World School Chess Championship 2010
Wednesday, 12 May 2010 12:10
The Government of Turkey and the Turkish Chess Federation (TCF), have the honour to invite all the FIDE member Chess Federations around the world to participate in the World School Chess Championship 2010 (under 7, under 9, under 11, under 13, under 15 and under 17 years old - open and girls) which will take place in Kayseri, Türkiye, between July 20th, 2010 (arrival) and July 31st, 2010 (departure).
TCF aims to organise an excellent event with your participation.
TCF aims for a record participation in these events. We hope to achieve more than 800 players and 500 accompanying persons.
We are ready to accommodate over 1.500 participants. We want to make a significant impact with global media coverage and special attention to chess.
The event will be organised under the auspieces of the First Lady of Turkish Republic, Honorary Mrs.Hayrunissa GUL.
That is the reason, Turkish Chess Federation aims to break record of participants and federations for this event and there will be a lot of supports for participating federations.
Please see regulations item 2.6
2.6 Special offer for CACDEC members:
Federations, which are in the list of FIDE CACDEC, is offered a special condition. Any CACDEC member federation participates to event with at least one player in any category will be given 10 electronic chess clocks and 10 chess sets by Turkish Chess Federation from TACTIC Project. Moreover, for those federation participants up to 500€ travel expense of one player from Europe, and up to 1.000€ from other continents will be covered by TCF. For example, if an American Federation which is member of CACDEC comes to event with 3 players, 1.000€ will be paid by getting the flight ticket of a player. Also accommodation (full board) will be provided for one player for each participating federation (maximum one player not each age category) by TCF free of charge.
All federations, either CACDED member or not will be given one room free hospitality for the event in 4 stars hotels.
I ask kindly to all my collegues to support the event by sending minimum one player representing their federation.
Ali Nihat YAZICI
President of Turkish Chess Federation
ICO and IA
More information can be found at http://wscc2010.tsf.org.tr/