Everything is set for the 18th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship 2017, which will take place in Riga, Latvia, from 10th to 23rd April in the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel.
The event will gather the best female chess players from Europe to compete for this prestigious title and the rich prize fund of 75.000 EUR.
So far, 146 players registered for the Championship, including seven former European Women Champions. The top seeds of the tournament are Muzychuk sisters – former World Chess Champion Mariya and 2017 World Chess Championship runner up Anna, followed by double European Champion Kateryna Lagno, 2002 European Chess Champion and former World Champion Antoaneta Stefanova, Georgians Nana Dzagnidze and Nino Batsiashvili, etc. Find the full participants list here.