FIDE Adopts New System for Women's Candidates Tournament 2022-23
It will be held as a knock-out event.
The FIDE Council has approved a new set of regulations for the Women's Candidates Tournament, adopting a knock-out system with 8 players to be played between 2022 and 2023. The first two stages of this knock-out will be played as 4-game matches (plus a possible tie-break), with the final being played over the distance of 6 games. The total prize fund will stand at a record 250,000€.
Koneru - A.Muzychuk
Lei Tingjie - M. Muzychuk
Goryachkina - Kosteniuk
Lagno - Tan Zhonqyi
The exact locations and dates for the respective pool will be announced by FIDE in July 2022.