European Youth Chess Championship 2012 Print
Friday, 17 August 2012 09:00

The European Youth Chess Championship 2012 will take place 17-25 August in Prague, Czech Republic. A total of 1173 players from 46 nations participate in the massive youth chess event. They will be seeking medals in 12 categories, one for boys and one for girls in each age group U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and U18.

The largest delegation comes from Russia with 185 young players. The hosts the the Czech Republic are with 154, Poland 59, Slovakia 47, Turkey 46.

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The opening ceremony of the European Youth Chess Championship 2012 took place yesterday in the presence of officials from ECU, the famous organizer Dr. Jan Mazuch, the chairman of the Czech Chess Federation Mr. Viktor Novotny, the mayor of the city of Prague Dr. Bohuslav Svoboda, and multiple players, parents, and guests. Here are the photos and video from the opening.

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