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All FIDE members and Chess academies are cordially invited to participate in the annual World Youth ChessChampionships. The LOC is honored to host this prestigious event and we sincerely hope that you will enjoy your visit in Africa.

CHESS SA and its partners look forward to bidding you a warm South African welcome in the beautiful coastal City of Durban. We aim to make this a successful and memorable event and that many of you will return some day to visit our Country again.

2014 WYCC invitation:


Players List:

The list of participants are now available. Please note that this is NOT the final list as changes are still expected to occur. The list will only become final on 10 September 2014. Federations must please scrutinize these lists for any errors and report them directly to the Chief Arbiter (

Click here to view the players list


Invitation to the 2014 World Youth Chess Championships