Kosteniuk, Ushenina Qualify For Super Final: Women's Speed Chess GP Leg 4 Results

Kosteniuk, Ushenina Qualify For Super Final: Women's Speed Chess GP Leg 4 Results

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GM Alexandra Kosteniuk won the fourth and final FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix. The Russian GM defeated GM Humpy Koneru 7-5 and qualified for the Super Final against GM Anna Ushenina on Monday, July 20.

GM Hou Yifan came third after beating IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh 7.5-2.5. A full news report will follow soon.

The Super Final of the Women's Speed Chess Championship starts on Monday, July 20 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific / 16:00 Central Europe with expert commentary on Chess.com/TV.

Grand Prix Leg 4 | Results Finals

Date Time (PT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 19 05:30 14:30 Hou Yifan 7.5-2.5 Sarasadat Khademalsharieh
July 19 07:00 16:00 Humpy Koneru 5-7 Alexandra Kosteniuk


Grand Prix Leg 4 | Results Semifinals

Date Time (PT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 17 05:30 14:30 Hou Yifan 5-6 Humpy Koneru
July 17 07:00 16:00 Alexandra Kosteniuk 7.5-3.5 Sarasadat Khademalsharieh

The quarterfinals were played on Thursday. GM Hou Yifan and GM Humpy Koneru were the first two players to reach the semis and then GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh joined them.

Grand Prix Leg 4 | Results Quarterfinals

Date Time (PT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 16 05:30 14:30 Hou Yifan 7.5-3.5 Zhansaya Abdumalik
July 16 05:30 14:30 Humpy Koneru 6-5 Valentina Gunina
July 16 07:00 16:00 Alexandra Kosteniuk 9-3 Harika Dronavalli
July 16 07:00 16:00 Anna Muzychuk 3.5-7.5 Sarasadat Khademalsharieh

In the round of 16, all favorites made it to the quarterfinals: GM Hou Yifan, GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, GM Valentina Gunina, GM Anna Muzychuk, IM Zhansaya Abdumalik, GM Humpy Koneru, GM Harika Dronavalli, and IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh.

Grand Prix Leg 4 | Round of 16 Results

Date Time (PT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 15 05:30 14:30 Hou Yifan 8.5-1.5 Ning Kaiyu
July 15 05:30 14:30 Alexandra Kosteniuk 7-5 Bibisara Assaubayeva
July 15 05:30 14:30 Valentina Gunina 6.5-3.5 Le Thao Nguyen Pham
July 15 05:30 14:30 Anna Muzychuk 5.5-4.5 Munkhzul Turmunkh
July 15 07:00 16:00 Zhansaya Abdumalik 8-4 Deysi Cori
July 15 07:00 16:00 Humpy Koneru 7-6 Olga Girya
July 15 07:00 16:00 Harika Dronavalli 6-5 Tatev Abrahamyan
July 15 07:00 16:00 Sarasadat Khademalsharieh 8-3 Irina Krush

The format of the matches is a 30-minute segment of 5+1 games, a 30-minute segment of 3+1 games followed by a 10-minute segment of 1+1 games.

FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix | Final Standings

# Fed Name Rating Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Score TB1
1 Alexandra Kosteniuk 2521 6 6 12 24 86.5
2 Anna Ushenina 2387 12 8 2 22 69
3 Valentina Gunina 2476 8 12 2 22 68
4 Kateryna Lagno 2608 2 6 12 20 73
5 Hou Yifan 2601 2 8 6 16 69.5
6 S Khademalsharieh 2431 5 5 5 15 64
7 Humpy Koneru 2483 0 2 8 10 37.5
8 Vaishali R 2313 5 2 0 7 33.5
9 Ju Wenjun 2536 2 0 2 4 29
10 Harika Dronavalli 2422 0 2 2 4 27.5
11 Zhansaya Abdumalik 2409 0 2 2 4 21.5
12 Olga Girya 2297 2 0 0 2 21
13 Anna Muzychuk 2505 0 0 2 2 17.5
14 Le Thao Nguyen Pham 2325 2 0 0 2 16.5
15 Munkhzul Turmunkh 2235 2 0 0 2 16.5
16 Deysi Cori 2391 0 0 0 0 12.5
17 Irina Krush 2342 0 0 0 0 12
18 Bibisara Assaubayeva 2232 0 0 0 0 12
19 Tatev Abrahamyan 2352 0 0 0 0 11
20 Ning Kaiyu 2013 0 0 0 0 8.5
21 Gunay Mammadzada 2242 0 0 0 0 6.5
Wildcard Antoaneta Stefanova 2485 0 0 5

Each Grand Prix leg is a 16-player knockout and lasts five days, including one rest day after the semifinals. The dates of the remaining leg July 15, 16, 17, and 19. Each of the Grand Prix legs has a total prize fund of $10,300 with $3,000 going to the winner.

In each Grand Prix leg, every player scores cumulative Grand Prix points according to her position in the final standings. The two players who score the highest number of cumulative Grand Prix points in all three Grand Prix legs qualify for the Super Final on July 20.

More information about the FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship can be found here.


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