Tansykkuzhina became a seven-time world champion in 100-cell drafts.
The war for the title of world champion in 100-cell drafts between the wielding champion Russian woman Tamara Tansykkuzhina and the Polish challenger Natalia Sadovskaya has ended in the Polish capital Warsaw. The drafts players occupy the first two places in the rating list, but have not previously played among themselves for the world crown.
Before the 9th round, Tansykkuzhina was losing to Sadovskaya by 4 points. During the decisive round, the Polish woman took the lead and was the first to score 54 points. She has only one point left to win the title. However, the Russian woman leveled the score, and then prevailed, winning the sixth game with a shorter time control.
The confrontation was remembered for the incident during the 4th round. The secretary of the match, Jacek Pawlicki, stuck to the table and tidied up the Russian flag. Tansykkuzhina lost that round with a score of 0:12, which, in her opinion, could affect the irrevocable outcome of the match.