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NORDIC ZONAL FOR WOMEN

NORDIC ZONAL FOR WOMEN
 

NIINA KOSKELA CHAMPION

Winner: WIM Niina Koskela        Runner-up: Esmat Guindy

Woman International Master Niina Koskela from Helsinki won the 
Nordic Zonal and qualified for the Women World Championship next
September in Moldova. The runner-up was Danmarks Esmat Guindy,
who failed to get IM-title by just half a point.
Third was surprisingly Tanja Rantanen to fulfill Finnish success.
Guindy,Rantanen and both Hagesaethers gained WFM-title.
Top favourites, WIM's Johanna Paasikangas-Tella, Svetlana Agrest and
Evgeina Peicheva-Hansen played under their normal level. 

Tournament took place in Shakkikoti

1st round 
2nd round 
3rd round 
4th round 
5th round 
6th round 
7th round 
8th round 
9th round 



FINAL STANDINGS:

Zonal     ELO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Sco Perf
1. N.Koskela WIM FIN 2213  X  1        0  1  1  1  1 6,5 2298
2. E.Guindy   DAN 2178  0  X  0    1    1    1  1 5,5 2215
3. T.Rantanen   FIN 2003    1  X  0    1      0  1  5 2198 22,0
4. S.Agrest WIM SWE 2211      1  X    0    0  1  1  5 2174 20,75
5. N.Hagesaether   NOR 2103    0      X  1        1  5 2186 20,5
6.J.Paasikangas-Tella WIM FIN 2279  1    0  1  0  X  0  1  1  0 4,5 2124 21,25
7. E.Hagesaether   NOR 2028  0  0        1  X  0  1  1 4,5 2152 17,0
8. E.Peicheva-Hansen WIM DAN 2185  0      1    0  1  X    0  4 2091
9. S.Berg WFM SWE 2071  0  0  1  0    0  0    X  1  3 2022
10.C.Andersson   SWE 2123  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  X  2 1921

  

Title requirements:
WIM-title 6/9
WFM-title 4,5/9

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This page updated 31.1.1999.