The European School Chess Championship 2015 starts in 2 days in Konya/Turkey. The event will be held in the Rixos Konya Hotel from 24th June until 3rd July.

The organizer of the Championship is Turkish Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union.

The Championship is organized in 12 different categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17, Girls and Boys separately. The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.

692 players have registered so far.

Technical meeting is scheduled for 24th June at 9.00 pm, and the first round starts on 25th June at 4.00 pm (Turkish time).

Organizer has prepared the side events for coaches, accompanying persons and all other interested players, such as Blitz tournament for coaches and accompanying persons; Seminar for FIDE Arbiters and Seminar for FIDE Trainers.

More information on the Official Website

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