List of Non-Titled Open Qualifier Tournaments
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List of Non-Titled Open Qualifier Tournaments

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Welcome to the first stage of qualification for the 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Chess Championship. Below, you will find a list of qualiifers. These qualifiers will open to registration one hour prior to their start time (all times in PDT).

UPDATE: From May 20 until June 8, 2019, all signups will now receive a 1-month Diamond  Membership along with their entry. 

Sunday, June 16:

1072739 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 29 Jun 16, 20198:00 AM
1072740 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 30 Jun 16, 201912:00 PM
1072741 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 31 Jun 16, 20194:00 PM
1072742 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 32

Jun 16, 20198:00 PM

Sunday, April 28:

1057260 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 1 Apr 28, 20198:00 AM
1057266 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 2 Apr 28, 201912:00 PM
1057267 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 3 Apr 28, 20194:00 PM
1057268 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 4

Apr 28, 20198:00 PM

Sunday, May 5:

1057269 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 5 May 5, 20198:00 AM
1057270 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 6 May 5, 201912:00 PM
1057271 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 7 May 5, 20194:00 PM
1057272 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 8 May 5, 20198:00 PM

Sunday, May 12:

1057273 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 9 May 12, 20198:00 AM
1057274 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 10 May 12, 201912:00 PM
1057275 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 11 May 12, 20194:00 PM
1057276 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 12 May 12, 20198:00 PM

Sunday, May 19:

1065892 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 13 May 19, 20194:00 AM
1065893 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 14 May 19, 20198:00 AM
1065894 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 15 May 19, 201912:00 PM
1065895 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 16 May 19, 20194:00 PM

Sunday, May 26:

1065896 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 17 May 26, 20194:00 AM
1065897 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 18 May 26, 20198:00 AM
1065898 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 19 May 26, 201912:00 PM
1065899 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 20 May 26, 20194:00 PM

Sunday, June 2:

1065900 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 21 June 2, 20194:00 AM
1065901 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 22 June 2, 20198:00 AM
1065902 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 23 June 2, 201912:00 PM
1065903 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 24 June 2, 20194:00 PM

Sunday, June 9:

1072735 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 25 Jun 9, 20198:00 AM
1072736 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 26 Jun 9, 201912:00 PM
1072737 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 27 Jun 9, 20194:00 PM
1072738 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 28

Jun 9, 20198:00 PM

Sunday, June 16:

1072739 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 29 Jun 16, 20198:00 AM
1072740 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 30 Jun 16, 201912:00 PM
1072741 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 31 Jun 16, 20194:00 PM
1072742 Fischer Random Championship Non-Titled Open Qualifier 32

Jun 16, 20198:00 PM

More dates will be added as qualifiers are played.

Please reference this guide for more information: https://www.chess.com/article/view/2019-fide-world-fischer-random-chess-championship-information-guide

Here is a graphic showing the qualifying process:

2019 WFRCC Qualification Process
  • There will be 32 qualifiers which will qualify 160 players total (5 players from each tournament). Qualifiers will be held each Sunday beginning April 28th for 8 weeks.
  • please note that players who register for more than the total number of events they have paid for will be ejected from the club.
  • Players will compete in a 10+2, 9-round Swiss tournament based on the set qualifying schedule, with the top 5 finishers from each winning 2 free qualifier entries into the Titled Play-In Qualifier Phase. 
  • Additional entries may be purchased at www.FRChess.com and unlimited entries are $20 which will allow the participant to play in unlimited Non-Titled Open Qualifiers.
  • The two other players joining the six winner of the Knockout Brackets in the quarterfinal stage will be Fabiano Caruana as defending Candidates' winner and Hikaru Nakamura as last year's challenger to Magnus in the Fischer Random Championship. Magnus will be joining the competition in the semifinals stage.

Best of luck and please contact Manager of Events and Streamers, Simon McNamara, for any assistance.

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