Women Chess

IM Laura Unuk – simul for the Girls and Women weekend

IM/WGM Laura Unuk is playing a simultaneous exhibition as part of the ECU Girls and Women Chess Weekend. WIM Lara Janzelj and WIM Teja Vidic will join the stream too.

Earlier WIM Andreea Navrotescu streamed a beginners chess class

More about the Women and Girls weekend

Video: Opening ceremony

The weekend is open to female chess players of all levels and consists of a wide range of events including tournaments, coaching sessions and simultaneous exhibitions with some of Europe’s strongest players. Different skill levels in tournaments and coaching sessions will thereby allow everyone to find the event that suits their level of chess.

Additionally you can learn from some of Europe’s most successful female women
what it is like to be a top class arbiter, how and when to eat to perform best at
chess or what top tips titled players have about time management to combine
chess, career and family.

The workshops can be found on the official homepage of the weekend

for participation on social media please use the official hastag #chessisfemale

On sunday 16.05. you can find three interactive workshops:

• 16.05. 11.30 How to publicly present and report about womens chess with
IM Stefan Löffler & Alice O’Gorman
• 16.05. 14:00 Do we need more female arbiters? Anemone Kulczak, Sandra
• 16.05. 16:30 Working with a Women’s National Team with IM Harald

In the opening ceremony Tatia Skhirtladze, director of the movie “Glory to the Queen“, welcomed all the participants and gave interesting insights in her work
and the topics female participation and representation.

More information: Schachjugend Twitter / Schachjugend Instagram

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