Each National Federation can enter one (1) player born on or after 1st January 1997 in each of the boys (open) and girl categories, totaling a maximum of two (2) invited players.


Players with a personal right, according to FIDE rules, will also be accepted as invited players;


Subject to age, entitled to participate are:

  1. The top 3 players of the previous edition of 2016.
  2. The Continental Junior Champions of the year preceding this edition of 2016.
  3. The top 6 (4 for Girls) Junior U20 players from the FIDE Rating List as of January 1st of 2017
  4. World Youth U18 and U16 champions of the year preceding this edition.


Additional (extra) players can also be registered. Further each Federation can register up to 1/3 of the total participants of the championship. For example, in a tournament with 100 players the maximum number of players from the same federation should not exceed 33.

In order to ensure proper tournament standards, all invited players and all additional (extra) players must submit their registrations through their national federations until October 15th 2017 (registration deadline).


The registration should be send to:



Shorts, Slippers, Sun glasses, Sports Caps and revealing attire are not allowed