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Queens’ Online Chess Festival 2022


The Queens’ Online Chess Festival 2022, a series of continental women’s online blitz tournaments, starts on June 05, 2022.


The event organized by FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess in cooperation with FIDE Events Commission, is supported by the Asian Chess Federation, the African Chess Confederation, the European Chess Union, and the Confederation of Chess for Americas.


Female players from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas will compete in the Continental Online Blitz Qualification Tournaments first, and those who qualify will advance to the Queens’ Online Individual and Team Finals.


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The competition will be held in four rating categories:


Category A: 2000 and higher

Category B: 1800-1999

Category C: 1600-1799

Category D: <1600, unrated


Female chess players of all ages and all rating groups, including unrated chess fans are welcome to join.


Each national federation can register four players free of charge.

The entry fee for additional players is €10 per person.


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Travel subsidy for tickets to the Chess Olympiad 2022 in Chennai, India (up to 600 euro per person) and full board accommodation for six nights await the winners. Four players, the winners of the finals in all categories, and one team of four will get a unique opportunity to see the biggest chess event, with over 2000 players from more than 200 countries participating, and to enjoy the scenic beauty of Chennai, a home for the world’s second-longest beach and rock-cut architecture.




Registrations for the tournaments are made by the National Federations by filling this form and sending it to the organizers’ email address: queensfestival@fide.com.


The deadline for registration:


Friday, May 27, 2022 for America;

Friday, June 03, 2022 for Africa and Asia;

Friday, June 09, 2022 for Europe.


Contact information:


General Director: IM/WGM Eva Repkova

Tournament Director: IM/WGM Ilaha Kadimova

Chief Arbiter: IA Tania Karali


E-mail address: queensfestival@fide.com