Diana Preobrazhenskaya and Maria Jimenez win continental qualifiers of the Queens’ Festival

The Queens’ Festival 2024 continues with the Online Blitz Qualification tournaments for Asia and Americas. 

Asian winners
1st place WFM Diana Preobrazhenskaya (FID)
2nd place Shriya Revankar (IND)
3rd place WIM Nguyen Thanh Thuy Tien (VIE)

American winners
1st place WFM Maria Jimenez (PER)
2nd place IM Deysi Cori (PER)
3rd place Jinela De Cari Rodriquez Ricero (CUB)

Semi-Final and Final, where the top players from all the continents will compete for the main prize, are scheduled for March 24 and 30, respectively.

Like in the previous edition, the winners of the festival will be invited to the 45th World Chess Olympiad 2024 in Budapest, Hungary, this September. Air tickets, full-board accommodation for three days and invitations to the Opening Ceremony of the Chess Olympiad 2024 for the winner and one accompanying person will be covered.