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World Rapid Championship (Women) Tournament

Anna Muzychuk9.5/12(+7 -0 =5)[games]
Alexandra Kosteniuk8.5/12(+6 -1 =5)[games]
Nana Dzagnidze8/12(+7 -3 =2)[games]
Sarasadat Khademalsharieh7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Ju Wenjun7.5/12(+4 -1 =7)[games]
Zhansaya Abdumalik7.5/12(+6 -3 =3)[games]
Kateryna Lagno7/12(+4 -2 =6)[games]
Antoaneta Stefanova7/12(+5 -3 =4)[games]
Dinara Saduakassova7/12(+4 -2 =6)[games]
Humpy Koneru7/12(+5 -3 =4)[games]
Zhao Xue7/12(+5 -3 =4)[games]
Alina Kashlinskaya6.5/12(+5 -4 =3)[games]
Le Thao Nguyen Pham6.5/12(+5 -4 =3)[games]
Valentina Gunina6.5/12(+4 -3 =5)[games]
Anna Ushenina6.5/12(+4 -3 =5)[games]
Dronavalli Harika6.5/12(+4 -3 =5)[games]
Aleksandra Goryachkina6/12(+3 -3 =6)[games]
Nino Batsiashvili6/12(+5 -5 =2)[games]
Tan Zhongyi6/12(+4 -4 =4)[games]
Meri Arabidze6/12(+5 -5 =2)[games]
Zhu Chen6/12(+5 -5 =2)[games]
Vlada Sviridova6/12(+5 -5 =2)[games]
Lela Javakhishvili5.5/12(+3 -4 =5)[games]
Mahri Geldiyeva5.5/12(+4 -5 =3)[games]
Bahar Hallaeva5/12(+4 -6 =2)[games]
Sopio Gvetadze5/12(+4 -6 =2)[games]
Maka Purtseladze5/12(+4 -6 =2)[games]
Jana Krivec5/12(+3 -5 =4)[games]
Daria Charochkina5/12(+5 -7 =0)[games]
Inna Gaponenko4.5/12(+3 -6 =3)[games]
Natalia Zhukova4/12(+3 -7 =2)[games]
Elisabeth Paehtz3.5/8(+3 -4 =1)[games]
* (34 players total; 2 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
World Rapid Championship (Women) (2016)

The 2016 FIDE Women's World Rapid Championship was a 12-round Swiss open held in the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena of Doha, Qatar, from 26-28 December. The prize fund was $40,000, with $10,000 and the title of Women's World Rapid Champion going to the winner. The time control was 15 minutes per player for all moves, with 10 seconds added per move from move 1. No playoffs to be held if players finished with the same number of points. Tournament director: Mohamad Al-Modiahki. Chief arbiter: Ashot Vardapetyan, assisted by Anastasia Sorokina.

The event was won by Anna Muzychuk, ahead of Kosteniuk (2nd) and Dzagnidze (3rd).

Official site:

Previous: World Rapid Championship (Women) (2014) (there was no event in 2015). Next: World Rapid Championship (Women) (2017). See also World Blitz Championship (Women) (2016), World Rapid Championship (2016) and World Blitz Championship (2016)

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 200  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lagno vs I Gaponenko  ½-½652016World Rapid Championship (Women)B29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
2. N Zhukova vs A Muzychuk  0-1312016World Rapid Championship (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
3. Kosteniuk vs M Arabidze  1-0582016World Rapid Championship (Women)C50 Giuoco Piano
4. S Khademalsharieh vs A Stefanova  1-0352016World Rapid Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. N Dzagnidze vs D Charochkina  1-0322016World Rapid Championship (Women)A04 Reti Opening
6. Le Thao Nguyen Pham vs Ju Wenjun  ½-½342016World Rapid Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Tan Zhongyi vs M Purtseladze 1-0592016World Rapid Championship (Women)A50 Queen's Pawn Game
8. A Kashlinskaya vs A Ushenina  0-1592016World Rapid Championship (Women)D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
9. V Gunina vs S Gvetadze  0-1632016World Rapid Championship (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
10. Z Abdumalik vs Koneru  0-1872016World Rapid Championship (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
11. E Paehtz vs D Saduakassova  ½-½362016World Rapid Championship (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
12. M Geldiyeva vs Zhao Xue  1-0882016World Rapid Championship (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. Goryachkina vs V Sviridova  1-0362016World Rapid Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. J Krivec vs D Harika  0-1542016World Rapid Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
15. L Javakhishvili vs J Sloan 1-0312016World Rapid Championship (Women)A27 English, Three Knights System
16. B Hallaeva vs Zhu Chen  1-0262016World Rapid Championship (Women)B22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. N Batsiashvili vs Jemal Ovezdurdiyeva  1-0362016World Rapid Championship (Women)E88 King's Indian, Samisch, Orthodox, 7.d5 c6
18. A Muzychuk vs L Javakhishvili  1-0472016World Rapid Championship (Women)B30 Sicilian
19. D Harika vs Kosteniuk  0-1602016World Rapid Championship (Women)A04 Reti Opening
20. N Batsiashvili vs N Dzagnidze  1-0632016World Rapid Championship (Women)E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
21. S Khademalsharieh vs Tan Zhongyi  ½-½612016World Rapid Championship (Women)E16 Queen's Indian
22. A Ushenina vs M Geldiyeva  1-0502016World Rapid Championship (Women)A09 Reti Opening
23. Koneru vs B Hallaeva  0-1382016World Rapid Championship (Women)E46 Nimzo-Indian
24. S Gvetadze vs Goryachkina  0-1412016World Rapid Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
25. D Saduakassova vs Lagno  ½-½462016World Rapid Championship (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-29-16  Sokrates: Hou Yifan - the champ, clearly stronger than all the others here, why is she absent?
Dec-30-16  Davood.rezaiee: Good strategy for beginning, best solution for mid game, best moves ... excellent

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