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Friday, September 17, 2010

Women's World Blitz Chess Finals Starts Today

Hi everybody!

Yesterday the semi-finals were played in Moscow, and 6 players qualified to join us in the final, Krush, Nebolsina, Zhukova, Gaponenko, Skripchenko and Mariya Muzychuk (see semi-final results here).

This tournament is the strongest women's blitz world championship of modern history and counts 7 of the top 10 women in the world, it will be very tough and exciting!

The 16 finalists are:

Koneru, Humpy

Kosteniuk, Alexandra

Stefanova, Antoaneta

Kosintseva, Nadezhda

Kosintseva, Tatiana

Muzychuk, Anna

Krush, Irina

Gaponenko, Inna

Nebolsina, Vera

Zhukova, Natalia

Muzychuk, Mariya

Skripchenko, Almira

Paikidze, Nazi

Gunina, Valentina

Lahno, Kateryna

Sebag, Marie

The finals will be played today and tomorrow, you can see the results here and the games live here.

Posted by Alexandra Kosteniuk
Women's World Chess Champion



  • At September 17, 2010 at 8:10 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Best of Luck!!
    We are all Pulling for you here! Blessings, BB.

  • At September 18, 2010 at 2:18 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    6th of 17, I expect a bit Disappointing for a Queen,
    but a very Respectable Result! Watched a couple of your games live, looking forward to playing through the PGN.

    Enjoy the rest of your stay in Moscow. Its a beautifal city, I would love to see it myself. Blessings, BB.


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