World Senior Chess Championship is being held in Arco, Italy. Senior chess players from 50 different countries are participating.
World Senior Champion Nona Gaprindashvili (2363) and European Senior Champion Tamar Khmiadashvili (2162) are also taking part.
21 chess players are participating in women, 11 of which have international titles. Nona Gaprindashvili is the first in rating and Tamar Khmiadashvili – the 4th.
After 2 rounds Khmiadashvili is distributing 1-3 places with 2 points and Gaprindashvili is on the fourth place with 1.5 points.
World Championship is 9-rounds Swiss system.
1st place – 600 Euros
2nd – 500
3rd – 400
4th – 200 Euros
Free day – 31th of October