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Monday, June 11, 2012

Kazan Women's Chess Grand Prix Begins with Top Women's Chess Players

The Women's Chess Grand Prix - fourth in the Series 2011-2012 - has begun in Kazan, Russia. The time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Draw offers are not allowed. Games start at 4.30 India time and can be watched at the official websiteThe prize fund is 40,000 euro.

The first round saw draw in three games, but all fighting draws. These chess games were Viktorija Cmilyte - Katerina Lahno, Elina Danielian – Anna Muzychuk and Humpy Koneru – Hou Yifan.

After the first time control Alisa Galliamova managed to win against Betul Yildiz in a slightly better endgame. Long game between Antoaneta Stefanova and Nadezhda Kosintseva finished in favor of the Bulgarian player. A very exciting struggle between Tatiana Kosintseva and Alexandra Kosteniuk finished in a draw.

(Photos and reports by Anastasiya Karlovich with kind permission of FIDE Kazan Chess Grand Prix official website.)

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