International Chess Federation
Thursday, 17 Aug 2023 22:04
Revised Tie-break Regulations come to force on September 1, 2023

FIDE TEC is pleased to announce that the FIDE Council has ratified the updated tie-break regulations effective from September 1, 2023. These newly instituted rules are an enhanced version of those initially approved during the 44th FIDE Congress and later retracted in July 2023.

Our heartfelt gratitude goes to Mr. Roberto Ricca and the entire SPP Department for their meticulous efforts in clarifying the stipulations regarding Play-Offs, Direct Encounters, and Unplayed Games.

Kindly note, Pairing Software Vendors have a deadline until April 1, 2024, to integrate these revised tie-break guidelines into their systems.

Enquiries: Hendrik du Toit –

Revised Tie-break Regulations effective from September 1, 2023