World Chess Championship Parallel Tournaments: Mary Ann Gomes wins WGM Chess Open ~ World Chess Championship 2013 Viswanathan Anand vs Magnus Carlsen at Chennai Hyatt Regency

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Sunday, November 17, 2013

World Chess Championship Parallel Tournaments: Mary Ann Gomes wins WGM Chess Open

Posted by World Chess Championship 2013 News Blog Sunday, November 17, 2013
There are several chess tournaments and events being held on the sidelines of the Anand - Carlsen World Chess Championship. A special chess event organised was the Women Grandmasters' chess tournament. (Left: WGM Mary Ann Gomes/official website)

WGM Mary Ann Gomes won the chess event with 8.5 points in Chennai on the basis of better tie-break score after 11 rounds at the Multipurpose Indoor Stadium. 
WGM Batsiashvili Nino of Georgia and International Master S Vijayalakshmi finished second and third on tiebreak. All three scored 8.5 points. Keti Tsatsalashvili (Georgia) and Soumya Swaminathan (India) shared the fourth spot with 8.0 points.

Final top standings (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