Six days to go until Worldwide Junior Chess Festival, which will be played on February 27, 2021.
UPDATE: the Festival will be held on Lichess platform. Children will be playing on the platform where they compete in Worldwide League and are familiar with.
Registrations are open until February 25, 2021.
In tradition with Worldwide Junior League, several tournaments will be played in different timings, to better accommodate many time zones.
The system of play will be Swiss individual, 6 rounds, using Worldwide standard time control 10+2 (10 minutes starting time, plus 2 seconds increment on each move). The expected duration of each tournament is about 2.5 hours.
Festival is open to all U12 players (children born in the year 2009 and later). Players can join in one or more tournaments, with respect to their time zone. All times are given as UTC+00:00 (GMT) – London time. Converted tournament beginnings according to time zones can be found on the Festival page.