17th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2023 Open & Girls
under 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 & 17 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
13th to 21st July 2023
The Uzbekistan Chess Federation under the auspices of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) and the
World Chess Federation (FIDE), has the honour of inviting all Asian National Chess Federations to
participate in the 17th Asian Schools Chess Championships to be organized in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
from 13th (arrival) to 21st July (departure) 2023.
1. General Rules & Regulations
The Championships shall be governed by the General Regulations for FIDE Competitions and the Rules.
2.1 There shall be 6 categories; namely Under-07, Under-09 Under-11, Under-13, Under15 and
Under-17 with separate events for Open and Girls.
2.2 Entitled to participate are players who shall not have reached the age of 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, and 17 before 1 January 2023:
Under-07: Born on or after 1 January 2016
Under-09: Born on or after 1 January 2014
Under-11: Born on or after 1 January 2012
Under-13: Born on or after 1 January 2010
Under-15: Born on or after 1 January 2008
Under-17: Born on or after 1 January 2006
2.3. Every Asian National Chess Federation can register one official player in each category (open/girls)
under 7,9,11,13,15,17, totaling a maximum of 12 players. No substitution from other categories can be
made in case there is no official player in any category. One Head of delegation is allowed to
participate, his accommodation and board are covered by the organizer.
2.4. Invited national Chess Federations shall have the right to send as many additional players as they
wish but they are responsible for all their own expenses.
2.5 In case there are fewer than ten players and five federations in an age group, that group shall
be merged with another group.
2.6 Registration is available only through the national federations. Individual registrations won’t be
accepted. All participants need to have FIDE ID for registration.
2.7 Invited national Chess Federations might also send their participants to the special group Under-05.
There are no invited players to this group. Special play conditions might be introduced for this group.
3. Financial Regulations
3.1 Entry Fee: The Entry Fee is 75 USD for official players and 150USD for additional players has to be
paid till 13th June 2023. After the deadline of 13
th June 2023, the surcharge for late entries of USD 50 per
person shall be applicable.
3.2 Registration Fee: According to the regulations all players and accompanying persons must pay a
registration fee of 100 USD to the organizer.
3.3 Payment deadline for hotel is June 13th, 2023. 50% prepayment for the hotel accommodation shall
be transferred to organizers till the deadline. Incomplete registrations will not be accepted.