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The closing ceremony of the Women's World Championship took place in Sochi

IMG 5965The official closing ceremony of the Women's World Chess Championship took place in SCC Galactica (Sochi, Krasnaya Polyana) on April 6. 64 players from 28 countries competed for the chess crown from March 16 to April 5. In the final match Mariya Muzychuk from Ukraine defeated Natalia Pogonina from Russia (the final score is 2.5-1.5) and became the 15thWorld Champion. 

The closing ceremony was attended by Arkady Dvorkovich, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the FIDE President, Andrey Filatov, the RCF President. The champion and the runner-up received gold and silver medals made by the Adamas Fine Jewelry as well as special cups by the Imperial Porcelain Factory. Harika Dronavalli, who tied for the third place, also received a memorable gift. The players expressed their gratitude to organizers and sponsors for the wonderfully organized event and expressed their hope to see many more tournaments played in Sochi. 

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