The registration deadline for the European Rapid and Blitz Championships has been extended until 5th December.

Currently, nearly 550 players from 30 federations have signed up for the rapid event and nearly 500 for the blitz event. Among them 80 Grandmasters.

The online registration can be completed on the official website. Registration will be under regular conditions (entry fees will not be doubled).

The 2016 European Individual Rapid & Blitz Championships are organized by the Estonian Chess Federation under the auspices of European Chess Union.

The Rapid Championship 2016 will take place on 15-16th December at the Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel Tallinn. The Blitz Championship will take place on 17-18th December at the same venue.

The total prize fund for both events is 30,000 EUR.

The Organizers are reminding the participants that all payments should reach the bank account provided in the regulations not later than December 5.

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