Open World Dutch Women TOP 10 Championships

The Royal Dutch Chess Federation (KNSB) is not only hosting the World Youth Olympiad U16. This year the KNSB celebrates their 150th birthday as oldest Chess Federation worldwide! For this unique occassion the KNSB also organizes the Open World Dutch Women Top 10 Championships.

Live Games Women’s Top 10

The tournament will be held in Eindhoven from 10 to 18 August.


Rate of play

90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the remaining moves with a 30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move. The default time (article 6.7 of the Laws of Chess) is 30 minutes.

Playing venue

All rounds will be played at the Van der Valk Hotel in Eindhoven (the Netherlands).

Short draws

We kindly ask all players to demonstrate fighting spirit. The sponsors, the organisers and the public will appreciate it. Draw agreements within 40 moves are not allowed without the permission of the Chief Arbiter.

Fair Play Measures

We apply visible and non-visible fair play measures.

Tournament winner

If the top two or more players score the same number of points in the tournament, a tiebreak to determine the tournament winner will be played and all players with this highest score will participate in these tiebreak games. Except for first place, all players with the same score will share their place.

Prize money

1st prize: EUR 3.000

2nd prize: EUR 2.000

3rd prize: EUR 1.000

In case two or more players have the same score, money prizes will be shared equally. The result of tiebreak games will not influence money prizes.

Find more information about players and results here.


Starting rank list of players:

1. IM Efroimski, Marsel 2810964 ISR 2439
2 WIM Kanyamarala, Trisha 45004722 IRL 2344
3 WGM Papp, Petra 739049 HUN 2335
4 FM Avramidou, Anastasia 4239873 GRE 2321
7 IM Garcia Martin, Marta 32084030 ESP 2321
5 IM Unuk, Laura 14609215 SLO 2320
6 WIM Sliwicka, Alicja 1150677 POL 2298
9 FM Van Foreest, Machteld 1051563 NED 2291
8 WGM Heinemann, Josefine 12900460 GER 2278
10 Duson, Robin 1055038 NED 2140

Title norms
For an IM norm 6 1/2 points are required, for WGM norm 6 points are required.