Women Chess Conference kicks off in Prague

A conference highlighting women and girls in chess took place in Prague, Czech Republic, as part of the 22nd European Women’s Chess Championship and the Year of the Woman in Chess. A two-day-long educational and motivational networking conference for women in chess is aimed to share best practices and introduce successful female chess projects, engage […]

Queen’s Pavilion and Social Pavilion are Open

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich and Managing Director Dana Reizniece Ozola opened the Queen’s and Social Pavilions on the first day of the 44th Chess Olympiad. Sonja Johnson, Chairperson of the Planning and Development Commission, welcomed Dana to the stage, and Dana addressed the audience. “188 Men’s teams, 162 Women’s teams are participating; it seems like […]

FIDE and ChessKid GIRLS ONLY tournament announced

FIDE is excited to announce the first-ever FIDE and ChessKid Unrated Girls Only Tournament, which will take place on July 10, 2022, as a part of the FIDE Queens’ Festival. This free-to-attend event will consist of Eastern Edition and Western Edition. Both editions will be played in two different age groups – Ages 9 and under […]

Queens’ Chess Festival: Your chance to see Chennai!

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 of the Queens’ Online Chess Festival 2022, a series of continental women’s online blitz tournaments. Four players, the winners of the finals in all categories, and one team […]

Queens’ Online Chess Festival 2022: Registration opens

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 […]