The World Cadets & Youth Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship 2023, organized by FIDE and the Georgian Chess Federation, kicked off at the “Euphoria” Hotel in Batumi with a opening ceremony.
The Championships will be held according to FIDE tournament Rules and Laws of Chess and will be played using the Swiss System with 11 rounds. Time control for the rapid championships will be 15 minutes plus 5 seconds per move starting from move one.
On 5 June, In Batumi In the conference hall of Hotel "Legend", the opening of the “Champions Match” and the first round was held.
Before the start of the game, the participants were greeted by: Minister of Education, Culture and Sports of Adjara Maya Khajishvili and Director of Special Task of FIDE, President of the Georgian Chess Federation Akaki Iashvili.
From June 5 to 11, the "Champions Match" event started in Batumi, organized by the World International Chess Federation "FIDE" and the Chess Federation of Georgia.
The tournament will be held according to FIDE rules. Each of the matches will consist of six classic games. Time control: for each game is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from move 1.