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Stefanova trips up Cmilyte

Antoaneta Stefanova © official site
Former World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova took on runaway leader Viktorija Cmilyte in today's top board encounter and won. These two are among seven players who share the lead, the others being two former champions Kateryna Lahno and Pia Cramling along with Bela Khotenashvili, Marina Romanko and Lela Javakhishvili.

Decisive games on the top six boards has left the tournament wide open.

The seven leaders represent six different countries, with two of these, Bela Khotenashvili and Lela Javakhishvili coming from Georgia.

Bo. No.     Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts.   Name Rtg   No.
1 8 BUL GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2506 4 1 - 0 5 GM Cmilyte Viktorija 2504 LTU 9
2 22 GEO IM Khurtsidze Nino 2436 4 0 - 1 4 GM Lahno Kateryna 2530 UKR 5
3 28 GEO WGM Paikidze Nazi 2408 4 0 - 1 4 IM Khotenashvili Bela 2470 GEO 11
4 12 SWE GM Cramling Pia 2468 4 1 - 0 4 IM Bodnaruk Anastasia 2419 RUS 26
5 36 RUS IM Romanko Marina 2387 4 1 - 0 4 IM Ushenina Anna 2468 UKR 14
6 39 ARM IM Galojan Lilit 2377 4 0 - 1 4 IM Javakhishvili Lela 2454 GEO 18
7 2 RUS GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2559 1 - 0 IM Gaponenko Inna 2455 UKR 17
8 20 AUT IM Moser Eva 2445 ½ - ½ GM Dzagnidze Nana 2557 GEO 3
9 4 SLO IM Muzychuk Anna 2537 1 - 0 IM Khukhashvili Sopiko 2421 GEO 25
10 32 RUS WGM Shadrina Tatiana 2397 0 - 1 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2522 RUS 6
11 44 GEO IM Purtseladze Maka 2352 0 - 1 GM Danielian Elina 2506 ARM 7
12 10 UKR IM Muzychuk Mariya 2473 ½ - ½ IM Foisor Cristina-Adela 2414 ROU 27
13 15 SCO GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan 2462 ½ - ½ IM Ovod Evgenija 2404 RUS 29
14 16 HUN GM Hoang Thanh Trang 2456 1 - 0 IM Milliet Sophie 2388 FRA 35
15 1 RUS IM Kosintseva Nadezhda 2567 3 1 - 0 WGM Krivec Jana 2296 SLO 61
16 47 ITA IM Zimina Olga 2346 3 ½ - ½ 3 IM Mkrtchian Lilit 2468 ARM 13
17 51 GEO IM Gvetadze Sopio 2330 3 0 - 1 3 IM Melia Salome 2444 GEO 21
18 56 GER IM Kachiani-Gersinska Ketino 2309 3 0 - 1 3 WGM Zawadzka Jolanta 2400 POL 30
19 66 GEO WIM Khurtsilava Inga 2286 3 ½ - ½ 3 WGM Batsiashvili Nino 2399 GEO 31
20 34 RUS WGM Savina Anastasia 2389 3 1 - 0 3 WGM Daulyte Deimante 2306 LTU 57
21 68 ROU WIM Bulmaga Irina 2284 3 ½ - ½ 3 IM Matveeva Svetlana 2380 RUS 37
22 62 CZE WGM Nemcova Katerina 2294 3 ½ - ½ 3 WGM Charkhalashvili Inga 2373 GEO 41
23 42 LAT WGM Rogule Laura 2362 3 1 - 0 3 WFM Melashvili Nino 2104 GEO 97
24 72 AZE WIM Kazimova Narmin Nizami Qizi 2262 3 1 - 0 3 WGM Kovanova Baira 2361 RUS 43
25 88 AZE WIM Isgandarova Khayala Ilqar Qizi 2143 3 0 - 1 3 IM Sedina Elena 2351 ITA 45
26 46 GEO WIM Mikadze Miranda 2351 3 1 - 0 3 WFM Foisor Mihaela-Veronica 2220 ROU 77

Here's a table from Wikipedia which shows the medal winners from previous European Championships. Stefanova struck gold in 2002 and has since picked up both silver and bronze.

Viktorija Cmilyte is also a three times medalist, but in her case she only has a collection of silvers to her name. Note that in 2010 as well as in 2003 she found herself denied by Pia Cramling.

The games start at 3 pm local time

1 pm Paris and Madrid

12 noon in London

7 am in New York

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