The FIDE Word Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2023 will be held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, from the 12th until the 19th of Augustus 2023.
The sign up will be available on this website the May 1st 2023. The sign up closes on July 1st 2023.
E-visas can easily be obtained on the website of the Dutch government. If you are unsure whether you have to obtain a visa to get into the Netherlands, please fill in the questionnaire on the website of the Dutch government. Visit the website of the Dutch government here.
In case you will need assistance or a letter of invitation, our Team Services department is happy to assist you and/or guide you through the necessary websites or authorities.
Players and coaches will be accommodated at the Van Der Valk Hotel in Eindhoven. The hotel has 263 rooms and suits. The rooms are all spacious, equipped with sufficient storage space, a seating area, flat screen TV and a bathroom with a bath and/or (rain)shower.
The hotel is located less than 3 kilometers from the playing venue at the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (5 minutes by car, 25 minutes by foot). During competition dates, there will be shuttle services provided free of charge (for invited teams) between the official hotel(s) and the playing venue.
It is possible to make use of the hotel services such as the swimming pool and fitness centre free of charge. Mini bar, laundry, room service, long distance and international phone calls, massage service, services offered in the hotel’s bar and lobby are chargeable. The organization of this event is not responsible for such additional costs.
If you wish to visit Eindhoven, several busses leave from a stop in front of the hotel. It takes about 15 minutes to get to the city centre. More information on visiting Eindhoven will be provided on this website soon.
The tournament will be played at the smartest square kilometer in Europe: the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. The campus is built around an ecosystem of 260 companies with a range of application fields. Home to over 12.500 innovators, researchers, engineers that create the technologies and business of tomorrow.