International Women’s Chess Tournament Cotroceni

2nd to 11th March in Bucharest, Romania

International Women’s Chess Tournament Cotroceni is being played from 2nd to 11th March in Bucharest, Romania. The 10-player round robin event is sporting a high average elo of 2456.

GM Monika Socko is topping the crosstable after six rounds, despite the today’s defeat against WGM Valentina Gunina, but the leading margin has narrowed down to half a point. On Tuesday the players are taking a rest, in order to celebrate 8th March – International Women’s Day.

Round 6 standings:

1. GM Socko Monika POL 2495 – 4.5

2. WGM Gunina Valentina RUS 2472 – 4

3. IM Muzychuk Anna SLO 2528 – 4

4. IM Zatonskih Anna USA 2499 – 3.5

5. IM Turova Irina RUS 2428 – 3.5

6. IM Peptan Corina-Isabela ROU 2415 – 3

7. IM Ushenina Anna UKR 2454 – 3

8. IM Muzychuk Mariya UKR 2476 – 2.5

9. IM Repkova Eva SVK 2446 – 1

10. WGM Cosma Elena-Luminita ROU 2343 – 1

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GM Monika Socko

Poland Muzychuk

IM Anna Muzychuk, top seeded player in the tournament