The 11th Festival de Ajedrez Sudamericano de la Juventud is taking place on 8-14th September at the Torre de las Telecomunicaciones de Antel in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The official event of the American Chess Confederation is organized by the Uruguayan Chess Federation under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport, the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Municipality of Montevideo and Antel State Telecommunications Company.
More than 250 players from Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay compete in 12 sections: U18, U16, U14, U12, U10 and U8 (Open and Girls).
The Champion of each section gets the right to participate in the Pan American Youth Festival 2015, with all costs covered by the organizer.
The Champions will also be awarded with FIDE titles and/or title norms.