1.1 The International Chess Federation (FIDE) will hold the World Championship Match in spring 2023. The Regulations shall be approved by March 15, 2022. FIDE is opening a bidding procedure to host the event.
1.2 The basic provisions are the following:
a) Number of standard games to be played – 14
b) Total duration – up to 21 days
c) Recommended prize fund – 2,000,000 (two million) euros
d) The Organiser shall cover all organisation expenses according to the Regulations and FIDE standards
e) The Organiser shall respect the rights of the FIDE sponsors and partners, including for the video broadcast.
1.3 The Applicant shall fill in the Bid Form. A signed copy shall be submitted as an e-mail message to the FIDE Secretariat to firstname.lastname@example.org from February 7, 2022, to June 7, 2022, by 23:59 Lausanne time. FIDE has the right to extend this deadline if considered necessary. All the documents shall be submitted in English.
The bid should be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of three thousand (3,000) euros. Additional documents may be requested by the FIDE General Strategy Commission (GSC) for further evaluation.