Almaty to host FIDE Rapid & Blitz Championships 2022 in late December
World Rapid Open Championship 2022
World Blitz Open Championship 2022
World Blitz Women Championship 2022
World Rapid Women Championship 2022
FIDE is happy to confirm the dates and the venue for the World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2022.
The prestigious event will take place between December 25 (arrival and opening) and December 30 (last playing day and closing) in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Official website: worldrapidandblitz2022.fide.com
FIDE is pleased to announce the agreement with Freedom Finance, that becomes a General Sponsor of the event.
More details, including information about hotels, visas etc. will be published by November 15.
There is a large number of countries (over 100) that can benefit either from visa exemption to Kazakhstan, or a simplified procedure to obtain a single-entry electronic visa issued through the Visa and Migration Portal.