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Ugra Scores a Hat Trick

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Saturday, 11 May 2019

L2r: Marina Guseva, Baira Kovanova, Natalia Pogonina, Pave Lobach (captain), Anna Ushenina, Olga Girya
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The Russian Team Chess Championship took place in Sochi from April 30 to May 11. Thirteen teams competed in the women's section. As a result of a tough race between Ugra (2nd seed) and the team from St. Petersburg (3rd seed) Ugra managed to come out on top and to win the event for the 3rd year in a row.

Final standings:

1. Ugra - 16/18, 27.5 match points: Ushenina (2442), Pogonina (2453), Girya (2449), Guseva (2402), Kovanova (2349)
2. SHOR St. Petersburg - 16, 26: Bodnaruk (2431), Ovod (2362), Belenkaya (2315), Styazhkina (2272), Balaian (2250)
3. SHSM Legacy Square Moscow - 13: Kosteniuk (2546), Shuvalova (2439), Kovalevskaya (2413), Bivol (2393), Voit (2340)

The best players on their respective boards were:

Board 1 - Olga Badelka (2383) - 6 points out of 9 games
Board 2 - Natalia Pogonina (2453) - 6.5/8
Board 3 - Olga Girya (2449) - 7/8
Board 4 - Anna Styazhkina (2272) - 6.5/7
Board 5 - Daria Voit (2340) - 5.5/7

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