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.   Name FED RtgI Pts.  TB1
1 GM Danielian Elina  ARM 2407 9 2404
2 IM Osmak Iulija  UKR 2418 8.5 2388
3 WIM Kiolbasa Oliwia  POL 2288 8 2372
4 IM Buksa Nataliya  UKR 2413 8 2334
5 WGM Sargsyan Anna M.  ARM 2388 7.5 2370
6 IM Mammadova Gulnar  AZE 2385 7.5 2360
7 GM Khotenashvili
Bela 
GEO 2471 7.5 2358
8 WIM Narva Mai  EST 2276 7.5 2346
9 IM Arabidze Meri  GEO 2438 7.5 2329
10 WGM Garifullina Leya  RUS 2385 7.5 2327

ECU Treasurer Ion Dobronauteanu delivered the prizes to winners.