U.S. Women's Championship

Yu, Jennifer vs. Yip, Carissa

The 2019 U.S. Women's Championship is a 12-player round-robin featuring the strongest female players in the USA, who compete for USD $100,000 in prize money and the title of 2019 U.S. Women's Champion. If two or more players tie for first place a playoff will be held. For the 11th consecutive year the Saint Louis Chess Club is hosting the event. Players receive 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment from move one. Draw offers are not allowed before move 30. Official website: uschesschamps.com