Another round and another win! Tatiana Kosintseva is clearly living up to the label given by G. Kasparov. He said back in 2004 that Tatiana is by far the most talented female player from Russia.

After 5 rounds, she has 4.5 points and is 1.5 pt ahead of the next player!

Standings after 5 rounds:

Rk SNo.
Name Rtg FED 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts.
1 5 GM Kosintseva Tatiana 2524 RUS * 1

1



1 ½ 1
2 1 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2479 GEO 0 * 1

½
½ 1


3

2 WGM Kovanova Baira 2385 RUS
0 *

½
½ 1 1

3

6 GM Cramling Pia 2523 SWE


* ½
½

½ ½ 1 3

8 GM Hou Yifan 2570 CHN 0

½ * 1 ½


1
3

12 GM Zhu Chen 2476 QAT
½ ½
0 * 1 1



3
7 7 IM Mkrtchian Lilit 2503 ARM


½ ½ 0 *


1 ½
8 3 GM Koneru Humpy 2622 IND
½ ½

0
*
0
1 2

4 WIM Yildiz Betul Cemre 2244 TUR
0 0




* ½ 1 ½ 2

11 WGM Munguntuul Batkhuyag 2428 MGL 0
0 ½


1 ½ *

2
11 9 GM Zhao Xue 2490 CHN ½

½ 0
0
0
*
1

10 IM Danielian Elina 2491 ARM 0

0

½ 0 ½

* 1

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