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Castle Camp Scholarship 2013

FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess is happy to inform that for the 3rd consecutive year the WOM has received the Castle Camp Scholarship.

The big news is that we now have two scholarships available that will be awarded to a top Latin America and top African girl chess player and it will include all training expenses covered plus lodging and accommodation during the training.

The Castle Camp gets together as students and experience players will be coached by Grandmasters and International Grandmasters. The intensive training will take place from June 16th -23rd in Atlanta, United States and it includes coaching sessions, tournament play, evening fun activities (blitz tournament, endgame challenges, simuls and much more) and recreation time. It’s with no doubt an important experience to any chess player! You can find more information at

We will be announcing the selected girl in the following weeks, to become a candidate for this sponsorship please send an email to (emails will be accepted until April 1th), the requirements are:

– Girl from any Latin America and African country
– Should speak English
– Should have participated in international tournaments
– Be on the top junior list of her respective country

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