We are delighted to announce the organization of the 3rd FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled. This championship will be held in Cherry Hill, NJ from July 9-15, 2019.
This is the official invitation to all eligible participants, as approved by the FIDE Commission “Chess for the Disabled” (DIS).
The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled is an event only for chess players with a disability who are under 20 years old by July 8, 2019. Every participant has to provide an official document confirming their disability.
The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled is held as a 7-round tournament, which also includes ‘team awards’.
Teams represent National Federations. All the players of a team must be members of thesame federation. National Federations must have at least two players to make a team, although no maximum number of players. The top four scores of team members will count as the team score for championship.
Crown Plaza Hotel Philadelphia-Cherry Hill
The event is organized by Chess Educators and IO Beatriz Marinello, under the patronage of FIDE and in cooperation with the FIDE DIS Commission and the US Chess Federation.
This is the official invitation to all eligible participants, as approved by the FIDE “Chess for the Disabled” (DIS) Commission.
|Chief Arbiter of the Tournament||IA Carol Jarecki|
|Chief Organizer of the Tournament||IO Beatriz Marinello|
|DIS Observer of the Tournament||GM Thomas Luther|
|Event Press Officer||NI Dora Martinez|
For more information please contact the championship’s organizer IO Beatriz Marinello @ firstname.lastname@example.org and/or +1 917 553 4522. Questions regarding the event, invitation or other matters can be sent to email@example.com.
|Tuesday July 9, 2019||6pm||Opening Ceremony, Players Technical Meeting and Accreditations|
|Wednesday, July 10, 2019||9am-Noon||Day 1 Training|
|4 pm||Round 1|
|Thursday, July 11, 2019||9am-Noon||Day 2 Training|
|4 pm||Round 2|
|Friday, July 12, 2019||9am-Noon||Day 3 Training|
|Saturday, July 13, 2019||10 am||Round 4|
|Sunday, July 14, 2019||9 am||Round 6|
|2:30 pm||Round 7|
|7:30 pm||Closing Ceremony|
|Monday, July 15, 2019||Departure|
The 3rd World Junior Chess Championship will be held in accordance with FIDE rules. FIDE and USCF ratings will be used.
The competition will be played as a 7-round tournament. The format of the tournament will be announced at the technical meeting.
90 min/40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move 1. Default time at the beginning of all rounds will be 30 minutes.
The overall winner obtains the title:
The ranking depends on the number of points.
Tie-breaks will be announced at the technical meeting.
Note: Professional Training is at no cost to players in the World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled.
Registrations shall be made through the official website at www.WorldJuniorChess.org . The registration form shall include the surname/s, first name/s, FIDE ID number, FIDE rating and passport number (for visa purposes).
The following required attachments shall be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the start of the championship:
Official Hotel: Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W Cherry Hill, NJ Cherry Hill United States
Players must stay at the official hotel, exception can be made on a case by case basis. Service Dogs are welcomed, but participants must notify the organizer.
|Room Detail: Available for up to four people per room||Room rate per night.|
|King||US$112 plus 15% tax|
|Queen/Queen||US $112 plus 15% tax|
The bill has to be paid on the day of arrival at the hotel’s reception. This rate is only available for attendees who make a registration before June 5, 2019.
The official players staying at the official hotel will get the following guest amenities:
Booking Website: https://book.passkey.com/e/49787220
We are looking forward to your visit and your participation in this memorable event.
Yours for Chess,
IO Beatriz Marinello
Chief Event Organizer