1640 players from 95 countries have already registered for the World Youth Chess Championship in Al Ain, U.A.E.

Registrations are open till 17th November.

Last year in Maribor, Slovenia, a participation record was achieved with 1584 players from 91 countries.

At FIDE Congress in Tallinn the organizers have presented a video with many details about the venue

FIDE Trainers, Organizers and Arbiters’ Seminars are included in the parallel program. Al Ain Classic A & B International Open tournaments will take place concurrently with the World Youth.

All the information and the players lists by category and country on the official site:


FIDE Events Commission

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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