World Team Championship 2017 17-26 June. Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
FIDE World Team Championship 2017 and the FIDE Women’s World Team Championship will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk on June 16-27.
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.
Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move one.