In the 8th round of the European Women Individual Championship in Turkey Armenia’s only representative to win was Maria Gevorgyan. She was stronger than Georgia’s Nino Batsiashvili playing with black pieces and celebrating the third victory in a row. It is Maria Gevorgyan’s 5th victory in 8 rounds.
Elina Danielyan and Lilith Mkrtchyan ended their games in a tie and Anna Sargsyan and Siranush Ghukasyan suffered defeats.
After round 8 Elina Danielyan has 5,5 points and is one point behind the top players of the standings, Alina Kashlinskaya (Russia) and Inna Gaponenko (Ukraine). Lilith Mkrtchyan and Maria Gevorgyan have 5 points each and Anna Sargsyan and Siranush Ghukasyan - 4 points each.
In the 9th round which will be played on April 20 Maria Gevorgyan will face Lilith Mkrtchyan with white pieces.
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