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Friday, March 04, 2011 6:58
At the FIDE Women Grand Prix in Doha, Qatar Elina Danielian leads by a point after nine of eleven rounds. Humpy Koneru probably missed a win against Xu Yuhua, and so a qualification for the world title match is far away for the Indian. One of the pretty pictures of Doha taken by Maria Bolshakova & Anastasiya Karlovich; more here General info...
Saturday, February 26, 2011 19:16
Elina Danielian won her first four games at the final tournament in the FIDE Women Grand Prix Series, held in Doha, Qatar. The Grandmaster from Armenia has a 1.5 point lead, ahead of IM Martha Fierro (Ecuador) and Marie Sebag (France). General info The 6th and final tournament of the 2009-2011 FIDE Women Grand Prix Series takes place February 22nd...
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Friday, August 13, 2010 2:34
Hou Yifan won the 5th FIDE Women Grand Prix in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. In the final round the Chinese GM drew with her closest rival Antoaneta Stefanova from Bulgaria, who missed an excellent opportunity. The 5th FIDE Women Grand Prix tournament took place July 29 - August 11 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Antoaneta Stefanova (2560, BUL), GM Zhao Xue (...
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Thursday, August 05, 2010 8:47
Only three weeks after Nana Dzagnidze won the 4th FIDE Grand Prix in Jermuk, the 5th edition has already started. In Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Antoaneta Stefanova and Zhao Xue are sharing the lead after five rounds. The Women Grand Prix series consists of six tournaments. The winner of each tournament wins 6,500 euros out of a prize fund of 40,000...
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Tuesday, July 06, 2010 18:03
Nana Dzagnidze won the 4th FIDE Women Grand Prix in Jermuk, Armenia. The Georgian grandmaster finished on 9/11 (a 2748 performance), 1.5 points ahead of Tatiana Kosintseva. The 4th FIDE Women Grand Prix tournament took place June 23 - July 6 in Jermuk, Armenia. Hou Yifan (CHN, 2589), Antoaneta Stefanova (BUL, 2560), Pia Cramling (SWE, 2536),...
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Saturday, July 03, 2010 19:16
Nana Dzagnidze has reached an historic score at the 4th FIDE Women Grand Prix in Jermuk, Armenia. The Georgian grandmaster is on 7.5/8, already 1.5 points ahead of the rest of the field with three rounds to play. Her tournament performance rating is as high as 2921 - not bad for a player rated 2478! The 4th FIDE Women Grand Prix tournament takes...
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Monday, June 28, 2010 15:45
After four rounds Nana Dzagnidze leads the 4th FIDE Women Grand Prix in Jermuk, Armenia. The Georgian grandmaster is on 3.5/4. The winner of the previous GP, Tatiana Kosintseva from Russia, is trailing by half a point. Hou Yifan from China is currently leading the overall Women GP standings with 250 points, followed by Zhao Xue (240), Humpy...
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 3:26
Pavel Eljanov today won the sixth and final FIDE Grand Prix tournament in Astrakhan, Russia. The Ukrainian finished with a score of 8/13, a full point ahead of a group of five GMs. One of them was Teimour Radjabov, who finished second in the final GP standings and qualified for the FIDE Candidates matches. The 6th FIDE Grand Prix took place May...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 18:04
After nine rounds Pavel Eljanov is back in the lead in Astrakhan. The Ukrainian GM drew just three games, and he's the only one who collected 5.5 points so far. The 6th FIDE Grand Prix takes place May 10-24 in Astrakhan, Russia. Akopian (2694), Alekseev (2700), Gashimov (2734), Gelfand (2741), Eljanov (2751), Inarkiev (2669), Ivanchuk (2741),...
Sunday, May 16, 2010 19:42
Ukraine's new number one Pavel Eljanov started strongly in Astrakhan. After five rounds he's leading the sixth FIDE Grand Prix tournament with 3.5 points. His compatriot Vassily Ivanchuk started with 1/4, but yesterday he defeated another Ukrainian, Ruslan Ponomariov, with the black pieces. The sixth and final FIDE Grand Prix takes place May 10-...

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