The Women's World Rapid and Blitz Championships are followed by the spectators from all over the World - the official website of the championship has been visited by chess fans from over 130 countries.
The championships are also heavily covered in chess, sport and mainstream media. Below, just a few examples:

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Chessbase reports:
Women's World Rapid and Blitz in Batumi
Stefanova wins Women's World Rapid in Batumi
Women's World Rapid in Batumi – Pictorial Part 1
Women's World Blitz – Gunina on fire