21st European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14

The 21st edition of the European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14 will take place from 15th-24th August 2023 in Kouty nad Desnou, Czech Republic. The event is organized by the Czech Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union.

The Championship 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. Registration forms must be sent back no later than June 15th, 2023 by email.

The 21st 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 first 25 boards of each tournament will be broadcasted online. On-line transmissions will include at least 100 games.

Kouty nad Desnou, Czech Republic

The first three players from each category will receive championship trophies, medals and diplomas. Every player of each category will receive 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.

Contact information:
Ing. Zdenek Fiala, director of the tournament
Pesinky 1125, 582 91 Svetla n. S., Czech Republic
E-mail: zdenek.fiala@chess.cz

21st European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-14 – Official regulations