20th European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14

The 20th edition of the European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14 will take place from 21st – 30th August 2022 in Pec pod Snezkou, Czech Republic.

The event is open for citizens of a member state of the European Union or of a Schengen state. Each federation can register one player, a boy or a girl, in each of the categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, and unlimited number of extra (additional) players.

The 20th EU Youth Chess Championships will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds. The rate of play will be according to FIDE regulations 90 min for the whole game + 30 sec increase for each move played.

The best ranked three players from each category will receive championship trophies, medals and diplomas. Every player of each category will receive a commemorative championship medal and a diploma. Furthermore, players will receive prizes. The winners of each tournament receive a laptop, other medalists will receive a digital clock. Prizes will receive at least the first six players of each category. The total value of the prize fund will be at least 6.000 Euro. Girls in each category will be evaluated separately.

Registrations shall be done online by filling the registration form and sending it on the following email address: zdenek.fiala@chess.cz. The registration deadline is 25th July 2022.

The event is organized by Czech Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union.

Contact information:
Ing. Zdenek Fiala, director of the tournament
E-mail address: zdenek.fiala@chess.cz

Registration form – Download here

20th European Union Chess Championship U8-U14 – Official regulations