The 18th European Women’s Individual Chess Championship will start next Monday – 10th of April. Organizers are glad to announce that this one of the strongest European women’s chess championships in the recent years’ – 32 European chess federations are represented in the list of 145 participants and among them there are 12 GMs, 32 IMs, 30 WGMs, 21 WIMs and 29 players with other FIDE titles. Some of the world top women players are participating in the championship, including runner – up in the world’s women chess championship Anna Muzychuk (UKR, 2587), Mariya Muzychuk (UKR, 2546), Kateryna Lagno (RUS, 2543), Nana Dzagnidze (GEO, 2528), Antoaneta Stefanova (ECX, 2527), Nino Batsiashvili (GEO, 2496), Natalija Pogonina (RUS, 2487) and many others. Full list of the participants can be found here.