The Final Stage of the Women's Grand Prix: New Venue, New Participants

Время публикации: 16.09.2012 11:11 | Последнее обновление: 16.09.2012 11:11

Turkey again hosts the tournament under the aegis of FIDE: the final 6th stage of the Grand Prix Series 2011/2012 starts in Ankara, Turkey. Earlier Mardin was announced as the host of the competition.

The draw was published yesterday late at night. The table with the overall Grand-Prix scores, the schedule and other materials about the tournament can be found on our special page.

Anna Muzychuk (Slevineia) heads the rating list. She is also the main candidate to take overall second place after Hou Yifan who has already guaranteed victory. Let us remind you that the participants fight for the right to challenge the champion, thus exactly the player who will take the second place will get this right.

The tournament has two newcomers: Monika Socko (Poland) and Kubra Ozturk (Turkey). 

First round will be held today at 16:00 MSK Time. Pairings:
Munguntuul - Kosintseva Т.
Muzychuk A. - Ju Wenjun
Ozturk - Ruan Lufei 
Socko - Cmilyte
Yildiz - Koneru
Zhao Xue - Steffanova



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