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The 12th WUC Chess is about to start

The 12th World University Championship of Chess is about to start. On 19th August all the participants took part in a technical meeting to establish all the rules of the tournament and to be introduced to the major names of the organization such as Eugen Fleischer, chair of FISU Chess Technical Committee, Kadirhan Sunguroglu, member of FISU Medical Committee, Geoffrey Borg, FIDE, Fernando Parente, Secretary General of Organizing Committee and Carlos Dias, member of Portuguese Federation of Chess.
In the meeting Eugen Fleischer said that the competition will be constituted by nine rounds starting on 20th august and ending on 26th august. Eugen Fleischer also remembered the participants that electronically devices and conversations during the games are forbidden. Fernando Parente explained that the competition will have representatives of 17 different countries, 37 male competitors and 19 female. After this, Dr. Kadirhan Sunguroglu alerted the athletes that during the week it will be done anti-doping tests to prevent uncomfortable situations during the competition.
Three representatives of the participants were invited to join the Chess Technical Committee. One person from China, host country of the last Universiade, one from Poland, host country of the next World University Championship and one from Russia, host country of the next Universiade.
On 19th August, after 6pm, it will be disclosed the schedules of the games for the first round.

Rita Magalhães

In Photo: Fernando Parente, Secretary General of Organizing Committee, Kadirhan Sunguroglu, member of FISU Medical Committee, Eugen Fleischer, chair of FISU Chess Technical Committee, Geoffrey Borg, FIDE and Carlos Dias, member of Portuguese Federation of Chess

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Technical Meeting

This meeting related to specific issues in this World University Championship that will be held in the city of Guimarães, from 19th to 26th August this year. The principles of operation within the technical issues, integration of a member of the Portuguese Chess Federation in the Organising Committee and the training of volunteers for this tournament were some of the topics addressed and widely discussed and agreed upon. This meeting also settled various agreements on Chess exhibitions, since the event will be an integral part of the activities of the city of Guimarães as the European Capital of Culture.

Both parties expressed high expectations for the event and were eagerly looking forward to its successful execution.

In Photo: Fernando Costa (Portuguese Chess Federation) at the center with Roque Teixeira and Fernando Parente of the Organising Committee of the Chess WUC

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Entry Forms Deadlines

The deadlines to send the entry forms are:
General Entry: 19.02.2012
Quantitative Entry: 19.05.2012
Nominative Entry: 19.07.2012
Individual Entry: 19.07.2012

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1st Meeting 2012 WUC Futsal OC

The official website of the 12th World University Chess Championship is online

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