European Senior Team Chess Championship 2015

Vienna Chess Federation & Austrian Chess Federation under the auspices of the European Chess Union organize the European Senior Team Chess Championship in Vienna, Austria, from 12-20 July, 2015. Playing venue and accommodation will be in the Hotel AIRO Wien.

The Championship will be played in 9 rounds according to the Swiss System, with time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds increment per move starting from move one.

Entitled to participate are men who have reached the age of 60 years and women who have reached the age of 50 years, by December 31st, 2015.

Each team shall consist of four players in fixed order. Additionally one reserve player can be nominated who is only allowed to play on board 4. If women teams participate, a special ranking will be organized.

Contact for registration or any questions:
Organizer – Vienna Chess Federation
A-1020 Vienna, Marathonweg 14
Phone: +43 664 4122595 (Mr. Pöcksteiner)

The official invitation with the entry form can be downloaded from the ECU website.

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