FIDE Women's World
Championship

CYCLE 2020 — 2023

World Championship Match

DATES AND HOST CITY TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Ju Wenjun

Women’s World Chess
Champion

Challenger

vs

Candidates
Tournament

Knockout
POOL A: MONTE CARLO, MONACO. OCTOBER 24 - NOVEMBER 6, 2022
POOL B: KHIVA, UZBEKISTAN. NOVEMBER 28 - DECEMBER 11, 2022
FINAL: TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Humpy Koneru

2019-2021 Grand Prix

Aleksandra Goryachkina

2020 Match runner-up

Kateryna Lagno

2019-2021 Grand Prix

Alexandra Kosteniuk

2021 World Cup winner

Tan Zhongyi

2021 World Cup

Anna Muzychuk

2021 World Cup

Mariya Muzychuk

By rating

Lei Tingjie

2021 Grand Swiss winner

qualification
tournaments

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qualification paths

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Humpy Koneru

/

Kateryna Lagno

Top two qualify

FIDE Women's Grand Prix

First leg:

10

sept

-

23

sept

Skolkovo, Russia, 2019

Second leg:

2

dec

-

15

dec

Monaco, 2019

Third leg:

1

mar

-

14

mar

Lausanne, Switzerland, 2020

Fourth leg:

22

may

-

2

jun

Gibraltar, 2021

16

players

80 000 €

prize fund

round-robin

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Aleksandra Goryachkina

/

The runner-up qualifies

FIDE Women's World Championship Match

previous cycle

3

jan

-

24

jan

Shanghai (China) and Vladivostok (Russia), 2020

2

players

500 000 €

prize fund

match

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qualification paths

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Alexandra Kosteniuk

/

Tan Zhongyi

/

Anna Muzychuk

Top three qualify

FIDE Women's World Cup

12

jul

-

03

aug

Sochi, Russia, 2021

103

players

676 250 $

prize fund

knockout

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qualification paths

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Lei Tingjie

/

The winner qualifies

FIDE Women's Grand Swiss

Previous Cycle

25

oct

-

08

nov

Riga, Latvia, 2021

50

players

125 000 $

total prize fund

swiss system