ECU Girls’ and Women‘s Chess Weekend
in Internet (Welt),
14. – 16.05.2021
The weekend is open to female chess players of all levels and consists of a wide range of events including tournaments, coaching sessions and simultaneous exhibitions with some of Europe’s strongest players. Different skill levels in tournaments and coaching sessions will thereby allow everyone to find the event that suits their level of chess.
Additionally, learn from some of Europe’s most successful female women what it is like to be a top class arbiter, how and when to eat to perform best at chess or what top tips titled players have about time management to combine chess, career and family.
All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST)
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To ensure only female players participate in the tournaments, all tournaments are password protected. Passwords have been shared with all participating federations. Please contact your national federation to get the password. Alternatively, please send an email with your name, date of birth and home country/town to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tournament for beginners
Rating under 1300
Tournament for everyone with a lichess rating under 1300
rating under 1800
Tournament for everyone with a lichess rating under 1800
Tournament for everyone without rating restriction
The best players from the qualifiers can participate in the finals. Please make sure that you allow personal messages on lichess.org so that we can send you the information for the finals. Live commentary by WFM Denise Trippold and WFM Nikola Mayrhuber.
Every girl and woman who is not qualified for the finals can participate in the open tournament under https://lichess.org/tournament/w72ggtq8
Please send a join request to the final teams, in case you are qualified:
An international girls’ and women’s team battle will take place on 16.05. 18:00 CEST. Please participate with your federation. Link: https://lichess.org/tournament/od6lXAIP There will be live commentary of the event by WGM Petra Papp and WIM Jana Schneider. Please contact https://lichess.org/@/Female_Europeans if your federation wants to be part of the battle.
|15.05. 13:30||Simultaneous exhibition against WGM Laura Unuk. live commentary by WIM Lara Janzelj & WIM Teja Vidic|
|15.05. 16:30||Simultaneous exhibition against WFM Denise Trippold, live commentary WFM Nikola Mayrhuber|
|16.05. 10:00||Simultaneous exhibition against WGM Petra Papp, live commentary WIM Inna Agrest|
|16.05. 14:00||Simultaneous exhibition against GM Marie Sebag, live commentary WGM Katarzyna Toma|
Coaching sessions that are open to everyone and do not require sign up. Sessions will take place over twitch or zoom. Participants can join the sessions using the links below.
Beginners Coaching Session
Coaching session for everyone with a lichess rating under 1300
|15.05. 10:00||Introduction into chess – complete beginners session with WIM Andreea Navrotescu|
|15.05. 15:00||„Golden Rules for Improving your game“ with WGM Petra Papp|
|16.05. 12:30||Beginners Coaching with WFM Anna Endress|
Intermediate Coaching Session
Coaching session for everyone with a lichess rating under 1800
|15.05. 15:00||„The Instructive Games of Women World Champions“ with WIM Jana Schneider|
|16.05. 12:30||„Attacking the king“ with GM Marie Sebag|
Advanced Coaching Session
Coaching session for everyone with a lichess rating over 1800
|15.05. 15:00||„Positional Chess Masterpieces“ with WIM Andreea Navrotescu|
|16.05. 12:30||„The Queens Gambit“ – WIM Lara Janzelj & WIM Teja Vidic|
Small Group Coaching Sessions
Small group coaching sessions take place on 16.05. at 16:30 CEST. Beginners coaching with FM Akshaya Kalaiyalahan, intermediate coaching with WGM Josefine Heinemann & WGM Ticia Gara, Advanced coaching with WGM Petra Papp & IM Elisabeth Pähtz. Places for these small group coaching sessions are distributed through federations and can be won at prizes during the the individual tournaments!
Workshops and Debates
No sign-ups required, just join the session using the link.
|14.05. 19:30||Opening event with special guest Tatia Skhirtladze, director of the documentary Glory to the Queen. The documentary follows four legendary female chess players from Georgia, who revolutionized women’s chess across the globe and became Soviet icons of female emancipation.|
|15.05. 13:00||Workshop: Eat and Win – What to eat and when to eat to perform at your best. Miriam Moerwald & IM Harald Schneider-Zinner|
|15.05. 15:00||Presentation: Time Management: The endless chess struggle. WGM Regina Theissl-Pokorná|
|15.05. 17:00||Workshop: My daughter wants to play chess Aylin Albayrak and her daughter Nese|
|15.05. 19:00||Workshop: How to start streaming. WIM Andreea Navrotescu|
|16.05. 11.30||Round Table: How to publicly present and report about womens chess. IM Stefan Löffler & Alice O’Gorman|
|16.05. 14:00||Round Table: Do we need more female arbiters? Anemone Kulczak, Sandra Schmidt|
|16.05. 16:30||Workshop: Working with a Women’s National Team. IM Harald Schneider-Zinner|
- Anreise am ersten Tag bis 16.30 Uhr
- Abreise am letzten Tag ab 19.30 Uhr
Der Veranstaltungstermin liegt in der Vergangenheit, es ist keine Anmeldung mehr möglich.