World Youth Chess Championships 2019

Mumbai 2019, OCTOBER, 1st – 13th, 2019

World Youth Chess Championship 2019 — Open U14

World Youth Chess Championship 2019 — Girls U14

World Youth Chess Championship 2019 — Open U16

World Youth Chess Championship 2019 — Girls U16

World Youth Chess Championship 2019 — Open U18

World Youth Chess Championship 2019 — Girls U18

Girls U14 — World Youth Championship 2019



This is the official invitation to all national chess federations of FIDE to participate in the
World Youth Chess Championships 2019. The championships will be held in Renaissance
Hotel and Convention Centre Mumbai. The dates are 1st October (arrivals, technical meeting)
to 13th October 2019 (departures).


2.1. Every National Federation can register one official player in each category (under 14, 16,
18 years old, open and girls). This total of six (6) Official Players plus one accompanying
official (captain/trainer with a valid FIDE Trainer license) belonging to the national federation
are invited by the Organizers. A player must not have reached his/her 14th, 16th or 18th
birthday, respectively, before 1st January 2019.
2.2. The players placed 1-3 in the previous World Youth Championships, and the respective
Champions of the 2018 Continental Youth Championships, shall have the personal right to
participate in the World Youth Championships of the corresponding age-category or a higher
age-category if the age stipulation of Art. 2.1 above is met. Such players shall also be
classified as Official Players and have to be registered by the national federation.
2.4. Players, other than Official Players shall be classified as Additional Players. Each
Federation can register up to 1/3 of the total participants of the championship. For example,
in a tournament with 100 players the maximum number of players from any federation
should not exceed 33. All other persons, other than players or the Accompanying Official,
shall be classified as Accompanying Persons. The National Federation shall be responsible for
all the costs of their Additional Players and Accompanying Persons.
2.5. In order to provide appropriate tournament conditions, the Federations must complete
carefully the official online registration form and submit to the Organizing Committee by
Monday, 2nd August 2019. After this deadline, the official players cannot be registered as
invited players. Further participations may not be accepted or an additional fee will be
requested according to the FIDE regulations.


In accordance with FIDE regulations, a FIDE entry fee of 70 € (euros) for each Official Player and
140 € for each Additional player should be paid before the start of the tournament.
The National Federations must send this amount directly to the FIDE bank account or FIDE will
charge the National Federation account card.


Mr. Bharat Singh Chauhan
Secretary All India Chess Federation
Email :
Mr. Ravindra Dongre
Tournament Director
Mobile: +91 9820185231
Mr. Vijay Deshpande
Organising Secretary
Mobile: +91 9822954874
Mr.Vitthal Madhav
Secretary Mumbai Suburban District Chess Association
Mobile: +91 9702273330

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