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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2012 begins March 1

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Hi everyone,

It's time for some beautiful chess again - the European Women's Chess Championship 2012 begins on Thursday. You can also cheer your favourite grandmaster - Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk at the event!

The Government of Turkey and the Turkish Chess Federation (TCF) and Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality are holding the European Individual, Rapid and Blitz Women's Chess Championship 2012 which will take place in Gaziantep, Türkiye, from 1st March (Arrival) to 19th March(Departure) 2012.

Opening and closing ceremony and matches will take place in The Anatolian Hotel Gaziantep.

The 13th European individual chess championship for women is open to all players representing the Chess Federations which comprise the European Chess Union (FIDE zones 1.1 to 1.10) regardless of their title or rating. There is also no limit of participants per federation.

You can access the official website here.

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