The World Team Championship (Open and Women sections) is set to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan. The event will take place between March 4 and March 15, 2019.
FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich nominated India as a wild card both for Open and Women sections as they were first reserves according to the results of 2018 Olympiad.
Team India in the Open Section:
Team India in the Women’s section:
Here is the final list of participating countries:
|Open Section||Qualification Path||Women Section||Qualification Path|
|China||Defending World Team Champion||Russia||Defending Women World Team Champion|
|Azerbaijan||European Team Champion||China||Women Asian Team Champion|
|Iran||Asian Team Champion||USA||America’s Highest Average Rating|
|USA||America’s Highest Average Rating||Egypt||Africa’s Highest Average Rating|
|Egypt||Africa’s Highest Average Rating||Ukraine||FIDE Olympiad 2018|
|Russia||FIDE Olympiad 2018||Georgia||FIDE Olympiad 2018|
|Poland||FIDE Olympiad 2018||Hungary||FIDE Olympiad 2018|
|England||FIDE Olympiad 2018||Armenia||FIDE Olympiad 2018|
|Kazakhstan||Team from HF||Kazakhstan||Team from HF|
|India||Team nominated by the FIDE President||India||Team nominated by the FIDE President|