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For the 2020 season all ages are calculated as at 31/08/2019. Please use the date of birth table below to determine what age group your child will be in. Please note this age group will apply throughout the whole of the 2020 season.

The minimum grading requirements for “Gigafinal Fast Track” tickets are based on ECF grades as at January 2020 – players may use the higher of their standard or rapid for the purpose of this. Please note that these are non negotiable and prior grading or FIDE conversions will not be taken into account.

Date From Date To Age Category Minimum grade for Gigafinal Fast Track
01/09/2001 31/08/2002 U18 200
01/09/2002 31/08/2003 U17 190
01/09/2003 31/08/2004 U16 180
01/09/2004 31/08/2005 U15 170
01/09/2005 31/08/2006 U14 160
01/09/2006 31/08/2007 U13 150
01/09/2007 31/08/2008 U12 140
01/09/2008 31/08/2009 U11 130
01/09/2009 31/08/2010 U10 120
01/09/2010 31/08/2011 U09 110
01/09/2011 31/08/2012 U08 100
01/09/2012 31/08/2013 U07 90
01/09/2013 31/08/2014 U07 90
01/09/2014 31/08/2015 U07 90
01/09/2015 31/08/2016 U07 90