Russian player Valentina Gunina became the winner of the European blitz championship among women and got the second gold medal in Gazientep. In the last round she managed to win against Antoaneta Stefanova 2:0 and this victory placed her on the first rank.

Elisabeth Paehtz, who was leading before the last round, lost to Nadezhda Kosintseva 1,5:0,5 and got the silver medal.

Nana Dzagnidze placed third.

Final standings

Check the photos from blitz tournament and closing ceremony in photo gallery.

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Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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