The World Youth (Under-16) Chess Olympiad is Coming Up!

Nov. 26 – Dec. 5, 2010 Burdur, Türkiye (Turkey)

The Turkish Chess Federation (TCF) will organize the above-mentioned event in Burdur, Turkey from November 26th (Arrival) to December 5th (Departure).  The Championship will be conducted under the auspices of Federation Internationale Des Echecs (FIDE).

Download the World Youth (Under 16) Chess Olympiad 2010 Regulations (PDF)

Note: You can find the Registration and Accommodation Forms on the Official Event Website – Click Here.


The Turkish Chess Federation has the pleasure of inviting your Chess Federation to participate in the World Youth Under-16 Olympiad. Entitled to participate are players who shall not have reached the age of 16, by the 1st January 2010, (Date of Birth 1994 and after).

TCF will provide free board and lodging for a team of 4 players and the official (a team consist of four players and an official)free for ten days, for the applications received by October 25th 2010.  The participating Federation shall be charged for the reserve (the fifth) player, € 49 per day inclusive of 3 meals. Applications sent after October 25th, 2010 will be penalized by 100 € and all late applications will pay 49 € for accommodation. Each participating person including invited players shall pay 100 € organization cost for the event.


Additional teams from the same Federation will be allowed to participate if they pay the normal registration fee to FIDE plus 100 € to the organizers on arrival. Members of the extra team and other accompanying persons shall each pay 59 € per day inclusive of 3 meals. There is no chance to provide single rooms. Please take under consideration that all participants must stay in official hotels.

All participants will stay in hotels and anyone who participates in the tournament will not be allowed (for security reasons) to stay somewhere else. Invited players will stay in triple or in double rooms. Registrations will be valid by sending 100 € organization fee in advance. Following accounts must be used and money should be transferred to Turkish Chess Federation by the deadline. Registrations will not be valid without a money transfer!

Rooms will be booked on the principle of FCFS (First Come First Served). Early bookings will be given priority with bookings in the Grand Özeren Hotel.

For more information, please contact:

Director of Tournament, Mr. Cengiz INCE
Phone: (+90) 309 75 94 / 120 Fax : (+90) 312 310 96 20
Mobile phone: (+90) 532 461 79 78

Official Website:

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