The 20th edition of the European Union Youth Chess Championship U8-U14 will take place from 21st – 30th August 2022 in Prague, Hotel STEP.
The event is open for citizens of a member state of the European Union or of a Schengen state. Each federation can register one player, a boy or a girl, in each of the categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, and an unlimited number of extra (additional) players.
The 20th EU Youth Chess Championships will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds. The rate of play will be according to FIDE regulations 90 min for the whole game + 30 sec increase for each move played.
Related: European Youth Chess Championship 2022 / FIDE World Cadets U8, U10 & U12 Chess Championships 2022
The best ranked three players from each category will receive championship trophies, medals and diplomas. Every player of each category will receive a commemorative championship medal and a diploma. Furthermore, players will receive prizes. The winners of each tournament receive a laptop, other medalists will receive a digital clock. Prizes will receive at least the first six players of each category. The total value of the prize fund will be at least 6.000 euros. Girls in each category will be evaluated separately.
The official venue and the hotel of the event is Wellness Hotel STEP in Prague. The event is organized by Czech Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union.