The final of the 1st FIDE World Online Women Blitz Championship is scheduled to take place on November 26th, in the club “Circolo Canottieri Aniene” in Rome, Italy. The players will be seated on a round table, with computer screens in front of them. No real chessboards will be used. The tournament is an 18 round, double round robin, with 3m+2s time control and starts at 15:05 CET.

Games will be live on with analysis by theTop Chess Engine Championship best software – Komodo, Stockfish and Houdini.

The participants are:

GM Dzagnidze Nana (GEO)
GM Kosteniuk Alexandra (RUS)
GM Gunina Valentina (RUS)
GM Dronavalli Harika (IND)
IM Rout Padmini (IND)
IM Zimina Olga (ITA)
WGM Nikolova Adriana (BUL)
IM Gvetadze Sofio (GEO)
IM Vasilevich Irina (RUS)
WGM Foisor Sabina (USA)

The players qualified through a series of tournaments, followed by a semifinal. Read more about the event hereand visit the official website

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