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FIDE World Youth Rapid & Blitz Championships 2017

The 1st FIDE World Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships for Boys and Girls U14, U16, U18 have started in Creta Maris, Hersonissos, Greece.

The Rapid Championship will have 9 rounds with time control 10′+5″, to be completed on 28-29th October. 69 players from 20 federations take part in this event.

The Blitz Championship will be held on 30th October over 9 rounds of Swiss system with the time control 5′+2″.

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Prizes for Players of each of the 6 Playing Groups (Open and girls):
1) Title of World Champion for respective event + Cup + Medal
2) Title of Vice World Champion for respective event + Cup + Medal
3) Cup + Bronze medal

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The results are available on the official website

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Source: World Chess Federation – FIDE