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FIDE has recently kicked off its Global Women’s Online Chess Challenge a.k.a “The Queens’ Festival” which offers a series of continental and global women’s online chess tournaments, seminars and activities starting from 11th June 2021. Organized by the FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess in cooperation with FIDE Events Commission, the event is also supported by the Asian Chess Federation, African Chess Confederation, European Chess Union, and Confederation of Chess for Americas aimed at developing a strong global women chess community with the hope of enhancing women participation in all aspects of their chess life.

And as the name suggests, the Festival and all its activities and tournaments are only open for Women from all over the world

Those who would like to sign up for Seminars and Networking activities offered by FIDE during the Festival, interested persons are requested to visit http://queensfestival.fide.com to learn more about the program. The following are the topics offered and registration can be made via the following link FIDE Queens Festival – registration (google.com)

Seminars offered throughout the Queen’s Festival organized by FIDE

For those who are interested to participate in the blitz tournament organized during the Festival, please CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD the event Rules and Regulations to better understand its requirement. Briefly, the Queens Festival tournaments are divided into Regional qualification rounds played over 11 round Swiss using a time control of 3 minutes + 2 seconds. The Asia qualification rounds will start on 12th June 2021

Those who are interested to represent Malaysia are requested to fill up the following application form by CLICKING HERE and attach a RM100 proof of payment to MCF Account (Persekutuan Catur Malaysia – CIMB 8000649725) on or before 3rd June 2021.

For inquiries, please contact mcfsecretariat@malaysiachess.org or whatsapp only +6016.446.2542

MCF Secretariat