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WJCC Will Be Held In TheNess Hotel, Kocaeli
LogoDue to force majeure FIDE has decided to change the tournament place. Regarding to this, the organising committee arranged 5 star Thermal Hotel in Kocaeli, which is located 100 km far from Istanbul in cooperation with FIDE. The playing hall also will be at the hotel.

The hotel price will be the same and during the championship, all participants are free to use below services without any additional payment.
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Indoor Thermal Pool
Fitness Center
Table Tennis
Table Football
Turkish Bath
Steam Room
Wireless Connection
Shuttle Bus(City Centre-Hotel)
One soft drink at each meal/person
Daily 0,5 lt spring water each person/room

reception  restaurant 
 single  double
  thermal pool

All Participants Have To Confirm Their Registration
urgentThe organising committee has need confirmation of all participants' registration one more time by reason of the changing tournament place. Therefore please confirm your participation while sending an e-mail to following address  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  until 09.09.2013

Confirmed Participants(green) file will update accordingly.

Confirmed Participants(last update 09.09.2013, based September ELO)

Deadline: 09.09.2013(Unconfirmed registration will be deleted)
URGENT: Airport Transfers Will Be Provided From ISTANBUL AIRPORTS
airportFor the arrangement of the airport transfers the WJCC Organizing Committee kindly ask you that to send your flight details to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  urgently. Participants must check their flight details from the "Transfer" section which is located on the left menu of WJCC Official Web Site.

From Istanbul Ataturk Airport(IST) and Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport(SAW) the best alternatives for the transfer.
About Kocaeli
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Kocaeli Province (Turkish: Kocaeli ili, pronounced [kodʒaˈeli]) is a province of Turkey. Its capital is İzmit, which is sometimes referred to as Kocaeli itself. The largest towns in the province is now İzmit and Gebze. The traffic code is 41. The province is located at the easternmost end of the Marmara Sea, especially on the Gulf of İzmit. Because of the size and natural conditions of the Bay of İzmit, the city is a giant natural harbour. Bordered to the east city of Istanbul. In 1888 the city is divided into Istanbul. There are lots of harbour facilities within Kocaeli, including the primary base of the Turkish Navy. The title of the city is the industrial capital of Turkey. The city has an airport named Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station. This airport is used by the air forces of both civilian transport. City has two universities; Kocaeli University and Gebze Institute of Technology.(Wikipedia)
Current Participants(53 Countries, 210 Players)
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Here is a list of players that have confirmed their participation at WJCC 2013. We will update this file accordingly.

Current Participants[last update 30.08.2013 based August ELO]
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