The participants of the Monroi International Women's Chess Grand-Prix Finale are now in Montreal, and will begin their tournament today(Sunday). An 8 player, single round robin, this is the exciting culmination of seven months of qualifying tournaments. In addition to the $15 000 prize fund, a diamond encrusted watch is up for grabs.
Most of the participants enjoyed a guided tour of Montreal, and then a day at the spa on Saturday.
WGMs Houska, Javakhishvili, and Rajlich
WGM Arakhamia-Grant, FQE invite Myriam Roy, GM Cramling, WGM Foisnor
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