FIDE World Juniors U20 2024 - Registration Information

Update: The tournament’s event regulations were posted on Sunday, 17 Mar 2024 and are available here.

FIDE and the Gujarat State Chess Association on behalf of All India Chess Federation have announced the 2024 World Junior Chess Championships will be held from June 1-14, 2024 at the Radisson GIFT City, Gandinagar Gujarat, India

There will be two sections in the tournament, Open and Girls. A player's age as of January 1, 2024 determines their age eligibility for a section.

Players must not be 20 years old after January 1, 2024.

Direct titles shall be awarded according to the FIDE regulations and the complete regulations for the event can be viewed at Event Regulations.


Each event will be 11 rounds, using a time control is 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting from the first move. The full schedule for all rounds can be viewed on page three of the Event Regulations.


All participants must stay in the official hotel booked through US Chess. The organizer offers the following accommodation options, all for 13 nights (June 1st Check-in - June 14th Checkout) with meals included at the Radisson GIFT City (5 stars):

  1. Single Room - 110 Euros per person per day  (Total Price for 13 nights: 1430 euros for 1 person) 
  2. Double Room - 70 Euros per person per day  (Total Price for 13 nights: 1820 euros for 2 persons)

The organizers will provide transportation from airport-hotel-airport (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport) on arrival and departure dates only for players and accompanying persons.


US Chess is accepting entries for USA players up until Friday, April 19, 2024, 5PM Central. This deadline is imposed due to the organizers' registration deadline of May 1.

Registration Link:

Once you have completed the form, US Chess will send you an invoice which must be paid no later than Monday, April 23, 2024, 5PM Central.

The following fees will be charged:

  • Tournament Registration Fee - $110.00/player
  • FIDE Entry Fee - $152.00/player
  • Special Fee for Accompanying Persons - $110.00/accompanying person
  • US Chess Administrative Fee - $200.00/player
  • Accommodation Fee

A current US Chess membership through the end of the tournament (June 2024) is required for all USA participants. A USA-flagged FIDE ID is required for all USA players. If you do not currently have a FIDE ID, please complete our FIDE ID Request Form at


While US Chess has to collect registrations on behalf of our federation and submit them to the organizer, we cannot accept responsibility for the health and well being of any players who choose to travel to this event. As such, all players will be required to sign a waiver for participation before their entry into the tournament is confirmed. Please check out the USA State Departments Travel Advisory website for the latest information regarding traveling to India.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Brian Yang, US Chess FIDE Events Manager at