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September 10-23
FIDE Women's Grand Prix Leg
Skolkovo
FIDE Women's Grand Prix Leg  

The first leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix Series 2019-2020 will take place in Skolkovo, Russia, on September 10-23.  

The match days: September 11-16 and 18-22. September 17 is a tournament's free day.

12 participants will compete in a round-robin event. The drawing of lots was conducted in FIDE office in Lausanne. The participants got the following starting numbers:

1. Pia Cramling (Sweden), 2. Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria), 3. Elisabeth Paehtz (Germany), 4. Valentina Gunina (Russia), 5. Kateryna Lagno (Russia), 6. Humpy Koneru (India), 7. Dronavalli Harika (India), 8. Marie Sebag (France), 9. Alina Kashlinskaya (Russia), 10. Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia), 11. Aleksandra Goryachkina (Russia), 12. Ju Wenjun (China).

The prize fund is 80,000 euros. 

Chief Arbiter - IA Andrzej Filipowicz (Poland).

Official website 

Articles in theme

27.09.2019
Prelude to Confrontation
Dmitry Kryakvin’s report on the closing rounds of FIDE Women's Grand Prix leg in Skolkovo
23.09.2019
Commemorative Year of Maestro Petrov
Dmitry Kryakvin’s report about Rounds 7-9 of the Women's FIDE Grand-Prix in Skolkovo 
22.09.2019
Champion and Contenders
Dmitry Kryakvin’s report about Rounds 4-6 of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Leg in Skolkovo
18.09.2019
Mixed Valence
Dmitry Kryakvin reviews Rounds 1-3 of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix leg in Skolkovo

News in theme

22.09.2019
Humpy Koneru Wins FIDE Women's Grand Prix Leg in Skolkovo
Ju Wenjun and Aleksandra Goryachkina are half a point behind.
21.09.2019
Humpy Koneru Keeps Leading FIDE WGP Leg in Skolkovo
Decisive round is ahead.
20.09.2019
Kateryna Lagno Defeats Ju Wenjun at FIDE WGP Leg in Skolkovo
Humpy Koneru becomes the sole leader.
15.09.2019
Ju Wenjun and Valentina Gunina Maintain Leadership in Skolkovo
Round 5 of FIDE Women's Grand Prix Leg completed.
14.09.2019
Valentina Gunina Maintains Leadership in Skolkovo
Round 3 of FIDE Women's Grand Prix leg completed.
14.09.2019
Ju Wenjun and Valentina Gunina Lead FIDE Women's Grand Prix Leg
Round 4 games were played in Skolkovo.
12.09.2019
Valentina Gunina Takes the Lead in Skolkovo
Two rounds of FIDE Women's Grand Prix leg are played.
11.09.2019 22:00
First Leg of FIDE Women's Grand Prix Starts in Skolkovo Business Centre
Ju Wenjun, Aleksandra Goryachkina and Valentina Gunina won in Round 1.
11.09.2019
First Leg of FIDE Women's Grand Prix Officially Opened in Skolkovo
Round 1 to be played on September 11.
09.09.2019
First Leg of FIDE Women's Grand Prix Opens in Skolkovo on September 10
World strongest players to compete in the event.
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