4th European Chess Solving Championship

4th European Chess Solving Championship

European Festival of Chess Composition, 28th March – 3rd April 2008
4th European Chess Solving Championship, 29th – 30th March 2008
Antalya, Turkey

Regulations / Invitation


The Turkish Chess Federation has the honor to invite all delegates of the FIDE
Permanent Commission for Chess Composition (PCCC), European national teams and
individual solvers, chess composers and all those interested in problem chess,
to attend the European Festival of Chess Composition, including the 4th
European Chess Solving Championship (ECSC)
and accompanying events from
28th of March (arrival) to 3rd of April (departure) at Limra Hotel, Kemer, Antalya,

The festival program will include the following events:

  • Solving: the 4th European Chess Solving Championship (4th ECSC), open solving
    tourney, quick open solving competition, solving show, chess studies solving
    competition. The 4th ECSC will be held on the 29th and 30th of March 2008;
    rules can be found on: /1999-2012//1999-2012/ecscrule/
    . There is going to be a live broadcast on the Internet of the solving show
    and its 32 solvers.
  • Composing: several short time and longer time composing tourneys for chess
    problems and studies.
  • Lectures will be delivered by experts on different topics of chess composition.

Other relevant details and updates are going to be published on the English
page of the official website http://eccc2008.tsf.org.tr.

The venue

The festival will be held in Limra Hotel (*****) in Kemer, Antalya.
The address is as follows: Turizm Caddesi No:15 Kiris / Kemer – Antalya

Here are the Travel Details:
The Limra Hotel is 90 km west of Antalya Airport. Antalya is a tourism city
very well known, and has a large number of charter flights from main points
of Europe. Another way to come to Antalya is via Istanbul. There are daily 20-30
flights connecting Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Airport.
On the following web sites you may get more information for domestic flights
in Turkey and you may make online registrations. We propose to our guests to
book with Turkish Airlines, and arrive via Istanbul.

/www.thy.com/, www.onurair.com.tr/onurair/, www.atlasjet.com.tr/, www.pegasusairlines.com/


Prices for Limra Hotel are as follows:

  • Double room: 58 euros (per person per day, all inclusive).
  • Single room: 75 euros (per person per day, all inclusive).

The Director of the Festival will be Abdurahman Koral (Turkey), chief arbiter
of all solving competitions will be the international grandmaster Milan Velimirovic
(Serbia). The Chief Arbiter for Composing Tourneys will be Mr. Andrei Selivanov

Participants who would like to give a lecture during the Festival are invited
to let us know about their intention by sending a message to the organizing
committee. Your lectures are welcome! E-mail contact for calls: tsftsf.org.tr

All participants including delegates and solvers are obliged to stay in the
official hotel and to book the hotel via Turkish Chess Federation. Booking via
internet or third parties will not be accepted. Access to solving/composing
areas will be allowed only to accredited people by the organization

From Antalya airport to venue there will be transportation provided by organizers
on the basis of 60€ two ways.

Deadline for registration:
All participants are invited to send their registration until 14 March 2008.
After this deadline the organizers have the right to accept applications or
not by a payment of 150 € late entry penalty fee.

The organizing committee’s contact address is as follows:

Adres Fevzi Pasa Mah. Sehit Yasar Akansel Sokak Ozgurler Is Merkezi.Kat:6 No:3
Ulus Ankara TURKEY
Tel 00 90 312 309 75 94, Fax 00 90 312 310 96 20
E-mail a_koraltsf.org.tr , tsftsf.org.tr

All participants should send an interest of participation and a 100 € deposit
fee to the organizers. This payment is not returnable and will be deducted from
the total cost of the participants on arrival. If they wish so, participants
may pay the deposit fee only, and the rest of the payment upon arrival.

The website for payment of deposit fee is as follows: https://secure.tsf.org.tr/eccc2008.
Participants may also pay for their entire accommodation on the same website.


Friday 28.3..   Arrival, registration
21.00 Captains’ meeting
Saturday 29.3. 9.30 – 13.00 ECSC 1st day
20.00 Quick composing
Sunday 30.3. 9.30 – 13.00 ECSC 2nd day
14.00 Quick composing
20.00 Lectures
Monday 31.3. 9.30 Open solving
14.00 Open quick solving
20.00 Lectures
Tuesday 1.4. 9.30 Solving show 1-2 round
14.00 Solving show 3-5 round
20.00 Lectures
Wednesday 2.4. 9.30 Endgame solving
19.00 Closing banquet
Thursday 3.4.   Deparure

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