7th Women's Chess Olympiad: Haifa 1976

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Basic data

7th Women's Chess Olympiad
(see all-time tournament summary)
Date: 26th October - 10th November 1976
City: Haifa, Israel
Venue: Dan Carmel hotel
Chairman of Organizing Committee: Mr. Israel Eshel (ISR)
Chief Arbiter: N/A
Teams participating: 23
Players participating: 90 (incl. 1 WGM and 6 WIMs)
Eastern bloc teams did not arrive hence decrease of titled players.
Games played: 396 (incl. 1 forfeit)
Competition format: Teams were split info four preliminary groups (three board round robin). Top 2 teams qualified to the championship final, teams ranked 3rd-4th were set to play in the final B, teams ranked 5th-6th entered final C.
Final order decided by: 1. Game points; 2. Match points
Time control: 40 moves in 2 hours 30 minutes, then 1 hour for each next 16 moves
Official logo: HAIFA 1976
Downloadable game file: 76olw.zip
Special thanks to Carlos E. A. Drake for all kind of help on the topic.


Tournament review

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Individual medals

1st Board
no. name code fin. pts gms %
1. WGM Kushnir, Alla ISR A 8 93.8
2. WIM Hartston, Jana ENG A 9 11 81.8
3. Vujosevic, Smilja CAN B 11 68.2

2nd Board
no. name code fin. pts gms %
1. Shterenberg, Nava CAN B 9 10 90.0
2. García Vicente, Nieves ESP A 11 86.4
3. Veprek, Vanda SUI C 10 75.0
3. Kristol, Luba ISR A 10 75.0

3rd Board
no. name code fin. pts gms %
1. Maeda, Hyroko JPN C 8 81.3
2. Cazón, Matilde ARG B 7 10 70.0
3. Wettstein, Carla SUI C 10 65.0

Reserve Board
no. name code fin. pts gms %
1. Nudelman, Lea ISR A 7 92.9
2. Van der Giessen, Ada NED A 9 72.2
3. Orton, Ruth USA A 5 8 62.5


Interesting games


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