Mon. Sep 26th, 2022

FIDE, the Azerbaijan Chess Federation and the Chess Federation of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic have invited all nationwide chess federations to take part within the FIDE World Youth Beneath-16 Chess Olympiad 2022, which is able to happen in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan from October 1-11, 2022.

Every FIDE member affiliation has the appropriate to ship a group. Every group may have 4 gamers and a most of two reserves. The group may have 1 captain. At the very least one lady must be included within the group composition in every spherical.

All gamers who haven’t reached the age of 16 by January 1, 2022 (born in 2006 or later) are entitled to take part.

The competitors is a 9-round Swiss match with 90 minutes of time management for the primary 40 strikes, adopted by 30. Every match between the groups might be performed on 4 boards. Tiebreak guidelines might be introduced within the technical assembly.

FIDE member associations shall duly full the official registration type on the official web site of the competitors and ship it again to the contact individual earlier than the registration deadline of August 15, 2022. Incomplete and particular person functions is not going to be accepted.

The registration payment is 100 Euros for every participant, official and accompanying individual. The registration payment is obligatory and represents affirmation of participation. The registration payment contains transportation to and from Nakhchivan Worldwide Airport and Igdir (Turkey), transition limits, accreditation, identification, badges and group prices to and from Kulfa.

After the registration deadline, the organizers reserve the appropriate to refuse or refuse late registration or, in case of availability, a effective of 100 Euros might be imposed for every late registration.


The perfect three groups obtain the cup.

Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and memorabilia might be given to 6 (6) members of one of the best three groups.

The perfect three gamers on the board obtain gold, silver and bronze medals and memorable presents.

visa data

E-Visa could be simply obtained by means of the next hyperlink:

Listing of eligible e-Visa nations . obtainable on

Non-eligible nations ought to e-mail the organizing committee.

Nationwide associations whose gamers, officers and accompanying individuals require visas will ship copies of their passports (copies of pages with pictures and required information) to the organizing committee by August 29, 2022.

Event Schedule:




1 October

date of arrival

2 October

technical Assembly


2 October

opening ceremony


2 October

spherical 1


October 3

Second Spherical


October 4

Spherical 3


October 5

Spherical 4


October 6

spherical 5


October 7

spherical 6


October 8

spherical 7


9 October

spherical 8


October 10

spherical 9


October 10

closing ceremony


11 October

Departure date

Laws for the FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2022

Official website online:


Picture: Togrul Rahimli

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