April 14, 2024

Tickets for the 2024 Candidates tournament go on sale

FIDE is delighted to announce the launch of the official website of the FIDE Candidates Tournament and the FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament. The event will take place in Toronto from April 03-23, 2024. Candidates.fide.com contains all the relevant information about the upcoming tournaments including the history of the event, player biographies as well as the schedule of the rounds. Once the tournament starts, the website will feature live games and commentary.

The FIDE Candidates will be open to the public through a ticketing system. Starting today, tickets can be purchased online via the official website. The ticketing policy includes general admission tickets with access to the playing hall balcony and the fan zone and VIP passes, which also include the VIP room with drinks and snacks, a personalised experience and priority registration for side events. Besides, daily tickets and packages for all rounds of the tournament are available in all categories.

For a limited time, chess fans can purchase coveted Candidates tickets at the special Early Bird pricing. This pricing will be in effect until midnight on February 15, Toronto time. Here are the Early Bird prices in Canadian Dollars (CAD):

 • General Admission, one day: $49 (Saturdays and Sundays $64)

 • All rounds General Admission package: $549

 • VIP, one day: $169 (Saturdays and Sundays $199)

 • VIP Grand Package: $1999

More info about the FIDE Candidates and a link to the ticketing system at candidates.fide.com