Photos from the round 1 tiebreaks at the WWCC

Five round one matches to be decided after rapid tiebreaks

Tiebreak matches of the 1st round of the World Women Chess Championship are ongoing! Here are a couple of photos of today’s matchups, and you can also follow the live updates on

WWCC Paehtz-Kadimova

Elisabeth Paehtz – Ilaha Kadimova

WWCC Bojkovic-Ju

Natasa Bojkovic – Wenjun Ju

WWCC Zhukova-Rohonyan

Natalia Zhukova – Katherine Rohonyan

WWCC Moser-Mkrtchian

Eva Moser – Lilit Mkrtchian

WWCC Sabina Foisor

Sabina-Francesca Foisor

WWCC Natasa Bojkovic

Natasa Bojkovic

WWCC Wenjun Ju

Wenjun Ju

WWCC Bojkovic-Ju 1

Bojkovic – Ju

WWCC Viktorija Chmilyte

Viktorija Chmilyte in the press room

After the round 1, game 2, there was a press conference with five players – Anna Muzychuk, Tatiana Kosintseva, Hoang Thanh Trangm Harika Dronavalli and Jilin Zhang (Katherine Rohonyan was absent).

WWCC Jilin Zhang

Jilin Zhang

WWCC Harika and Jilin

Harika Dronavalli and Jilin Zhang

WWCC Day 2 Press conference

FIDE PR Director Peter Rajchanyi moderating the conference