5th Mediterranean Junior Chess Championship U-20
Wednesday, 10 July 2013 17:44
The "5th Mediterranean Junior Chess Championship", for boys & girls under 20, takes place in Chania of Crete from 26 August (arrival) to 3 September 2013 (departure) in IOLIDA BEACH Luxury Resort Hotel *****, in the region of Saint Marina.
Co-organizers are the KYDON SPORTS CLUB, the MEDITERRANEAN CHESS ASSOCIATION - MCA and the SMILE HOTELS - KARAVARAKIS S.A.
All chess players who have been born after the 1st January 1993 have the right of attendance. Apart from the winners of the general classification, the winners of the specific divisions under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 will be also awarded trophies and medals.
One male and one female from each country member of the Mediterranean Chess Association - MCA will be provided with full hospitality by the organizers.
To Chania Crete there are direct flights to Chania International Airport, several airlines ( Ryanair, EasyJet, Jetairfly, etc ) from many cities in Europe and the Mediterranean. There are also several daily flights via Athens. There is also daily ferryboat connection with Piraeus.
We remind to all that IM Maxime Lagarde (France) and Andreea Cristiana Navrotescu (France) were the winners in the previous Mediterranean tournament.
The Mediterranean Sea separates but also unites countries and people with different cultures, traditions etc. This tournament is a wonderful opportunity for the youths of the Mediterranean’s countries to come in contact with each other.
Moreover, the specific time of the year and the place of the tournament combine holidays in the hotels of the tournament. Exceptional hotels complex which is located a few meters only away from the sandy beaches, a popular coastal resort at about 8 kilometers from the old harbor of Chania. Information about Chania : www.chania.eu/tourism
All necessary information can be seen on the official tournament web-site :