European Universities Chess Championship 2022

The European Universities Games, will take place in Lodz, Poland from 14 to 30 July 2022. Student-athletes will compete in as many as 20 disciplines. This means that up to 6,000 players from all over Europe will take part in the Polish edition of the European Universities Games (EUG).

Students will compete in the largest academic sport event in Europe, from around 400 European universities, from at least 40 countries.

The European Universities Chess Championship 2022 part of European Universities Games will take place from 14th-20th July in Lodz, Poland.

The Championship will be played within two team events: Blitz and Rapid. Teams shall be composed of two players each, with one Man and one Woman player.

Participants should be athletes aged 17-30 and be enrolled in higher education studies. The registration is conducted by the national university sport bodies in Europe. Please contact them if you wish to register your teams.

The second General Entry deadline for registrations is set for February 15 and the third deadline for late registrations on March 15.

The format of the tournaments will be Swiss system. Time Control of Rapid: 25 (twenty-five) minutes for all moves with an increment of 10 (ten) seconds per move, starting from move 1 (one). Time Control of Blitz: 3 (three) minutes followed by an increment of 2 (two) sec/move, starting from the move 1 (one).

The team with the best (accumulative) results in Blitz and Rapid events will become the European Universities Chess Champion. Second and third-ranked teams will receive medals. The best individual players of each tournament will be awarded with medals.

Details about the regulations can be found here.

European Universities Games 2022 – Official Website