The World Championship Match Between Anna Ushenina and Hou Yifan Will Be Held in China

Время публикации: 03.05.2013 13:22 | Последнее обновление: 03.05.2013 13:39

Ukrainian will get additional 5% of the prize fund for playing in challenger's homecountry

Chessdom informs  the World Championship match between Anna Ushenina and Hou Yifan will be organized by the FIDE and Chinese Chess Association from September 10th-27th in Taizhou, China.

The match will consist of ten classical games with the time control of (90'+30')+30''/per move. If necessary the tie-break will also be played: there will be four tie-break games 25+10 with a new drawing of colors if the score will be even. If the scores are even after the rapid games, then, after a new drawing of colors, a match of 2 games will be played with a time control of  5+3. If the winner won't be determined after "5 such matches (total 10 games), one sudden-death game will be played."

The prize fund of the match will be at least 200,000 EUR. As the match will be held in the homecountry of one of the players Anna Ushenina will receive 5% of the prize fund after which the "remaining sum will further be divided as 60% for the winner and 40% to the loser if the FWWCM ends within the 10 regular games. In case the winner is decided by tie-break games, the winner will receive 55% and the loser 45%."

The winner of the match will be entitled the World Champion. Let us remind you, Anna Ushenina of  Ukraine is the reigning champion. Hou Yifan of China obtained the right to challenge Ushenina by winning the previous Women's Grand Prix Series.


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