Blondes vs. Brunettes Chess 2019

The match Blondes vs. Brunettes  is held in the Botvinnik Central Chess Club in Moscow on 16th March. A team of 8 blondes faces a team of 8 brunettes in a match played according to the Scheveningen system, where each player plays each member of the other team.

Time control: 3 minutes before the end of the game, plus 2 seconds per turn.

Almost the entire Russian national team is taking part in the fight: Alexandra Kosteniuk and Alexandra Goryachkina played for brunettes, and Valentina Gunina and Olga Girya played for blondes.

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All 8 rounds will be played on 16th Match from 12:15 to 14:15 UTC.

The Brunettes team won a convincing victory with a score of 40.5: 23.5. Congratulations!
The best individual results showed: in the Brunet team - A. Goryachkina (7 points out of 8), A. Kosteniuk, P. Shuvalov and M. Gusev - 6 each, in the Blondink team - A. Bivol (5), B Gunin and N. Zhukov - to 4.

Watch the games of the Blondes vs. Brunettes Chess 2019 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.