International Chess Federation
Saturday, 11 May 2019 16:54
Increased prize fund for the World Senior Championships

Further to the recent FIDE decision to increase prizes for the individual World Championships for Seniors by 30.000 € in total, please find in the table below the new prize split (in euros), to be first implemented in Bucharest 2019.

An additional provision of 20.000 € has been allocated to support individual nominees who are over 65 and find themselves in an unstable financial situation. Anyone who has contributed to the development of chess and meets these requirements is entitled to receive FIDE's support. Applications including a CV can be sent, personally or on behalf of somebody else, to the FIDE Secretariat, until May 15th, 2019.

Open section (+65 and +50)

Women (+65 and +50)