Tamil Nadu State Chess Association under the auspices of All India Chess Federation is organizing the Women International Grandmaster Open Tournament on 6-14th November at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Periamet, Chennai.
The tournament is held in celebration of the FIDE World Championship Match 2013 (Sponsored by Government of Tamilnadu).
The playing format will be 11-round Swiss. The total prize fund is 13,000 USD.
Currently 83 players are signed to participate. Top rated are:
WGM Ambartsumova Karina 2320 RUS
WGM Guramishvili Sopiko 2439 GEO
WGM Purtseladze Maka 2374 GEO
WGM Batsiashvili Nino 2406 GEO
WGM Muminova Nafisa 2293 UZB
WGM Ivakhinova Inna 2312 RUS
WGM Mohota Nisha 2283 IND
WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman 2240 IND
WGM Vijayalakshmi Subbaraman 2399 IND
WGM Sowmya Swaminathan 2348 IND