The European team veteran championship will be system of 9 rounds, swiss system, in the 50+ and 65+ categories, which are run as separate competitions. Separate will be a women’s championship if at least 8 female teams are registered in one category. Otherwise, the women’s championship connects with the open category.

According to ECU and FIDE rules, the time control will be 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game + 30 seconds for each move starting with the first.

Players can only listen to the draw after the black moves the 30th move. Players who break this rule will be penalized. If the player is offered a call before the 30th move with black figures, the referee should be called. His opponent will be penalized for interference, according to FIDE rules.

Allowable time to be delayed for all rounds is 15 minutes.