On December 2 in Nikolaevsk regional chess club under patronage of the Nikolaev mayor Vladimir Chaika starts the championship of Ukraine on chess among women.
5 grand masters, 6 masters and 1 candidate for the master of sports will take part in it. Including - the silver prize-winner of the recent World chess Olympic Games in Dresden, the Olympic champion of Turin (2006) Inna Gaponenko, the acting champion of the country, the participant of three World Olympic Games Tatyana Vasilevich, the fivefold champion of Armenia, the participant of two finals of the USSR championship Lyudmila Aslanyan, the fivefold champion of Ukraine among girls Diana Arutyunova.
The only candidate for the master in tournament - the representative of the home team, 14 - summer hope of the Nikolaev chess Olga Ivanenko.
Tournament opening - at 14:30, rounds every day (the beginning at 15:00), the last 11th round - on December 12 at 10:00, championship closing on December 12 at 16:00.
For fans of chess the hall works with demonstration boards. Make comments on championship parties the international master Andrey Rakhmangulov and the master of FIDE Sergey Bondarchuk. The chief judge of the championship - the judge of national category Ruslan Hamzin (Nikolaev).