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Friday, February 19, 2010

Nalchik hosts Women Chess Grand Prix

I found out today from the FIDE site that Nalchik will host the Women's Grand Prix in Nalchik, from April 25 to May 8, 2010.

The final dates for the event in Nalchik are 25 April (arrival) to 8 May (departure) 2010. For further information concerning visas and air tickets, the participants should contact the local organising committee.

The preliminary list of participants for Nalchik is as follows:
Koneru, Humpy
Yifan, Hou
Cramling, Pia
Dzagnidze, Nana
Xue, Zhao
Kosintseva, Tatiana
Chen, Zhu
Danielian, Elina
Batkhuyag, Munguntuul
Yildiz, Betul
Mrktchian, Lilit
Kovanova, Baira

The following women's Grand Prix are planned as follows:

The 4th Grand Prix will take place in Jermuk, Armenia, on 23rd June – 6th July 2010

The 5th Grand Prix will take place in Ulanbaatar, Mongolia, on 29 July - 12 August 2010

The 6th Grand Prix will take place in Santiago, Chile, on 27th October – 9th November 2010

I am marking my calendar and will follow the next Grand Prix with great interest. Expect some "tweets" from me on a regular basis on my Twitter page.

Posted by Alexandra Kosteniuk
Women's World Chess Champion



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