International Chess Federation
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 12:46
Batumi to host FIDE World Cadets Championships 2022

The FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships 2022, a tournament organized by FIDE, the Georgian Chess Federation and the Georgian Chess Club “64”, will take place in Batumi, Georgia from September 15-28, 2022. The championships will be held in three age groups - Under 8, 10, 12 and 2 sections - open and girls (totally 6 tournaments).

All the competitions will be 11-round Swiss tournaments with the time control 90 minutes for each player plus 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Default time is 15 minutes.

All FIDE member federations, eligible players and accompanying persons are invited to participate in the Championships in Euphoria Hotel Complex and enjoy excellent playing conditions as well as sunny weather during the swimming season at the seaside.

The players placed 1-3 in FIDE Online World Cadets & Youth (under 10–12) Rapid Chess Championships 2020, the winners of the 2019 World Cadets Championships and the Continental Cadets Champions of the year preceding this edition have the personal right to participate in the World Cadets Championships of the corresponding age category or a higher age category if the age stipulation is met. Such players shall also be classified as invited players and have to be registered by the national federation.

In addition to standard prizes - commemorative cups, diplomas and medals – top-5 players in all age categories will be awarded with iPhones, computers and photo cameras.

The Registration fee of 100 USD for each player (invited, personal or additional) and each accompanying official/person, plus an entry FIDE fee of €70 for each invited (official) player and €140 for each Additional player should be paid. 

In order to ensure proper tournament standards, FIDE member federations must fully complete the official registration form and send it to before the registration deadline July 18th, 2022. Incomplete registrations will not be accepted. Individual applications will not be accepted also.

Regulations for the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships 2022

You can find all the information related to the FIDE World Cadets Chess Championships 2022 on the official website of the tournament

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