International Chess Federation
Tuesday, 03 Jan 2023 10:34
The 1st Chess Workshop for Women set for January 05
  1. 1st Chess Workshop for Women set for January 05

FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess and Stockholm Chess Federation are pleased to announce the 1st FIDE WOM and Stockholm Chess Federation workshop that will take place on January 05, 2023, at 12:00 in Stockholm, Sweden. The event will be held during Rilton Cup in the Scandic Continental, Vasagatan 22, Stockholm, subway station T-Centralen.

According to the workshop’s organizers, chess is a special world, and through chess, women can become not only professional players and champions but journalists, bloggers, politicians, trainers, and arbiters. The speakers will exchange experiences and showcase how chess can change women’s lives for the better. 

 Invited guests of the workshop:

Pia Cramling, GM, Swedish legendary chess player, 
Dana Reizniece-Ozola, WGM, Deputy Chair of the FIDE Management Board, 
Ofelia Thörnqvist, Chairperson Sveriges Schackförbund Women Commission,
Anastasiya Karlovich, WGM, Chess Journalist, Photographer

Moderator of the event: Anastasia Sorokina, Chairperson of the FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess 

 The event will be live streamed on FIDE Youtube:

Prior to the workshop, the first WOM meeting will be held at 10:00 CET.