FIDE Women's World Championship

Ju, Wenjun vs. Goryachkina, Aleksandra

The 2020 FIDE Women's World Chess Championship is a 12-game match between Chinese reigning champion Ju Wenjun and Russian challenger Aleksandra Goryachkina, who won the 2019 FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament. The first six games will be played in Shanghai, China and the remaining games in Vladivostok, Russia. The prize fund is 500,000 euros, split 60:40, or 55:45 in case of a playoff. The players receive 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move one. No draw offers are allowed before move 40. In case of a 6:6 tie four 25+10 rapid games will be played followed, if necessary, by up to 5 pairs of 5+3 blitz games and, finally, Armageddon. Official website: wwcm2020.fide.com