Home Chess FIDE World Fischer Random Championship – Replace

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 nicely underway.

-> See in the event you certified already.
-> Discover an occasion within the calendar which you can participate in. 
-> Having fun with Chess960? Be a part of the official Lichess Chess960 crew, and entry all studying assets without spending a dime.

We’re now simply over midway by way of the open area levels the place anybody can participate. The highest 50 eligible gamers from every open area qualify by way of to 2 invitational arenas. The highest 500 gamers from every invitational area will progress to the Swiss stage.

Titled gamers will mechanically be seeded in to the invitational arenas; they don’t must qualify by way of an open area. Gamers who certified by way of 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 stick to on the Swiss stage and onwards.

One invitational area, co-organised with Offerspill Sjakklubb, will likely 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 likely be held on 4th September 2022 from 17:00 – 21:00 UTC. 

Keep in mind that these occasions will probably be the identical, or comparable, for the Swiss stage and past.

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

Ceaselessly Requested Questions (FAQs):

  • I’m a titled chess participant and my title isn’t showing on the record 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 mechanically certified to the invitational arenas. You do not want to play the open arenas, however we advocate the extra observe they might provide you with!

    You’ll be able to 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 prime 50 will merely be ignored, as they’ve already certified. The subsequent highest finisher who’s eligible will likely be chosen of their place. For instance, if 5 titled gamers took half and completed within the prime 50, gamers ranked 51 – 55 would qualify, assuming different situations for eligibility had been met (e.g., honest play, compliance with guidelines on flags, and so on).

  • 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 getting certified, you can’t qualify once more. You’ll simply be enjoying for enjoyable, and for observe. Very similar to a titled participant enjoying, they won’t take one other participant’s qualifier spot both. It should go on to the subsequent highest ranked eligible participant.

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

    Your account might not be 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 record.

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

    You must do nothing after you have certified. When we have now the ultimate participant lists, you’ll be mechanically added to a crew. Solely these gamers within the invitational area will have the ability to entry this crew. You’ll obtain a Lichess message providing you with the hyperlink to the invitational area, so keep watch over your Lichess inbox. It should even be on the invitational area crew web page, and the event calendar. It should even be proven on the Lichess homepage 24 hours earlier than the sector is because of begin.

  • Is the qualifier record remaining?

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

  • Can I solely play in a single invitational area?

    So long as you might have come prime 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. Nevertheless, in the event you do make it to the highest 500 within the invitational area, you’ll 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.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here