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Rhodes Chess Festival 2022

The Rhodes Chess Festival 2022 will be held from 20 April to 4 May, in the five-star Rodos Palace Conference Resort of Rhodes island, and it will be a unique opportunity for players to combine chess with seaside holidays and the traditional Greek Easter celebrations! The Rhodes Chess festival will consist of three events:

  • 20 – 30 April: International Open Tournament “Rhodes Easter Cup 2022”
  • 20 – 30 April: European School Chess Championships 2022
  • 30 April – 4 May: FIDE World Youth Blitz & Rapid Championships 2022

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The European School Chess Championship 2022 will take place from 20 April (arrival day) to 30 April (departure day) in 5 stars “Rodos Palace” conference resort, located in Rhodes island, Greece.

The European School Chess Championships are part of the “Rhodes Chess Festival 2022”, together with the Rhodes Spring Open (also 20 – 30 April 2022) and the FIDE World Youth/Cadet Blitz & Rapid Championships (30 April – 4 May 2022).

The event will be played in 6 age categories: U7, U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17, open and girls sections separately. System of play will be Swiss system, 9 rounds, with time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. If, in any age group, there are 11 to 15 participants only 7 rounds will be played. If in any age group there are 10 or fewer participants a round-robin tournament will be played.

For any information regarding the Rhodes Chess Festival 2022, the registration procedure and booking requirements, feel free to ask the Organising Committee through the contact info below.

Mr Ioannis Kalesis, Tel.: (+30) 2112346251, Email:

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