Ukraine’s Ushenina wins FIDE Women's Speed Chess Championship

Source : 112 Ukraine

She also earned 6,500 dollars
20:16, 22 July 2020

Ukrainian chess player Anna Ushenina
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Ukrainian chess player Anna Ushenina won the FIDE Women's Speed Chess Championship.

Ushenina faced Russian Alexandra Kosteniuk in the final match. As a result, the Ukrainian player got the victory and 6.5 thousand dollars.

Congratulations to Anna Ushenina for winning the FIDE Women's Speed Chess Championship! She defeated Alexandra Kosteniuk 14.5-13.5 in the Super Final and won $6,500 while Kosteniuk earned $3,500,” the message reads.

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It is worth noting that Anna Ushenina became the world champion back in 2012, and in 2013 she won the World Cup as a part of the national team of Ukraine.

As we reported earlier, France Football has decided not to present the Golden Ball award this year.

France Football explains this as an "exceptional emergency solution". The magazine believes that the current situation makes it impossible to create fair conditions for determining the best player.

The football season was stopped in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. In May, it was decided to resume football season with specific restrictions (five replacements, no spectators).

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