The 16th European Individual Women’s Chess Championship for 2015 is taking place from 18-31st May at the hotel “Oazis Palace Chakvi” in Chakvi, Adjara, Georgia.
The Championship is organized by the government of Georgia, government of Adjarian Autonomous Republic and Georgian Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union.
The championship is an 11-round Swiss qualification event for the next World Women Championship. According to FIDE regulations and the decision of the ECU Board, 14 players will qualify.
GM Nana Dzagnidze (2570) from Georgia heads the field of 99 players from 19 different countries.