293 teams from 53 countries have subscribed to the World School Chess Tournament organized by the Spain Pavillion
The Tournament will begin next Thursday, December 10, with three online qualifying rounds
The registration period for the World School Chess Tournament has already come to and end, and we can say that the participation will be a resounding success. Up to 293 teams have registered for the tournament, which will start on December 10 with first three rounds online, for which the teams have been paired based on time zones. In total, 2,637 students will participate in the tournament, representing 53 countries from the five continents.
These qualifying phases will have groups of eight teams, that will be classified until there are only twelve temas that will get to play the finals in November/December 2021 in Dubai. The online phases are scheduled to end in June, but if more time is needed, they will be extended until September.
The entire online competition will be played on the international electronic chess platform Chess24, which offers various training activities to registered teams.
Check the complete list of registered teams here
Check the number of teams for each of the 53 countries that will be represented in the tournament here
In addition, head over to the page of AC/E Cultura, the company behind the project of the Spanish Pavilion for Expo Dubai 2020, here.