The European Chess Union (ECU), together with the Romanian Chess Federation and Universul Chess Club invite all National Chess Federations of ECU to participate in the European Youth Team Chess Championships 2023, organised from 23 July (arrivals) to 31 July (departures).
The event will be played in two age categories: U12 and U18, open and girls sections separately. The competitions will be played in 7 rounds, swiss system, with time control of 90 min. + 30 sec. increment for every move played starting from move 1.
The event will be held in the Conference Hall of the Unirea Hotel in Iasi, Romania.
Each national federation member of the European Chess Union (ECU) has the right to enter up to four (4) teams of four (4) players and one (1) reserve in the open competitions and up to four (4) teams of two (2) female players and one (1) reserve in the girls’ competitions. These teams may represent the national federation, a region, a city, a club, or a school.
Entry forms must be filled and sent to the Tournament office no later than 9th June 2023. If the registration form is not completed by the federation itself, a copy must be sent to the national federation.
Titles & Prizes
The winning teams in each competition will receive trophies, medals and the title “European Youth Champion Team 2023” in its respective category. The winning team of the combined age category of the competition (sum of the match points from both tournaments open & girls, then, if equal, sum of the game points) receives the title “Absolute European Youth Champion Team 2023” in its respective age category. ECU Certificates for all participants will be awarded.
Tournament office / Contact Information
Official website: http://euroyouthteams2023.com
Tournament Director: IO Elena CRISTIAN,
phone & whatsapp: +40723309101
ROU CF General Secretary: IM Gabriel GRECESCU, email: email@example.com
European Youth Team Chess Championship 2023 – Official invitation