Lithuania capture the Women’s Plate Gold The ever-resilient Elge Marcinkevience played superb chess in overcoming tough opponents in winning the Women’s plate that contained a powerful field. The final lived to its billing for her opponent was the formidable Indian No. 1, Malika Handa.  who was unfortunate to suffer several internet disconnections in both the […]

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Germany win the Women’s Gold Annegret von Erichsen (nee Mucha) confirmed her pre-favourite status by winning the gold medal but she was pushed all the way by Belarus’ Alena Mikhalionak who surprised everyone by comfortably winning all her matches en-route to the final.  The German was pushed to the limit in the semi-final by the […]

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