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IM Irene Sukandar convincing winner of 4th World Online Women Blitz qualifier

FIDE-World-Online-Women-Blitz-Championship-2015-2The prestigious FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship 2015 continued on Thursday, August 27th with the fourth qualifier tournament being played on the official FIDE Online platform.

40 players from 20 different countries took part in the event. The 23 years old IM/ WGM Irene Kharisma Sukandar (Indonesia) emerged a convincing winner with 10/11 points, leaving the runner-up, WIM Elena Tomilova (Russia), half a point behind.

IM/ WGM Irina Vasilevich (Russia) finished third with 9 points.

The rest of the players who advances to the semifinal are: WGM Karina Ambartsumova (Russia), WCM Evi Lindiawati (Indonesia), WGM Sabina Foisor (United States), IM/WGM Iva Videnova (Bulgaria) and WGM Sandugach Shaydullina (Russia).

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.

The schedule of the remaining qualifier tournaments is as follows (Date | GMT/UTC time):
- 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

Final standings:

1 IM/WGM Irine Kharisma Sukandar 2218 Indonesia 10.0
2 WIM Elena Tomilova 2328 Russian Federation 9.5
3 IM/WGM Irina Vasilevich 2270 Russian Federation 9.0
4 WGM Karina Ambartsumova 2297 Russian Federation 7.5
5 WCM Evi Lindiawati 2023 Indonesia 7.0
6 WGM Sabina Foisor United States 7.0
7 IM/WGM Iva Videnova 2300 Bulgaria 6.5
8 WGM Sandugach Shaydullina 2081 Russian Federation 6.5
9 WIM Natacha Benmesbah 2203 France 6.5
10 WIM Valentina Jorquera Cabello 2072 Chile 6.5
11 WGM Yulia Kochetkova 2325 Slovakia 6.5
12 IM/WGM Milliet Sophie 2228 France 6.0
13 WIM Zenia Corrales Jimenez 2274 Cuba 6.0
14 WFM Ana Daniela Madrigal 1944 Nicaragua 6.0
15 WGM Adriana Nikolova 2241 Bulgaria 6.0
16 WFM Julia Alboredo 2087 Brazil 6.0
17 WFM Laura Lucia Dominguez 2130 Colombia 6.0
18 Anastasiya Ivanova 2058 Russian Federation 5.5
19 WIM Beverly Mendoza 2013 Philippines 5.5
20 AIM Ana-Margareta-Alexandra Dobre 1937 Romania 5.5
21 WFM Damaris Abarca 2018 Chile 5.0
22 Giedre Ramanauskaite 1715 Lithuania 5.0
23 WIM Cristine Rose Mariano 1726 Philippines 5.0
24 WFM Mishell Ruiz 1762 Ecuador 5.0
25 WFM Gisela Roque 1770 Mexico 5.0
26 WIM Milena Tatiana Herrera Rodriguez 2158 Colombia 3.0
27 Ralivololona Hanitriniaina Andri 1377 Madagascar 3.0
28 Arasi Loganathan 1338 India 3.0
29 WIM Ayelen Martinez 2072 Argentina 2.0
30 AGM Sissel Janneth Stava 2071 Norway 2.0
31 IM/WGM Irina Bulmaga 2243 Romania 1.0
32 WIM Svetla Yordanova Bella_vt 2099 Bulgaria 1.0
33 Gopika Krishnan 1585 India 1.0
34 WIM Ann Lindsay Chumpitaz Carbajal 2112 Peru 0.0
35 Flor de María Zárate Oyague 1961 Peru 0.0
36 WIM Maria Elena Rodriguez Arrieta 1805 Costa Rica 0.0
37 Mariam Essa 1537 United Arab Emirates 0.0
38 WCM/ACM Daraima Diana Saidy Ayala 1477 Mexico 0.0
39 WIM Nataly A. Monroy G. 1821 Bolivia, Plurinational State of 0.0
40 WFM Marjoire Johana Bocángel Chávez 1879 Peru 0.0

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