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1st European School Team Chess Internet Championship

The European Chess Union (ECU), the Education Committee of ECU (EC), and the International School Chess Union (ISCU) have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations of the ECU to the First ECU School Team Internet Championships 2017 from November 16 to November 23, 2017.

Quick Intro

– Format: Online team tournament
– When: November 16 (U11) and November 23, 2017 (U17)
– Age groups: U11 (under 11) and U17 (under 17)
– Team limits: one team of each age group per ECU National Chess Federation
– Team composition: 4 players (2 boys, 2 girls) from the same school
– Host platform: Chess King Playing Zone

European School Team Chess Internet Championship 2017

Host Platform and Organization

The Championship will be played in Chess King Playing Zone.

Teams will play from the school computer classrooms under the supervision of school coach/teacher and official person (licensed arbiter of National Chess Federation). In addition, each player’s computer must have a working web camera.

Chess King Playing Zone is an advanced platform with rich selection of tools for hosting all kinds of chess tournaments.

The Organising Comitte of First European School Team Internet Championship 2017 provides free hosting and support for National Qualifying Tournaments held at the playing zone by National Chess Federations in Europe.

QUALIFYING ROUNDS

Organising Committee of the First European School Team Chess Internet Championship 2017 invites Chess Federations of European countries to Chess King Playing Zone to hold national online tournaments that can serve both as National Championships among schools and as Qualifying Rounds for the First European School Team Chess Internet Championship 2017.

Quick Intro

– Format: Online team tournament
– Age groups: U11 (under 11) and U17 (under 17)
– Terms and Rules: up to individual Chess Federation
– Host platform: Chess King Playing Zone

Each Chess Federation is free to choose the rules and entry terms for the qualifying rounds, such as drawing system, number of rounds, entry fees (in favor of the National Chess Federation) etc.

Free Platform and Support

For these tournaments, the Organising Committee will provide Chess Federations with the following services for free:

– Chess King Playing Zone (interface in 10 languages; supports PC, MAC, Android and iOS)
– Game servers maintenance and support during the tournament
– Organisational support with creating and refereeing online tournaments in Chess King Playing Zone

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