WORLD JUNIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS
12th – 27th September 2013
Categories for Boys (Open) & Girls under 20
1. Invitation / Dates
This is the official invitation to all national chess federations for participation in the FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2013 (for boys & girls under 20) which will be held in Hatay, Türkiye from 12th September (arrival) to 27th September (departure) 2013.
2.1 Each National Federation can enter one (1) player born on or after 1st January 1993 in each of the boys (open) and girl categories, totalling a maximum of two (2) invited players.
2.2 Players with a personal right, according to FIDE rules, will also be accepted as invited players;
Subject to age, entitled to participate are:
a. The top 3 players of the previous edition.
b. The Continental Junior Champions of the year preceding this edition.
c. The top 6 (4 for Girls) Junior U20 players from the FIDE Rating List as of January 1st of the current year.
d. World Youth U18 and U16 champions of the year preceding this edition.
2.3 Additional (extra) players can also be registered.
2.4 In order to ensure proper tournament standards, all invited players and all additional (extra) players must submit their registrations through their national federations until 12th July 2013 (registration deadline).
3. FIDE Entry Fee
3.1 In accordance with FIDE regulations an entry fee of 70 € (euros) is required for each invited player. This amount must be sent directly to FIDE by their National Federation before the event.
3.2 In accordance with FIDE regulations an entry fee of 140 € (euros) is required for each additional (extra) player. This amount must also be sent directly to FIDE by their National Federation before the event.
4. Registration and Travel Conditions
4.1 Entry forms must be filled from the National Federations and returned to the Organising Committee no later than 12th July 2013. This date is the registration deadline. All federations must use the official registration form provided by the organisers.
4.2 The complete registration form must include the surname/s, first name/s, FIDE ID number, FIDE rating and title, and passport number of each player and each accompanying person. It must also include the name and telephone/e-mail/fax number of the person in charge of the Federation.
4.3 All travel expenses must be paid by the participants or their National Federation. Bus transfer from the airport of Hatay to official hotels on arrival/departure dates (12th and 27th September) will be provided by the organisers.
4.4 Every player (invited, additional or by personal right) and every accompanying person has to pay an organising fee of 100€ (euros) at the moment of their registration (until 12th July 2013). This obligatory payment includes round trip airport transfer, accreditation for access to the tournament hall and its prepayment represents a confirmation of participation.
5. Hotel Accommodation - Playing Hall
5.1 Full board accommodation will be offered in the 4* stars hotels in Hatay booked by the organizing committee. In the hotels there will be free wireless connection to all participants.
5.2 Free accommodation and full board will be provided to the invited players from the 12th of September (lunch) to the 27th of September (breakfast). Invited participants will be accommodated in double and/or triple rooms in the official hotels.
5.3 Every participant accepted as additional (extra) player and all accompanying persons have to make their registration and bookings through the official registration form provided by the Organising Committee.
5.4 Hotel payments for all extra players and accompanying persons must be made 50% by the registration deadline of 12th July and the rest 50% should be before or after arrival and settlement. All payments must be made in euros (€). No future payments of hotel bills will be accepted.
5.5 Lodging for additional extra players and accompanying persons will cost (upon availability):
4*stars hotels: Büyük Antakya Hotel, Narin Hotel, Anemon Hotel, Saadet Grand Hotel
a. Single room : 1335,00 € Euros (15 days x 89 € Euros per person full board - 3 meals daily included)
b. Double room : 885,00 € Euros (15 days x 59 € Euros per person full board - 3 meals daily included)
c. Triple room : 810,00 € Euros (15 days x 54 € Euros per person full board - 3 meals daily included)
5.6 If the invited players request to upgrade his/her room to single room he/she shall pay 30 € Euros per day.
5.7 Rooms will be booked on the principle of FCFS (First Come First Served). All Participants are obliged to stay in official hotels and bookings must be via Turkish Chess Federation.
5.8 Playing hall will be in the city center. There will be scheduled bus transfer from all official hotels to playing hall and back.