ICCF World Cup 21 (server)
Entries were closed on 2015-09-01.
Corrections or late entries to fill vacancies after Report #11 has been made. The final list of participants is presented in Report #12. New Rating List 2015/4 valid from 2015-10-01 has been published on 2015-09-07 and rating in Report #12 is coming from it.
Assumed rating for a player without a published rating for World Cup 21 preliminary round is 1800 (TR 2015, Appx.I, section 11.). FIDE ratings may be used if available (TR 2015, section 9.4.).
- entries = 929, including DE = 309
- countries = 52
- players = 719
- titled players = 93
- highest rating = 2507
Those countries with 40 or more entries are:
- Germany 154,
- Russia 102,
- USA 70,
- Poland 46,
- France 44,
- Italy 41.
There will be 72 sections – 65 sections consisting of 13 players and 7 sections consisting of 12 players.
Final pairings will be completed soon. Allocation of players to the preliminary sections will be made as random as possible; however, geographical distribution as well as an achievement of reasonable equality of the average rating, will be taken into account.
The first two players of each preliminary section will be qualified for the World Cup 21 semi-final (tie-break applies).