The event awards 4 European titles: 2 for male and female players aged between 50 and 64 and 2 for male and female players over 65 years old. In this edition the Organizers have also included a special classification (however there are no titles up for grabs) for the over 75s.
It will be played from May 26 to June 3 at the Acqui Terme Congress Centre under the patronage of the Piedmont Region, the Municipality of Acqui Terme, and the national CONI. 50 matches will be live on the web with the electronic boards every afternoon from 3 pm.
Organizers: Comitato Arcoworldchess (Cristina Pernici Rigo – Arco di Trento) e Scaccomattissimo ASD (Michele Cordara - Torino).
This edition of the Championship at the deadline of registration on May 14, broke all previous records: 182 players including 58 among Grand Masters, International Masters, Fide Masters. Representing 33 European federations.
To get an idea of the great success we are achieving, here are the results of the latest editions:
Senior 0pen 50+ GM Zurab Sturua
2518 - Georgia
Senior woman 50+ WGM Makropoulou Marina
2081 - Greece
Senior open 65+ GM John Nunn
2579 - England
Senior woman 65+ GM Nona Gaprindashvili
2274 - Georgia