Home Page Press 2007 U.S. Women's Championship to be Held July 16-20, Stillwater, Oklahoma
|2007 U.S. Women's Championship to be Held July 16-20, Stillwater, Oklahoma|
|By US Chess Federation|
|May 18, 2007|
The 2007 Frank Berry U.S. Women's Championship is scheduled for Stillwater, Oklahoma from July 16-20. The top ten rated women from the May list will be invited for a round robin, with $25,000 in prizes. The Women's Championship will be followed by two other exciting events, a blitz open with a $1500 prize fund on Friday, July 20th and a $2500 weekend five round Swiss on July 21-22.
U.S. Women's Championship Schedule
Opening Ceremony- Monday 11 AM
Rounds 1+2- Monday at Noon and 6 PM
Rounds 3+4-Tuesday the 17th at 11 AM and 5 PM
Rounds 5+6- Wednesday the 18th 11 AM and 5 PM
Rounds 7+8- Thursday the 19th-11 AM and 5 PM
Round 9- Friday the 20th at 11 AM
Blitz Tournament (Open) July 20
Weekend Swiss (Open) July 21-22
Total Prize fund $25,000.
Zonal qualification details
There are three women's zonal qualifying spots for US players this year. If the top woman in the regular US Championship makes at least an even score, she will obtain one spot and the other two spots will be determined in the Women's Championship. If all women in the US Championship make minus scores, all three zonal spots will be determined in the Women's Championship.