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EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID & BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 OFFICIALLY STARTED

The 14 European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championship 2014 was officially opened at Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel in Tallinn/Estonia.

The opening ceremony was attended by the President of the Estonian Chess Federation, Mr. Andrei Korobeinik, Deputy President of the European Chess Uinon, Mr. Ion Dobronauteanu and speaker of the Estonian Parliament, Mr. Eiki Nestor.

Opening

298 young chess players from 13 European countries will compete in the next five days within 5 different events:

14th Individual European Championship in Rapid

13th European Rapid Cup – Rapid Superfinal

14th Team European Championships in Rapid

14th Individual European Championships in Blitz and

13th European Championship in Solving Chess Problems

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The organizer of the Championship is Estonian Chess Federation in cooperation with the European Chess Union.

The top games will be broadcast live at the official website of the Championship.

Schedule of the Championship:

November 12th

Arrival of participants

November 13th

09:30     Technical meeting

11:00     Opening ceremony

11:30 – 13:30       Rapid individual, Rounds 1 – 2

16:00 – 19:00       Rapid individual, Rounds 3 – 5

November 14th

10:00 – 13:00       Rapid individual, Rounds 6 – 8

15:00 – 16:00       Rapid individual, Round 9

17:00 – 19:00       Solving problems

November 15th

10:00 – 14:00       Rapid team, Rounds 1 – 4

16:00 – 21:00       Superfinal, 1/8; 1/4 ; 1/2; final

November 16th

10:00 – 13:00       Rapid team, Rounds 5 – 7

15:00 – 17:30       Blitz tournament

18:00     Closing ceremony

November 17th

Departure of participants

More information at the official website

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