FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021

 

FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

December, 25 - December, 31 2021

The FIDE Open World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021: Registration starts

The registration system for the FIDE Open World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021 and the FIDE Women’s World Rapid and Blitz Championship 2021 is launched. Eligible players, accompanying persons, FIDE Principals, arbiters and media are invited to register via the following link.

 

The registration deadline is 12:00 PM Lausanne time on 18 December 2021.

Players are expected to read the tournament regulations before starting to register.

Regulations for FIDE Open Rapid & Blitz World Championship (pdf)

Regulations for FIDE Women’s Rapid & Blitz World Championship (pdf)

 

Eligibility criteria are the following:

Open tournaments

– Players rated at least 2550 in any FIDE rating lists (Standard, Rapid or Blitz) from January to December 2021.

– The reigning National Champions representing their National Federation regardless of their title or rating.

– The Organiser is entitled to invite up to 15 additional players of his/her own choice.

Women’s tournaments

– Players rated at least 2250 in any FIDE rating lists (Standard, Rapid or Blitz) from January to December 2021.

– The reigning National Champions representing their National Federation regardless of their title or rating

– The Organiser is entitled to invite up to 15 additional players of his/her own choice.

 

Please select the event from the menu you would like to participate. If you want to participate in both, Rapid and Blitz, please tick both events.

 

The Reigning National Champions should send a prove of their titles via their National Federations to worldrapidandblitz@fide.com in order to be accepted.

Once your registration is approved, it will automatically be validated upon receiving of your entry fee.

Entry fee payment of 100 USD (single payment for both tournaments) in open competition and 50 USD (single payment for both championships) in women’s competition shall preferably be done before 21 December 2021.

Late payments for both events will be accepted until 24 December 2021, they will amount to 200 USD for open and 100 USD for women’s tournaments.

The registration fees shall be transferred to the following USD account by the respective deadlines:

Name: KAZAKHSTAN CHESS FEDERATION RPA

Currency of the account : USD

Account No: KZ15998BTB0000540882

Your code: 18 ( Beneficiary code)

Legal entity’s BIN: 911240001354

Bank: The Capital branch of “First Heartland Jusan Bank” JSC

BIC TSESKZKA

Address: NUR-SULTAN , KAZAKHSTAN, Sarayshyk, 5A

BIN 040741000057

 

Correspondent Bank:

USD
Bank of New York Mellon, New York, USA
IRVTUS3N

USD
Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
COBADEFF

Payment reference: Registration fee for participation in the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships 2021, (player’s name), not subject to VAT.

 

If needed, an invoice may be requested from the Organiser at worldrapidandblitz@fide.com.

Any questions regarding the registration may be addressed to worldrapidandblitz@fide.com