The Lithuania Chess Composers’ Society would like to invite all delegates of the World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC), chess solvers and chess composers, all those who are interested in chess problems and accompanying persons to attend the 62nd World Congress of Chess Composition (WCCC) and 43rd World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC).

The congress and the championship will be held in the hotel Crowne Plaza Vilnius (Vilnius, capital of Lithuania) from Saturday, 17 August 2019 (arrival), to Saturday, 24 August 2019 (departure), with the WCSC on Tuesday and Wednesday (20 and 21 August 2019).

Information about the hotel and conference facilities can be found on the hotel website Crowne Plaza Vilnius. Address: M. K. Ciurlionio str. 84, LT-03100 Vilnius.

 Details about the program and the competition can be found on the congress website.


Crowne Plaza Vilnius*****. Address: M. K. Ciurlionio str. 84, LT-03100 Vilnius. 

Europa City Vilnius Hotel*** (situated ~1.5 kilometers from Crowne Plaza Vilnius). Address: J. Jasinskio str. 14, LT-01112 Vilnius.

HotelSingle room per person/day (bed and breakfast)Double room per person/day(bed and breakfast)
Crowne Plaza100 Eur65 Eur
Europa City55 Eur40 Eur

Half or full board available on request. Prices include accommodation, buffet breakfast, closing banquet, two excursions, free WiFi and access to all congress activities, solving and composing tourneys.

Hotel reservations can be made through the congress website or by contacting the organisers. 

Registration and payment

Registrations should be made no later than 1 June 2019. Registrations can be made through the congress website or by contacting the organisers.

The participation fee for those not staying in the official hotels is 120 Eur. It includes registration and participation in all official activities. 

Payments can be made to the organisers in cash on the arrival day or by bank transfer to the following account: 

Name: Lietuvos šachmatų kompozitorių sąjunga

(The Lithuania Chess Composers’ Society)

Address: S. A. Bačkio st. 15, Vilnius, Lithuania

Bank: Luminor Bank AB

Swift code: NDEALT2X

IBAN: LT372140030002859996

Information and contact

All necessary information will be published in the congress website. For visas and for all other questions, you may contact the organisers: 

Vidmantas Satkus


Phone number: +370 683 79498

We are looking forward to seeing you in Vilnius!