International Chess Federation
Tuesday, 18 Jun 2024 17:38
FIDE World Cadet Championship 2024: Registration is open

FIDE and the Italian Chess Federation, together with UniChess, invite all FIDE member federations and eligible players to participate in the FIDE World Cadet Chess Championship U8, U10, U12.

The competition will take place in Montesilvano, Italy, from November 14-27, 2024. National federations may register one official player in each category: under 8, 10, and 12 (Open and Girls). The total of six official players and one head of delegation with a valid FIDE ID from the national federation are invited by the organizers. All players must be under 8, 10, or 12 years old as of January 1, 2024.

Personal invitations are granted to the top 3 players in each category of the last World Cadet Championships (2023), the Continental Cadet Champions of 2023 (1st ranked), and the players placed 1-3 in the FIDE World Cup for youngsters of 2024.

National federations may register as many additional players and accompanying persons as they wish, but only upon confirmation by the organizing committee.

The registration deadline is September 30, 2024.

During the WCCC, the inaugural World Cadet Chess Solving Championship 2024 in the same six categories will be held on November 21.

FIDE World Cadet Chess Championships 2024 official website will be launched by July 1:


Invitation Letter and Regulations (PDF)