The Women’s World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2012 will be held from 30th May to 6th June at the Sheraton Hotel, Batumi, Georgia.
It is an 11 rounds Swiss tournament with time control 25 mins + 10 sec per move. Every female player with the Elo of 2500+ in one of the official FIDE rating lists as well as all former World Champions and Olympic Champions have the personal right to participate in the Championship. Besides, every national federation can nominate one player for participation in the Championship. In addition, up to five more players can be nominated from the same federation, provided they have Elo of 2300+ in one of the official FIDE rating lists in 2012.