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Friday, 29 Jan 2021 12:04
FIDE Aid Package Application Conditions & Requirements

As previously stated FIDE allocated €100,000 to support the holding of open tournaments all over the world in 2021. 

Each open tournament Organiser applying for the Aid Package shall accept the conditions and meet the requirements listed below.

CONDITIONS & REQUIREMENTS

  • An application for the Aid Package shall be sent to gsc@fide.com by February 20th
  • The Aid Package cannot exceed 20% of the total budget and cannot exceed €15,000
  • At least 10% of the total prize fund shall be allocated for women’s prizes and at least 5% of the total prize fund shall be allocated for veteran’s prizes
  • FIDE may require the tournament to establish lower fees (or absence of fees) for the agreed categories of participants (veterans, youth, women, representatives of developing countries)
  • FIDE may require FIDE sponsors to be reasonably represented at the tournament
  • The Organiser is requested to fill out the following form (all the information provided will remain confidential):

 

Event’s name, place, dates

 

Year of the first edition

 

Last three editions

Years of the last three editions

 

 

 

Total number of players

 

 

 

GMs

 

 

 

IMs

 

 

 

WGMs

 

 

 

WIMs

 

 

 

Total budget (€)

 

 

 

Total Prize fund (€)

 

 

 

Budget allocated for titled players invitation

 

 

 

Number of invited players

 

 

 

Budget allocated for fair play measures (€)

 

 

 

Edition 2021

Total budget (€)

 

Total Prize fund (€)

 

Prize fund distribution (€)

general

women

veterans

Budget allocated for titled players invitation (€)

 

Number of invited players

 

Budget allocated for fair play measures (€)

 

 

 

  • The Organiser is required to specify how exactly the Aid Package is supposed to be used (added to the prize fund, used for titled players invitations, other…)

 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Events with the classical time control shall be prioritized
  • Event’s history
  • Geographical location
  • Amount of the prize fund and its distribution
  • Fair Play measures

The list of the selected Opens shall be announced by March 1st.

Application form for Aid Package (PDF)

Application form for Aid Package (MS Word)