Women Final

Ladies are more competitive as usual. So far there are no short draws at all. After six rounds Elitsa Raeva and Iva Videnova share the lead. You can follow two of their most important wins against dangerous and experienced opponents:Raeva,Elitsa (2258) - Velcheva,Maria (2266) [D17]
57th Women Championship 6 Plovdiv BUL (6.2), 19.03.2008
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 7.Nxc4 Nb6 8.Ne5 a5 9.f3 Nfd7 10.Nxd7 Nxd7 11.e4 Bg6 12.d5 e5 13.dxe6 fxe6 14.Bc4 Qf6 15.0–0 Bb4 16.Kh1 Rd8 17.Qe2 0–0 18.Be3 Kh8 19.Rad1 e5 20.Na2 Be7 21.Nc1 Nc5 22.Qc2 b6 23.h3 Bf7

24.Bxf7! Qxf7 25.Bxc5 Bxc5 26.Nd3 Bd4 27.Qxc6 Qh5 28.Qb5 Rd6 29.b4 Rg6? Blunder in lost position. 30.Nf4 Qg5 31.Nxg6+ Qxg6 32.bxa5 bxa5 33.Qxa5 Qg3 34.Qb4 Rd8 35.f4 h6 36.Rf3 Qg6 37.fxe5 Qxe4 38.Rfd3 1–0

Videnova,Iva (2188) - Voiska,Margarita (2333) [C41]
57th Women Championship 4 Plovdiv BUL (4.5), 18.03.2008
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 Be7 4.0–0 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.d4 exd4 7.Nxd4 Re8 8.f4 Bf8 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.Ng5 Re7 11.h3 Bd7 12.Re1 h6

13.Nxf7!? Rxf7 14.e5 dxe5 [14...d5 was the only move, and after:15.Nxd5 Nxd5 16.Qxd5 Be8 17.Be3 Qxd5 18.Bxd5 Be7 the position is unclear] 15.fxe5 Nh7 16.e6 Re7 17.exd7+ Kh8 18.Be6 g5 19.Nd5 Rg7 20.Bd2 Bc5+ 21.Kh1 Bd4 22.Qh5 Nf8 23.Bf5 Rxd7 24.Qxh6+ Rh7 25.Bxh7 Nxh7 26.Qe6 Bxb2 27.Rab1 Bg7 28.Rxb7 Nd4 29.Qf7 Qd6 30.Rxc7 Rg8 31.Ne7 1–0

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