To add your women's or girls regional event, contact [email protected] with an email listing the basic info of your event with a 100 word maximum (Please include when, where, round times and website link to register or for more information.) Find out more about the US Chess Women's initiative here, and follow news on previous events featuring top women and girls.
Girls Club Room at the National High School Championships, 3/15-3/17 in Schaumburg, IL
Ladies Knight chess classes, Thursday nights at the Saint Louis Chess Club at 6:30 PM in two separate sections, Pure Beginner and Intermediate with WGM Anna Sharevich.
Mechanics' Institute Chess for Women Program: Free Chess Class for Beginner and Intermediate Women Players of All Ages, Sundays from 11 AM to 1 PM
First time opportunity for women of all ages to receive benefits of chess instruction from a woman's perspective.
Where: Room 407 at the Mechanics' Institute,
57 Post St., San Francisco (near Montgomery BART)
Instructor: Ewelina Krubnik
Sundays 4-5 PM
Coach Annastasia Wyzywany will lead the way on this class. Coach Anna is the highest rated female player/coach in the Charlotte Metro Area.
This club will not only be a load of fun but will be a great way for girls to meet friends. This club is designed especially for girls to introduce the fundamental basics of chess and guide them all the way through tournament play.
The CCCSA will work closely with the US Chess Women's Initiative to ensure that girls and women have a comfortable avenue into the wonderful world of chess.
Winter 2019 Dates: January 27, February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24, March 3
February 3rd: Chess Fundamentals: Girls in Chess in Huntingdon Valley, PA
The purpose of this event is to encourage more girls to learn and continue with chess in the surrounding area. All genders are welcome.
Friday, March 29, New York City:
Her Move Next 3, Game Night
Please join us Friday, March 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM for Her Move Next 3: Game Night. Our Friday game night, All-Girls Quad-Team Tournaments were directly inspired by the eponymous award winning short film documentary Her Move Next. We welcome all chessgirls to our events. Please share details with others who may be interested. Register Here and find more details at https://www.hermovenext.com/events/
Find out more information at [email protected].
Last year a record number of 240 players participated. This CLO article covers the event, including the decisive 6th round game with comments by the winner. Find out more info and register on https://chessgirls.win/
April: 2019 KCF All-Girls National Championships, April 12 - 14
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Chicago, IL 60616
(888) 421-1442 or (312) 567-1234
HR: $165 Single/Double/Triple/Quad
Presented by the Kasparov Chess Foundation and Renaissance Knights Chess
April 27, Centennial, Colorado:
Colorado State Girl's Scholastic Chess Championship
Featured Guest= WGM Tatev Abrahamyan
May 4, 2019: Spence All-Girls Tournament
26 East 91st Street
New York NY 10128
June: 2019 U.S. Women's Open - June 11-12 - Las Vegas, NV - additional details coming soon.
Highlighted Past Events
Girls Club Room at the K-12 Chess Championships in Orlando, featuring special guests WIM Carolina Blanco, WGM Sabina Foisor and GM Elshan Moradiabadi
July 11-24, 2018 - St Louis, MO - US Jr Girls Closed Championship. See uschesschamps.com and our CLO news story and tactics follow-up for details on Carissa Yip's victory in this ultra competitive event.
July 28-31, 2018 The National Girls Tournament of Champions (NGTOC) is an invitational tournament of champions for girls representing each state across the US that is in conjunction with the Denker and Barber Tournaments. Includes a $5,000 scholarship for first place, as sponsored by Richard and Barbara Schiffrin
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