Moscow Open: Marina Romanko Wins Women's B-Tournament

Время публикации: 05.02.2012 23:38 | Последнее обновление: 06.02.2012 03:13

Russian Marina Romanko won B-tournament of Moscow Open festival. There were five leaders before the last round; Marina in the last and decisive round beat Maria Fominykh, while her rivals made draws. 

 


  


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