Daulyte-Cornette wins the tournament, WIM norm for Schloffer

French player Deimante Daulyte-Cornette wins in the final round against Jasmin-Denise Schloffer and secures the tournament victory in the Eva Moser Memorial Tournament unbeaten with seven and a half points from nine games. But her rival also has reason to celebrate. Schloffer scored four and a half points to achieve an Elo rating of 2254, […]

Daulyte-Cornette and Bodnaruk draw, decision on victory postponed

In the battle of the eighth round, Deimante Daulyte-Cornette and Anastasia Bodnaruk split the points after a tough fight. The Frenchwoman is defending her lead and has the chance to secure the tournament win on her own tomorrow. However, Bodnaruk is only half a point behind, has the better second rating and will have the […]

City Councillor Riegler opens the 7th round

The 7th round of the Eva Moser Memorial Tournament at Palais Attems is opened by Graz City Councillor Dr Günter Riegler. Riegler reveals himself to be a chess fan, makes the first move in the game Trippold vs Mayrhuber and takes his time to follow the start of the games. Michael Stöttinger, President of the […]

Battle for victory intensifies

In the race for victory, a duel is emerging between Anastasia Bodnaruk and Deimante Daulyte-Cornette. In the sixth round, both won their games with White against Chiara Polterauer and Denise Trippold respectively and extended their lead in the table, as Jasmin-Denise Schloffer shared the point with Marina Brunello.  Behind the leading duo, Lilit Mkrtchian, […]

Double round on Wednesday

After today’s doubles round, the lead is reduced to a duo. Deimante Daulyte-Cornette and Anastasia Bodnaruk won their games in the morning against Denise Trippold and Jasmin-Denise Schloffer. Both draw in the afternoon and are in the lead after five rounds with four points each. Austria’s surprise player Schloffer could have been in the lead […]

Five winners in the third round

The third round of the „Chess Ladies“ in Graz shows fighting chess at its best. All five matches produce a winner. There is now a trio at the top of the table, each with 2.5 points from three games: Anastasia Bodnaruk, Jasmin-Denise Schloffer and Deimante Daulyte-Cornette. Daulyte-Cornette, who was born in Lithuania and lives in […]

Bodnaruk wins the hit of the round

Michael Stöttinger, President of the Austrian Chess Federation and organiser of the event, personally opens the second round of the Eva Moser Memorial at Palais Attems in Graz before he has to leave the city for a few days. The highlight of the round is an attacking victory by the reigning FIDE World Rapid Chess […]

Former minister Bogner-Strauß opens Eva Moser memorial tournament in Graz

The „Chess Ladies Graz“ will take place at Palais Attems in Graz from 25 February to 3 March 2024 in memory of the top Austrian chess player Eva Moser. The tournament was opened yesterday, Sunday, by the President of the Austrian Chess Federation Michael Stöttinger and former Federal Minister Juliane Bogner-Strauß in the presence of […]