Four Rounds of WGP Leg Played in Astana
The leaders are Aleksandra Goryachkina and Zhu Jiner.
The fourth round of the first leg of the 2022-2023 FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Series was played in Astana. Polina Shuvalova lost to Zhu Jiner, while Dinara Wagner upset Alexandra Kosteniuk. The games Abdumalik - Paehtz, Vaishali - Tan, Goryachkina - Assaubayeva, and Lagno - Kashlinskaya were drawn.
Standings after Round 4:
1-2. Aleksandra Goryachkina, Zhu Jiner - 3 points
3-4. Bibisara Assaubayeva, Kateryna Lagno - 2.5
5-7. Elisabeth Paehz, Zhansaya Abdumalik, Alina Kashlinskaya - 2
8-11. Alexandra Kosteniuk, Dinara Wagner, Tan Zhongyi, Vaishali Rameshbabu - 1.5
12. Polina Shuvalova - 1.
Round 5 pairings:
Kashlinskaya - Shuvalova, Assaubayeva - Lagno, Tan - Goryachkina, Wagner - Vaishali, Paehtz - Kosteniuk, Zhu - Abdumalik.