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Wednesday, 11 Aug 2021 20:24
Rhodes to host World Amateur Championships 2021



FIDE is pleased to announce that the World Amateur Championships 2021 will take place from the 16th to October 26 on Rhodes Island in the 5-star Rodos Palace Conference Center.

In total, 6 championship titles in 3 categories will be awarded (categories for FIDE ratings under 2300, under 2000 and under 1700): Open & Women u-1700, Open & Women u-2000, Open & Women u-2300. The prize fund of the event, supported by FIDE, amounts to €10,000.

The three winners of the Open sections receive the titles of:    

2021 World Amateur Champion u-2300
2021 World Amateur Champion u-2000
2021 World Amateur Champion u-1700

The three winners of the Women sections receive the titles of: 

2021 World Women’s Amateur Champion u-2300 
2021 World Women’s Amateur Champion u-2000
2021 World Women’s Amateur Champion u-1700

Tournament regulations (pdf)
Event in the FIDE Calendar

Covid-19 and Health Protocol: The official information regarding travel regulations to Greece, including instructions for the PLF form to be filled 24h before the flight and the vaccine policy of Greece, is published at: https://travel.gov.gr The organizers and the participants should follow the official FIDE Health Measures. The organizers will accept all valid Covid-19 vaccines and/or negative PCR tests from participants. The organizers and the participants should follow strictly all the vaccination and testing regulations applied by the Greek Health Authorities.

The deadline for registrations is September 16, 2021. For complete information on the event’s regulations, including registration procedure, participation costs, detailed prize fund and travel instructions, check out the official website.

To contact the Organising Committee, send you messages to: rodos2021@chess.travel