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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2nd round of the WSCC 2019 (0)

Today at 3pm starts 2nd round of the World Senior Chess Championship. After the first day with press conference, Opening Ceremony and the round, the tournament enter now into new phase: 2nd game and after this,

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World Senior Chess Championship, 1st round (0)

World Senior Chess Championship 2019 starts today! 1st move was made by GM Florin Gheorghiu legendary romanian chess player!  

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Arrivals – meeting point (0)

Arrivals: 8 – 9 - 10 – 11 November - meeting point in Bucharest Airport - after automatic doors, turn LEFT in the main hall to Segafredo Caffee. Look for colleagues with chess symbols. In case

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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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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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