International Chess Federation
Sunday, 17 Mar 2024 17:36
World Junior U20 Championship 2024: Registration is open

FIDE and the Gujarat State Chess Association, on behalf of the All India Chess Federation, with the support of the Government of Indian Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, invite all FIDE Member Federations and eligible players to participate in the FIDE World Junior Chess Championship Under 20 in Gandhinagar, state Gujarat. 

The competition will take place from June 1-14th, 2024. 

Each National Federation can field one player born on or after January 1, 2004 in each of two categories – Open and Girls, with a maximum of two invited players and send as many additional players as they wish.

Players with personal rights, according to FIDE rules, will also be accepted as invited players:

  • Top 3 players of the previous edition of FIDE World Junior Championships.
  • The Continental Junior Champions of the year preceding this edition. If a Continent did not organize a Continental Junior Championship, then the Continental Under 18 Champions of the year preceding this edition.
  • The first three players in the starting list of both the Open and Girls tournaments, using the current rating list when the tournament starts.
  • World Youth U18 and U16 champions of the year preceding this edition.

The registration deadline for the players with personal rights, additional players and accompanying persons is May 1, 2024.

FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2024 official website is coming up soon:


Invitation letter and Regulations (pdf)