Registered players thus far:
Women's closed / Championnat féminin
WIM Natalia Khoudgarian (2278 CFC) - Current Champion / Championne Actuelle
Jackie Peng (2121 CFC)
Myriam Roy (2093 FQE)
Qiyu Zhu (1953 CFC)
Natasa Serbanescu (1869 CFC)
Indy Ma (1698 FQE)
Ling Yun Shi (1633 FQE)
Dates: August 4-11, 2012
Format: 9 Round Swiss, FQE, CFC and FIDE rated
Venue: Olympic Stadium, Regroupement Loisir Québec, 4545 Pierre-de-Coubertin, Montréal, QC
Eligibility: Women with a CFC rating over 1700 or with a FIDE/FQE rating over 1600. Provincial Women champion (see Handbook, section 11).
Schedule : Saturday, 3:30 pm, opening ceremony
Rd 1: Saturday, 4pm
Rd 2: Sunday, 10 am
Rd 3: Sunday, 4 pm
Rd 4: Monday, 4 pm
Rd 5: Tuesday, 4 pm
Rd 6: Wednesday, 4 pm
Rd 7: Thursday, 4 pm
Rd 8: Friday, 4 pm
Rd 9: Saturday, 1 pm
Playoffs and closing ceremony: as soon as possible after round 9.
Guaranteed prize fund:1- Travel to the Women’s world championship in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia (1000$) + 200$
100$ added to the prize fund for each player over 12 (66% 2nd prize, 33% 3rd prize). Free accommodation for 2011 Women’s champion.
Time Control: 40/90, G/30 + 30 seconds from move one.Entry Fees: 175$ per player (200$ on site). 20$ discount for those who reserved their place before June 1st.
Accommodation: Many bed and breakfast nearby and hotels such as Le St-André http://www.hotelsaintandre.ca which is at about 15 minutes by metro of the tournament site with rooms starting at 84$/night.
Cheques are to be mailed at : Club d'échecs de Maisonneuve
2188 De La SalleMontréal, Québec, H1V 2K8*Sets, boards and clock provided. Players must be full members of the CFC.
*Some informations may change. Subject to finalization of dates for the 2012 Women's World Championship.