Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Nakhbayeva is four-times Kazakhstan women's champion

The 2014 Kazakhstan Chess Championships for women was held from 3rd to 12th May, 2014 in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan.

28 players, including 3 WGMs, 4 WIMs and 2 WFMs, competed in the 9 round Swiss event.

The top seed WGM Guliskhan Nakhbayeva lifted the trophy with the convincing score 7.5/9 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. Thus, Nakhbayeva became Kazakhstani champion for women four times in a row.

Second place was shared in a 3-way tie by WIM Madina Davletbayeva, WGM Flyura Khasanova and WIM Gulmira Dauletova with 6.5/9 points each. WIM Davletbayeva took the silver due to her superb tie-break score.

Tournament website

Final standings (top finishers):

1 WGM Guliskhan Nakhbayeva 2317 7,5
2 WIM Davletbayeva, Madina 2275 6,5
3 WGM Khasanova, Flyura 2238 6,5
4 WIM Dauletova, Gulmira 2244 6,5
5 WGM Ankudinova, Yelena 2145 6

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