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FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Sharjah

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Sunday, 24 August 2014

Venue: Sharjah, UAE
Schedule: August 24 - September 7. Rest days on August 29 and September 3.
Format: round robin, 12 players
Participants: Hou Yifan (2661), Koneru Humpy (2598), Ju Wenjun (2559), Harika Dronavalli (2521), Zhao Xue (2508), Tatiana Kosintseva (2494), Elina Danielian (2490), Anna Ushenina (2487), Zhu Chen (2461), Alina L'Ami (2446), Tuvshintugs Batchimeg (2346), Nafisa Muminova (2315).
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The final stage of the FIDE Women's 2013-2014 Grand Prix will be a race between Koneru Humpy (370 points) and Hou Yifan (365 points). Only they still have a shot at winning the Grand Prix. The winner of the Grand Prix will challenge the 2014 Women's World Chess champion in a 10-game match. Should the Grand Prix winner be the 2014 World Champion, the Grand Prix runner-up will play the 2015 championship.

Round 1 pairings and odds:

Based on Peter Zhdanov's ChessBet model

Apart from prize money awarded to all the participants the winner of the Grand Prix Series will also receive a special luxururious trophy

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