The Cairns Cup, strongest women’s tournament in the history of chess has begun from the 7th of February in Saint Louis. It is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 7-17 February in St. Louis Chess Club, USA. This tournament conducted under classical time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of game, with a 30 second increment from move 1. The 10 players playing this tournament are listed below.
We hope to see the same great performance from Humpy as well as Harika. With the first prize of US$45,000 and a rating average of 2510, this is a tournament worth following.
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