The Nicosia FIDE Women’s Grand Prix is taking place in Nicosia, Cyprus on May 16-27, 2023. It forms the fourth and final stage of the 2022-23 FIDE Women’s Grand Prix, which will determine two places in the 2023 Candidates Tournament. 16 players compete in the series, each playing in three of the four events. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting from move one. The prize fund is 80,000 euros, with 15,000 euros and 160 Grand Prix points for the winner. No draw offers are allowed before move 30.
It is a 12-player round-robin with participation of Aleksandra Goryachkina, Kateryna Lagno, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Zhongyi Tan, Nana Dzagnidze, Harika Dronavalli, Polina Shuvalova, Bella Khotenashvili, Bibsara Assaubayeva, Gunay Mammadzada, Oliwia Kiolbasa and Dinara Wagner.
Replay : Kateryna Lagno wins FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Astana 2022 / New Delhi FIDE Women’s Grand Prix 2023 – all games / Aleksandra Goryachkina wins in New Delhi on tiebreaks / Alexandra Kosteniuk wins FIDE Women Grand Prix Munich / Women’s Grand Prix Munich 2023 – all games