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International Chess Federation (FIDE), Spanish Chess Federation (FEDA), and the World Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2019 Organizing Committee, have the honor to invite all the FIDE member Chess Federations to participate in the 3rd FIDE World Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2019 (under 14, under 16 and under 18 years old – open and girls), which will take place in Salobreña, Spain, between September the 10th, 2019 (arrival) and September 14th, 2019 (departure).

Those interested can write before 1st July 2019 to:



Criteria to qualify for this event:

  1. The player must finish top 4 in NYCC 2019 in their respective category contested
  2. This event does not offer any free board / lodging to official player.
  3. Players who fulfil the minimum FIDE elo rating ceiling based on the chart listed below can apply to go as Additional player.
Boys World Youth Girls World Youth
U-14 elo 2050 U-14 elo 1800
U-16 elo 2200 U-16 elo 1900
U-18 elo 2300 U-18 elo 2000

Download: https://wyrbcc2019.com/wp-content/uploads/Regulations-WYRBCC-2019-ENG.pdf