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Russian Club Cup-2010

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Written by Natalia Pogonina   
Saturday, 20 March 2010
The Russian Club Cup is known as one of the strongest chess leagues in the world. Last year our team, AVS, got the silver medal. Now it's time for a new exciting competition. Either 6 or 7 rounds are expected; starting on April 1st; 6 players in a team (4 main players and 2 reserve).

The field* speaks for itself (numbers in brackets refer to position in the world rankings of top-100 female players):

WGM Natalia Pogonina (2496) & ex-Women World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova (2555)

1.AVS: Stefanova (4), Muzychuk A (6), Pogonina (16), Muzychuk M (49), Savina (74), Shadrina (87)

GM Monika Socko (2465)

2.Saint-Petersburg Chess Federation: Socko (33), Cmilyte (23), Arakhamia-Grant (47), Atalik (48), Bodnaruk (84), Demina

Women World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk (2524)

3.ShSM: Kosteniuk (8), Gunina (38), Kovalevskaya (52), Matveeva (90), Girya (99)

IM Anna Ushenina (2452)

4.Economist-SGSU: Ushenina (44), Zhao Xue (19), Paehtz (22), Kovanova (82), Tarasova, Iljushina

GM-elect Natalia Zhukova (2492)

5.Giprorechtrans: Zhukova (17), Munguntuul (59), Zaiatz (76), Vasilevich I, Fominykh

IM Marina Romanko (2409)

6.Dvorez (Moscow): Romanko (65), Paikidze, Repina, Bukhteeva

WIM Ekaterina Akatova (2275)

7.GUDO SDUSHOR SHSH: Akatova, Bronnikova, Butuk, Ivanova, Ivkina, Gromova, Korchagina, Lupik, Molchanova (93), Sirotkina, Soloviova, Sudakova

*This list is preliminary, thus some changes can be made will be providing updates on the event - stay tuned!

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Comments (3)
1. Written by on 16:09 23 2010 .
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2. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 06:11 30 2010 .
Kudos to your chess carrier, GM Natalie Pogonina.I\'m beginning to know your chess in the future. I pray that some day, you\'ll be world champion.
3. Written by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it on 07:36 27 2012 .
The forum is a brighter place tahkns to your posts. Thanks!

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