10 teams will compete in each Championship. They are the previous event’s World Chess Team Champion, the three highest-placed teams in the FIDE Olympiad prior to the event, the four Continental Champions, a team from the organizing federation and a team nominated by FIDE President.
China, USA, Ukraine, Russia, Egypt, India, Norway, Turkey and Poland will take part in the World Team Championship. The wild card for the event is Belarus.
Teams of Georgia, China, Poland, Ukraine, Egypt, Russia, India, USA and Vietnam will compete at the Women’s World Team Championship. Recently a wildcard team for women’s tournament was announced: Azerbaijan.
Games start this Saturday June 17 and will be live on Chessdom.com with analysis by Stockfish, Komodo, and Houdini. You can also view them on your mobile phone via the ChessArena android application for mobile phones