Chess bits

Hou Yifan will lead the field at the first leg of the Women’s Grand Prix

FIDE announced the Women’s Grand-Prix 2013-2014 which will give qualification to the Women’s World Championship match 2015 a few weeks ago.

The first leg will begin in Geneva next month, and the list of participants has already been released:

Hou Yifan (China, 2617)
Anna Muzychuk (Slovenia, 2585)
Kateryna Lahno (Ukraine, 2550)
Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia, 2545)
Nadezhda Kosintseva (Russia, 2531)
Viktorija Cmilyte (Lithuania, 2522)
Ju Wenjun (China, 2521)
Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia, 2496)
Bela Khotenashvili (Georgia, 2492)
Anna Ushenina (Ukraine, 2488)
Olga Girya (Russia, 2464)
Batchimeg Tuvshintugs (Mongolia, 2298)

Hou Yifan

Hou Yifan

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2022

To Top