FIDE World Cup

The FIDE World Cup refers to three different events over the years. Since 2000, it has been a major chess event organized by FIDE, the International Chess Federation. Since 2005, it has been a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament, forming part of the qualification for the World Chess Championship. In the 2021 edition, the number of players increased to 206, and the same format will be used for the 2023 edition.

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Tournament Year Location Winner(s)
Chess World Cup 2023 2023 Baku (Azerbaijan) Magnus Carlsen
Chess World Cup 2021 2021 Sochi (Russia) Jan-Krzysztof Duda
Chess World Cup 2019 2019 Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) Teimour Radjabov
Chess World Cup 2017 2017 Tbilisi (Georgia) Levon Aronian
Chess World Cup 2015 2015 Baku (Azerbaijan) Sergey Karjakin
Chess World Cup 2013 2013 Tromsø (Norway) Vladimir Kramnik
Chess World Cup 2011 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) Peter Svidler
Chess World Cup 2009 2009 Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) Boris Gelfand
Chess World Cup 2007 2007 Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) Gata Kamsky
Chess World Cup 2005 2005 Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) Levon Aronian
FIDE World Cup 2002 2002 Hyderabad, India (India) Viswanathan Anand
FIDE World Cup 2000 2000 Shenyang (China) Viswanathan Anand