FIDE – ISF World School Online Chess Cup

FIDE – ISF World School Online Chess Cup: Registration begins

The FIDE — ISF World School Championship Online Chess Cup 2022, organised by FIDE and the International School Sport Federation (ISF), aims to motivate young students and teachers to be active and participate in the online chess competition.

Following the success of the first-ever ISF World Schools Championship Online Chess Cup held in October 2020 that brought together boys and girls from 37 countries and five continents, the event invites students and teachers from FIDE and ISF member countries as well as students from all over the world to take part.

The tournament will be held on Tornelo online platform in boys and girls U15 and U18 age categories and in men and women teachers in March of 2022.

The qualification tournaments for students are scheduled for March 12 and 13, while the finals will take place on March 19 and 20. The teachers’ event will be held on March 26 (qualification tournaments) and March 27 (finals).

The tournament registration will begin on January 19 and be open until March 05, 2022 (for students) and March 12, 2022 (for teachers) on the ISF website.

The participation fee is 30€ per participant.

The winners in each category will get a ticket to the World Chess Olympiad 2022 in Moscow with free accommodation for two nights in the official hotel of the Olympiad. All the medalists will also be awarded free participation at the lessons with top grandmasters. The top-5 ranked players in each age and gender category will receive the ISF — FIDE ranking certificate, while all the remaining finalists will get participation certificates.

The Regulations for the FIDE — ISF World School Championship Online Chess Cup 2022 can be found here.