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FIDE, Announce 2020 Women's Speed Chess Championship

FIDE and have announced the 2020 FIDE Women's Speed Chess Championship,  an online competition for female players to be held between June 18 and July 20, 2020. The tournament has a total prize fund of $52,000.

The International Chess Federation and are partnering once again, this time bringing a newly formatted Women's Speed Chess Championship that offers a chance to any titled female player to play and qualify for the main Grand Prix.

Hopefuls can now qualify directly because of an extended format, which now consists of four different stages:

  1. Titled Swiss Tournaments
  2. Playoff Qualifiers
  3. Grand Prix
  4. Super Final