World Junior Chess Championships 2016

World Junior Chess Championships 2016The FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2016 (for boys & girls under 20) will be held at Bhubaneswar, Odisha, INDIA from 7th August (arrival) to 22nd August (departure) 2016.

The Championship will be organized and conducted by All Odisha Chess Association at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India under the auspices of AICF and FIDE.

The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 13 rounds.

No draw offers are allowed before move 30. All other regulations apply as per FIDE Handbook, including 15 minutes default time.

Tie-breaks: If two are more players are tied, the following tiebreak’s will be used a) Results of direct encounters between the tied players ( applies only if all tied players have played each other), b) Buccholz Cut 1, c) Buccholz, d) The greater number of games played with black, e) The Greater number of wins.

The winner of the 2016 World Junior Championship u20 (open/boys) receives the GM title.
The winner of the 2016 World Girl Junior Championship u20 receives the WGM title.

The silver and bronze medalists of both categories (open/boys u20 and girls u20) receive the IM and WIM titles respectively.
GM and IM norms are also possible for the other players based on their performance and their opponent’s titles/ratings as per FIDE Handbook requirements.

Top prizes are 3000 EUR and 2000 EUR in Open and Girls sections respectively.

Participants – Open

Participants – Girls

World Junior 2016 Boys live

World Junior 2016 Girls live

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