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European Small Nations Team Chess Championship 2023 – Official regulations

The 8th edition of the European Small Nations Team Championship will be held from 28th October 2023 (arrival) to 5th November 2023 (departure) in the Pomme d’Or Hotel, St Helier, Jersey.

The main supporter of the event is the European Chess Union which annually supports the major event of European Small Nations.

The event is played as a 10-team round-robin event with the participation of the following teams: Andorra, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco and San Marino. Each team shall consist of four players and one reserve player.

The time control will be 90 minutes for 40 moves, with 30 minutes for the rest of the game, and 30
seconds increment per move from move one.

Tournament schedule:

The teams should confirm the name of their representatives until the 28th of September, 2023. The teams should complete the registration form for their players and accompanying persons and return by email to jerseychessfederation@gmail.com.

The official hotel and the playing venue of the event will be ****Pomme d’Or Hotel located on the Liberation Square.

The Small Nations meeting will be held concurrently with the tournament, on Saturday, 4th of November, 2023.

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