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FIDE World School Chess Championships in progress

The 2018 FIDE World School Chess Championships are being held from 21-29th April at Hotel Fafa in Durres, Albania.

A total of 387 participants from 40 federations are taking part in the event throughout twelve age categories from U7 to U17, boys and girls.

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FIDE World School Chess Championships 2018

The Organizer shall award trophies to the players taking the first three places in each event. The Organizer shall also award Gold, Silver and Bronze medals to the players taking the first three places in each event. Trophies for 1st place and medals are awarded after applying tie-breaks.

For Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 categories, finishing first equal up to 3 players shall be awarded the FM/WFM title. The Silver & Bronze Medal winners shall be awarded the CM/WCM title.

For Under-07, Under-09 and Under-11 categories, finishing first equal up to 3 players or Silver & Bronze Medal winners shall be awarded the CM/WCM title.

School Chess Teachers, Arbiters and Trainers Seminars will be held from 27 to 29 April 2018.

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Photos by Nebojsa Baralic

Photos by Nebojsa Baralic

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