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World Rapid Championship (Women) Tournament

Ju Wenjun10/12(+8 -0 =4)[games]
Sarasadat Khademalsharieh9/12(+7 -1 =4)[games]
Aleksandra Goryachkina9/12(+7 -1 =4)[games]
Anna Muzychuk8.5/12(+6 -1 =5)[games]
Tan Zhongyi8.5/12(+5 -0 =7)[games]
Zhansaya Abdumalik8.5/12(+7 -2 =3)[games]
Kateryna Lagno8.5/12(+6 -1 =5)[games]
Tingjie Lei8.5/12(+7 -2 =3)[games]
Anastasia Bodnaruk8.5/12(+6 -1 =5)[games]
Dinara Saduakassova8/12(+6 -2 =4)[games]
Mariya Muzychuk8/12(+6 -2 =4)[games]
Valentina Gunina8/12(+7 -3 =2)[games]
Meri Arabidze8/12(+7 -3 =2)[games]
Dronavalli Harika8/12(+6 -2 =4)[games]
Polina Shuvalova8/12(+7 -3 =2)[games]
Inna Gaponenko8/12(+7 -3 =2)[games]
Bibisara Assaubayeva7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Gulnar Mammadova7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Humpy Koneru7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Alexandra Kosteniuk7.5/12(+6 -3 =3)[games]
Marta Garcia Martin7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Zhao Xue7.5/12(+6 -3 =3)[games]
Pia Cramling7.5/12(+5 -2 =5)[games]
Elisabeth Paehtz7.5/12(+7 -4 =1)[games]
Pauline Guichard7.5/12(+7 -4 =1)[games]
Evgenija Ovod7/12(+7 -5 =0)[games]
Antoaneta Stefanova7/12(+5 -3 =4)[games]
Alisa Galliamova7/12(+5 -3 =4)[games]
Olga Girya7/12(+7 -5 =0)[games]
* (124 players total; 95 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
World Rapid Championship (Women) (2018)

The 2018 King Salman FIDE Women's World Rapid Championship was a 12-round Swiss open taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia from 26-28 December. The prize fund was $150,000, with $40,000 for 1st place. Time control: 15 minutes per player for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move one. If there was a tie for 1st place, the top two players would compete in a playoff match consisting of two 3+2 blitz games. If the score was still level, the players would play a sudden death or Armageddon game (in which the player who won the drawing of lots might choose the color, and the player with the white pieces would get 5 minutes to Black's 4, with a 2-second increment after move 60, while a draw counted as a win for Black. Tournament director: Mark Gluhovsky. Chief arbiter: Laurent Freyd.

No playoff was needed, since Ju Wenjun won clear first with 10/12.

Official site: http://wrbc2018.com/en/lists/rapid-...
Regulations: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14r...
Chess-Results: http://chess-results.com/tnr399596....
Chess.com: https://www.chess.com/news/view/dan...
ChessBase: https://en.chessbase.com/post/rapid...
Chess24: https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-t...
TWIC: http://theweekinchess.com/chessnews...
FIDE: https://ratings.fide.com/tournament...

Previous: World Rapid Championship (Women) (2017). Next: World Rapid Championship (Women) (2019). See also World Rapid Championship (2018), World Blitz Championship (Women) (2018) and World Blitz Championship (2018)

 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 742  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Chernyak vs Viktoriia Kirchei  1-0432018World Rapid Championship (Women)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. E Solozhenkina vs D Harika  0-1532018World Rapid Championship (Women)B08 Pirc, Classical
3. Turmunkh Munkhzul vs Y Shvayger  1-0512018World Rapid Championship (Women)B32 Sicilian
4. G Nakhbayeva vs A Nazarova  1-0452018World Rapid Championship (Women)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. D Nomin-Erdene vs I Utiatskaja  0-1492018World Rapid Championship (Women)B80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. Daria Yurasova vs Thi Kim Phung Vo  1-0682018World Rapid Championship (Women)E00 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Kamaliya Bulatova vs E Tomilova  0-1592018World Rapid Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Thi Van Anh Doan vs C Haussernot  1-0352018World Rapid Championship (Women)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. A Paramzina vs A Lomako  1-0282018World Rapid Championship (Women)A00 Uncommon Opening
10. D Dordzhieva vs E Semenova  1-0362018World Rapid Championship (Women)A09 Reti Opening
11. N Buksa vs Margarita Lysenko  1-0712018World Rapid Championship (Women)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
12. A Makarenko vs N Zhukova  1-0372018World Rapid Championship (Women)C18 French, Winawer
13. E Goltseva vs G Tokhirjonova  0-1412018World Rapid Championship (Women)A10 English
14. B Kovanova vs S Tsolakidou  0-1542018World Rapid Championship (Women)A07 King's Indian Attack
15. N Batsiashvili vs E Smirnova  1-0812018World Rapid Championship (Women)D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. I Gaponenko vs O Artemyeva  1-0462018World Rapid Championship (Women)C60 Ruy Lopez
17. A Alieva vs M Gevorgyan  1-0212018World Rapid Championship (Women)B40 Sicilian
18. V Loskutova vs E Kabanova  0-1522018World Rapid Championship (Women)B41 Sicilian, Kan
19. L Tomashevskaya vs L Stetsko  0-1422018World Rapid Championship (Women)C87 Ruy Lopez
20. J Dumcheva vs S Maroroa  0-1632018World Rapid Championship (Women)C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
21. A Gvanceladze vs O Iljushina  1-0442018World Rapid Championship (Women)B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. E Diakonova vs G Strutinskaya  0-1422018World Rapid Championship (Women)B53 Sicilian
23. O Kosteniuk vs M Aseeva  ½-½772018World Rapid Championship (Women)A06 Reti Opening
24. T Molchanova vs E Borisova  ½-½612018World Rapid Championship (Women)B54 Sicilian
25. O Lelekova vs S Bezgodova  0-1342018World Rapid Championship (Women)C77 Ruy Lopez
 page 1 of 30; games 1-25 of 742  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-29-18  john barleycorn: Interesting how this event got totally ignored. Especially by Rogoff liberals. Or do women play so badly that those particular gentlemen keep silent?
Dec-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  WorstPlayerEver: <jb>

I guess you also are able to explain why the women played 12 rounds and the men 15.

Dec-29-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Diademas: <john barleycorn: Interesting how this event got totally ignored. Especially by Rogoff liberals. Or do women play so badly that those particular gentlemen keep silent?>

Can only speak for myself here, and sadly enough they do play that badly...

Dec-30-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: What you ignored is that Z Mamedjarova vs Daria Yurasova, 2018 ended 1-0
Jan-07-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sokrates: I don't think the women's efforts here are less interesting and entertaining than the men's section. It goes without saying that they all are rated in a lower league, but it's one of the thrills of chess that it can be enjoyed and appreciated at all levels, right?

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