VII Individual School Chess Championship in Krakow!
Krakow, 29.04 - 09.05.2011
The Word Individual School Chess Championship in the year 2011 will take place in Krakow. This is the 7th Championship organized and the 1st one to be held in Poland. The organization of the Championship was commissioned by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) to the Malopolska Chess Association. The Championship will be played in six categories: for players under 7, 9, 11, 13 ,15, 17 years old. In the previous Championship there were about 350 players from over 30 countries. In the year 2010 Individual School Chess Championship was taking place in Turkey, there are 350 participants from 29 countries. The expected number of players in the next year competition is about 400 and about 150 accompanying persons.
From September 2010 to April 2011 there will be a series of chess events advertising Championship among pupils from all kinds of schools. This series of events includes: individual junior tournaments, the school team competition "Way to the Victory", a simultaneous chess competition with well known players, competitions in solving chess quizzes, tournaments in big shopping malls.