The European Chess Union (ECU), the Romanian Chess Federation and the Universul Chess Club invite all National Chess Federations of ECU to participate at European Youth Chess Championship 2023 to be held in Mamaia, Romania, between 04 (arrival) – 15 (departure) September 2023.
The event will be played in 6 age categories U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, open and girls sections separately, in 9 rounds, swiss system. The time rate will be 90 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one.
Each federation can register one player in each category – under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 (boys and girls), with the maximum number of twelve invited players. Each federation can register unlimited number of extra players. The players placed 1-3 in the European Youth Chess Championship 2022 have the personal right to participate in the championship in the corresponding age-category or a higher age category if they fulfil the conditions that they have not reached the age of 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 or 18 years, respectively, by January 1, 2023.
All invited players and extra players have to register through their national federations. The entry form should be filled in by the national federation on the official website of the championship. Registration must be done before 14th July, 2023 (registration deadline).
The venue of the championship is Ceremony Hall Dorna.
Qualifying & Prizes:
The first three players in each group will be awarded medals and cups; the first six players in each group will be awarded diplomas. The Winners of the each category will become the European Youth Chess Champions 2023 of the respective age category.
Official website: https://euromamaia2023.com
Tournament Director: IO Elena CRISTIAN, phone & whatsapp: +40723309101
ROU CF General Secretary: IM Gabriel GRECESCU, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
European Youth Chess Championship 2023 – Official regulations