Thailand Chess Association (TCA)in cooperation with Bangapi Chess Club on behalf of the, under Asian Chess Federation (ACF) have the honour to officially invite all Asian national chess federations to participate in the 2018
Asian Youth Chess Championship and Asian Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships, which will be held in Chiangmai, Thailand. This event will be held from 31st March (arrival) to 10th April (departure)
|Under 8:||Born on or after 1st January 2010||Under 14:||Born on or after 1st January 2004|
|Under 10:||Born on or after 1st January 2008||Under 16:||Born on or after 1st January 2002|
|Under 12:||Born on or after 1st January 2006||Under 18:||Born on or after 1st January 2000|
2. Every Asian National Chess Federation can register one official player in each category (under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 & 18 years old, Open and Girls) totaling a maximum of 12 invited players. No replacement from other categories can be made in case there is no official player in one category.
Other than Official Players, players shall be classified as Additional Players. A FIDE endorsed chess academy can send its trainees (maximum one player per category) as Additional Players.
3. All persons, besides the players, shall be classified as Accompanying Persons. A federation may register any number of Additional Players and Accompanying Persons. The National Federation shall be responsible for the costs of their Additional Players and Accompanying Persons.
4. The players placed 1-3 in the in the categories under 8 - 18 of 2017 AYCC shall be Official Players and have the personal right to participate in the Championship of the corresponding age-category or a higher age-category if the stipulation of Art. 1 is met. This privilege may be exercised once exclusively in the subsequent year following the year of qualification.