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FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship starting today!

The long anticipated FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 is starting today on the official FIDE Online platform.

The first stage of the Championship will be completed over eight (8) qualifier tournaments, followed by a semifinal with 64 players, and a final tournament with 10 players.

A rich prize fund of 9000 USD will be awarded in the final tournament.

Registrations for the FIDE event are continuously open. The players can compete from the comfort of their home, without costs associated with the hotels and airfares.

1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015

Pre-registered players:
Harika Dronavalli 2573 GM IND
Alexandra Kosteniuk 2485 GM RUS
Tea Gueci 2386 WFM ITA
Karina Ambartsumova 2351 WGM RUS
Martha Fierro 2325 IM ECU
Adriana Nikolova 2295 WGM BUL
Aleksandra Dimitrijevic 2276 WGM BIH
Katerina Nemcova 2265 WGM USA
Deimante Daulyte 2221 IM LTU
Anna Burtasova 2183 WGM RUS
Ljilja Drljevic 2158 WIM SRB
Diana Real 2102 WIM MEX
Anastasiya Ivanova 2086 RUS
Sissel Janneth Stava 2060 AGM NOR
Cristine Rose Mariano 1796 WIM PHI
Daraima Diana Saidy Ayala 1506 WCM MEX

The schedule of the qualifier tournaments is as follows (Date | GMT/UTC time):
- June 18th, 2015 | 19:00
- July 9th, 2015 | 13:00
- July 30th, 2015 | 7:00
- August 27th, 2015 | 19:00
- September 3rd, 2015 | 19:00
- September 10th, 2015 | 13:00
- September 17th, 2015 | 7:00
- September 24th, 2015 | 13:00

Eight (8) players advance from each qualifier tournament to the semifinal.

The competition will take place on the official FIDE Arena Online platform. FIDE Online uses AceGuard, anti-cheating and security software of new generation. Based on advanced behavioral analysis and the activities of the players, AceGuard indicates deviations from proper procedures of play.

Make sure to read the FULL Regulations

Contact information

FIDE Online Arena
Email: arena@fide.com

Chief Arbiter:
IA/A Anastasia Sorokina
Email: nastuk@mail.ru

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