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World Junior Championship

The World Junior Championship is an 11-round Swiss open taking place in Tarvisio, Italy from 13-25 November 2017. The winner becomes the World Junior Champion and receives 2,500 Euros and the GM title. The 2nd and 3rd placed players receive the IM title. Top-seed is Dutch GM Jorden van Foreest. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. No draw offers are allowed until move 30. Official website: www.fideacademy.com/wjcc2017