Mary wins bronze in world chess

Last Updated: Thu, Mar 14, 2013 17:41 hrs

Kolkata, Mar 14 (IBNS) Mary Ann Gomes of Bengal bagged the bronze on the 4th board in the Women's World Chess Team Championship which was held at Astana, Kazakhstan according to information received here on Thursday.

WGM Mary Ann Gomes scored 6.5 from a possible 9 with a rating performance of 2508.

The highlight of her performance was a win against IM Alisa Galliamova (2459)of Russia and draw against WGM Tan Zhongyi (2471).

IM Soumya Saminathan also bagged the bronze, on the 5th board, by scoring 5 out of 8 rounds. Despite the absence of their top 3 players the Indian eves finished 5th.

Ukraine bagged the gold and were followed by China, Russia, Georgia and India.

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