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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Subzonal 2.3.5. FIDE Female Chess Championships 2014


Subzonal 2.3.5. FIDE Female Chess Championships 2014
Paramaribo, Suriname
1 February - 7 February 2014
Surinamese Women's Champion Rosangela dos Ramos through to the next round of the World Chess for women
WGM Carla Heredia of Ecuador prolong title

The Subzonal 2.3.5 Fide Female Championship was completed on Friday February 7, 2014 at Wyndham Garden Hotel. The Surinamese women's champion Rosangela dos Ramos managed to hold on to the desired 4th place, giving the right for qualifying to the next round of the World Chess Championship for women. The next round will be played in December 2014 in El Salvador. This qualification is a very momentous milestone for the Surinamese Chess Federation because this is the first time that a Surinamese chess player goes to the next round. Along with Rosangela also qualifies the champion of the tournament WGM Carla Heredia of Ecuador, semi-champion WFM Oriana Aponte of Venezuela and 3rd place winner, WFM Deborah Richards of Jamaica.

WGM Carla Heredia from Ecuador ends, because of her draw in the last round against WFM Victoria Naipal, tied with WFM Oriana Aponte from Venezuela. Both gained 8 points, but due to a better tie break points, WGM Carla Heredia become champion of the Subzonal 2.3.5 Female championships for the 3rd consecutive time. WFM Deborah Richards from Jamaica is 3rd with 7.5 points. Tiebreak s must also provide a solution to determine the 4th place Along with Rosangela, Renusha Gajadin and WFM Ekaterina Naipal also gains 5 points. After tie breaks they ending respectively on the 5th and 6th place.

Both Oriana Aponte as Deborah Richards were awarded the title Woman International Master (WIM). Rosangela dos Ramos, Renusha Gajadin and Anviti Adhin, all from Suriname, and Aditi Soondarsingh from Trinidad & Tobago will get the title Woman Candidate Master (WCM).

In a busy closing ceremony, which was graced with dancing and singing of a Awassa group, speeches were given successively by the president of the Surinaamse Schaakbond, Frank Lo Kim Lin, the representative of Fide Americas, Russell Smith, the representative and the executive director of the FIDE, Nigel Freeman, director of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, Michael Watson, the Governor of the Central Bank of Suriname, Gillmore Hoefdraad. All speak well of the good chess development in Suriname and the amazing rapid development of women's chess in Suriname. 


Both Russell Smith and Nigel Freeman stressed the importance of participating in international competitions, and calls on the authorities to support the Chess federation of Suriname. The champion of the tournament WGM Carla Heredia gave a spontaneous and heartfelt speech. 


During the tournament the representatives of FIDE, Mr Russell Smith and Nigel Freeman and board members of the Surinamese Chess Federation Frank Lo Kim Lin, Ricardo dos Ramos and Ruben Soetosenojo, brought courtesy visits to the Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Mr. Ismanto Adna and the Governor of the Central Bank of Suriname, Mr. Gillmore Hoefdraad.


Meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank of Suriname

The final Ranking
1. WGM Carla Heredia (Ecuador) 8 points
2. WFM Oriana Aponte (Venezuela) 8 points
3. WFM Deborah Richards (Jamaica) 7.5 points
4. Rosangela dos Ramos (Suriname) 5 points
5. Renusha Gajadin (Suriname) points
6. WFM Ekaterina Naipal (Suriname) 5 points

Category: Best Surinamese women
1. Rosangela dos Ramos
2. Renusha Gajadin
3. WFM Ekaterina Naipal

Category : under 1700 rating (excluded the top 5 spots)
1. Anviti Adhin (Suriname)
2. Javanna Smith (Trinidad&Tobago)
3. Katrina Blackman (Barbados)

Category : under 1900 rating (excluded the top 5 spots)
1. WFM Ekaterina Naipal (Suriname)
2. Aditi Soondarsingh (Trinidad & Tobago)
3. WFM Victoria Naipal (Suriname)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Beautiful ladies.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful ladies.