The 1st FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled will take place from 22-29th June at the Park Inn Resort and Conference Center Orlando by Radisson in Orlando, USA.
The official invitation to all eligible participants is approved by the FIDE Commission “Chess for the Disabled” (DIS).
The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled is an event only for disabled chess players who are under 20 years old as of June 22, 2017. Each relevant chess association (IBCA, IPCA, ICCD) regulates the conditions of their participation.
The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled is held as an individual open tournament. The event will provide an special recognition to the top players under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 & 20.
A team may represent a National Federation. All the players of a team must be members of the same federation. National Federations must have at least two players to make a team, although no maximum number of players. The top three scores of team members will count as the team score for championship purposes.
The competition will be played as a 7-round Swiss tournament.
90 min/40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move 1. Default time at the beginning of all rounds will be 30 minutes.
Chief Arbiter of the Tournament: FIDE Arbiter, Michael Hoffpauir, USA
Chief Organizer of the Tournament: International Organizer, Beatriz Marinello, USA
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