Vilnius University Health and Sport Centre invites you to participate in first Vilnius University Students Chess Championship.

The tournament is held with purpose to increase popularity of chess among students and find out the strongest Vilnius University’s chess players. Current students of VU can participate: this includes all the cycles and forms of studies, with students on academic leave or suspended studies. Students that study in VU on exchange programs are also invited. However, any non-Lithuanian students are only accepted to the tournament after providing FIDE ID (contact your national chess federation if you do not have one).

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Tournament is held with 7 rounds Swiss system according to all FIDE Rapid Chess rules. Time control: 12 min base time + 5 s increment. The winner is determined by having largest number of points. Winners of 1st - 3rd places in men and women categories are awarded with medals and diplomas.

Tournament takes place on the 12th of October, 2019 (Saturday), from 10.00 am. Registration to the tournament is open until 10.50 am.

Venue: VU Health and Sport Center (Sauletekis av. 2, Vilnius).





10:50 - 11:00 am

Opening ceremony

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

1-3 rounds

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Coffee break

1:30 - 4:10 pm

4-7 rounds

Pre-registration is open until 11th of October (inclusively). To register, participant should fill the online spreadsheet:

Regulations of the tournament and contact details

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