Separate tournaments for 6 age groups (U8-U18) will be played. There will be Open and Girls categories in each age group. This is the largest official youth championship worldwide. It will gather around 1200 young chess players from all over the Europe. More than 800 adults will accompany young chess players in the roles of parents, coaches, accompanying persons, etc. Spectators will not be allowed to enter the playing hall, but there will be a separate spectator/parents zone and it will be possible to follow the event in online video stream.