The FIDE World Chess Cup 2021 will take place in Sochi, starting July 10, 2021.
Out of 206 players taking part in FIDE World Cup 2021, a large portion will earn their spots through Continental events, allowed to be organized in hybrid or online formats. This is the first time in the history of chess that the World Chess Championship cycle where some of the participants are decided in online events.
The event will be played as a knock-out tournament, with a total prize fund of almost 1.9 million dollars.
FIDE World Chess Cup 2021 participants list