Anna Hursey lost out in her U18 group at the Czech Open in the closest of margins. Losing her first match vs Russian Malinina 3/2 (after gaining a 2/0 lead) she bounced back to defeat Popescu of Romania 3/0. This meant all 4 girls held the same countback score going into the final match where Anna lost a close 1/3 match vs the eventual group winner Strazar of Slovenia.
In doubles action Anna partnered with Serbian Turkonje and they beat oppoents from Poland 3/2 (Last 64) before losing to Indian opponents in the Last 32, 3/1.
It’s onto the Cadets for Anna as she is seeded 11th so will not have to qualify and will go into the knockout rounds