European School Chess Championship 2022 starts

The European School Chess Championship 2022 takes place from 20th-30th April in Rhodes, Greece.

The event kicks off on Thursday, 21st of April, with the Opening ceremony which will be held shortly before the start of the first round.

More than 170 players from more than 22 European federations registered for the event which will be played in 6 age categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17, open and girls sections separately.

Starting rank list of players

The system of play will be Swiss system, 9 rounds, with time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.

The official Hotel and the venue of the event is the 5 stars “Rodos Palace” Hotel and Conference center.


All the players will receive a certificate of participation. The 3 best ranked players of each category will be awarded with trophies and medals. The top six players of each section will receive special prizes (chess books). The best 3 teams-federations of the Championship. For the team standings, the best 6 individual results (points) per federation in all categories will be calculated.

The 1st winner of each European School Championship category shall have the personal right to participate as an invited player in the World School Championship of the corresponding or of a higher age category if the relevant stipulation of the FIDE Tournament Regulation is met. This privilege may be exercised exclusively in the subsequent year following the qualification.

The official website of all events