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World Blitz Championship (Women) Tournament

Nana Dzagnidze16.5/21(+14 -2 =5)[games]
Valentina Gunina16/21(+15 -4 =2)[games]
Ju Wenjun14/21(+11 -4 =6)[games]
Kateryna Lagno14/21(+11 -4 =6)[games]
Pia Cramling13.5/21(+12 -6 =3)[games]
Tan Zhongyi13.5/21(+12 -6 =3)[games]
Alexandra Kosteniuk13.5/21(+12 -6 =3)[games]
Zhansaya Abdumalik13.5/21(+10 -4 =7)[games]
Klaudia Kulon13.5/21(+11 -5 =5)[games]
Gunay Mammadzada13/21(+12 -7 =2)[games]
Anna Ushenina13/21(+9 -4 =8)[games]
Natalia Zhukova13/21(+12 -7 =2)[games]
Elina Danielian13/21(+12 -7 =2)[games]
Aleksandra Goryachkina12.5/21(+8 -4 =9)[games]
Lela Javakhishvili12.5/21(+10 -6 =5)[games]
Tingjie Lei12.5/21(+9 -5 =7)[games]
Elisabeth Paehtz12.5/21(+11 -7 =3)[games]
Bela Khotenashvili12.5/21(+11 -7 =3)[games]
Hoang Thanh Trang12.5/21(+11 -7 =3)[games]
Marta (Zielinska) Michna12/21(+10 -7 =4)[games]
Padmini Rout12/21(+10 -7 =4)[games]
Anastasia Bodnaruk12/21(+10 -7 =4)[games]
Nino Batsiashvili12/21(+9 -6 =6)[games]
Almira Skripchenko12/21(+8 -5 =8)[games]
Shen Yang12/21(+8 -5 =8)[games]
Le Thao Nguyen Pham12/21(+9 -6 =6)[games]
Marie Sebag12/21(+10 -7 =4)[games]
Zhu Chen12/21(+9 -6 =6)[games]
Daria Voit11.5/21(+10 -8 =3)[games]
* (100 players total; 71 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
World Blitz Championship (Women) (2017)

The 2017 Women's World Blitz Championship was a 21-round Swiss open held 29-30 December in the Apex Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, right after the World Rapid Championship (Women) (2017). Time control: 3 minutes per player per game, with 2 seconds added per move from move 1. If there was a tie for 1st place, the top 2 players according to the first eligible tiebreak criterion would play a playoff match of two 3+2 games, and if still tied, an Armageddon game. Prize fund: $250,000, with $80,000 to the winner. Tournament director: Geoffrey Borg. Chief arbiter: Panagiotis Nikolopoulos.

Georgian Nana Dzagnidze won with 16.5/21.

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Previous: World Blitz Championship (Women) (2016). Next: World Blitz Championship (Women) (2018). See also World Blitz Championship (2017) and World Rapid Championship (2017)

 page 1 of 42; games 1-25 of 1,048  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Rout vs Lagno  ½-½622017World Blitz Championship (Women)C50 Giuoco Piano
2. Ju Wenjun vs A Zozulia  ½-½452017World Blitz Championship (Women)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
3. P Cramling vs V Gunina 0-1642017World Blitz Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Tan Zhongyi vs L Ordaz Valdes  1-01212017World Blitz Championship (Women)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. Qi Guo vs D Harika  ½-½352017World Blitz Championship (Women)E16 Queen's Indian
6. Kosteniuk vs O Girya  1-0532017World Blitz Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. I Charkhalashvili vs A Stefanova  1-0702017World Blitz Championship (Women)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. M Sebag vs A Bivol  ½-½512017World Blitz Championship (Women)C03 French, Tarrasch
9. S Vijayalakshmi vs E Paehtz  1-0412017World Blitz Championship (Women)A04 Reti Opening
10. Tingjie Lei vs E Sedina  1-0332017World Blitz Championship (Women)A20 English
11. Shen Yang vs A Ushenina  ½-½762017World Blitz Championship (Women)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. N Dzagnidze vs N Batsiashvili  1-0332017World Blitz Championship (Women)E51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
13. S Gvetadze vs I Krush  ½-½352017World Blitz Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
14. Goryachkina vs G Mammadova  1-0322017World Blitz Championship (Women)A42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
15. Hoang Thi Bao Tram vs A Bodnaruk  0-1632017World Blitz Championship (Women)E73 King's Indian
16. E Danielian vs O Zimina  0-1472017World Blitz Championship (Women)A06 Reti Opening
17. S Khukhashvili vs Hoang Thanh Trang  0-1462017World Blitz Championship (Women)A85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
18. I Gaponenko vs K Ambartsumova  1-0742017World Blitz Championship (Women)B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
19. E Karavade vs Z Abdumalik  0-1472017World Blitz Championship (Women)A53 Old Indian
20. B Khotenashvili vs A Savina  0-1742017World Blitz Championship (Women)A34 English, Symmetrical
21. S Melia vs Ding Yixin  1-0822017World Blitz Championship (Women)A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
22. A Skripchenko vs I Bulmaga  1-0562017World Blitz Championship (Women)B50 Sicilian
23. J Zawadzka vs D E Cori Tello  0-1442017World Blitz Championship (Women)B42 Sicilian, Kan
24. L Javakhishvili vs J Rapport  1-0242017World Blitz Championship (Women)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
25. T Mamedjarova vs Li Ruofan  1-0672017World Blitz Championship (Women)D57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-29-17  PhilFeeley: After day 1, Pia Cramling in the lead! Wouldn't it be neat if she won, to go with the other Old Guy winning the rapid.
Dec-30-17  siamesedream: Congratulations to Blitz Women World Champion 2017 <Nana Dzagnidze>!
Dec-30-17  Sokrates: Congratulations to the true world champions, Hou Yifan and the Muzychuk sisters who bravely stayed out of this fake championship. None of the women here are worthy of any title.
Jan-08-18  dumbgai: <Sokrates> is right.
Jan-09-18  JimNorCal: one eighty

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