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Two Ukrainian women won individual awards at the world chess championship

The women's team of Ukraine did not perform very well at the world chess championship, which ended in Astana. However, Ukrainian women were not left without medals.

Ukrainian women won awards in the individual competition. Lvovyanka Maria Muzychuk became the silver prize-winner among the chess players who played on the first Board, and Inna Gaponenko from Kherson – the bronze prize-winner on the fourth Board.

Recall that the women's team of Ukraine failed to finish in the prizes at the world Cup 2019. In the last round, the Ukrainian team lost to China, which became the winners. Ukrainian women for points shared 3-4 places with the team of Georgia, but the additional indicator was in fourth position.