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World U16 Olympiad – Hungary: 12th – 20th December 2014


The Welsh Chess Union is considering sending a team to the above event.


Each FIDE member federation has the right to send one team having free board and lodging from 12th to 22nd December 2014. They have to pay only the 100 EUR/person registration (organising) fee plus travelling expenses.


Each team shall comprise 4 players and 1 reserve (one of whom must be a girl). Players who shall not have reached the age of 16, by January 1st 2014, (Date of Birth 1998 and after) are entitled to participate.


In order to discover the level of interest in this venture any player interested in being considered for selection is asked to email the Director of Junior Chess, Ian Eustis ( by 15th October 2014.


A decision will then be taken on whether or not there is enough interest and, if necessary, selection will be made. All who express an interest will be informed of the decision by 31st October.


Full details about the event can be found at:


Junior chess activities are generously supported by a

 grant from the

Welsh Assembly