Built on a network of trust and cooperation between chess enthusiasts, Worldwide Junior Chess provides an exciting and engaging online chess team competition and training ground for children.

More than 2.000 players compete in 200 teams from over 70 countries. The League system is divided into several divisions and age categories, with a promotion system.

We are a small team of enthusiastic chess trainers and promoters, with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Goran Banovac

Chess Promoter. Organizer at Worldwide Junior Chess. Chess Instructor. Founder of Veli Vrh Chess Club. Webmaster of worldwide-chess.com

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Maurizio Matteoli

FIDE Instructor, coach for ASD Tatanzak. Initiator of Worldwide Junior Chess, organizer of U16 competition. He once sacrificed a Knight in a game with Alexander Morozevich.

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Worldwide Founders

Worldwide Chess enjoys the help of many respected chess coaches. In the early beginnings, Worldwide was organized with the help of several very engaged people, to whom we owe todays tournament:

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