Batumi to host U18 World Chess Championships

The championship will run in Batumi between June 5-12.Photo: Batumi City Hall press office, 02 Jun 2023 - 14:08, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Black Sea city of Batumi will host the Under-18 Chess World Championships this month, the Government of the country’s autonomous Adjara region announced on Friday. 

The event will feature 457 competitions aged between 8-18 from 38 countries competing for prizes in the west of the country. The meeting chaired by Rizhvadze has discussed security and preparations for the event with regional authorities. Photo: Adjara Government press office.

Tornike Rizhvadze, the head of the Adjara Government, on Friday hosted a meeting with local agencies to discuss preparations for the Championships. 

The event will run between June 5-12.