The European Amateur Chess Championship 2022 will take place from 13th August (arrival day) to 21st August 2022 (departure day) in Hotel Aristos****, located in the city of Zagreb, Croatia.
The event will be played in three rating categories: U2300, U2000 and U1700. A player must not have a published FIDE rating of 2300 or greater for at least one year prior to the registration deadline of the event. For the Under-2000 section, a player must not have a published FIDE rating of 2000 or greater for at least one year prior to the start of the championship. For the Under-1700 section, a player must not have a published FIDE rating of 1700 or greater for at least one year prior to the start of the championship. In case a player exceeds the rating of 1700 or 2000 after the registration deadline, he/she will play the upper rating category.
A separate championship for women shall be organized only if there are at least 10 women entries otherwise the women’s event will be merged with the open competition with separate prizes.
The official venue and Hotel of the event will be Hotel Aristos****.
The events will be played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, in accordance with FIDE Laws of Chess and the ECU Tournament Rules. The rate of play will be 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one.
The total prize fund of the event will be 4.000 EUR. Prize list:
The completed application forms should be sent by official email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The complete registration form must include surname/s, first name/s, FIDE ID number, FIDE rating and title of each player. The registration deadline is extended to July 15, 2022.
Official regulations of the event: https://www.europechess.org/european-amateur-chess-championship-2022-official-regulations/
Featured photo: View of Zagreb – J.Duval