From the 4th to 14th March the Team World Chess Championship will be held in Astana, with the strongest teams from 14 countries taking part. This is the first time in history that such an event has been held in Kazakhstan.
The Team World Championship will be held in the International Financial Center – AIFC, at the address: Astana, 55/18, Miglіk Yel Avenue, Pavilion C-3.3

20 teams will play in the tournament – 10 men’s and 10 women’s teams include entries from China, Azerbaijan, Iran, USA, Egypt, Russia, Sweden, Great Britain, India, Ukraine, Georgia, Hungary, Armenia and Kazakhstan.

Among them are the current world champions, continental champions, 6 teams with the highest rating following the 2018 FIDE Olympiad, two teams from the host federation, and two teams appointed by the President of FIDE. The title of Team World Champion is awarded separately for the men’s and women’s teams.

We invite all interested media representatives to the capital of Kazakhstan to take part in the coverage of the Championship.

To get accredited to the event, you must send an email to with the completed application