Originally Posted by Archer16
What a pity, and even more so seeing Botto got the lowest direct entrant to the MD, #150 Birnerova, which is well within Julia's capabilities as we've seen lately.
Another thing looking at the draw: the Spaniard who was beaten by Julia in AO Q1 got a WC here. When will a talented Israeli player have the opportunity to get one to something more than a 10K?
When they'll have a tournament is Israel, obviously.