Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

World Senior Championships 2015


The World Senior Championships 2015 takes place in the North-West Italian Spa town of Acqui Terme from the 9th to the 22nd of November, 2015.

The organisers invite all Senior women and men of the world to participate in the 25th Senior World Championship (50+ 65+). All players of any category, in good standing with their Federation for the present year, who have reached the age of 50 and 65 can participate. In accordance with FIDE regulations the Championship will be divided in 2 tournaments, age Over 50 and over 65 (open and women).

ENTRIES CLOSE THE 15 OCTOBER 2015. After that date the FIDE fee is 140 Euros.

The Senior World Championship will be played over 11 rounds. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.

Women Senior World Championship 2015 (50+ and 65+)

The women will play a separate tournament to determine the Woman World Champion 2015 (50+ and 65+).
The same conditions valid for men apply for entries, bookings, payments, regulations and schedule.
In case of a limited number of players, the following rules will be applied:

Minimum number of players 10 women from 2 Continents, a Round Robin tournament will be played. Between 11 and 30 women, 9 rounds will be played on a Swiss System of pairings. 31 and above, 11 rounds.

Further information, regulations and details of how to register can be found at the official website of the event

A couple of Chess Scotland members have indicated they will be taking part in the event and I will assist them by arranging the electronic bank transfer of entry fees and accommodation deposits in one bulk payment. Any other Chess Scotland members who wish to play in the event and who would like to utilise this assistance or who would like any further information can contact me before the 7th of October for further details via

David Congalton
Chess Scotland

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Posted on: 14-08-2015
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