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Monaco Women’s Grand Prix Participants

FIDEThe final list of the twelve participants in the first leg of the 2015-2016 Women’s Grand Prix 2015-2016 is published hereunder.

The current World Champion, GM Maria Muzychuk as well as three former women world champions, GM Hou Yifan, GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and GM Antoaneta Stefanova will battle it out with other top women players in Monte Carlo from October 2-16, to decide the winner of this essential first step in the 2015/16 qualifier for the World Championship match.

The nest qualifiers are set to take place as follows:
* February 2016 in Kish, Iran
* May 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia
* July 2016 in Chengdu, China

Name Elo Rating
Hou, Yifan 2671
Koneru, Humpy 2578
Dzagnidze, Nana 2573
Muzychuk, Anna 2549
Kosteniuk, Alexandra 2530
Muzychuk, Mariya 2528
Cramling, Pia 2513
Stefanova, Antoaneta 2500
Zhukova, Natalia 2482
Pogonina, Natalija 2445
Skripchenko, Almira 2441
Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat 2397
Average rating 2517.3

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