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- By MrKris (**) Date 2019-06-19 05:04
https://fwct2019.com/en/news/33 , info., player bios etc.
2019 FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is concluded in Kazan
The Russian chess player Aleksandra Goryachkina won the event with two rounds to spare. The youngest participant of the tournament finished with 9.5 points out of 14 and secured the right to play the Women's World Championship Match against the Women`s World Champion Ju Wenjun (China). The prize fund of the coming championship match is 500,000 Euro, which is 150% higher than in the previous match. …

1st place: 50,000, 2nd place: 40,000, 3rd place: 30,000, 4th place: 25,000, 5th place: 20,000, 6th place: 15,000, 7th place: 12,000, 8th place: 8,000 [FIDE.com]

The closing ceremony took place in the Nogai Hotel, the tournament venue, on June 18. ...
The beauty prize was awarded to Mariya Muzychuk for the game Muzychuk-Goryachkina, played in the last round, ... [Event "Womens' Candidates 2019"]
[Site "Kazan, Russia"]
[Date "2019.06.17"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Muzychuk, Mariya"]
[Black "Goryachkina, Aleksandra"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B12"]
[Opening "Caro-Kann"]
[Variation "Advance, 4.Nf3 e6 5.Be2 c5 6.Be3"]
[TimeControl "120+1"]
[Termination "normal"]
[PlyCount "77"]
[WhiteType "human"]
[BlackType "human"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8.
O-O Qxb2 9. Qe1 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 Bb4 12. Rb1 (12. Ndb5 {2018,
Karjakin S. 1/2-1/2 Navara D.}) 12. .. Bxc3 13. Rxb2 Bxe1 14. Rxe1 b6 15.
h4 (15. Bb5+ {2011, Gashimov V. 1-0 Ivanchuk V.}) 15. .. Be4 {?} (15. .. h5
{Stockfish, if white plays as in the game:} 16. Bb5+ Kf8 17. Re3 Ne7 18.
Rc3 Ng6 {about 0.00.}) 16. Bb5+ Kf8 17. f3 Bg6 18. Re3 {Stockfish +1.50, 39
plies.} Ne7 19. Rc3 h5 20. Rc7 a6 21. Bd7 b5 22. a4 bxa4 23. Bxa4 Nf5 24.
Ra7 Rd8 25. Nc6 Re8 26. Ne7 Rd8 27. Nxg6+ fxg6 28. Bd7 Kg8 29. Bxe6+ Kh7
30. Rbb7 Nd4 31. Bd7 Rb8 32. e6 Nf5 33. Ba4 Rbc8 34. e7 Nd6 35. Rb6 Ne8 36.
Rbxa6 Kg8 37. Ra8 Rxa8 38. Rxa8 Kf7 39. Kf2 1-0

Also http://theweekinchess.com/chessnews/events/fide-womens-candidates-tournament-2019
Data and games in The Week in Chess viewer.

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http://theweekinchess.com/html/twic1284.html#3
US Women's Open 2019
Tue 11th Jun 2019 - Sun 16th Jun 2019
Las Vegas, USA
5 Rounds Swiss, 31 players
Time Control: 90m:30m+30spm(1)

Clear first Megan Lee WIM $1000 + Trophy.
US Women's Open 2019, Final Round 5 Standings: 
Rk Name Ti Rtg 1 2 3 4 5 Pts Prize
1 Lee, Megan WIM 2115 W13 D6 W22 W14 W5 4.5 $1000 + Trophy 1st 
2 Heredia, Carla WGM 2159 W12 W7 L5 W9 W11 4 $334.00 2nd 
3 Liu, Joanna WFM 1954 W19 W10 W9 D5 D4 4 $334.00 2nd 
4 Salakh, Nadiia  2064 W17 W8 D14 W6 D3 4 $334.00 2nd 
5 Tsogtsaikhan, Saikhanchimeg  2033 W20 W16 W2 D3 L1 3.5  
6 Goli, Sandhya  1983 W26 D1 W25 L4 W14 3.5 $184.00 U2000 
7 Xu, Chang  1706 W30 L2 W13 W10 D8 3.5 $184.00 U2000 
8 Lu, Miaoyi  1704 W23 L4 W19 W12 D7 3.5 $184.00 U2000 
9 Norovsambuu, Badamkhand  1978 W21 W11 L3 L2 W17 3  
10 Vidyarthi, Omya WCM 1460 W28 L3 W18 L7 W19 3  
11 Peng, Sophia  1429 W31 L9 W21 W16 L2 3 $134.00 U1800 
12 Chen, Jocelyn  1459 L2 W30 W15 L8 W22 3 $134.00 U1800 
13 Gu, Crystal Jiuzhou  1302 L1 W26 L7 W21 W25 3 $134.00 U1800 
14 Munoz, Claudia Elizabeth WCM 1806 W27 W18 D4 L1 L6 2.5  
15 Crow, Melissa   D22 D25 L12 W26 D18 2.5  
16 Zemke, Christine  1696 W24 L5 D17 L11 W27 2.5  
17 Yu, Avery   L4 W27 D16 W29 L9 2.5  
18 Rennie, Jill Zabrina   -X- L14 L10 W23 D15 2.5 $200.00 U1600 
19 Zhang, Ellie  1404 L3 W28 L8 W30 L10 2  
20 Castro, Bria  1700 L5 L24 L30 -B- W29 2  
21 Zhang, Elena  1339 L9 W31 L11 L13 W30 2 $70.00 2nd U1600 
22 Azim, Risa  1133 D15 W29 L1 D25 L12 2 $70.00 2nd U1600 
23 Shtykar, Elena   L8 -H- -H- L18 W31 2 $70.00 2nd U1600 
24 Arivoli, Sadhana   L16 W20 L29 D27 D26 2 $70.00 2nd U1600 
25 Gupta, Rashi   -B- D15 L6 D22 L13 2 $70.00 2nd U1600 
26 Clymer, Charlotte   L6 L13 W28 L15 D24 1.5  
27 Huang, Yixin   L14 L17 -B- D24 L16 1.5  
28 Sayana, Varsha   L10 L19 L26 W31 -H- 1.5  
29 Romero, Annabelle   -H- L22 W24 L17 L20 1.5  
30 Bagley, Hemma Svasti   L7 L12 W20 L19 L21 1  
31 Bagley, Saadhika Lakshmi   L11 L21 -H- L28 L23 0.5 


FIDE Candidates 2018 [mens'/all] prizes https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candidates_Tournament_2018
The prize fund (Regulations 3.8.1)[2] was €420,000 (US$516,000). Prize money was divided equally between players with the same score. 
Place Prize money (in €) 
1  95,000;  2  88,000;  3  75,000;  4  55,000;  5  40,000;  6  28,000;  7  22,000;  8  17,000  
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