Women's World Champion in Khanty Mansiysk will start in a few days!

There are 64 qualifiers (in order of priority)



Date Time Event Number of players Place

01.11.2018 Th Arrival - Accreditation

02.11.2018 Fr 18:00 Players’ meeting

19:00 Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony will be held on November’02

The Opening Ceremony of the FIDE Women’s World Championship will be held in the concert and theater complex “Ugra-Classic” on November’02.

An unforgettable show will be performed by the best singers and musicians of Khanty-Mansiysk. Guests will be greeted by fairy-tale organ melodies performed by Elena Kozemirenko. The program of the Opening Ceremony will include both classical and modern performances that will tell the guests of the city about the traditions, history and culture of Khanty-Mansiysk.

The ceremony will be attended by the governor of Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous region Natalia Komarova and FIDE president Arkady Dvorkovich.

On stage the audience will see musicians playing accordion, domra and balalaika, chamber orchestra “Sibir-brass” will play a potpourri of famous melodies of the past while the ensemble “The singers of Ugra” will sing opera.

Khanty-Mansiysk is well-known in the world chess community by its spectacular and bright shows made in the beginning and at the end of every tournament. The organizers of the FIDE Women’s World Championship hope that this tradition will be carried on and guests of the ceremony will be impressed by the show.

CTC «Ugra-Classic»

03.11.2018 Sa 15:00 Round I – game 1 «Ugra Chess Academy»

04.11.2018 Su 15:00 Round I – game 2

05.11.2018 Mo 15:00 Tie-break

06.11.2018 Tu 15:00 Round II – game 1

07.11.2018 We 15:00 Round II – game 2

08.11.2018 Th 15:00 Tie-break

09.11.2018 Fr 15:00 Round III – game 1

10.11.2018 Sa 15:00 Round III – game 2

11.11.2018 Su 15:00 Tie-break

12.11.2018 Mo 15:00 Round IV – game 1

13.11.2018 Tu 15:00 Round IV – game 2

14.11.2018 We 15:00 Tie-break

15.11.2018 Th 15:00 Round V – game 1

16.11.2018 Fr 15:00 Round V – game 2

17.11.2018 Sa 15:00 Tie-break

18.11.2018 Su Free Day

19.11.2018 Mo 15:00 Round VI – game 1

(final match)

20.11.2018 Tu 15:00 Round VI – game 2

(final match )

21.11.2018 We 15:00 Round VI – game 3

(final match )

22.11.2018 Th 15:00 Round VI – game 4

(final match )

23.11.2018 Fr 13:00 Tie-break

19:00 Closing Ceremony

24.11.2018 Sa Departure

25.11.2018 Su Departure

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