63rd World Congress of Chess Composition 44th World Chess Solving Championship Rhodes, 16-23 October 2021

Last Updated on August 25, 2021 by admin


The Greek Chess Problem Society have the honour to invite all delegates of the World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC), national teams and individual solvers, chess composers and all those interested in problem chess, to attend the 63rd World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 44th World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).

The congress will be held from Saturday, October 16th (arrival) to Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 (departure) at the “Rodos Palace Hotel” ***** in the island of Rhodes, with the WCSC on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 19th and 20th.

“Rodos Palace”, a 5-star Resort Hotel and Convention Center with 45 years history in successfully organizing conferences, is located on the Iraklidon Avenue (Trianton), Ixia which connects the “Diagoras” International Airport (IATA: RHO) with the town of Rhodes. Distance from the airport is 12 km and from the town 5 km. Details about accommodation, in-room and hotel standard amenities, conference and banqueting capacities, as well as health and recreation facilities can be found on the hotel web site https://www.rodos-palace.gr/


  • Per person / per day in a single room: 110€
  • Per person / per day in a double room: 75€

Prices include breakfast, lunch and dinner in buffet, transport from and to the airport on the arrival and departure dates, excursion to the old city of Rhodes, all registration fees, access to all congress activities, free Wi-Fi, closing banquet, all taxes according to the Greek law. All payments should be made to the organisers, upon arrival either in cash (EUR) / credit card, or deposited in advance in a bank account.

The participation fee for those not staying in the hotel or not making their reservation via the organizers is 120 EUR and includes registration, the congress material and participation in the solving and composing tournaments. Excursion and closing banquet are additional and at the discretion of participants.


Organizers will provide transport from and to the airport on the arrival and departure dates. Participants must inform the organizers on time about their flight details (date, time, and flight number of arrival and departure).


Organizers:     Greek Chess Problem Society, Rhodes Chess Club “Ippotis”

Prefecture of South Aegean

Please send your registration by August 31st 2021 to wccc2021gr@gmail.com

The mobile phone numbers of the organizers are:

Nikos Kalesis: +30-6938326161, Harry Fougiaxis: +30-6979126087


Congress site: wccc2021.wfcc.ch

All safety measures enforced by the authorities against the pandemic will be kept.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Rhodes!