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European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships 2014

The 14th European Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships (U8-U18) are set to take place on 12-17th November at the Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel in Tallinn, Estonia.

The organizers of the Championship are the European Chess Union and Estonian Chess Federation.

Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is an internationally renowned tourist destination with the exceptionally complete and well-preserved medieval Old Town next to modern gems of architecture and many other attractions.

Accommodation will be provided on the full board basis in Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel. Special offers regarding accommodation for the participants will be available on the official website of the tournament http://www.maleliit.ee/eu2014

The entry from can be downloaded from the organizer’s website: http://www.maleliit.ee/eu2014. It must be filled in by the national federation and sent to the following E-mail address: eyrapid2014@gmail.com not later than September 12, 2014. This date is the registration deadline. After that, federations will not be able to register or modify any registrations.

Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel

Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel

Competitions:

1) 14th Individual European Championship – Rapid
9 rounds according to the Swiss System, 15 minutes + 10 sec per player
Categories: boys and girls U8 (born in 2006 or later), U10 (born in 2004 or later), U12 (born in 2002 or later), U14 (born in 2000 or later), U16 (born in 1998 or later), U18 (born in 1996 or later)
Entry fee: 20 EUR per participant

2) 13th European Rapid Cup – Rapid Superfinal
Two categories, boys and girls.
The best players in each category of Individual European Youth Championships – Rapid 2014, may enter Rapid Super Final (three best players in each of the categories – 14, 16 and
18, two best players in each of the categories – 8, 10 and 12, as well as the representative of the organizer).
These players (altogether 16) – separate boys and girls, will play matches in 4 rounds (knock – out system) according to special regulations.
Prizes in cash: 1. = 400 €, 2. = 300 €, 3. = 200 €, 4. = 100 €

3) 14th Team European Championships – Rapid
Three categories: U10, U14 and U18.
Teams are composed of 3 boys + 1 girl and two reserve players.
One team may have players from maximum two National Federations;
7 rounds played according to the Swiss System, 10 minutes + 5 sec per player
Entry fee: 5 EUR per participant

4) 14th Individual European Championships – Blitz
Three categories: under 10, under 14 and under 18 separate for boys and girls.
9 rounds played according to the Swiss System, 3 minutes + 2 sec per player
Entry fee: 5 EUR per participant

5) 13th European Championship in solving chess problems
Three categories: U10, U14 and U18;

The total prize fund for all events will be 8.000 EUR in goods, and 2.000 EUR in cash.

Participants can get all necessary information on the official tournament website http://www.maleliit.ee/eu2014/ or by mail: eyrapid2014@gmail.com

For any additional information please contact:
Estonian Chess Federation
e-mail: maleliit@maleliit.ee
phone +372 50 98456

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