FIDE World Senior Team Chess Championship 50+ 65+

19 – 30 June 2022 Acqui Terme (AL) Italy

A competition held by FIDE

Organizer: FIDE International Organizer Cristina Pernici Rigo and Michele Cordara


This is the official invitation to all National Chess Federations of FIDE to participate.

The organizers have the honour to invite all senior Ladies and Gentlemen throughout the world to participate at the FIDE World Senior Team Chess Championship (50+ 65+), which is to be held in Acqui Terme – Italy, from 19th June arrival day till 30th June 2022 departure day.

All players shall have reached their age of 50 and 65 (by December 31st of the year in which the tournament will commence).

According to FIDE tournament rules, the Championship will be played in four categories: age 50+ and 65+ (Open and Women), a separate tournament will take place only with minimum of 10 teams from at least 2 Continents, if these conditions are not met, then the women teams may participate in the corresponding age category in the Open section.

The registration period ends on May 25, 2022

Our target is to organize the FIDE World Senior Team Championship at best, spreading the tradition of hospitality and good living typical of Italy.

The players will certainly be interested in the programme, which will be lively and supplemented by several additional events, from visits to museums, Blitz Tournament, FIDE Seminar, and tastings of local products.

As usual you will find in the prospect, the hotels available, rules and application form.

You will also find a small map for an easier arrival.

FIDE, FSI, Cristina Pernici Rigo, Michele Cordara and the Town of Acqui Terme wish you a nice trip and an unforgettable stay in Piedmont.

Tournament Director: International Arbiter and FIDE International Organizer Cristina Pernici Rigo

Playing Venue

The games will take place in the conference centre of Acqui Terme.

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