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if a tournament has 10 rounds, and I can only play the first 3 (and in this example let’s say I win 1.5 points), will my initial rating become the average of these 3 opponents or will this not count as a part of my full initial rating? No and no. The FIDE rating regulations say 7.14 A rating for a player new to the list shall be published only if it meets ...


Corporate chess sponsorship has increased in the recent years, and in 2019 Fide claimed that 15% of its revenues coming from sponsors. The biggest partners for Fide are Coca-Cola and Rosatom.

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