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IBSA Chess World Championships confirmed

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IBSA has announced that its chess world championships will take place later this year in Călimănești, Romania.

The 1st IBSA Individual Chess World Championships will be held from Sunday 2nd October 2016 until Thursday 13th October 2016.

Sight classification will be provided on Monday October 3rd and Tuesday October 4th, with the competition proper beginning on Wednesday 5th and running through to Wednesday 12th.

Entries for the competition are due by Saturday 10th September and should be sent to

The competition will be run under FIDE rules.

Click on the links above to view and download more information and the invitation to the tournament, and the entry form.

The information package includes important information regarding registering players on the ISAS data base and sight classification requirements.

For more information on the 1st IBSA Individual Chess World Championships contact Tournament Director Sorin Lapadatu at

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