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Monday, 24 May 2021 20:25
FIDE Online Cadets & Youth Rapid World Cup 2021 announced

The FIDE Online Rapid World Cup (Cadets & Youth 10-18) is a two-stage tournament that will be played in 5 different age groups – under 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, and 2 sections - open and girls (totally 10 tournaments). The participants must not have reached their 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th birthday, respectively, before January 1st of the year 2021.

Qualifying  Stage (August 1 – 20, 2021)

Every Chess Federation can register 3 (three) players per category in the qualifying stage (30 players in total) which is held in the format of 10-round Swiss tournament. In some cases, the federations are entitled to replace players from various age categories, boys and girls, within 30 players.

According to the “medal statistics” of 2017 – 2020, some federations can register additional players.

Federations are entitled to apply to the organizer for the wild cards during the registration process.

Final stage (August 26 – 31, 2021)

The finals will consist of ten separate 16-player KO tournaments (Girls under 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and Open under 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18) with 6 players who have personal right to participated and 10 qualifiers in each, 160 participants in total.

Three top-finishers per category will qualify for the FIDE Online Rapid Super Final 2021. The prize fund of Super Final amounts to €30,000.

The players placed 4-8 (5 players) and one highest-rated player (by 01.08.2021 Fide Standard rating) among 9-16th places in the World Cup 2021 per category in each qualifying tournament will advance to the FIDE Online Rapid Grand Prix Series 2021.

Registration deadline is July 10th, 22:00 CET, 2021. World Cup will be played on Tornelo platform.

You can find all the information related to World Cup information on the tournament official website https://youth-worldcup.fide.com/

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email address: youth@fide.com

Additional Quota for Federations based on World Cadets & Youth Medal Statistics (2017 – 2020)

 

FEDERATION


Points Gold
 

Points Silver

Points Bronze

Number of Players
allowed to participate

1

USA

99

36

21

156

2

RUS

72

54

27

153

3

IND

72

30

18

120

4

CHN

45

42

12

99

5

KAZ

9

24

9

42

6

ARM

9

12

3

24

7

UZB

0

18

6

24

8

POL

0

12

9

21

9

GER

18

0

0

18

10

IRAN

9

6

3

18

11

AZE

9

6

0

15

12

MGL

9

0

6

15

13

UKR

0

12

0

12

14

INA

9

0

3

12

15

HUN

0

12

0

12

16

NED

9

0

0

9

17

UAE

9

0

0

9

18

ESP

9

0

0

9

19

GEO

0

6

3

9

20

PER

9

0

0

9

21

SVK

9

0

0

9

22

SLO

9

0

0

9

23

CZE

0

6

0

6

24

PUR

0

0

3

3

25

SRB

0

0

3

3

26

ECU

0

0

3

3

27

VIE

0

0

3

3

28

COL

0

0

3

3

29

ITA

0

0

3

3

 

 

414

276

138

828


1 Gold = 9 points

1 Silver = 6 points

1 Bronze = 3 points