Pool B of the FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament is hosted in the ancient city of Khiva, in Uzbekistan. The event takes place from November 28 to December 11 at Hotel Farovon Khiva. This bracket will see the clash between the 2020 runner-up Aleksandra Goryachkina, Alexandra Kosteniuk and Tan Zhongyi as the top finishers at the FIDE World Cup 2021, and Kateryna Lagno as one of the top-three finishers at the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix 2019–2021. The winner of Pool B will take on Lei Tingjie, who qualified from Pool A a month ago.
Aleksandra Goryachkina took lead in the match against Alexandra Kosteniuk, while Kateryna Lagno and Tan Zhongyi tie after 3 draws. Day 3 report / Women’s Candidates Pool B – LIVE games
Day 5 live video coverage with commentaries by GM Arturs Neiksans and WGM Keti Tsatsalashvili can be followed below: