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IM Polina Shuvalova Claims Victory for the Fourth Time in the 22nd Queens Wednesday Tournament

IM Polina Shuvalova secures her fourth victory in the 22nd Swiss Queens Wednesday tournament with an impressive score of 9.5/11. A new entry, IM Natalia Buksa, came second, surpassing GM Alexandra Kosteniuk who marked her 11th appearance in the top 3.

Photo: FIDE / Anastasiia Korolkove

In an electrifying display of skill and determination, IM Polina Shuvalova has claimed her fourth victory in the 22nd Swiss Queens Wednesday Tournament, finishing with an impressive score of 9.5/11. This achievement cements her status as a formidable force in the competitive chess world.

A notable new entry, IM Natalia Buksa, made a strong debut by securing second place. She surpassed the renowned GM Alexandra Kosteniuk in the tiebreaks, who finished third, marking her 11th appearance in the top three. Kosteniuk’s consistent high performance continues to inspire and set a benchmark in the series.

The top five were rounded out by WGM Savitha Shri Baskar, making her second appearance in our top five, and IM Aleksandra Maltsevskaya, who secured the fifth position. These top performers share a prize fund of $1000, a testament to their exceptional prowess and dedication to the game.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all participants for their contribution to this thrilling tournament. As we continue to elevate and celebrate the global women’s chess community, we aim to inspire future generations of players to reach for the stars.

Join us again on Wednesday, the 3rd of July at 17:00 CEST for another exciting Swiss Queens Wednesday Tournament! Don’t miss the chance to witness and participate in top-tier women’s chess competition.

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