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Join the ranks in the most crucial online tournament series for women. Weekly duels crafted for chess queens of every title – your crown awaits!
Tournament Series Details
3+1 blitz swiss system
Every wednesday at 17:00 CET
$1000 prize fund per tournament
For all women with fide or arena titles
31 Jan 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 1
7 Feb 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 2
14 Feb 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 3
21 Feb 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 4
28 Feb 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 5
6 Mar 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 6
13 Mar 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 7
20 Mar 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 8
27 Mar 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 9
3 Apr 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 10
10 Apr 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 11
17 Apr 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 12
24 Apr 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 13
1 May 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 14
8 May 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 15
15 May 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 16
22 May 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 17
29 May 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 18
5 Jun 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 19
12 Jun 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 20
19 Jun 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 21
26 Jun 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 22
3 Jul 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 23
10 Jul 2024Finished
Swiss Queens Wednesday 24
17 Jul 2024Upcoming
Swiss Queens Wednesday 25
24 Jul 2024Upcoming
Swiss Queens Wednesday 26
Prizes & Exclusive Benefits
$300
1st place
$250
2nd place
$200
3rd place
$150
4th place
$100
5th place
Additionally, titled players are eligible for a lifetime free PRO subscription! This applies to WIM, IM, WGM, and GM titles. Contact support@chessarena.com to get more information.
Useful info
About the Swiss Queens Wednesday Series

The Swiss Queens Wednesday Series is a weekly chess event organized by FIDE and World Chess to celebrate the achievements of women in chess. It provides a global platform for female players to connect, compete, and grow within the chess community.

About the tournament

The Swiss Queens Wednesday is hosted on the FIDE Online Arena platform (chessarena.com) every Wednesday, starting January 31st, 2024, at 17:00 Central European Time.

The tournaments are open to all women chess players holding either FIDE or FIDE Online Arena titles.

The tournament features a Swiss pairing system with a 3+1 Blitz time control.

About the Prizes

Prizes totaling $1,000 per tournament will be awarded, with the potential for an annual prize fund increase to $100,000. The prize pool of each tournament is $1,000: 1st - $300, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $200, 4th - $150, 5th - $100.

How to participate?

To participate, all players should have a FIDE or Arena title and an active Pro subscription. Titled players are eligible for a lifetime free PRO subscription! This applies to WIM, IM, WGM, and GM titles. Contact support@chessarena.com to get more information.

Anti-Cheating

The tournament emphasizes fair play, and strict adherence to FIDE's regulations is enforced. The Night Watch Fair Play Suite will analyze games, and players are required to join a monitored Zoom meeting during the tournament.

Rules & Regulations

The official rules and regulations are available on the tournament website. Participants are advised to read and understand these rules before participating.

Сheck-list before the Tournament starts

Welcome to Swiss Queens Tournament. To avoid any unexpected issues, please follow this check-list before the Tournament starts:

  1. Make sure you are signed in

    If you are signed out, click on the icon in the very right upper corner of Arena and sign in.

  2. Double-check you’ve joined the tournament.

    If you see the button Join, please click on it immediately. If the page just shows that the tournament will start in a certain period of time, you are all set.

  3. Now click on the Zoom conference link (the link will be sent to you 30 minutes before the tournament starts). When you enter the Zoom conference, we kindly ask you to:

    • mute your microphone
    • switch the camera on
    • never use headphones
    • never share screen
    • players are allowed to stream if they’d like.
  4. The Arbiters will join you in the Zoom conference. If you have any urgent questions you are able to ask publicly, you are welcome to send them to group chat in Zoom conference before the tournament starts. After the tournament starts we kindly ask you to send your feedback and questions to support@chessarena.com. You’ll be able to report fair play issues in chat. But please mind it is prohibited to report fair play issues publicly, so those reports should only be sent to support@chessarena.com. We recommend doing that on breaks and after the tournament, so you do not waist your time during the game. Please rest assured all reports will be reviewed by Fair Play Team.

  5. After you join Zoom conference, please leave this page open and switch to the Arena page in the same browser.

  6. When the tournament starts, your game will open automatically.

Other general info:

  • We strongly recommend choosing one of these browsers:

    Google Chrome

    Safari

    Yandex

  • Please do not leave the tournament page during the tournament

  • If you have any issues, please write to support@chessarena.com at your earliest convenience. Support Team will react immediately and try to solve the problem as quick as possible.