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Monday, November 8, 2010

Women's World Chess Championship final list of participants declared

Chess news and chess trivia blog (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2010

Koneru Humpy of India: Top rated player in the draw

Hello Everyone,

The Women's World Chess Championship will be held from December 2 to December 25 in Hatay, Turkey. Sixty-four players qualified for the knockout matches which will produce a World Champion after six rounds of play.

All matches are taking place over two days (two classical games) plus another day for rapid tiebreaks, except the final match which will be decided after four games.

The top five players are:

Tnmt Rank Name Country Title W_title Rating

1 Kosteniuk, Alexandra RUS g wg 2507
2 Koneru, Humpy IND g wg 2600
3 Hou, Yifan CHN g wg 2591
4 Kosintseva, Tatiana RUS g wg 2581
5 Dzagnidze, Nana GEO g wg 2551

You can find the full list and more statistics in this report.

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