FIDE World Seniors

World Seniors 2019, Bucharest, November 11-24, Romania

Federatia Romana de Sah
World Chess Federation - FIDE

Further to the recent FIDE decision to increase prizes for the individual world championships for seniors by 30.000 Euro to a total of 46.000 Euro.

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Late registrations after registration deadline (0)

Following requests for participation received after registration deadline, organizers can provide accommodation in a limited number of apartments (upon the availability) in the same building (hotel) at the price of 80Euro/night single occupancy and 130Euro/night double occupancy, with

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September 11th, deadline for registration (0)

World Seniors Chess Championship will start in November, but the last day for registration is September 11th.   Link to Registration - click here

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Places to see in Bucharest (0)

Places to visit in Bucharest: Cotroceni Palace and Museum - official residence of the President of Romania, a former Royal residence. http://www.muzeulcotroceni.ro/index_eng.html Ceausescu's House - the private residence of the last comunist president, Nicolae Ceausescu. https://casaceausescu.ro/?page_id=3403&lang=en   Museum of Art Collections https://www.mnar.arts.ro/en/museum-of-art-collections Romanian

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46000 eur total prize fund! (2)

Total prize fund of the Championships is 46,000 Euro, further to the FIDE decision to increase the prizes by 30,000 Euro.   RANK OPEN 50+ OPEN 65+ WOMAN 50+ WOMAN 65+ 1 4.000 4.000 2.000 2.000 2 3.200 3.200 1.600 1.600 3 2.400 2.400 1.200 1.200 4 1.800 1.800 900 900 5 1.400 1.400 700 700 6 1.100 1.100 7 900 900 8 800 800 9 600 600 10 400 400     More information here      

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Venue (0)

Rin Grand Hotel - Bucharest Romania Tournament Hall

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List of players updated twice a week (0)

  Click here for +50 OPEN   Click here for +65 OPEN

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Special discounts (0)

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of “World Seniors Chess Championship 2019” and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the

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Regulations of the Championship (0)

Click here for General Regulations

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Palace of the Parliament (0)

Palace of the Parliament Former names "House of the Republic" Alternative names "The People's House" General information Architectural style Totalitarian, neoclassical Address Calea 13 Septembrie 1, Sector 5 Town or city Bucharest Country Romania Coordinates Groundbreaking 25 June 1984 Completed 1997 Cost €3 billion euros Height Architectural 84 m (276 ft) Technical details Size 240 m (790 ft) long, 270 m (890 ft) wide Floor count 12 Floor area 365,000 m2(3,930,000 sq ft) Grounds 66,000 m2 Design and construction Architect 700

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Rin Grand Hotel (0)

Accommodation for WORLD SENIORS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 official site of the Rin Grand Hotel

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