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Olga Sokorova wins 8th FOA Women Blitz Qualifier; 64 players proceed to the Semifinal

Championships as part of FOA with many titled players

Championships as part of FOA with many titled players

The 8th FIDE World Online Women Blitz Qualifier was held on Thursday, September 24th, on the official FIDE Online platform.

WGM Olga Sokorova (CZE) 2207 and WGM/ IM Deimante Daulyte (LTU) 2259 tied for the first place at 5 points each.

FM/WIM Marina Brunello (ITA) 2325, WIM Maria Florencia Fernández (ARG) 2179 and WFM/AIM Aygun Aliyeva (AZE) 1973 also qualified for the Semifinal after finishing the 8th Qualifier at 4.5 points each.

The final 3 spots were taken by AGM Sissel Janneth Stava (NOR) 1987, WFM Mishell Ruiz (ECU) 1982 and Mireya Represa Perez (ESP) 1765 who scored 4 points.

The semifinal tournament will be held on October 29th, 2015 at 13:00 GMT/UTC time. FIDE reserves the right to alter date and time of semifinal and final tournament. It shall be a Swiss tournament of 11 rounds.

The competition takes place on the official FIDE Arena Online platform. FIDE Online uses AceGuard, anti-cheating and security software of new generation. Based on advanced behavioral analysis and the activities of the players, AceGuard indicates deviations from proper procedures of play.

A rich prize fund of 9000 USD will be awarded in the final tournament. Make sure to read the FULL Regulations.

Semifinal list of players:

1 GM Harika Dronavalli IND 2573
2 GM Humpy Koneru IND 2552
3 GM/WGM Alexandra Kosteniuk RUS 2485
4 IM/WGM Olga Zimina ITA 2378
5 IM/WGM Nino Batsiashvili GEO 2370
6 WGM Deysi Cori Tello PER 2362
7 IM/WGM Padmini Rout IND 2352
8 IM/WGM Martha Fierro ECU 2352
9 WFM Tea Gueci ITA 2350
10 WGM Sabina Foisor USA 2345
11 WGM Tatyana Shadrina RUS 2333
12 WIM Elena Tomilova RUS 2328
13 WGM Atousa Pourkashiyan IRI 2328
14 WGM Marina Brunello ITA 2325
15 IM/WGM Anna Zozulia BEL 2318
15 IM/WGM Vijayalakshmi S IND 2318
17 WIM Qianyun Gong SIN 2311
18 IM/WGM Sofio Gvetadze GEO 2306
19 IM/WGM Iva Videnova BUL 2300
20 IM Eesha Karavade IND 2299
21 WGM Karina Ambartsumova RUS 2297
22 WGM Aleksandra Dimitrijevic BIH 2276
23 IM Foisor Cristina Adela ROM 2276
24 IM/WGM Irina Vasilevich RUS 2270
25 WGM Andjelija Stojanovic SER 2270
26 IM/WGM Deimante Daulyte LTU 2257
27 IM/WGM Bulmaga Irina ROM 2243
28 WGM Yulia Kochetkova SVK 2233
29 WIM Mihaela Veronica Foisor ROM 2222
30 IM/WGM Irine Kharisma Sukandar IND 2218
31 WGM Meenakshi Subbaraman IND 2218
32 WGM Olga Sikorova CZE 2205
33 WGM Adriana Nikolova BUL 2205
34 WIM Chelsie Monica Ignesias Sihite INA 2188
35 WGM Anna Burtasova RUS 2183
36 WIM Maria Florencia Fernández ARG 2179
37 IM/WGM Sophie Milliet FRA 2173
38 WIM Zenia Corrales Jimenez CUB 2172
39 Paloma Gutierrez Castillo ESP 2145
40 WIM Jenny Chirivi COL 2140
41 WIM Melissa Castrillón Gómez COL 2122
42 WIM Ann Lindsay Chumpitaz Carbajal PER 2122
43 WIM Milena Tatiana Herrera Rodriguez COL 2107
44 WIM Diana Real MEX 2102
45 Anastasiya Ivanova RUS 2084
46 WIM Pratyusha Bodda IND 2083
47 WGM Sandugach Shaydullina RUS 2081
48 WGM Enkhtuul Altan-Ulzii MGL 2071
49 WFM Damaris Abarca CHI 2046
50 WCM Evi Lindiawati INA 2023
51 WFM Julia Alboredo BRA 2008
52 AGM Sissel Janneth Stava NOR 1987
53 WFM Mishell Ruiz ECU 1982
54 WFM/AIM Aygun Aliyeva AZE 1973
55 WIM Beverly Mendoza PHI 1955
56 Flor de María Zárate Oyague PER 1950
57 WFM Roberta Messina ITA 1944
58 WFM Ana Daniela Madrigal NIC 1930
59 WFM Lilia Fuentes MEX 1898
60 AIM Viviana Galvan Cipriani ESP 1843
61 WIM Maria Elena Rodriguez Arrieta CRC 1802
62 Mireya Represa Perez ESP 1765
63 WIM Cristine Rose Mariano PHI 1761
64 Yessica Rosas MEX 1684

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