European Youth Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2022 starts tomorrow

After the European Youth Team Chess Championship 2022, Hotel Lazart Thessaloniki, Greece hosts the European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2022. The events take place from 20-22 July with European Youth Individual Rapid Championships first on the schedule.

The Rapid Championship will be played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and U18, open and girls sections separately, from 20-21 July. 250 players from 28 European countries participate in the event, which will be played in 9 rounds, swiss system, with time control 15 min. + 10 sec. per player.

The Blitz Championship will take place on 22nd July, being played in 9 rounds, swiss system, within U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and U18 age categories, open and girls separately. 248 players from 28 European federations registered for the event.

Starting rank list of players can be found here.

The best 3 (three) players in each championship of each category will receive trophies, medals, and gift prizes.

Official website of the event