Danielian Elina wins European Women’s Chess Championship 2021

After 11 played rounds at the 2021 European Women’s Chess Championship in Iasi, Romania, GM Danielian Elina (ARM, 2407) triumphed the event.

Danielian Elina won the last round against WIM Narva Mai (EST, 2276) to be the sole Winner and to take the crown of European Women’s Chess Champion 2021 with final score of 9 points.

After a tough 60 moves draw in the last round against GM Khotenashvili Bela (GEO, 2471), IM Osmak Iulija (UKR, 2418) came second scoring 8.5 points.

Kiolbasa Olivia (POL, 2288) and Buksa Nataliya (UKR, 2413) drew in the last round ending with a same score of 8 points and tying for the bronze. According to tiebreak criteria, Kiolbasa won the third place.

Results and standings

According to ECU Board decision and FIDE regulations, top 10 players qualified for the next FIDE Women’s World Cup. By the decision of the ECU Board, the first player U20 – Sargsyan Anna M. (ARM, 2388) is awarded with qualification to FIDE Women’s Grand Swiss 2021.

Qualifiers for the next FIDE Women’s World Cup:

Rk. NameFEDRtgIPts. TB1
1GMDanielian Elina ARM240792404
2IMOsmak Iulija UKR24188.52388
3WIMKiolbasa Oliwia POL228882372
4IMBuksa Nataliya UKR241382334
5WGMSargsyan Anna M. ARM23887.52370
6IMMammadova Gulnar AZE23857.52360
7GMKhotenashvili Bela GEO24717.52358
8WIMNarva Mai EST22767.52346
9IMArabidze Meri GEO24387.52329
10WGMGarifullina Leya RUS23857.52327

ECU Treasurer Ion Dobronauteanu delivered the prizes to winners.