EUROPEAN SENIOR TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019- Official regulations
European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 will take place from 17th-27th September 2019 in a well-known tourist destination in Croatia, famous for its beaches, best air quality, pine forests and walking trails along the sea- Mali Losinj, located in the island of Losinj.
European Senior Team Chess Championship 2019 will be played in two age categories: 50+ and 65+, and is open to all players representing federations listed as ECU members. The teams consist of 4 players and one reserve, and entitled to participate in the category 50+ are players who were born in 1969 or earlier, while entitled to participate in the category 65+ are players who were born in 1954 or earlier. Separate Women’s competition will be organized if there are at least 8 teams in am age category otherwise, the women’s championships will be merged with the open respective age category.
The event will be played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, with time control 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min for the rest of the game + 30 sec increment for every move played starting from the first move. The total prize fund of the event will be 7.000 EUR.
The Championship will be held in 4 stars Hotel Aurora, the official hotel of the Championship together with the 4 stars Hotel Vespera, located next to the playing venue and Hotel Aurora.