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European Schools Chess Championship 2015 starting in Konya

European Schools Chess Championship 2015

The European Schools Chess Championship 2015 will be held from 24th June until 3rd July in the Rixos Konya Hotel in Konya, Turkey.

The organizer of the Championship is Turkish Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union.

The Championship is organized in 12 different categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17, Girls and Boys separately. The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 9 rounds, with time control 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment per move, starting from move one.

692 players have registered so far.

Technical meeting is scheduled for 24th June at 9.00 pm, and the first round starts on 25th June at 4.00 pm (Turkish time).

The organizer has prepared side events for coaches, accompanying persons and all other interested players, such as Blitz tournament for coaches and accompanying persons; Seminar for FIDE Arbiters and Seminar for FIDE Trainers.

More information on the Official Website

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