The Brazilian Chess Federation (CBX) , the WYCC 2011 Organising Comimitee and companies participating, have the honour to invite all the FIDE member Chess Federations around the world to participate in the World Youth Chess Championship 2011 (under 8, under 10, under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 years old – open and girls) which will take place in Caldas Novas-Goiás, Brazil, between November the 17th, 2011 (arrival) and November the 27th, 2011 (departure).
•2.1 All participants including parents, coaches, observers and relatives are obliged to stay in official hotels. Access to playing areas, venues and the hotels will be allowed only to accredited people by the organisation. No participant will be allowed to book directly in the official hotels. All bookings must be through the organisers.
•2.2 Every Federation can register one invited player in each category (under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 years old, open and girls), that is a maximum total of twelve (12) guest players that will be hosted by the Organizers, plus one trainer for each Federation participating.
•2.3 The players placed 1-3 in a previous World Youth Championship, and the champions of Continental Open (Girls) Under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 championships, shall have the personal right to participate in the World Youth Championship.
•2.4 Any Federation can register additional players as well.
•2.5 In order to provide appropriate tournament conditions, the Federations must complete carefully the official registration form (attached to this file) and send it back to the organizing committee by 25th August 2011. Any other form will not be accepted.
3. FIDE ENTRANCE FEES
3.1 In accordance with the FIDE regulations, an entrance fee of 70 € (Euros) is asked for every guest player (mentioned in 2.2 and 2.3 above) and must be sent directly to FIDE by the national Federation before the event.
3.2 In accordance with the FIDE regulations, an entrance fee of 140 € (Euros) is asked for every additional player and must be sent directly to FIDE by the national Federation before the event.
4. REGISTRATION AND TRAVEL
4.1 The deadline for registration is 25 August 2011. After this date a penalty of 100 € (Euros) for each late registration will be charged to participants till 1st November 2011 latest. After this date, organisers reserve the right to refuse or decline late registrations or charge higher hotel costs for participants.
4.2 All guest players should make their application by the above deadline (25 August 2011). After this date no guest player application will be accepted and their application will be treated as if they were an additional player.
4.3 The registration form must include the Federation, FIDE ID, surname, first name, international rating and FIDE title and the passport details of every player and every accompanying person. It must also include the name, details and phone number/ address/ fax/ email of the head of the delegation. An identity photo (2×3 cm) must also be sent for each player (guest, additional or qualified) and each accompanying person by 1st November 2011. The photo can also be taken on arrival at the Hotel at the cost of 3 € (Euros).
4.4 All the travel expenses must be paid by the participants or their Federation. Only member Federations of FIDE are entitled to submit registration forms. Individual applications will not be accepted if the national Federation does not confirm such registration.
4.5 Each player (guest, additional or qualified) and each accompanying person must pay to the organizing committee the amount of 100 € (Euros) at the moment of their registration (before 25th August 2011). This payment is compulsory and represents a confirmation of participation. This payment includes transportation from and to Goiania Airport, accreditation, identification badges and organisation cost.The city of Caldas Novas has one airpot but only for charters and might have Charters at reasenable cost from São Paulo and/or Rio the Janeiro (the main International air Hubs) if there is enough people who wish this. You can find more information at menu at the main page.
4.6 Personal rights players, guest players and one coach for each Federation should be advised to the organisers by 25th August 2011. If a person pays a deposit and does not participate, then the amount is not refundable. After this date a penalty of 100 € (Euros) for each late registration will be charged to participants. However, organisers reserve the right to refuse or decline late registrations.
4.7 TRAVEL DETAILS. The venue is the Convention Center of the Thermas Caldas Novas in Caldas Novas, Goiás. The venue is 160 km west of Goiania Airport. Goiania is the capital of the province of Goiás and has a large number of flights from main points of Brazil. Another way to come to Caldas Novas is by Charters Flight. The city of Caldas Novas has one airpot but only for charters and might have Charters at reasenable cost from São Paulo and/or Rio the Janeiro (the main International air Hubs) if there is enough people who wish this. You can find more information at menu at the main page.
There are daily 40-45 flights connecting São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro Airport to Goiania Airport on a daily basis. On the following web sites you may get more information for domestic flights in Brazil and you may make online registrations.
http://www.voeazul.com.br http://www.voegol.com.br http://www.tam.com.br/
Also you may chose to arrive in Brasilia airport (260 KM from Caldas Novas) and then go from there to Caldas Novas, this will be on your own. Brasilia is also an International Airport.
4.8 A player registered in a lower category of age due to a mistake in specifying his / her birthday will have his / her registration suspended until rectification.
More here: http://www.wycc2011.com/