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FIDE Women Grand Prix, Jermuk

Yifan Hou

Yifan Hou is the reigning World Chess Champion

FIDE Women Grand Prix will take place in Jermuk 16-28 July, 2012. Participants will be Hou Yifan, Humpy Koneru, Zhao Xue, Kateryna Lahno, Ju Wenjun, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Ruan Lufei, Elina Danielian, Nino Khurtsidze, Lilit Mkrtchian, Munguntuul Batkhuyag, and Ekaterina Kovalevskaya.

This is the fifth leg in the Women Grand Prix 2012-2013. The first leg in Rostov was won by Yifan Hou, she repeated her success in the second event in Shenzhen. Zhao Xue had no problems winning the Nalchik Grand Prix, while the fourth competition was a shared victory  by Yifan Hou and Humpy Koneru.

As the players come in for the fifth leg of the 2nd series of the Women’s Grand Prix in Jermuk, Armenia, we see the current Women World Champion Hou Yifan of China leading the overall standings with 420 points, followed closely by Ana Muzychuk of Slovenia with 375 points.

The World Champion will have the chance to extend the lead, as Muzychuk is participating currently in the ACP Classic and will not play in Jermuk.

The absence of Muzychuk makes Lahnno (260 points) and Zhao Xue (235 points) the closest competitors in the standings to Hou Yifan. Scroll down to see the full table of standings.

Games from Jermuk will be live on Chessdom.com with computer analysis.

 

Schedule

Jermuk, Armenia  16 July – 29 July 2012

1st day: Arrivals & Open. Ceremony

16.07.2012

2nd day: Round 1

17.07.2012

3rd day: Round 2

18.07.2012

4th day: Round 3

19.07.2012

5th day: Round 4

20.07.2012

6th day: Round 5

21.07.2012

7th day: Round 6

22.07.2012

8th day: Free day

23.07.2012

9th day: Round 7

24.07.2012

10th day: Round 8

25.07.2012

11th day: Round 9

26.07.2012

12th day Round 10

27.07.2012

13th day: Round 11 & Clos. Ceremony

28.07.2012

14th day: Departure

29.07.2012

 

FIDE Grand Prix standings

 

Player Title Rating 07.2012 Rostov Shenzhen Nalchik Kazan Jermuk Mardin Best 3 Events
Hou Yifan GM 2613 160 160 100 * 420 4
Anna Muzychuk GM 2606 100 130 145 * 375 4
Kateryna Lahno GM 2537 130 80 50 * 260 4
Zhao Xue GM 2556 75 160 * * 235 4
Viktorija Cmilyte GM  2525 35 100 100 * 235 4
Ju Wenjun WGM 2518 100 130 * * 230 4
Tatiana Kosintseva GM 2530 100 55 60 * 215 4
Koneru Humpy GM 2598 65 145 * * 210 4
Nadezhda Kosintseva GM 2516 80 55 35 * 170 4
Elina Danielian GM  2480 45 50 75 * 170 4
Ekaterina Kovalevskaya IM 2417 20 20 100 * 140 4
Antoaneta Stefanova GM 2505 45 55 35 * 135 4
Alisa Galliamova IM  2465 65 * 30 20 115 4
Ruan Lufei WGM  2483 30 75 * * 105 4
Tan Zhongyi WGM  2447 100 100
Alexandra Kosteniuk GM  2472 10 10 75 95 3
Zhu Chen GM  2491 35 55 90 2
Munguntuul Batkhuyag IM  2447 60 20 * * 80 4
Betul Cemre Yildiz WGM 2330 10 10 * 20 3
Monica Socko GM 2481 *
Nino Khurtsidze IM 2456 *
Lilit Mkrtchian IM 2450 *
Kubra Ozturk WGM 2296 *

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