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Sunday, December 14, 2014

World Schools Chess 2015 in Thailand May 6

Hello chess blog friends, the world schools chess championship 2015 is going to take place in Thailand. The ASEAN Chess Academy, the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Thailand Chess Association are inviting all federations and eligible players for the World Schools Individual Chess Championships 2015 to be organised in Pattaya, Thailand from 6th May (arrival) to 15th May (departure) 2015.

General Regulations & RulesThe Championships shall be governed by the General Regulations for FIDE Competitions and these Rules.

There shall be 6 categories; namely Under-07, Under-09 Under-11, Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 with separate events for Open and Girls.

Entitled to participate are players who shall not have reached the age of 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 before 1 January 2015:-

Under-07: Born on or after 1 January 2008;
Under-09: Born on or after 1 January 2006;
Under-11: Born on or after 1 January 2004;
Under-13: Born on or after 1 January 2002;
Under-15: Born on or after 1 January 2000;
Under-17: Born on or after 1 January 1998.

The following have a personal right and are entitled to participate provided they fulfil the condition above:-

- The Champions of the World Schools Championships 2014
- The Continental Schools Champions 2014.2/5
- FIDE member federations & FIDE-endorsed Chess Academies shall have the right to send as many players as they wish.

For more details check the FIDE link.

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