Am I going to get a FIDE account and FIDE ID if I create a World Chess account?

Am I going to get a FIDE account and FIDE ID if I create a World Chess account?

No. Your World Chess account will not be connected to FIDE unless you get your FIDE ID. FIDE ID is a unique identifying number. FIDE ID allows you to participate in FOA-rated and FIDE (over the board) rated tournaments. If you've never been assigned FIDE ID, you'll need a subscription to get one.
To subscribe, please click here and change your plan to PRO.

If you already have a FIDE ID, but wish to subscribe to activate your FIDE Online Account, please choose the "I already have FIDE ID" option while registering.

Players with active subscriptions and completed profiles are able to play on our platform with a FOA Rating, participate in official online tournaments, receive FOA Titles recognized by FIDE, and have an active, automatically updating profile on

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