FIDE and Chess.com announce the Women’s Speed Chess Championship

The International Chess Federation and Chess.com are pleased to announce the Women’s Speed Chess Championship,  an online competition to be held between June 18th and July 20th. The event will consist of four stages:  (A) Titled Swiss Tournaments  (B) Play-Off Qualifiers  (C) Grand Prix  (D) WSCC Super Final More information on the following link https://fide.com/news/577

Eva Repkova, WOM chairperson to lead the webinar “Women in leadership roles”

ECU Webinar “Women in Leadership roles” will take place on Friday, 12th of June at 17:00 CET.The Webinar will be led by Eva Repkova, ECU Vice President & Chairperson of FIDE Women’s Commission, and Alice O’Gorman, Secretary of ECU Women’s Commission with Polina Tsedenova and FIDE Vice President, Anastasia Sorokina, among the main speakers. Speakers’ […]

Research about chess and gender by Astrid Barbier

Astrid Barbier, a chess player from Belgium, currently studying the master ‘Gender and Diversity” and doing her thesis about chess and gender. Therefore she has set up a survey, which takes about 20 minutes to fill in. The survey is available in English, Spanish, French and Dutch.  The thesis opted to get a better picture […]

Djerba Women Online Tournament

It is with a great pleasure we announce that Go-Makkah organises an online chess tournament reserved for women from all over the world with an objective to promote female chess in the Arab world and Africa. The tournament is open to all women around the world having FIDE ID. Link to the torunament https://www.djerbachessfestival.com/data/open2020 Good […]