuned for further details and updates on the schedule, which can be found here.