Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix Leg 3 Results

Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix Leg 3 Results

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On Sunday GM Kateryna Lagno won the third leg of the FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix. The Russian GM beat GM Hou Yifan, who made a great comeback but lost the second bullet game of the tiebreak dramatically due to a mouse slip.

Earlier in the day, GM Alexandra Kosteniuk had beaten IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh 7-4. A full news report will be posted soon.

The fourth leg of the Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix starts on Wednesday, July 15 at 5:30 a.m. Pacific / 14:30 Central Europe with expert commentary on Chess.com/TV.

Grand Prix Leg 3 | Finals

Date Time (PDT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 12 04:30 13:30 Sarasadat Khadamalsharieh 4-7 Alexandra Kosteniuk
July 12 06:00 15:00 Hou Yifan 5.5-6.5 Kateryna Lagno


On Friday, GM Hou Yifan beat IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh (Iran) 8-2 while GM Kateryna Lagno defeated her compatriot GM Alexandra Kosteniuk 6.5-4.5. 

Grand Prix Leg 3 | Results Semifinals

Date Time (PDT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 10 04:30 13:30 Hou Yifan 8-2 Sarasadat Khadamalsharieh
July 10 06:00 15:00 Kateryna Lagno 6.5-4.5 Alexandra Kosteniuk

On Thursday the quarterfinals were played. GMs Hou Yifan, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Kateryna Lagno, and IM Sarasadat Khademalsharieh reached the semifinals.

Grand Prix Leg 3 | Results Quarterfinals

Date Time (PDT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 9 05:30 14:30 Hou Yifan 7-3 Harika Dronavalli
July 9 05:30 14:30 Humpy Koneru 2-9 Alexandra Kosteniuk
July 9 07:00 16:00 Ju Wenjun 5-7 Sarasadat Khademalsharieh
July 9 07:00 16:00 Kateryna Lagno 7-6 Anna Ushenina

The round of 16 was played on Wednesday. Favorites Harika Dronavalli, Hou Yifan, Sarasadat Khademalsharieh, Humpy Koneru, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Kateryna Lagno, Anna Ushenina, and Ju Wenjun all made it to the quarterfinals.

Grand Prix Leg 3 | Round of 16 Results

Date Time (PDT) Time (CEST) Fed Player Score Fed Player
July 8 05:30 14:30 Kateryna Lagno 7.5-3.5 Bibisara Assaubayeva
July 8 05:30 14:30 Humpy Koneru 7-3 Vaishali R
July 8 05:30 14:30 Hou Yifan 11-3 Munkzhul Turmunkh
July 8 05:30 14:30 Ju Wenjun 7.5-2.5 Gunay Mammadzada
July 8 07:00 16:00 Deysi Cori 4-9 Anna Ushenina
July 8 07:00 16:00 Alexandra Kosteniuk 7.5-3.5 Olga Girya
July 8 07:00 16:00 Harika Dronavalli 11.5-2.5 Tatev Abrahamyan
July 8 07:00 16:00 Sarasadat Khademalsharieh 7-6 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 | Standings After Leg 2

Rank Fed Name Rating Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Score
1-2 Valentina Gunina 2476 8 12 X 20
1-2 Anna Ushenina 2387 12 8 X 20
3 Kateryna Lagno 2608 2 6 X 8
4 Vaishali R 2313 5 2 X 7
5 Alexandra Kosteniuk 2521 6 X 6
6 S Khademalsharieh 2431 X 5 5
7-12 Hou Yifan 2601 X 2 2
7-12 Ju Wenjun 2536 2 0 X 2
7-12 Zhansaya Abdumalik 2409 0 2 X 2
7-12 Le Thao Nguyen Pham 2325 2 0 X 2
7-12 Olga Girya 2297 X 2 2
7-12 Munkhzul Turmunkh 2235 2 X 2
13-21 Anna Muzychuk 2505 0 0 X 0
13-21 Humpy Koneru 2483 0 X 0
13-21 Harika Dronavalli 2422 X 0 0
13-21 Deysi Cori 2391 X 0 0
13-21 Tatev Abrahamyan 2352 0 X 0
13-21 Irina Krush 2342 X 0 0
13-21 Gunay Mammadzada 2242 0 0 X 0
13-21 Bibisara Assaubayeva 2232 0 X 0
13-21 Ning Kaiyu 2013 0 0 X 0
Wildcard Antoaneta Stefanova 2485 0 X X X 0

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 two legs are July 8-12 and 15-19. 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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