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.
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.
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.
The deadline for registration:
Friday, May 27, 2022 for America;
Friday, June 03, 2022 for Africa and Asia;
Friday, June 09, 2022 for Europe.
General Director: IM/WGM Eva Repkova
Tournament Director: IM/WGM Ilaha Kadimova
Chief Arbiter: IA Tania Karali
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org