Ukrainian became the world champion on chess in blitz

Украинка стала чемпионкой мира по шахматам в блице

Anna Muzychuk (left) became the world chess champion in blitz

Anna Muzychuk defended the title of the strongest chess players in blitz, for the second time in a row, winning the world Cup.

In Qatar at the world championship in blitz chess Ukrainian Anna Muzychuk won, the official website of the competition.

According to the results of 17 rounds on account of athletes 13 points. Ahead of Muzychuk took 2nd and 3rd places of the Russian team Valentina Gunin and Ekaterina Lahno half points each – 12.5.

On account of athletes during the two days of competition, 10 wins, 6 draws and 1 defeat. Other Ukrainian women were outside the top ten. Inna Gaponenko has occupied 12-e a place, Nassau Zhukov – 14-e, Anna Ushenina – 21.

Also note that yesterday Muzychuk became the world champion in rapid chess.

In addition, the Ukrainian Vasily Ivanchuk became the world champion in rapid chess.