The 2015 Asian Women Continental is taking place from August 2-10, in Al Ain, UAE.
The event is a 9-round Swiss tournament with cash prizes for the top 30 places.
The women’s champion will be awarded $6,000 and will represent Asia in the FIDE Women’s World Championship.
Top seed is Chinese player WGM Tan Zhongyi (2512).
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