Increased prize fund for the World Senior Championships Print
Saturday, 11 May 2019 10:47

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Further to the recent FIDE decision to increase prizes for the individual World Championships for Seniors by 30.000 € in total, please find in the table below the new prize split (in euros), to be first implemented in Bucharest 2019.

An additional provision of 20.000 € has been allocated to support individual nominees who are over 65 and find themselves in an unstable financial situation. Anyone who has contributed to the development of chess and meets these requirements is entitled to receive FIDE's support. Applications including a CV can be sent, personally or on behalf of somebody else, to the FIDE Secretariat  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , until May 15th, 2019.

  Open section (+65 and +50)
    Original plan Reviewed
  1st 1.500 € 4.000 €
  2nd 1.200 € 3.200 €
  3rd 900 € 2.400 €
  4th   800 € 1.800 €
  5th 500 € 1.400 €
  6th 400 € 1.100 €
  7th 300 € 900 €
  8th 250 € 800 €
  9th 200 € 600 €
  10th 0 € 400 €
  TOTAL: 6.050 € 16.600 €
       
  Women (+65 and +50)
    Original plan Reviewed
  1st 700 € 2.000 €
  2nd 500 € 1.600 €
  3rd 300 € 1.200 €
  4th   250 € 900 €
  5th 200 € 700 €
  TOTAL: 1.950 € 6.400 €
       
 
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