6th World Team Chess Championship (women): Khanty-Mansiysk 2017

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Basic data

6th World Team Chess Championship (women)
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 16th - 26th June 2017
City: Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
Venue: «Ugra Chess Academy»
Executive Director: Mr. Valery Radchenko (RUS)
Chief Arbiter: IA Anastasia Sorokina (BLR)
Teams participating: According to FIDE Rulations D.
Russia - host nation;
Georgia - defending champions from 2015 Women's World Team Ch
Russia - winners of 2015 Women's European Team Ch already qualified as hosts;
China - winners of 2016 Women's Asian Team Cup;
United States - invited team from the Panamerican zone;
Egypt - invited team from Africa;
China, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, India, United States, Vietnam, Azerbaijan - best teams from 2016 Women's Olympiad*;

* if any team would have already qualified according to one of the above criteria, its place would be given to the next highest ranked country in the Olympiad preceding the Women’s World Team Championship
Players participating: 50 (incl. 13 GMs, 13 IMs, 15 WGMs, 1 FM, 6 WIMs and 1 WFM)
Games played: 18
Competition format: Four board round robin.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points; 3. Direct match result
Time control: 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes for the rest of the game, 30 sec. increment starting from move
Website: http://ugra2017.fide.com
Downloadable game file: 17wtchw.zip

Tournament review


Best board results

bd name flag code pts gms %
1. GM Kosteniuk, Alexandra Russia RUS 6 8 75.0
2. WGM Hoàng Thị Bảo Trâm Vietnam VIE 5 7 71.4
3. GM Gunina, Valentina Russia RUS 6 8 75.0
4. GM Lei Tingjie China CHN 8 9 88.9
res. IM Melia, Salome Georgia GEO 4 5 80.0

Interesting games