This is our seventeenth annual all-female chess tournament. It is being staged to celebrate the women who opened doors in this male-dominated sport and to encourage all those who follow in their footsteps to support and mentor other women. To help promote this role-modeling, this tournament is open to women of all ages.
Who: Open to women of all ages
Sections: K-4, K-12, and adult (Sections may be combined depending on number of players)
Trophies for all three sections.
All participants receive commemorative medal.
Top overall award: onyx chess set and board.
When: On-site registration runs from 8:30am-9:15am; games start at 9:30; break at 12:00; two or three rounds follow with awards to be presented around 3:30pm.
Where: Rochester Chess Center, 221 Norris Dr., Rochester, NY 14610 (near Cobbs Hill Park).
Entry Fees: $8 by Thursday before event (3/16); $12 same day/onsite. 50% discount for any participants in this year's Interscholastic Chess Leagues, or members of the Rochester Chess Center (individual or family).
For more information, call Ron Lohrman at (585) 442-2430 OR send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org