The FIDE/ Women’s Speed Chess Championship

The International Chess Federation and announce the FIDE/ Women’s Speed Chess Championship, an online competition to be held between May 28th and July 3rd 2021. The first edition of the FIDE/ Women’s Speed Chess Championship was held in summer 2020, right in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic. With participants like Hou Yifan, Ju Wenjun, Anna Ushenina, Valentina Gunina, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Kateryna Lagno, and others, the event was a big success both among the audience and participants.
The event will consist of two stages – the qualifiers for the event will happen from May 28 till June 6, while the main event runs from June 10 till July 3 with the semifinals on July 1st and 2nd, and the finals on July 3rd. More details here –