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Sunday, 02 Oct 2022 12:37
FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2022 starts in Nakhchivan

FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2022 kicked off in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The 9-round Swiss tournament with classical time control brought together 34 teams from 22 countries with host Azerbaijan being the rating favorites. 

Each team shall comprise 4 players and a maximum of 2 reserves with at least one girl included in the team composition in each round. Each match between teams will be played over 4 boards.

Prizes 

The best three teams receive Cups.  

Six (6) members of the best three teams will receive Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and memorable gifts.  

The best three players on the boards receive Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and memorable gifts.   

Tournament Schedule:

Date

Activity

Time

October 1

Arrival date

 

October 2

Technical Meeting

10:00

October 2

Opening Ceremony

12:00

October 2

Round 1

15:30

October 3

Round 2

15:00

October 4

Round 3

15:00

October 5

Round 4

1500

October 6

Round 5

15:00

October 7

Round 6

15:00

October 8

Round 7

15:00

October 9

Round 8

15:00

October 10

Round 9

10:00

October 10

Closing ceremony

18:00

October 11

Departure date

 


Regulations for FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2022

Official web-site: http://youtholympiad.fide.com

Photo: Toghrul Rahimli and Islam Gurbanov