World Youth Chess Championships 2002 Print
Thursday, 08 August 2002 00:00
The Greek Chess Federation and OAA Heraklio Chess Club have the honour of inviting all National Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 2002 World Youth Chess Championships (under -10, under -12, under -14) and in the 2002 World Chess under-16 and under-18 Championships in Heraklio, located on the northern coast of Crete island, from November 14 (arrival) to November 25 (departure). WORLD YOUTH CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2002 Heraklio, Crete - GREECE, November 14-25 Categories for Boys & Girls under 10, 12, 14, 16 & 18 GENERAL REGULATIONS 1. Invitation The Greek Chess Federation and OAA Heraklio Chess Club have the honour of inviting all World Chess Federations affiliated to FIDE to participate in the 2002 World Youth Chess Championships (under -10, under -12, under -14) and in the 2002 World Chess under-16 and under-18 Championships in Heraklio, located on the northern coast of Crete island, from November 14 (arrival) to November 25 (departure). 2. Participation 2.1 Each National Federation can enter one (1) player in each of the under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 (boys and girls) categories, totalling a maximum of ten (10) invited players. 2.2 Players with a personal right, according to FIDE rules, will also be accepted as invited players. 2.3 Additional (extra) players can also be registered. 2.4 In order to ensure proper tournament standards, all invited players and all additional (extra) players must submit their registrations through their national federations until September 16, 2002 (registration deadline). 3. FIDE entry fees 3.1 In accordance with FIDE regulations a 100 SF entry fee is required for each invited player. This amount must be sent directly to FIDE by their National Federation before September 16, 2002. 3.2 In accordance with FIDE regulations a 200 SF entry fee is required for each additional (extra) player. This amount must also be sent directly to FIDE by their National Federation before September 16, 2002. 3.3 If a player&rsquos entry fee has not been paid, it must be paid at the tournament venue on the day of arrival. These payments must be accompanied by a receipt from the Organizing Committee as proof of payment. 4. Registration and Travel conditions 4.1 Entry forms must be filled from the National Federations and returned to the Organizing Committee not later than September 16, 2002. This date is the registration deadline. 4.2 The complete registration form must include the surname/s, first name/s, FIDE ID number, FIDE rating and title, and passport number of each player and each accompanying person. It must also include the name and telephone/e-mail/fax number of the Delegation chief and of the person in charge in the Federation. 4.3 All travel expenses must be paid by the participants or their National Federation. 4.4 Every player (invited, extra or by personal right) and every accompanying person has to pay to the Organizing Committee the amount of 100 EUR at the moment of their registration (until September 16, 2002). This payment is obligatory for all and its prepayment represents a confirmation for their participation. 4.5 The above amount of 100 EUR includes registration badges and bus transport from Heraklio airport to the tournament hotel (November 14) with return on the departure day (November 25). 4.6 At the moment of registration (until September 16) the above amount of 100 EUR must be transferred, free of bank charges, to the following bank account of the Greek Chess Federation: BANK: NATIONAL BANK of GREECE BANK SWIFT CODE (BIC): ETHNGRAA BRANCH: 080 ACCOUNT HOLDER: Greek Chess Federation ACCOUNT NUMBER: 08048058013 IBAN: GR15 0110 0800 0000 0804 8058 013 BANK ADDRESS: 38 Stadiou Ave., TK 105 64 - Athens GREECE BANK PHONE: +30 103345200 BANK FAX: +30 103345285 4.7 Once the transfer has been confirmed, the Organising Committee will send to the Chess Federation the assigned booking confirmation for all the hotel reservations. 4.8 Players will not be paired until all payments of their federation have been fulfilled. 5. Hotel - Playing Hall 5.1 Accommodation and full board will be provided in Creta Maris Hotel, a 5-star hotel leased by the Organising Committee, which will also be the tournament venue. The playing hall&rsquos capacity will be for 800-900 players. 5.2 Free accomodation and full board will be provided to the invited players as well as to one (1) coach per federation from the 14th of November (dinner) to the 25th of November (breakfast). The Organising Committee can accomodate invited participants in double and triple rooms. 5.3 Every participant accepted as additional (extra) player and all accompanying persons are obliged to lodge at the Creta Maris Hotel, which will also be the tournament venue. 5.4 Hotel payments for all extra players and accompanying persons must be made on arrival in Heraklio or in advance. Hotel payments must be paid in EUR currency (euros). No future payments of hotel bills will be accepted. 5.5 Lodging for additional (extra) players and accompanying persons will cost: a. in triple rooms: 47 EUR per person per day, full board included, b. in double rooms: 53 EUR per person per day, full board included, c. in single rooms: 82 EUR per person per day, full board included. 5.6 For more hotel information please contact the agency of the Organising Committee by fax: +30 103228977 or by e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 6. Playing schedule November 14: Arrival of Delegations November 15: Technical Meeting - 11:00 November 15: Round 1 - 16:30 November 16: Round 2 - 16:30 November 17: Round 3 - 09:30 November 17: Round 4 - 16:30 November 18: Round 5 - 16:30 November 19: Round 6 - 16:30 November 20: Free Day November 21: Round 7 - 09:30 November 21: Round 8 - 16:30 November 22: Round 9 - 16:30 November 23: Round 10 - 16:30 November 24: Round 11 - 09:30 November 24: Closing Ceremony - 18:00 November 25: Departure of delegations 7. Rules and regulations The tournament will be played according to the Swiss System in 11 rounds. National ratings will not be taken into consideration for the parings. Rate of play will be according to FIDE regulations 90 min for the whole game + 30 sec incr. for every move played. 8. Tournament bulletin Each federation is entitled to one free bulletin per round. Additional bulletins will be on sale. 9. Contact the Organising Committee Greek Chess Federation (att.: Mr. George Mastrokoukos) 25 Sygrou Ave., TK 117 43 - Athens GREECE Tel.: +30 109221465, +30 944342225 Fax: +30 109221620, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ELVE Travel Agency 16 Nikis Str., TK 105 57 - Athens GREECE Tel./Fax: +30 103228977, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 10. Download the Registration Forms: Click here for the Registration Forms in .doc format...
 
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