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European Youth Team and European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2022

European Youth Team Chess Championships 2022 will take place from 11 July (arrivals) to 19 July (departures) in the Conference Hall of the 5 stars Lazart Hotel in Thessaloniki which will host also the European Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2022 from 19 July to 23 July 2022.

The European Youth Team Chess Championships (EYTCC) will include four (4) separate competitions, an open competition and a girl’s competition in categories U12 and U18. The playing members of the teams shall not have reached the age of 12 or 18, depending on the category, by 1st January 2022.

The events will be played in 7 rounds, Swiss system, with time control: 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min for the rest of the game + 30 sec increment for every move played starting from move 1.

Each national federation member of the European Chess Union (ECU) has the right to enter up to four (4) teams of four (4) players and one (1) reserve in the open competitions and up to four (4) teams of two (2) female players and one (1) reserve in the girl competitions. These teams may represent the national federation, a region, a city, a club, or a school.

Titles and prizes:

  • The winning team of the open competition receives the title “European Youth Champion Team 2022” in its respective category.
  • The winning team of the girls competition receives the title “European Youth Champion Team for Girls 2022” in its respective category.
  • The winning team of the combined category of the competition (sum of the match points from both tournaments open & girls, then, if equal, sum of the game points) receives the title “Absolute European Youth Champion Team 2022” in its respective category.
  • The first three (3) teams in each competition will receive trophies. Each member of the winning team (players, reserve, and captain) will receive a gold medal. The members of the 2nd and 3rd placed teams will each receive a silver and bronze medal respectively.
  • The Winners (1st place) of the combined categories U18 & U12 will receive trophies and players’ medals.
  • ECU Certificates for all participants will be awarded.

Entry forms must be filled and sent to the Tournament office no later than 19 May 2022.

Hotel Lazart – Official venue of EYTCC2022 & EYRBCC2022

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2022 will start after the finish of European Youth Team Chess Championships being held in the same venue from 19th-23rd July.

The events will be played in 6 age categories: U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, open and girls sections separately.

21st EUROPEAN YOUTH RAPID CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Will be played in 9 rounds according to the Swiss system (one game per round), with rate of play: 15 min. + 10 sec. per player –
  • Categories (12 in total): open and girls up to 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 years.
  • Prizes: the best 3 (three) players, in each category, will receive trophies, medals, and gift prizes.

21st EUROPEAN YOUTH BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Will be played in 9 rounds according to the Swiss system (two games per round), with rate of play: 3 min. + 2 sec. per player
  • Categories (12): open and girls up to 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 years.
  • Prizes: the best 3 (three) players, in each category, will receive trophies, medals, and gift prizes.

Entry forms for European Youth Rapid&Blitz Chess Championships 2022 must be filled and sent to the Tournament office no later than 19 May 2022.

Tournament office / Contact Information
Tournament Office: Giannis Kalesis
Official Website: http://euroyouth2022.com
Email: euroyouth2022@chess.travel

European Youth Team Chess Championship 2022 – Official regulations

European Youth Rapid&Blitz Chess Championships 2022 – Official regulations

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