The Goddesschess Canadian Women's Chess Championship is the women's Canadian zonal this year and will determine who qualifies for the FIDE Women's Chess Championship to be held later this year in Khanty Masiysk, Russia.
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Women's closed / Championnat féminin
WIM Natalia Khoudgarian (2278 CFC) - Current Champion / Championne Actuelle
Jackie Peng (2121 CFC)
Myriam Roy (2093 FQE)
Chang Yun (1988 FQE)
Qiyu Zhu (1953 CFC)
Natasa Serbanescu (1869 CFC)
Jiaxin Liu (1722 CFC)
Indy Ma (1698 FQE)
Ling Yun Shi (1633 FQE)
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.
Format: 9 Round Swiss, FQE, CFC and FIDE rated
Time Control: 40/90, G/30 + 30 seconds from move one.
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).
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.