By the request of the European Chess Union and approval by the FIDE Development Commission, support of 25,000 euro will be distributed to 10 European Federations which will take part in the European Team Chess Championship 2019, in Batumi, Georgia (23rd October – 3rd November 2019).
The subsidy will amount 2500 euros for each federation application approved by the ECU and concerns the total expenses for a trainer/captain (travel, hotel expenses, and 1000 euros stipend).
For the support eligible to apply are the European Federations which are placed in the FIDE development levels 2 to 5.
ECU invites those federations, to express their interest to the European Chess Union by a letter till Friday 19th of July 2019, 16.00 CET. In the letter shall be included the name of the Trainer/Captain who shall be a licenced FIDE Trainer and if the federation will compete in open or women section or both.
If the number of requests exceeds the ten (10 x 2500 euros), ECU will select the applications with the following criteria in order:
1. Lowest development level from 5 to 2
2. The applicant federation competes also with a women team.
3. The level and experience of the proposed Captain/Trainer
Eligible European Federations to apply:
|FIDE 2 to 5 Chess development levels|
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