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Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 21:09
FIDE World Cups 2021: Players nomination


In accordance with Article 2.1.VIII of the updated recently FIDE World Cup Regulations, one hundred Federations are selected according to the average rating of their ten highest-rated players in the December 2020 FRL (not more than 40 per Continent). These Federations should nominate any player of their choice who is registered to their Federation by June 5th, 2021 (in addition to players already qualified through other paths). 

Note: nine Americas’ “Federation” spots are transferred to Continental events (see Article 2.1.V of the Regulations) in accordance with the Continental President’s request of February 22nd, 2020. Therefore, the list below consists of 91 Federations.

N

FEDERATION

Avg of Top 10,

FRL dec 2020

1

 Russia

2735

2

 United States of America

2713

3

 China

2702

4

 India

2670

5

 Ukraine

2666

6

 Armenia

2659

7

 Azerbaijan

2656

8

 Hungary

2645

9

 France

2643

10

 Poland

2632

11

 Germany

2630

12

 Netherlands

2628

13

 England

2623

14

 Spain

2623

15

 Israel

2610

16

 Czech Republic

2605

17

 Norway

2581

18

 Croatia

2576

19

 Georgia

2575

20

 Argentina

2571

21

 Serbia

2567

22

 Romania

2564

23

 Greece

2559

24

 Turkey

2555

25

 Bulgaria

2549

26

 Peru

2548

27

 Belarus

2547

28

 Iran

2547

29

 Sweden

2547

30

 Uzbekistan

2547

31

 Denmark

2545

32

 Cuba

2544

33

 Brazil

2542

34

 Latvia

2535

35

 Canada

2534

36

 Italy

2534

37

 Switzerland

2526

38

 Bosnia & Herzegovina

2518

39

 Kazakhstan

2518

40

 Slovenia

2512

41

 Austria

2511

42

 Australia

2505

43

 Vietnam

2505

44

 Belgium

2499

45

 Iceland

2499

46

 Slovakia

2498

47

 Colombia

2488

48

 Lithuania

2484

49

 Egypt

2479

50

 North Macedonia

2472

51

 Philippines

2470

52

 Mongolia

2461

53

 Chile

2459

54

 Moldova

2445

55

 Montenegro

2443

56

 Finland

2442

57

 Estonia

2439

58

 Indonesia

2431

59

 Mexico

2421

60

 Venezuela

2418

61

 Portugal

2410

62

 Paraguay

2407

63

 Turkmenistan

2377

64

 Algeria

2361

65

 Uruguay

2356

66

 Morocco

2349

67

 Bangladesh

2346

68

 Malaysia

2336

69

 New Zealand

2329

70

 Singapore

2329

71

 Costa Rica

2328

72

 Myanmar

2315

73

 Zambia

2314

74

 United Arab Emirates

2311

75

 South Africa

2301

76

 Kyrgyzstan

2287

77

 Tunisia

2283

78

 Japan

2275

79

 Iraq

2273

80

 Tajikistan

2266

81

 Nigeria

2265

82

 South Korea

2258

83

 Angola

2242

84

 Uganda

2217

85

 Yemen

2216

86

 Jordan

2214

87

 Syria

2199

88

 Lebanon

2197

89

 Libya

2181

90

 Sri Lanka

2156

91

 Zimbabwe

2151


In accordance with Article 2.1.V of the updated recently FIDE Women’s World Cup Regulations, thirty-nine Federations are selected according to the average rating of their five highest-rated women players in the December 2020 FRL (not more than 15 per Continent). These Federations should nominate any player of their choice who is registered to their Federation by June 5th, 2021 (in addition to players already qualified through other paths).

 

N

FEDERATION

Avg of Top 5,

FRL dec 2020

1

 China

2544

2

 Russia

2516

3

 Georgia

2473

4

 Ukraine

2469

5

 India

2455

6

 United States of America

2406

7

 Kazakhstan

2401

8

 Poland

2395

9

 France

2388

10

 Spain

2371

11

 Hungary

2364

12

 Azerbaijan

2362

13

 Bulgaria

2361

14

 Germany

2356

15

 Armenia

2345

16

 Netherlands

2342

17

 Romania

2336

18

 Iran

2333

19

 Mongolia

2328

20

 Cuba

2322

21

 Serbia

2318

22

 Turkey

2315

23

 Vietnam

2303

24

 Indonesia

2284

25

 Canada

2256

26

 Argentina

2244

27

 Uzbekistan

2206

28

 Australia

2187

29

 Colombia

2162

30

 Brazil

2130

31

 Philippines

2129

32

 Mexico

2121

33

 Peru

2096

34

 Egypt

2084

35

 Venezuela

2028

36

 Chile

2016

37

 Turkmenistan

2016

38

 Saudi Arabia

2014

39

 Malaysia

2012


As previously announced, FIDE World Cup and FIDE Women’s World Cup were expanded to 206 and 103 players, with prize funds in both competitions substantially increased.