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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

World Junior Chess Championship 2011 in India in August

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Hi everyone,

The All India Chess Federation on behalf of the FIDE is going to host the World Junior Chess Championship - 2011 to be held in the south Indian city of Chennai from August 1-16 August 2011. You can find more details here.

The championships will be played in 13 rounds, Swiss System, in accordance with FIDE regulations of July 1, 2009. According to FIDE rules, the rate of play will be 90 minutes for the 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for all remaining moves with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move one. 
According to FIDE regulations, entitled to participate are chess players born on and
after January 1, 1991. 
Players would not be allowed to accept a draw before 30 moves!

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