Calchess Women's State Championship

State Championship Event
Berkeley Chess School

Event Overview

Face Masks are optional.


A FIDE rated 5 round Swiss Style Tournament with Cash Prizes.
WFM, WIM, WGM Free Entry! (Entry fee deducted from winnings)

1. The tournament shall be played in accordance with FIDE and USCF rules.

2. Game forfeited after 30 minutes in the event of a no-show.

3 Day Schedule

Round 1: Friday 7pm

Round 2: Saturday 11:00 am

Round 3: Saturday 4 pm

Round 4: Sunday 12pm

Round 5: Sunday 4:30pm

2 Day Schedule

Round 1: Saturday 11:00 am

Round 2: Saturday 1:30 pm

Round 3: Saturday 4 pm

Round 4: Sunday 12pm

Round 5: Sunday 4:30pm

2 day Time control (Rounds 1-2) G/60 with a 5 second delay

3 day Time Control G/90 with a 30 Second Increment. Fide Rated

Sections Merge after round 2,There are prizes for Rating Sections.

Round 5 pairings may be altered to create a head on match for section level Prizes.

One Player is allowed only a maximum of 1 prize! (One player may not win both an Under Rating, Prize and an age Prize. She will only recieve ONE of those prizes. Whichever is larger)

WGMs/WIMs/WFMs may play without paying an entry fee, however Entry Fee will be deducted from any winnings.

1st: $500

2nd: $300

3rd: $200

Best U2000: $200 Best U1600: $150 Best U1200: $150


2622 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
United States

Sections: 1
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund: 1500
FIDE Rated: Yes
Handicap Accessible: No
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

Elizabeth Shaughnessy
Phone: 5108430150