FIDE Grand Prix 2022 SeriesClassic 120+30 ∙FIDE Rated
To get notifications when the stream starts, please create an account
The FIDE Grand Prix 2022 is a series of three chess tournaments and the final qualifier for the Candidates Tournament. The top two finishers will qualify for the Candidates Tournament 2022, which is the final qualification stage for the World Chess Championship 2023. It’s organized by World Chess. 24 of the world’s top players take part in the Series.
There are 24 players. Each player will play in two out of three of the tournaments. Each tournament will have 16 players, and have a two-stage format.
In the first stage, the players are divided into four pools of four, and the players in each pool play a double round-robin mini-tournament. The four winners of the pools progress to the second stage.
In the second stage, the four pool winners play a knock-out tournament, consisting of semi-finals and a final. Both the semi-finals and final will consist of 2 regular time limit games, plus tie-breaks if required.
Players receive Grand Prix points according to their finishing position in each tournament. The two players with the most Grand Prix points across the two tournaments they play qualify for the Candidates Tournament 2022. Click here to see the rules and regulations.
Grand Prix points are awarded in the following format:
2nd in pool
3rd in pool
4th in pool
Leg 1 | Berlin
Leg 2 | Belgrade
Leg 3 | Berlin
The prize fund of the Grand Prix Series 2022 — 450 000 €
Winner — 24 000 €
Runner-up — 18 000 €
Semi-finals — 12 000 €
5, 6, 7, 8 places — 9 000 €
9, 10, 11, 12 places — 7 000 €
13, 14, 15, 16 places — 5 000 €
How to attend
Limited number of tickets will be available for spectators in Berlin and Belgrade. You can request them here. More information on how to attend will be available following the consultation with the authorities.
The Grand Prix Series in Berlin will take place in the city centre at Unter den Linden 26-30. The rounds start at 3PM Berlin time.
Due to COVID restrictions currently in place, only a limited number of tickets are available. Please note that the 2G+ rule applies to the event, which means that visiting the venue is only possible for those who either have a complete vaccination with EU-certified vaccine or proof of recovery and can additionally present a booster dose certificate or a negative test result.
Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity and digital privacy company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 240,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
Algorand is building the technology to power the Future of Finance (FutureFi), the convergence of traditional and decentralized models into a unified system that is inclusive, frictionless, and secure. Founded by Turing Award-winning cryptographer Silvio Micali, Algorand developed a blockchain infrastructure that offers the interoperability and capacity to handle the volume of transactions needed for defi, financial institutions and governments to smoothly transition into FutureFi. The technology of choice for more than 700 global organizations, Algorand is enabling the simple creation of next generation financial products, protocols and exchange of value. For more information, visit www.algorand.com.
The Prytek Group combines technology companies and services companies to create a new asset class. We build legacy service businesses and combine them with deep tech technologies to increase margins. We buy out entire operations and create efficiency and scalability through our technologies. The group is divided into a Corporate Arm - which comprises of controlled companies and an Investment Arm – which acts as a VC and PE fund of the Group. The goal of the Corporate Arm is to generate consolidated cash with a legacy vision, while the Investment Arm is to develop products for our operations and generate profit via equity value growth and exit at a high valuation. Prytek Building Technologies, Delivering Managed Services. Prytek: www.prytek.com.
FIDE Online Arena is the exclusive online chess gaming platform that awards online ratings recognized by FIDE. It hosts rated tournaments and games 24/7 hours per day. The platform runs an advanced fairplay engine. Play official games at chessarena.com.