The 2015 FIDE World Youth & Cadets Chess Championships opened on Sunday, October 25th, with brief introductory speeches and round one games in twelve age categories.
The FIDE Events Commission Secretary and ECU General Secretary Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou greeted the participants and guests and wished them a pleasant stay in Greece. He expressed satisfaction that Porto Carras, as one of the top resorts in the Mediterranean, is once again organizing a massive FIDE event.
Deputy President of the Asian Chess Federation Mr. Bharat Singh also delivered a speech during the ceremony.
Chief Arbiter Panagiotis Nikolopoulos once again welcomed all the guests and gave the start of the round.