Mary Ann Gomes emerges Champion

mag-ktMary Ann Gomes emerges Champion
By R.R.Vasudavan

Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes with 8.5 points clinched the title with a superior tie-break score after the eleventh round of the Women International Grand Master Chess Tournament 2013 held in celebration of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 at Multipurpose Indoor Stadium, Chennai here today.

In a three way tie, second seeded WGM Batsiashvili Nino of Georgia and International Master S Vijayalakshmi finished along side Mary Ann at 8.5 points.

Keti Tsatsalashvili (Georgia) and Sowmya Swaminathan (India) shared the fourth spot with 8.0 points.

Final Placings : (Indians unless specified) :

1-3 Mary Ann Gomes, Batsiashvili Nino (Geo), S Vijayalakshmi 8.5, 4-5 Keti Tsatsalashvili (Geo), Soumya Swaminathan 8.0, 6-10 Ivakhinova Inna (Rus), S Meenakshi, Swathi Ghate, Gevorgyan Maria (Arm), Guramishvili Sopiko (Geo) 7.5 pts

Complete Results :