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The Turkish Chess Federation has the honor to invite all delegates of the FIDE Permanent Commission for Chess Composition (PCCC), European national teams and  individual solvers, chess composers and all those interested in problem chess, to attend the European Festival of Chess Composition, including the 4th European Chess Solving Championship (ECSC) and accompanying events from 28th of March  (arrival) to 3rd of April (departure) at Limra Hotel, Kemer, Antalya, Turkey.

The festival program will include the following events:

Solving: the 4th European Chess Solving Championship (4th ECSC), open solving tourney, quick open solving competition, solving show, chess studies solving competition. The 4th ECSC will be held on the 29th and 30th of March 2008; rules
can be found on: . There is going to be a live broadcast on the Internet of the solving show and its 32 solvers.

Composing: several short time and longer time composing tourneys for chess
problems and studies.

Lectures will be delivered by experts on different topics of chess composition.  Other relevant details and updates are going to be published on the English page of the official website

The venue

The festival will be held in Limra Hotel (*****) in Kemer, Antalya.

The address is as follows:
Turizm Caddesi No:15 Kiri? / Kemer – Antalya

Here are the Travel Details:

The Limra Hotel is 90 km west of Antalya Airport. Antalya is a tourism city very well known, and has a large number of charter flights from main points of Europe. Another way to come to Antalya is via Istanbul. There are daily 20-30 flights connecting
Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Antalya Airport. On the following web sites you may get more information for domestic flights in Turkey and you may make online registrations. We propose to our guests to book with Turkish Airlines, and arrive via


Prices for Limra Hotel are as follows:
Double room: 58 euros (per person per day, all inclusive).
Single room: 75 euros (per person per day, all inclusive).
The Director of the Festival will be Abdurahman Koral (Turkey), chief arbiter of all solving competitions will be the international grandmaster Milan Velimirovic (Serbia). The Chief Arbiter for Composing Tourneys will be Mr. Andrei Selivanov


Participants who would like to give a lecture during the Festival are invited to let us know about their intention by sending a message to the organizing committee. Your lectures are welcome! E-mail contact for calls: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   All participants including delegates and solvers are obliged to stay in the official hotel and to book the hotel via Turkish Chess Federation. Booking via internet or third parties will not be accepted. Access to solving/composing areas will be allowed only to accredited people by the organization


From Antalya airport to venue there will be transportation provided by organizers on the basis of 60€ two ways.
Deadline for registration:

All participants are invited to send their registration until 14 March 2008. After this deadline the organizers have the right to accept applications or not by a payment of 150 € late entry penalty fee.

The organizing committee’s contact address is as follows:

Adres Fevzi Pasa Mah. Sehit Yasar Akansel Sokak Ozgurler Is Merkezi.Kat:6 No:3
Ulus Ankara TURKEY
Tel 00 90 312 309 75 94
Fax 00 90 312 310 96 20
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All participants should send an interest of participation and a 100 € deposit fee to the
organizers. This payment is not returnable and will be deducted from the total cost of
the participants on arrival. If they wish so, participants may pay the deposit fee only,
and the rest of the payment upon arrival.
The website for payment of deposit fee is as follows:
Participants may also pay for their entire accommodation on the same website.
 ECCC 2008