European Women's Championship
The 17th European Individual Women's Chess Championship takes place in Mamaia, Romania from May 27th to June 7th, 2016. The tournament 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. The total prize fund is €60,000 with €11,000 going to the winner.
Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one. Organized by the Romanian Chess Federation, “Mind Games & Events” Sports Association, under the auspices of the European Chess Union. Official site: ecuwomen2016.ro