Junior U21 Round Table
Open chess Championship
Plovdiv, Bulgaria – September 26th to October 3rd, 2021
IA Category A Laurent Freyd
Current Travel Restrictions
Rights to Participate
The tournament is open for all young chess stars born after 31.12.1999
The tournament will be played according to the FIDE Rules of Chess, the Swiss system in 9 rounds and rated by FIDE.
Rate of Play
The rate of play is 90 minutes per player for 40 moves plus 15 minutes until the end of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds for each move played, starting from the first.
|GM, IM, WGM and WIM||FREE|
|Players with rating >= 2400||FREE|
|All other contestants||70 EUR|
Participants who are not accommodated in the official hotel are required to pay an additional fee of 25 EUR.
The payment of the registration fee has to be wired to “KIM 2003” Ltd. bank account:
|Account holder:||KIM 2003 Ltd.|
|Name and address of the bank:||D Commerce Bank
Bulgaria, 1606 Sofia, 8 Totleben Blvd
|Swift Bank Code (BIC):||DEMIBGSF|
|IBAN:||BG65 DEMI 9240 10 2222 7777|
Note: In case of cancellation, due to the significant and sudden deterioration of the epidemiological situation, the organizer will return the paid money to the players in full.
September 26th, 2021
10:00-13:30 – Confirmation of participants
13:30 – Technical Meeting
15:30 – Opening Ceremony
16:00 – First Round
September 27th, 2021
15:00 – Second Round
September 28th, 2021
09:00 – Third Round
16:00 – Fourth Round
September 29th, 2021
15:00 – Fifth Round
September 30th, 2021
15:00 – Sixth Round
October 1st, 2021
15:00 – Seventh Round
October 2nd, 2021
15:00 – Eighth Round
October 3rd, 2021
09:00 – Ninth Round
14:00 – Closing Ceremony
Epidemiological protection and measures against cheating
According to the measures that will be valid on Bulgaria's territory at that moment, the epidemiological safety of participants and officials will be carried out at the tournament. Following FIDE Fair-Play Rules for the tournament, the organizer will fully and thoroughly implement anti-cheating measures.
The organizer will elaborate on both measures in more detail in the competition rules.
Member of Radisson Individuals
|Price of B&B per person per day||Standard||Premium|
|Single Room||51 EUR||62 EUR|
|Double Room||31 EUR||38 EUR|
Price includes: High-speed internet, parking, and live room-TV stream of the games.
Buffet Lunch/Dinner is available at 14/18 euro per person.
The nearest international airport (distance 120 km) is Sofia Airport (SOF).
Organizing Committee can provide bus transportation from Sofia Airport to Plovdiv with return for 50 euros per person upon request.
The Championship starts in:
Founded in 2015, we are a Bulgarian professional chess club based in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. ChessBomb Plovdiv competes with great success in the Bulgarian men, women and junior chess leagues.
ChessBombers won their first team championship title in the men’s category in 2016, and since then have always been strong contenders for the gold medals in all categories.