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Ju Wenjun it is!

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Ju Wenjun drew with White and was able to claim the title by a whole point. Harika Dronavalli was an unbeaten second, and both of these players obtained GM norms. The World champion Hou Yifan won, thus inflicting a first defeat on Nadezhda Kosintseva who finished equal third with Zhao Xue.

The last round summary:

White Rating Results Black Rating Moves
Kosintseva Tatiana  2557  0-1 Nana Dzagnidze  2537  35
Ju Wenjun  2515
 ½-½
Zhu Chen  2485  33
Zatonskih Anna  2522  ½-½ Harika Dronavalli  2513  14
Zhao Xue  2470  1-0 Sebag Marie  2510  29
Kosintseva Nadezhda  2560  0-1 Hou Yifan  2575  33

The final standings, will come as a surprise to many. The seven GMs finished behind the relatively inexperienced Ju and Harika:


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