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World Team Chess Championship 2022: Schedule, How to Watch, Venue, and Teams

After two years of absence, the World Team Chess Championship 2022 is finally making a grand return. The latest iteration of the highly acclaimed FIDE World Team Chess Championship is getting started this November 19th.

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World Team Chess Championship is an international-level chess event. The event made its debut in 1985 under the authorization of the FIDE. However, the biannual chess event was postponed in 2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Generally, the 10 best teams from each continent compete in the event every year. However, there will be a slight change in the upcoming event. Russia was disqualified from the event due to the recent Ukrainian invasion.

The 2022 edition of the event will be held in Israel. A total of 14 international teams will be participating in the 2022 edition of the event. They will first take part in a group stage. Upon completion of the group stage, top four teams of each group will take part in the following knockout stage. The event games will maintain usual 45-minute game format.

Let us take a look at the detailed information on the upcoming chess tournament.

When will be World Team Chess Championship 2022 held?

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • End Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Time: 08:00 a.m. ET

FIDE World Team Chess Championship is scheduled to initiate this Saturday, November 19, 2022. After a week of running, it will end on upcoming Saturday, November 26, 2022. The first match of group stage will begin at 08:00 a.m. ET.

World Team Chess Championship 2022 Schedule:

Round Date Start Time (ET)
Group Stage November 19 – November 22 08:00 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. 
Quarterfinal November 23 TBD
Semifinal November 24 TBD
Final November 25 TBD

How to watch World Team Chess Championship 2022?

FIDE hasn’t disclosed any tv broadcast partnership detail for it’s upcoming World Team Chess Championship event. Therefore, games of the event won’t be telecast on any tv channel.

How to Live Stream the event?

  • FIDE Chess YouTube

The ongoing FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2022 live stream is available on FIDE’s official YouTube channel titled, FIDE Chess. The organizers are providing a high quality live stream for free, bundled with English commentary for international fans to enjoy.

Where will the event be held?

  • Location: Jerusalem, Israel 

This year’s location for the FIDE World Team Chess Championship is Jerusalem, Israel. The place is home to popular chess tournaments such as the Israeli Cup and National Team League.

FIDE World Team Chess Championship 2022 Team Distribution:

The team distribution list of 12 teams participating in the group stage of upcoming international chess competition are listed below –

Group A Group B
China Azerbaijan
France India
Netherlands Israel
South Africa Poland
Spain United States
Ukraine Uzbekistan

 

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