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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship in Singapore April 25 - May 4

Chess Blog for Daily Chess News and Trivia (c) Alexandra Kosteniuk, 2014

Hello everyone,

The Singapore Chess Federation and the World Chess Federation (FIDE) are hosting the FIDE World Amateur Chess Championships 2014 in Singapore from 25 April 2014 to 04 May 2014.

The Championships shall be governed by the General Regulations for FIDE Competitions (approved in 2011) and the Rules of the FIDE World Amateur Championships (approved in 2011).

The player must not have a published FIDE Rating of 2000 or greater for at least 2 years prior to 01 January 2014. They must not hold any title above CM (WCM). The World Amateur Championship is open to players registered by their Federation.

The World Amateur Women’s Championship shall be held as a separate section if there are at least ten players from at least two continents. If not, the Women players will compete in the Open.

The top 3 players from each Continental Amateur Championship preceding this edition are qualified
with personal rights and their places cannot be substituted.3. 

ENTRY FEES and REGISTRATION FEESThe entry fee for the first two nominees of each National Federation is FREE. The entry fee for additional players shall be 30 euro each and which is payable to the Organizing Committee. All (first 2 nominees, Continental Qualifiers & Additional) players and accompanying persons shall pay a registration fee of 100 euros each to the Organizing Committee.

Entry forms must be sent from the National Federations of the players and returned to the Organizing Committee no later than Tuesday, 25 February 2014.

Detailed Regulations

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