Sponsored by Agri Municipality.
WORLD YOUTH UNDER-16 OLYMPIAD,
5 - 13 August 2006, Agri – Turkey
The Turkish Chess Federation (TCF) will organise the above-mentioned event in Agri,Turkey from
5 August (Arrival) to 13 August Departure). The Championship will be conducted under the
auspices of the European Chess Union (ECU) and Federation Internationale Des Echecs (FIDE).
2.PARTICIPATION: The Turkish Chess Federation has the pleasure of inviting your Chess
Federation to participate in the World Youth Under-16 Olympiad. Entitled to participate are players
who shall not have reached the age of 16, by January 1st 2006, (Date of Birth 1990 and after). TCF
will provide free board and lodging for a team of 4 players and the official, free for ten days, for the
applications came till 18th July 2006. The reserve shall be charged US$50 per day inclusive of 3
meals. Applications sent after 18th July 2006 will be penalised by 100 USD and all late applications
will pay 50USD for accommodation. Each participating person including invited players shall pay
100€ organization cost for the event.
Additional teams from the same Federation will be allowed to participate if they pay the normal
registration fee to FIDE plus 100 USD to the organizers on arrival. Members of the extra team and
other accompanying persons shall each pay 60 USD per day inclusive of 3 meals. Those who wish to
stay in single rooms shall pay 80 USD per day inclusive of 3 meals. Please take under consideration
that all participants must be stay in official hotels. All participants will stay in Golden Hill Hotel
(**** - 4 stars) in Dogubeyazit. Golden Hill is the official hotel and anybody who participates to
tournament will not allowed for security reasons to stay somewhere else. Invited players will stay in
triple rooms. Number of single rooms is limited and organizers may provide single room for each
Medals (Gold, Silver & Bronze), cups and Certificate Of Achievement for the top 3 teams. Board
Prizes in the form of Medals will also be awarded to the respective winners.
Golden Hill Hotel – Dogu Beyazit Agri – 4 stars hotel.
The tournament shall be run on a 10 Round Swiss. Each match between teams will be conducted
over 4 boards.
90 minutes to finish with 30 seconds increment from move 1.
5 August Arrival
6 August Opening Ceremony
Round 1 6 August
Rounds 2–5 7-8 August
Free Day 9 August
Rounds 6–9 10-11 August
Round 10 12 August
& Closing Ceremony 12 August
Departure 13 August
Each person will pay following transportation costs for bus transportation with regular inter city bus
Istanbul Airport – Agri – Istanbul : 100 USD per person (intercity bus)
Izmir Airport – Agri – Izmir: 100 USD per person (intercity bus)
Agri Airport – Hotel – Agri Airport: 60 USD per person (bus of organizers)
All transportation payments will be made in cash in Bus. All participants will be met on arrival that
pays this transportation cost.
TCF does not propose bus transportation from Istanbul or from Izmir, the distance is very long. The
best is the airway.
Turkish airlines fly from Ankara (which maybe connected by Istanbul) directly to Agri.
The bus transportation takes more than 24 hours from Istanbul. Therefore, federations who want to
send them kindly asked to make reservations by means of air way more comfortable transportation.
Or if you transfer the registration fee and ask an official request to Turkish Chess Federation we may
help for your flight reservations.
Check flights on http://www.thy.com.tr
Countries that require visas for Turkey are requested to apply for visas at their respective Turkish
Republic Embassy. TCF will send invitation to all participants eligible for Tournament.
11.All other details are as per FIDE Handbook D.VI.02 (Regulations for the Children's Olympiad).
12.The Closing date for Entries is 18 July 2006. Entries received after this date is at the discretion
of the organizers and a surcharge of 100 USD will be imposed.
13.All kind of payments will be made before the first round starts. The players who did not make
their payment will not be taken into pairing. We look forward to your participation in this
Registration forms are available upon request to our e-mail email@example.com
Follow news on www.tsf.org.tr
Phone of Mr.Koral Tournament Director : +90 533 6417867
Federation: +90 312 3097594
Fax: +90 312 3109620
Agri is very famous with the Agri Mountain which is settled on the eastern point of Turkey, 5165 m.
City of Agri is the neighbor to Iran, Armenia, Nahcivan (Azerbaijan).
More information about Agri may be gathered from following link:
Famous Ishak Pasha Palace
Agri, (Ararat) honor of Turkish Republic…
Turkiye Is Bankasi is the corporate sponsor of Turkish Chess Federation.
More Information about Golden Hill Hotel:
Direct dial telephone, music, balcony, minibar,
internet connection, satellite tv, cine 5, digiturk,
bathtub, wc, hair dryer, telephone in bathroom.
Sports & Recreation
Turkish bath, Finnish bath, sauna, massage,
Jacuzzi, fitness center, aerobics, table tennis,
billiards, winter sports, extreme sports.
Meeting & Congress
1 meeting room (200 max. capacity). Overhead
projector, screen, whiteboard, slide projector,
flipchart, projector, barcovision, sound system,
microphone, video player, DVD player,
television, fax, air conditioning, light system,
simultaneous translation system.
Ağrı Airport is 95 km far from the Hotel.
Wining & Dining
Bed & breakfast, half board, full board, breakfast lounge, patisserie, cafeteria, snack bar, restaurant bar,
A la carte and open buffet service. 250 pax open, 200 pax closed total capacity. Ottoman Cuisine, Turkish
Cuisine, Local Cuisine.