The beautiful Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki in Greece will host two important international chess events from 18 to 28 April 2016:
A) The FIDE World Amateur Championships 2016 in three sections, for players in categories Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under-1700 FIDE ratings
B) the European Senior Team Championships 2016 for teams of 4 players in two sections: the category 50+ for teams with players who were born in the year 1966 or earlier, and the category 65+ for teams with players who were born in the year 1951 or earlier.
All the games will take place in the conference center of the 5-star Anthemus Sea Resort, on the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki, 95 km south of Thessaloniki airport. It is an excellent holiday destination, surrounded by a sandy beach on the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea!
The total prize fund of the festival is 16,000 euros (9,000 for the World Amateur and 7,000 for the European Senior Teams). Many extra prizes will be awarded as well.
The latest deadline for registrations is 18 March 2016. Full details and regulations for the events are available in each event’s invitation:
Download the info for the
FIDE World Amateur Championships
or the info for the
European Senior Team Championships
For more information, contact the organisers:
IM Nikos Kalesis
FIDE International Organiser
Tel. (+30) 6938326161
Tel./Fax (+30) 2641500112
Or through the Contact Form below:
We will be happy to see you in Greece this April!
See below reviews and photos of the Anthemus Sea Hotel & Spa*****