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  • FIDE Grand Swiss update 19. febrúar, 2019
    FIDE announces the updates approved by the Presidential Board: 1. The event will take place on the Isle of Man: October 8 (arrival) - October 22 (departure), 2019 2. 120 players will receive special conditions. 15 more players will get the conditions in line with the original 105 in the published Regulations, and these spots […]
  • FIDE announces the line-up for the FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Series 2019 19. febrúar, 2019
    It is going to be the strongest Grand Prix cycle in recent times, and we are pleased to see that nearly all the World's top players are taking part. FIDE World Chess Grand Prix introduces a new attractive format, and we are looking forward to an exciting Series. Please see more details and allocations of […]
  • Task Force for the Reform of the FIDE Statutes 18. febrúar, 2019
    In February 2019 the newly established Task Force for the Reform of the FIDE Statutes started its operations. The main activities of this ambitious working group are related to a deep analysis of relevant FIDE documents, the team brainstorming, discussion and agreement on a new logical restructuring and clear terminology. During the whole process a […]
  • FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich visited Guam 18. febrúar, 2019
    FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich played the ceremonial first moves against Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio of Guam to mark the opening of the 2019 Zone 3.6 Championships being held here between February 18-23.  The previous evening the Guam Chess Federation hosted a wonderful Welcome Dinner at the Star Pacific Hotel in Tumon which is the venue […]
  • Road to Candidates 18. febrúar, 2019
    FIDE is pleased to inform that FIDE Presidential Board approved the Qualification system for the 2020 FIDE Candidates Tournament. A. 1 place – 2018 FIDE World Championship Match, Runner up  One place is reserved for GM Caruana: the runner-up of the 2018 World Championship Match.    B. 2 places – 2019 FIDE World Cup  Two […]
  • 2019 FIDE World Cup Regulations 18. febrúar, 2019
    FIDE is pleased to announce the 2019 FIDE World Cup Regulations that were approved by the Presidential Board. Two players will qualify from this prestigious event to Candidates 2020. REGULATIONS
  • IMSA World Masters Championship-Hengshui, China 2019 17. febrúar, 2019
    Qualifiers and reserve players according to the Regulations list, are invited to send in their registration form and a copy of their passport with validity for more than six months by email to, and before Thursday 28th February 2019 for the IMSA World Masters Championship 2019. Download: Regulations for IMSA World Masters […]
  • Isle of Man to host the FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament 16. febrúar, 2019
    FIDE is pleased to award its inaugural Grand Swiss Tournament to the Isle of Man, after the bidding procedure that was closed on February 9, 2019. The Grand Swiss will take place on the Isle of Man from October 7, 2019 (arrival day) to October 21, 2019 (departure day) in cooperation with qualification spot […]
  • Chess will be a candidate to join the Olympic Games in Paris 2024 15. febrúar, 2019
    The President of the International Chess Federation Arkady Dvorkovich has officially launched a campaign for chess to be included as a sport at the Paris Olympic Games 2024. Alongside with the President of the French Chess Federation Bachar Kouatly, the French NOC President Mr. Denis Masseglia and officials of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee attended […]
  • 2019 FIDE World Team Championships: Invitation 14. febrúar, 2019
    This is the official invitation to all National Chess Federations who are participating in the FIDE World Team Championship 2019, which will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from the 4th of March (arrival) till the 15th of March (departure) 2019. The Championship will be organized and held by Kazakhstan Chess Federation and under the auspices […]