The National Youth Chess Championship 2017/ 2018

This is to inform all that the National Youth Chess Championship 2017/ 2018 District events will be held on the weekends of 21st, 22nd and 23rd and 28th, 29th and 30th of October 2017 in all Districts. The events will be held as under 7,9,11,13,15 and 17 as Open and Girls as to the date of 1st January 2017.

Eligibility for selection events
Only the unrated players are eligible to play in under 07, 09 and 11 Ge groups. All rated players in these age groups are allowed to play in the finals to be held in December 2017.
Unrated players and rated players below ratings of 1200 will be eligible to play in the qualification events of Under 13, 15 and 17 events. Only the rated players above 1200 can play the finals directly in these age groups.

International Participation
Winners of the finals of the National Youth Chess Championships to be held in December 2017 will be pooled as the National Youth Chess pool for 2018. The International Youth events will be represented by these nominated National Youth Chess Pool After a training.
Separate regulations for each districts will be published by the District organizers in due course.

Be ready for this most prestigious Youth Chess Championship in Sri Lanka!
Luxman Wijesuriya
Hony. Tournament Secretary - CFSL
General Secretary - Commonwealth Chess Association
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