Rapid Championship: Tatiana Kosintseva became the winner!
|Russian players are on pedestal once again! Tatiana Kosintseva became the winner of the European Rapid Championship and Alexandra Kosteniuk got silver medal. German player Elisabeth Paehtz, who defeated Antoaneta Stefanova in the last round, placed third. Nana Dzagnidze lost against Tatiana Kosintseva in the last round and shares the fourth place together with Katerina Lahno, Anna Muzychuk, Nino Batsiashvili, Antoaneta Stefanova and Valentina Gunina. |
GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, who made a spectacular comeback in the Individual Championship going 5.5 of 6 to finish in 11th place overall, won the silver medal in the Rapid Championship.
Here are the final standings for the Rapid: