the Competition lasted three days. Ten States held for 18 parties. Rossiyanka, which is a two-time world champion in blitz, and Chinese lei Tencza have the same number of points: 12 out of 18 possible. So the winner was determined in Armageddon, where Lahno with the black pieces and managed to take the upper hand over the opponent. “We witnessed a fantastic tournament, full of drama parties”, – said the commentator, the Hungarian grandmaster Peter Leko.
Third place went to the representative of Kazakhstan’s Zhansaya Abdumalik (11.5 points), our 12th women’s world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk became the fourth (10,5).
In the men’s standings before the final match day in the standings leader Eduard Dubov, who managed to win including the world champion Magnus Carlsen. But in the end the title was taken by Norway (12 points). The oaks fell to second place. Another Russian Peter Svidler rounded out the top three (9,5 points).