Friday, October 28, 2011

2011 Japfa Chess Jakarta - WGM Event

From 23rd October 2011 and last for about a week, there were Japfa Chess holding in Jakarta. Japfa is a chess festival with multi events for chess player of all level. The highlight of the event is the Japfa WGM tournament. Invited in this events are three oversea WGMs to compete with three locals female players. In the early rounds, WGM Anna Burtasova was surprises by the competitive level of local girls and must donate a few rating to their opponents. In the end, highest rated WGM Sopiko Guramishvili claimed the first place. Indonesian highest rated female player, WGM Irene K. Sukandar was playing in China League and did not participate in Japfa 2011.

Japfa WGM 2011 final result after round 10:
‎1 WGM Guramishvili Sopiko 2359 GEO 6.5

2 WGM Krivec Jana 2290 SLO 6.0
3 WGM Burtasova Anna 2271 RUS 5.5
4 WFM Medina Warda Aulia 2112 INA 5.0
5 WIM Sihite Chelsie Monica 2100 INA 4.5
6 WFM Dewi Aa Citra 2083 INA 2.5

The other highlight is Japfa Open 2011. The events is followed by most of Indonesian players around the provinces. GM Megaranto Susanto leading the field with current 5 points out of 5 rounds so far, he present as Western Java province player. Chess result link here.

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