We are delighted to announce the organization of the 4th FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities. This championship will be held in Denver, CO from June 28 – July 5, 2021.
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 Players with Disabilities is an event for chess players with a physical, hearing, visual and/or cognitive impairment, who are under the age of 20 by January 1, 2021. Every participant must provide an official document signed by their physician confirming their disability.
The FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities is held as a 7-round-tournament, its an individual competition which also includes ‘team awards’.
Teams represent National Federations. All the players of a team must be members of the same 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.
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.
|Chief Arbiter of the Tournament||IA Carol Jarecki|
|Chief Organizer of the Tournament||IO Beatriz Marinello|
|Community and Event Liaison||Kevin McConnell|
|Event Press Officer | Official Photographer / Videographer||NI Dora Martinez|
Questions regarding the event, invitation or other matters can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To contact the championship’s organizer IO Beatriz Marinello @ email@example.com and/or +1 917 553 4522.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Tech Center North, 7525 East Hampden Avenue, Denver, CO 80231 | Playing Hall: Embassy Suites by Hilton Grand Ballroom
The 4th World Junior Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities 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 ranking depends on the number of points.
Tie-breaks will be announced at the technical meeting.
The overall winner obtains the title:
|Monday, June 28, 2021||All day||Arrival Day|
|Tuesday, June 29, 2021||6pm – 6:30pm||Players Technical Meeting and Accreditations|
|6:30 pm||Opening Ceremony|
|Wednesday, June 30, 2021|
|10:00 am||Round 1|
|4:00 pm||Round 2|
|Thursday, July 1, 2021|
|10:00 am||Round 3|
|Friday, July 2, 2021|
|10:00 am||Round 4|
|4:00 pm||Round 5|
|Saturday, July 3, 2021|
|10:00 am||Round 6|
|Sunday, July 4, 2021|
|10:00 am||Round 7|
|3:00 pm||Closing Ceremony|
|7:00pm||4th of July Field Trip|
|Monday, July 5, 2021||All day||Departure|
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: Embassy Suites by Hilton, 7525 East Hampden Avenue, Denver, CO 80231, 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.|
|Single||US$139 plus tax|
|Double||US$139 plus 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 9, 2021.
Booking Phone Number: 303-696-6644
We are looking forward to your visit and your participation in this memorable event.
Yours for Chess,
IO Beatriz Marinello, Chief Event Organizer
GM Thomas Luther, Chairman FIDE DIS