International Chess Federation
Wednesday, 01 May 2024 11:30
World Junior U20 Championship: Registration extended to May 10

The organizer of the FIDE World Junior Under 20 Championships has extended the registration period for the participants. The competition will take place in Gandhinagar, state of Gujarat, India, from June 1-14, 2024.  

Entry forms should be filled by the National Federations and returned to the Organizing Committee no later than May 10. All federations must use the official registration form provided by the Organizers.

All participants applying for a visa shall provide the copy of the passport by the same deadline: May 10.

Each National Federation can enter 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 U18 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.

FIDE World Junior Championships 2024 official website:

Official email:

Regulations and invitation letter (pdf)