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World Junior U20 Championship 2024 will take place at Gandhinagar, Gujarat this June

by ChessBase India - 19/03/2024

FIDE World Junior Under-20 Chess Championship 2024 will take at Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 1st to 14th June. Registrations is on. The deadline for players with personal rights is on 1st April 2024. For additional players and accompanying persons, it is on 1st May 2024. The total prize fund combining Open and Girls category will be €10000 along with Gold, Silver and Bronze medal and a trophy each. Check out the announcement to know the eligibility criteria for participation. The tournament regulations and invitation is also available. Photo: FIDE

Registration is open

FIDE and the Gujarat State Chess Association, on behalf of the All India Chess Federation, with the support of the Government of Indian Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, invite all FIDE Member Federations and eligible players to participate in the FIDE World Junior Chess Championship Under 20 in Gandhinagar, state Gujarat.


The competition will take place from June 1-14th, 2024.


Each National Federation can field one player born on or after January 1, 2004 in each of two categories – Open and Girls, with a maximum of two invited players and send as many additional players as they wish.

• Top 3 players of the previous edition of FIDE World Junior Championships.

• The Continental Junior Champions of the year preceding this edition. If a Continent did not organize a Continental Junior Championship, then the Continental Under 18 Champions of the year preceding this edition.

• The first three players in the starting list of both the Open and Girls tournaments, using the current rating list when the tournament starts.

• World Youth U18 and U16 champions of the year preceding this edition.


The deadline for the registration for players with personal rights is April 1, 2024.


The deadline for the registration for additional players and accompanying persons is May 1, 2024.


FIDE World Junior Chess Championships 2024 official website is coming up soon:





Invitation letter and Regulations (pdf)

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