The first leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix Series 2019-2020 will take place in Skolkovo, Russia, on September 10-23.  

The match days: September 11-16 and 18-22. September 17 is a tournament's free day.

12 participants will compete in a round-robin event. The drawing of lots was conducted in FIDE office in Lausanne. The participants got the following starting numbers:

1. Pia Cramling (Sweden), 2. Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria), 3. Elisabeth Paehtz (Germany), 4. Valentina Gunina (Russia), 5. Kateryna Lagno (Russia), 6. Humpy Koneru (India), 7. Dronavalli Harika (India), 8. Marie Sebag (France), 9. Alina Kashlinskaya (Russia), 10. Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia), 11. Aleksandra Goryachkina (Russia), 12. Ju Wenjun (China).

The prize fund is 80,000 euros. 

Chief Arbiter - IA Andrzej Filipowicz (Poland).

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