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FIDE World Fischer Random Championship – Replace

FIDE World Fischer Random Championship – Replace


The Lichess paths to qualify into the FIDE World Fischer Random Championship – to be held in Reykjavik from 25 – 30 October later this yr – are effectively underway.

-> See should you certified already.
-> Discover an occasion within the calendar that you could participate in. 
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We’re now simply over midway by the open area levels the place anybody can participate. The highest 50 eligible gamers from every open area qualify by to 2 invitational arenas. The highest 500 gamers from every invitational area will progress to the Swiss stage.

Titled gamers will routinely be seeded in to the invitational arenas; they don’t must qualify by an open area. Gamers who certified by an open area can play both invitational area (or each) to try to make it to the highest 500. If a participant performs in each invitational arenas and qualifies in each, whichever invitational area they first made the highest 500 in, would be the path they need to follow on the Swiss stage and onwards.

One invitational area, co-organised with Offerspill Sjakklubb, will probably be held on third September 2022 from 14:00 – 18:00 UTC. 

One invitational area, co-organised with Charlotte Chess Middle and the North American Company Chess League, will probably be held on 4th September 2022 from 17:00 – 21:00 UTC. 

Keep in mind that these instances will most probably be the identical, or related, for the Swiss stage and past.

On the midway mark, what are a number of the statistics from the tournaments?*

Steadily Requested Questions (FAQs):

  • I’m a titled chess participant and my title isn’t showing on the listing of gamers who’ve certified to the invitational area. Why is my title not showing?

    All gamers that Lichess has recognised as holding a FIDE title earned in OTB occasions, and sure nationwide titles, are routinely certified to the invitational arenas. You don’t want to play the open arenas, however we suggest the extra observe they could provide you with!

    You possibly can ask Lichess to recognise your title, if we haven’t already.

  • A titled participant took half in our area, and I got here 51st. Will I nonetheless qualify anyway?

    Sure. A titled participant ending within the high 50 will merely be ignored, as they’ve already certified. The following highest finisher who’s eligible will probably be chosen of their place. For instance, if 5 titled gamers took half and completed within the high 50, gamers ranked 51 – 55 would qualify, assuming different circumstances for eligibility had been met (e.g., honest play, compliance with guidelines on flags, and many others).

  • Somebody who already certified has performed once more and made it to the highest 50. Have they taken a qualifier house away from another person?

    No. After you have certified, you can’t qualify once more. You’ll simply be taking part in for enjoyable, and for observe. Very similar to a titled participant taking part in, they won’t take one other participant’s qualifier spot both. It’ll move on to the subsequent highest ranked eligible participant.

  • I’m not titled, however nonetheless not showing within the listing of certified gamers – what may trigger this?

    Your account is probably not in good standing, or allowed to participate in prize occasions on Lichess. Additionally, do not forget that in accordance with FIDE’s guidelines, accounts that show the official Russian or Belarussian flags on their profile web page will not be allowed to advance to the subsequent stage. So if this is applicable to your account and also you wish to participate, be sure to change your profile flag to one thing else as quickly as doable. In any other case your account will not seem within the listing.

  • How will we all know to entry the invitational arenas? The place can I discover them?

    It’s a must to do nothing upon getting certified. When now we have the ultimate participant lists, you may be routinely added to a staff. Solely these gamers within the invitational area will be capable of entry this staff. You’ll obtain a Lichess message providing you with the hyperlink to the invitational area, so regulate your Lichess inbox. It’ll even be on the invitational area staff web page, and the match calendar. It’ll even be proven on the Lichess homepage 24 hours earlier than the world is because of begin.

  • Is the qualifier listing last?

    The qualifier listing is just not last till the invitational arenas have began. Till then, ongoing eligibility checks will probably be carried out, which can change the qualifier listing. The place doable, we’ll add the subsequent highest positioned finisher from the related area to the qualifier listing, however we can’t assure this in all circumstances.

  • Can I solely play in a single invitational area?

    So long as you may have come high 50 in an open area, or are a titled participant, you possibly can play in both or each invitational arenas to make it to the highest 500 and progress to the subsequent stage. Nonetheless, should you do make it to the highest 500 within the invitational area, you may be dedicated to both the Offerspill dates and timings for the subsequent levels, or to the Charlotte Chess Middle and North American Company Chess League dates and timings.



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