The government of Georgia, government of Adjarian Autonomous Republic and Georgian Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union organize the 16th European Individual Women’s Chess Championships for 2015.
The championship will be held in Chakvi, Adjara (13 km from Batumi) in Georgia, from May 18 (day of arrival) until May 31 (day of departure) 2015.
The official venue of the tournament will be the hall in 5***** hotel “Oazis Palace Chakvi”.
The championship will be played as an 11-round Swiss tournament in accordance with the ECU Tournament Rules and FIDE Rules of Chess.
The time control will be 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.
The 16th European Individual Women’s Chess Championships is a qualification event for the next World Women Championship. According to FIDE regulations and the decision of the ECU Board, 14 players will qualify.
The first prize is 11.000 EUR, and the total prize fund is 60.000 EUR.
The registration deadline is 1st April 2015.
Maia Chiburdanidze Cup 2015
The government of Georgia, Georgian Chess Federation, Kutaisi City Hall and Imeretian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize the European Individual Women’s Rapid Chess Championship – Maia Chiburdanidze’s Cup 2015.
The tournament will be held in Kutaisi, Georgia, from May 31 (day of arrival) until June 3 (day of departure) 2015. The tournament hall will be in Hotel “Bagrati”.
All players will have free transportation from Chakvi to Kutaisi (120km) by special comfortable mini buses. Players will ELO 2500+ will be provided with full board accommodation in hotel “Bagrati” from May 31st to June 3rd.
The Championship will be played as an 11-round Swiss tournament with the rate of play 15 min + 10 seconds increment per move.
The first prize is 2000 EUR, and the total prize fund is 10.000 EUR.
For more information you can contact Mr. Akaki Iashvili
Mobile: (+995) 577 414121
Official invitations can be downloaded from the ECU website