This weekend: European Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championship

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1/9/2024 – For organisational reasons, the 2023 edition of the European Women’s Rapid and Blitz Championship will be held in 2024: the blitz tournament will take place on Friday (12 January), while the rapid tournament will be held on Saturday and Sunday (13 and 14 January). The venue is the Novotel Hotel in Monaco. Alexandra Kosteniuk, Antoaneta Stefanova and Pia Cramling are included in the lineups. | Photos: European Chess Union

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European Women’s Rapid & Blitz Championship

In Monaco, the venue for these European Championships, temperatures are expected to be around 10 degrees next weekend — so for people who don’t like the cold weather, it will definitely be more pleasant than in Germany.

The address of the Novotel Hotel is: 16 Bd Princesse Charlotte, 98000 Monaco.

The Novotel in Monaco

The blitz tournament

There will be 13 rounds of 3+2 games played according to the Swiss system. The match day is Friday, 12 January.

The rapid tournament

There will be 11 rounds of 15+10 games played according to the Swiss system. The match days are Saturday, 13 January and Sunday, 14 January.

Prize fund

A total of 22,000 euros will be distributed.


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Starting rank - Blitz

No. Name FED Rtg
1 Kosteniuk, Alexandra 2475
2 Stefanova, Antoaneta 2394
3 Hoang, Thanh Trang 2364
4 Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat 2364
5 Lazarne Vajda, Szidonia 2347
6 Paehtz, Elisabeth 2337
7 Khotenashvili, Bella 2333
8 Javakhishvili, Lela 2332
9 Wagner, Dinara 2331
10 Ushenina, Anna 2315
11 Hunt, Harriet V 2306
12 Salimova, Nurgyul 2304
13 Osmak, Yuliia 2303
14 Zhukova, Natalia 2297
15 Babiy, Olga 2291
16 Daulyte-Cornette, Deimante 2280
17 Papp, Petra 2270
18 Cramling, Pia 2262
19 Kulon, Klaudia 2249
20 Unuk, Laura 2227

...112 players

Starting rank - Rapid

No. Name FED Rtg
1 Kosteniuk, Alexandra 2473
2 Cramling, Pia 2399
3 Khotenashvili, Bella 2395
4 Salimova, Nurgyul 2392
5 Paehtz, Elisabeth 2381
6 Stefanova, Antoaneta 2369
7 Hunt, Harriet V 2356
8 Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat 2355
9 Ushenina, Anna 2353
10 Javakhishvili, Lela 2346
11 Hoang, Thanh Trang 2343
12 Wagner, Dinara 2319
13 Batsiashvili, Nino 2318
14 Vega Gutierrez, Sabrina 2316
15 Zimina, Olga 2310
16 Daulyte-Cornette, Deimante 2295
17 Osmak, Yuliia 2286
18 Guichard, Pauline 2285
19 Savina, Anastasia 2267
20 Zhukova, Natalia 2248

...120 players


Schedule - Blitz

Round Date Time
1 2024/01/12 13:30
2 2024/01/12 13:50
3 2024/01/12 14:10
4 2024/01/12 14:30
5 2024/01/12 14:50
6 2024/01/12 15:30
7 2024/01/12 15:50
8 2024/01/12 16:10
9 2024/01/12 16:30
10 2024/01/12 16:50
11 2024/01/12 17:10
12 2024/01/12 17:30
13 2024/01/12 17:50

Schedule - Rapid

Round Date Time
1 2024/01/13 14:15
2 2024/01/13 15:20
3 2024/01/13 16:30
4 2024/01/13 17:40
5 2024/01/13 18:50
6 2024/01/14 10:00
7 2024/01/14 11:10
8 2024/01/14 14:00
9 2024/01/14 15:10
10 2024/01/14 16:20
11 2024/01/14 17:30

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