We're looking forward to welcoming you in Copenhagen and hope you will enjoy the chess tournament. It will take place at our Sports Village where there will be a lot of sports and cultural activities.


The chess tournament will take place on Friday, August 20, 2021 in Copenhagen.

The chess tournaments will be offered at two levels:

  • Recreational
  • Competitive

Recreational level: can move the pieces, occasionally leisure player, maybe once in a while on the internet, or in parks if the opportunity arises.

Competitive level: playing with some or a lot of experience, maybe a member of a chess club or internet chess club.

The tournament will be judged according to the rules of the International Chess Federation (FIDE). You can find them here.

A more detailed program for the tournament will follow.


The participation fee for EGLSF-members is 90 Euros and 120 Euros for non-members.

When you sign up as an athlete for EuroGames 2021, you will have plenty of benefits and offers at our International mega event, Copenhagen 2021.

  • You will participate in a professionally organized tournament
  • You can be a part of the EuroGames Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, August 18
  • You can be part of the EuroGames Closing Ceremony and take part in the WorldPride Parade on Saturday, August 21
  • You have access to the Sports Village
  • You have access to affordable accommodation in Copenhagen and Malmö
  • You have affordable fees for public transportation in Copenhagen and Malmö
  • You have access to pre-sale tickets for signature parties
  • You have access to a lot of sports, human rights, arts, and cultural events in Copenhagen and Malmö from August 12 – 22, 2021


The tournament will take place at Kulturhuset Islands Brygge in Copenhagen. It is a community centre with a beautiful view down to the waterfront. The venue is also next to the Sports Village, where you will find a lot of activities and meet with other EuroGames athletes.


Copenhagen 2021 is organizing the tournament in cooperation with the Danish Chess Union.

All of the above is subject to change.

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Key Facts

Tournament dates
August 20

Kulturhuset Islands Brygge
Islands Brygge 18
2300 KBH S

Distance from Copenhagen City Hall Square
1,6 km (approx. 5 minutes by bike)

Public Transport
Metro and Bus

Recreational and Competitive

Gender Categories
All Genders

Expected participants


Participant Fee
EGLSF members: 90 Euros
Non-EGLSF members: 120 Euros

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