The World Amateur Chess Championships will be held in Porto Carras, Halkidiki, Greece on the northern coast of the Aegean Sea. The dates are 13 April (arrivals, technical meeting) to 22 April 2015 (departures).

The games will take place in the conference center of the 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort, on the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki, 100 km south of Thessaloniki airport. Porto Carras is an excellent holiday destination, surrounded by pure natural beauty and sandy beaches on the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea.

Registration: Entries must be sent by 27 February 2015 to the email fidewacc2015@gmail.com or to the fax number (+30) 2641500112.

The prize fund in the amount of 8.000 € will be awarded as follows:

Open Section: 1.000 €/ 800 €/ 600 €/ 500 €/ 400 €/ 300 €/ 200 €/ 200 €
Women Section: 700 €/ 500 €/ 400 €/ 300 €/ 300 €/ 200 €
Special prizes: U1800: 250 €/ 150 €; U1600: 250 €/ 150 €; U1400: 250 €/ 150 €; U1200: 250 €/ 150 €

Regulations and registration procedure (pdf)

Tournament Director
FIDE IO Nikos Kalesis:
Tel. (+30) 6938326161
Fax (+30) 2641500112
Email: fidewacc2015@gmail.com

Official website

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