2022 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

The 2022 U.S. Girls' Junior Chess Championship will feature the best young girls of American chess. These young players represent the future of U.S. women's chess, and will compete against each other to see who's the best female players under the age of 20. With a national title and $20,600 up for grabs, fans can expect thrilling gameplay that showcases player's chess genius.

At A Glance
Dates July 6 - 16, 2022
Location Saint Louis Chess Club 
Format 10-Player Round Robins
Time Control G/90+30 (first 40 moves), then G/30+30
Prize Fund $20,600

 

Day Time* Event
Tuesday, July 5 Player Arrival
Wednesday, July 6 5:00 PM Player Meeting
6:00 PM Opening Ceremony
Thursday, July 7 1:00 PM Round 1
Friday, July 8 1:00 PM Round 2
Saturday, July 9 1:00 PM Round 3
Sunday, July 10 1:00 PM Round 4
Monday, July 11 1:00 PM Round 5
Tuesday, July 12
Rest Day
Wednesday, July 13 1:00 PM Round 6
Thursday, July 14 1:00 PM Round 7
Friday, July 15 1:00 PM Round 8
Saturday, July 16 1:00 PM Round 9
6:00 PM Playoff (if necessary)
7:00 PM Closing Ceremony
Sunday, July 17 Player Departure

* All times listed are Central Time*

2022 U.S. GIRLS' JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP PRIZE FUND
Place Prize Place Prize
1st $6,000 6th $1,200
2nd $4,000 7th $1,000
3rd $3,000 8th $800
4th $2,000 9th $600
5th $1,500 10th $500
Total Prize Fund $20,600