The first leg of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix 2022/2023 series will take place from 17-30 September 2022 in Nursultan, Kazakhstan. The event will be played as a twelve-player round-robin tournament with time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. Read more: The first leg of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix to be held in Nur-Sultan
A very strong line-up is headlined by World No. 2 Aleksandra Goryachkina and includes Katerina Lagno, Tan Zhongyi, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Polina Shuvalova, Alina Kashlinskaya, Zhansaya Abdumalik, Elisabeth Paehtz, Zhu Jiner, Bibisara Assaubayeva, Dinara Wagner and Vaishali R who replaced Koneru Humpy.
The total prize fund of the event will be 80.000 euros, with 20.000 euros reserved for the Winner of the tournament.