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Exciting Finale Marks the Closure of the 1st Jeddah International Youth Chess Festival30/01/2024
Algerian Haddouche Mohamed crowned in the Blitz category at Jeddah's Chess Festival29/01/2024
Be part of the Jeddah International Youth Chess Festival
Prime International Youth Chess Spectacle
Attend the Jeddah International Youth Chess Festival 2024 in the historic city of Jeddah and become an integral part of this chess festival.
Whether you're playing or spectating, this festival is a celebration of intellect and camaraderie, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Jeddah .
Experience the thrill of competitive chess and connect with fellow chess aficionados in this unique and culturally rich location.
Jeddah Chess Events
Jeddah Chess Events feature the Jeddah Young Masters, the Arabian Karpov Cup, as well as side events
including Masterclasses for school teachers and thrilling simultaneous displays by renowned Grandmaster Romain Edouard.
Extending the festival experience beyond physical boundaries
Join virtual competitions, connect with global players, and showcase your skills in the digital chess arena.
Exclusive masterclasses led by Edouard Romain
Seize this unique opportunity to learn from one of the best and elevate your own chess game.
The Young Masters Tournament
Grouping 10 young chess stars bornin 2005 or later, show casingtheir immense talent in the captivating backdrop of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The Arabian Karpov Cup
A Thrilling 9-Round Swiss Tournament, open to all players born after the 31/12/2005 (U18) and registered to National Federations affiliated to FIDE
Young Chess Masters at the Festival
The Jeddah Young Masters 2024 offers a front-row seat to witness the brilliance of the top young Grandmasters in action.
Candela Francisco GuecamburuElo : 2295
Reigning World Junior (U20)
Champion at age 17
Faustino OroElo : 2377
Born in 2013
The Messi of Chess
Jakub SeemannElo : 2441
Andy WoodwardElo : 2473
World #1 among players
born in 2010 or later
Yagiz Kaan ErdogmusElo : 2496
athlete of the year in 2020
Jan KlimkowskiElo : 2520
U16 World vice-champion
biggest rising star in Poland
Bardiya DaneshvarElo : 2591
Winner of Super GM Grischuk
at the World Cup 2023
Pranav VenkateshElo : 2611
World #4 U18
75th Indian Grandmaster
Volodar MurzinElo : 2633
World #2 U18
114 rated games played in 2023
Raunak SadhwaniElo : 2650
9th youngest Grandmaster ever
World #4 U18
Due to overwhelming interest and international participation, the festival's venue has been changed to Jeddah for enhanced accessibility and a more optimal environment for chess enthusiasts worldwide
Name: Hotel Ramada by Wyndham Continental Jeddah
Address: Palestine Street, 21472 Jeddah
Book your stay for an optimal experience!
Discover the enchanting city of Jeddah