Women’s World Championship 2015 Sochi, Russia

Cmilyte-Arabidze

Cmilyte-Arabidze

Another round is over at the Women’s World Championship. The remaining ladies are: Koneru, Muzychuk sisters (Anna and Maria), Arabidze, Harika, Pogonina, Zhao and Cramling.

The pairings of the 1st game of the 4th round are:

Koneru-M.Muzychuk
Arabidze-Harika
Pogonina-Zhao
A.Muzychuk-Cramling

Some games of the previous round

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Women’s World Championship 2015 Sochi, Russia

Playing hall

Playing hall


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The ladies who advanced to the 3rd round are: Koneru, Galliamova, Sebag, Pogonina, A.Muzychuk, Javakhishvili, Arabidze, Cmilyte, Kosteniuk, Harika, Cramling, Gunina, Zhao, Khotenashvili, Stefanova, M.Muzychuk.

Some games of the 2nd round

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Women’s World Championship 2015 Sochi, Russia

Goryachkina-Mkrtchian

Goryachkina-Mkrtchian


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Yesterday was a nerve wracking tie-break day with lots of interesting games, missed chances and mistakes. Finally, those who managed to qualify after winning yesterday are – Galliamova, Kosintseva, M.Muzychuk, Socko, Arabidze, Shen Yang, Zhao Xue, Melia, Huang, Goryachkina and Javakhishvili.

Some games of the 1st round

Pairings of the 2nd round (1st game)

Lei, Tingjie (CHN) * Koneru, Humpy (IND)
Ju, Wenjun (CHN) * Pogonina, Natalija (RUS)
Goryachkina, Aleksandra (RUS) * Muzychuk, Anna (UKR)
Cmilyte, Viktorija (LTU) * Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina (RUS)
Shen, Yang (CHN) * Kosteniuk, Alexandra (RUS)
Gunina, Valentina (RUS) * Girya, Olga (RUS)
Melia, Salome (GEO) * Zhao, Xue (CHN)
Muzychuk, Mariya (UKR) * Socko, Monika (POL)
Gaponenko, Inna (UKR) * Stefanova, Antoaneta (BUL)
Khotenashvili, Bela (GEO) * Huang, Qian (CHN)
Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan (SCO) * Cramling, Pia (SWE)
Harika, Dronavalli (IND) * Krush, Irina (USA)
Arabidze, Meri (GEO) * Marrero Lopez, Yaniet (CUB)
Tan, Zhongyi (CHN) * Javakhishvil,i Lela (GEO)
Sebag, Marie (FRA) * Ushenina, Anna (UKR)
Galliamova, Alisa (RUS) * Kosintseva, Tatiana (RUS)

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Women’s World Championship 2015 Sochi, Russia

Part of the players

Part of the players


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The championship began yesterday in Sochi. There are 64 players and as usual, the format is a knock-out one. View the schedule here.

You can find the 64 participants here.

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