International Chess Federation
Thursday, 10 Sep 2020 15:49
Reopening Bidding Procedure announcement

Following the decision of the FIDE Council, the International Chess Federation is reopening a bidding procedure for the following events:

1. 2022 World Chess Olympiad and 2022 FIDE Congress (Expected for August 2022)
Please note that the requirements for bidders are determined by the updated Olympiad regulations:

2. 2021 FIDE World Cup (Expected for September 2021)   

3. 2020 FIDE Women’s World Cup 2020 (Expected in April 2021)

  • A bid for any FIDE Competitions onwards shall include the name of a FIDE licensed International Organizer.
  • All bids should be submitted by October 10, 2020, at 16:00 (Lausanne time), in a sealed envelope addressed to the FIDE Secretariat postal address (Avenue de Rhodanie 54, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland, Tel: + 41 21 6010039), or sending the scanned documents to the official email
  • Each bid should be accompanied by a bid fee.
  • Bid Fees are not refundable. Bid fees should be paid the latest October 3 2020 to the FIDE bank account (free of charges) or to be enclosed in the bid envelope.

FIDE reserves the right to extend the above-mentioned deadline or to give additional time to provide government guarantees for bidders who submitted their bid within the deadline.


1) Bid form
2) Bid form annex