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FIDE World Amateur Chess Championships 2024

The competition will take place in Rhodes, Greece, from October 26 to November 5, 2024.

The Championship will be held in FIDE rating categories U 2300, U 2000 and U 1700. There will be separate Women's Championship(s) if there are at least ten players from at least two continents in each category.

All competitions will be 9-round Swiss tournaments with classical time control (90 min +30 sec).

All FIDE Member Federations and eligible players with FIDE rating under 2300 are invited to participate in the FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship 2024.
The registration deadline for all players, accompanying persons and delegation members is September 9, 2024.

Tournament shedule

26 October, 14:00 -> Arrival of participants
27 October, 10:00 -> Technical meeting
27 October, 15:30 -> Opening Ceremony
27 October, 16:00 -> Round 1
28 October, 16:00 -> Round 2
29 October, 16:00 -> Round 3
30 October, 16:00 -> Round 4
31 October, 16:00 -> Round 5
01 November, 16:00 -> Round 6
02 November, 16:00 -> Round 7
03 November, 16:00 -> Round 8
04 November, 16:00 -> Round 9
04 November, 21:30 -> Closing Ceremony
05 November, 11:00 -> Departure of participants

Prize Fund

15,000 euros (€)

Under-2300:
1st place 2000, 2nd place 1500, 3rd place 1000, 4th place 600, 5th place 400.
1st woman 1000, 2nd woman 600, 3rd woman 400.

Under-2000:
1st place 1500, 2nd place 1000, 3rd place 500.
1st woman 700, 2nd woman 500, 3rd woman 300.

Under-1700:
1st place 1000, 2nd place 600, 3rd place 400.
1st woman 500, 2nd woman 300, 3rd woman 200.

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