FIDE Women's World
Championship

CYCLE 2020 — 2022

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
2022-2023. Host cities will be announced

Regulations

Aleksandra Goryachkina

2020 Match runner-up

Mariya Muzychuk

By rating

Lei Tingjie

2021 Grand Swiss winner

Anna Muzychuk

2021 World Cup

Tan Zhongyi

2021 World Cup

Alexandra Kosteniuk

2021 World Cup winner

Kateryna Lagno

2019-2021 Grand Prix

Humpy Koneru

2019-2021 Grand Prix

qualification
tournaments

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Regulations

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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qualification paths

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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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Regulations

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