Pool B of the FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament is hosted in the ancient city of Khiva, in Uzbekistan. The event takes place from November 28 to December 11 at Hotel Farovon Khiva.
Khiva was founded approximately 2,500 years ago and was once one of the most important cities on the silk road. Regarded as the capital of the Turkic world, it offers visitors a clustered array of mosques, madrassahs, and tiled minarets. Khiva is now receiving worldwide attention as a destination, and it was declared the tourist capital of the Islamic world in 2024.