Sunday, August 7, 2011

Women's WC to be held in Albania with less than 8% prize fund of the WCC



FIDE is (further) pleased to announce that the Women’s World Chess Championship Match between Women World Champion Hou Yifan from China and the Challenger Humpy Koneru from India, will be held in Tirana, Albania in November 2011 for a prize fund of 200,000 euros (which is less than 8% of the $2,550,000 prize fund for Anand - Gelfand match)

More details to come later.