2012 FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship

2012 WWCC, Irina Krush, Photo Courtesy Official website http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/

The Women’s World Chess Championship is taking place in Khanty-Mansiysk from November 9 through December 3, 2012. Three USA players are participating in the WWCC: US Women’s Champion, Irina Krush, Anna Zatonskih and Tatev Abrahamyan. Check out the results so far!

Replay Game / Round 2 / Game 1 / Cramling, Pia (White) vs Krush, Irina (Black)

2012 WWCC, Anna Zatonskih, Photo Courtesy Official website http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/

Replay Game / Round 2 / Game 1 / Zatonskih, Anna (White) vs Ju, Wenjun (Black)

2012 WWCC, Irina Krush (USA) vs Li Ruofan (Singapore) RD 1 Tiebreak, Photo Courtesy Official Website http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/

“Irina Krush was close to take an upper hand on her opponent from Singapore Li Ruofan already in 10-minutes games, but lost control in the second game. The fate of these players was decided in blitz, the American was stronger.” – Official Website http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/

Replay Game / Round 1 / Tiebreaks / Krush, Irina (White) vs Li, Ruofan (Black)

2012 WWCC Tatev Abrahamyan, Photo Courtesy Official website http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/

2012 WWCC Alexandra Kosteniuk vs Tatev Abrahamyan, Round 1 Game 2, Photo Courtesy Official website http://chess2012.ugrasport.com/

In Round 1, Game 1, WGM Tatev Abrahamyan faced former Women’s World Champion, GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and the game ended in a draw. In Round 1, Game 2, Tatev lost her game against Alexandra and was eliminated. Krush and Zatonskih move on to Round 2.

Check back for more updates!

Replay Game / Round 1 / Game 1 / Abrahamyan, Tatev (White) vs Kosteniuk, Alexandra (Black)

 

Participants

From World Women’s Championships 2010-2011:

  • 1. Hou, Yifan (CHN) – World Champion
  • 2. Koneru, Humpy (IND) – World Champion Finalist 2011
  • 3.  Zhao Xue (CHN) – World Championship Semi finals 2010

World Girl Junior Champions 2010-2011:

  • 4. Muzychuk, Anna (SLO)
  • 5. Cori T Deysi (PER)

Rating List average 7/2011 & 1/2012:

  • 6. Gunina, Valentina (RUS)
  • 7. Galliamova, Alisa (RUS)
  • 8. Zhu, Chen (QAT)
  • 9. Kosteniuk, Alexandra (RUS)
  • 10. Skripchenko, Almira (FRA)
  • 11. Ushenina, Anna (UKR)

28 players from European Women’s Championships 2010 & 2011

  • 12. Cramling, Pia (SWE) (2010)
  • 13. Cmilyte, Viktorija (LTU)
  • 14. Socko Monika (POL)
  • 15. Sebag, Marie (FRA)
  • 16. Kosintseva Tatiana (RUS)
  • 17. Zhukova Natalia (UKR)
  • 18. Dembo Elena (GRE)
  • 19. Stefanova Antoaneta (BUL)
  • 20. Kosintseva Nadezhda (RUS)
  • 21. Muzychuk Mariya (UKR)
  • 22. Rajlich Iweta (POL)
  • 23. Ziaziulkina Nastassia (BLR)
  • 24. Kovalevskaya Ekaterina (RUS)
  • 25. Khurtsidze Nino (GEO)
  • 26. Danielian, Elina (ARM) (2011)
  • 27. Matveeva, Svetlana (RUS)
  • 28. Khotenashvili, Bela (GEO)
  • 29. Lahno, Kateryna (UKR)
  • 30. Javakhishvili, Lela (GEO)
  • 31. Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan (SCO)
  • 32. Foisor, Cristina-Adela (ROU)
  • 33. Bodnaruk Anastasia (RUS)
  • 34. Pogonina Natalija (RUS)
  • 35. Ovod Evgenija (RUS)
  • 36. Romanko Marina (RUS)
  • 37. Hoang Thanh Trang (HUN)
  • 38. Mkrtchian Lilit (ARM)
  • 39. Khukhashvili Sopiko (GEO)

8 players from Americas

  • 40. Arribas Robaina, Maritza (CUB) (Continental)
  • 41. Zatonskih, Anna (USA) (Zonal 2.1)
  • 42. Abrahamyan, Tatev (USA) (Zonal 2.1)
  • 43. Krush, Irina (USA) (Zonal 2.1)
  • 44. Khoudgarian, Natalia (CAN) (Zonal 2.2)
  • 45. Castrillon Gomez, Melissa (COL) (Zonal 2.3)
  • 46. Aliaga Fernandez, Ingrid (PER) (Zonal 2.4)
  • 47. Lujan, Carolina (ARG) (Zonal 2.5)

12 players from Asia/Oceania

  • 48. Pourkashiyan, Atousa (IRI) (Continental 2010)
  • 49. Harika, Dronavalli (IND) (Continental 2011)
  • 50. Ghader Pour, Shayesteh (IRI) (Zonal 3.1)
  • 51. Ranasinghe, S D (SRI) (Zonal 3.2)
  • 52. Li, Ruofan (SIN) (Zonal 3.3)
  • 53. Davletbayeva, Madina (KAZ) (Zonal 3.4)
  • 54. Ju Wenjun (CHN) (Zonal 3.5)
  • 55. Shen Yang (CHN) (Zonal 3.5)
  • 56. Huang Qian (CHN) (Zonal 3.5)
  • 57. Gu Xiaobing (CHN) (Zonal 3.5)
  • 58. Berezina, Irina (AUS) (Zonal 3.6)
  • 59. Soumya, Swaminathan (IND) (Zonal 3.7)

3 players from African Women’s Championship 2011

  • 60. Mona, Khaled (EGY)
  • 61. Mezioud, Amina (ALG)
  • 62. Frick, Denise (RSA)

2 nominees of the FIDE President

  • 63. Guo Qi (CHN)
  • 64. Olga Girya (RUS)

TOTAL: 64 players

Date

Day

Time

Events

Amount of players

Place

09.11.2012

Fr

Arrival day

10.11.2012

Sa

12:00

19:00

20:00

21:00

AccreditationPlayers meetingOpening CeremonyReception

CТC «Ugra-Classic»

11.11.2012

Su

15:00

RoundI - game 1

64

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

«Ugra Chess Academy»

12.11.2012

Mo

15:00

RoundI - game 2

 

13.11.2012

Tu

15:00

Tiebreak

14.11.2012

We

15:00

RoundII- game 1

32

15.11.2012

Th

15:00

RoundII- game 2

 

16.11.2012

Fr

15:00

Tiebreak

17.11.2012

Sa

15:00

RoundIII- game 1

16

18.11.2012

Su

15:00

RoundIII- game 2

 

19.11.2012

Mo

15:00

Tiebreak

20.11.2012

Tu

15:00

RoundIV- game 1

8

21.11.2012

We

15:00

RoundIV- game 2

22.11.2012

Th

15:00

Tiebreak

23.11.2012

Fr

15:00

RoundV- game 1

4

24.11.2012

Sa

15:00

RoundV- game 2

25.11.2012

Su

15:00

Tiebreak

26.11.2012

Mo

Free Day

27.11.2012

Tu

15:00

Round VI – game 1(final match)

2

28.11.2012

We

15:00

Round VI – game 2 (final match)

29.11.2012

Th

15:00

Round VI- game 3 (final match)

30.11.2012

Fr

15:00

Round VI -game 4 (final match)

01.12.2012

Sa

15:00

Tiebreak

02.12.2012

Su

20:00

Closing Ceremony

CТC «Ugra-Classic»

03.12.2012

Mo

Departure

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