Scandal at the Championship of Russia! ()
On the second day of the Championship of Russia ladies right-hand matches were held. Irina Mazurenko confronted Luiza Gobueva. The match ended with Irina Mazurenko’s win. But it was not the end of the fight for defeated Gobueva struck her opponent on the head and slapped her in the face.
Further events reminded a hockey match. The referees tried to separate the two ladies. After a while a multiple World and European Champion - Irina Makeeva approached Luiza to reprimand her for her unsporting bahaviour.