20-31st July in Kayseri, Turkey
The 6th World School Chess Championship (under 7, under 9, under 11, under 13, under 15 and under 17 years old – open and girls) is taking place between July the 20th, 2010 (arrival) and July 31st, 2010 (departure) in Kayseri, Turkey, under the aegis of the Turkish First Lady Hayrünnisa Gül.
The first winner in each open age category is the FIDE World School Champion for 2010 and the first girl in each girl age category is the FIDE World Girl School Champions for 2010. According to the regulations they are awarded with the FIDE Candidate Master title.
Special offer: The 5 FIDE Champions (U9, U11, U13, U15, and U17) and the 5 Girls FIDE Champions (U9, U11, U13, U15, and U17) will play as personal right players (free accommodation) in the 2010 World Youth Chess Championship in Porto Carras, Greece. The invitation is a very kind offer of the Greek Chess Federation.
The champions of each category (12 categories) will receive a Notebook Computer. All 2nd places of those categories will receive Video Mp3/Mp4 Player. Third places will receive special chess set. Other special gifts (books or toys) will be given to the 4th, 5th, 6th places.
Three special trophies for country or school delegations of 5 participants, which will play at least in 2 ages groups (winners will be named according to the best 5 individual results).
All photos courtesy of WGM Anastazia Karlovich, results and more information on the official website.