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FIDE-TRG Trainer Awards 2017

FIDE-TRG Trainer Awards 2017

The FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG) is pleased to announce the tenth FIDE-TRG Trainer Awards Results for 2017. The final results were decided (voted) by the following Experts’ Panel, consisting of seven members, with reputation and knowledge in the field of training:   Experts’ Panel: 1. Nigel Freeman (Bermuda) – FIDE Executive Director (Chairman) 2. Israel [...]

FIDE Ethics Commission suspends Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Updated)

FIDE Ethics Commission suspends Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Updated)

Pursuant to the authorization provided by the FIDE Presidential Board by virtue of its decision at the 2018 1st Quarter Presidential Board meeting held 6 – 9 April, in Minsk, Belarus, a Report has been submitted to the FIDE Ethics Commission against FIDE President Mr. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov under the provisions of the FIDE Code of [...]

Nomination for Americas Presidential Ticket

Nomination for Americas Presidential Ticket

Within the specified deadline the Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA) Secretariat has received only the Continental Ticket of Mr. Jorge Vega, nominated by 21 national federations. The ticket consists of: Jorge Vega GUA – President Darcy Lima BRA – Deputy President Russell Smith TTO – Secretary General Allan Herbert BAR – Treasurer Ricardo Dos [...]

Hou Yifan to play Nikita Vitiugov during Russia-China chess summit in Altai

Hou Yifan to play Nikita Vitiugov during Russia-China chess summit in Altai

A traditional Russia-China Junior Match of Friendship will be held at the Siberia Sanatorium (Altai Krai, Belokurikha) from July 14th till July 18th. The competition includes: • A match between junior teams of Russia and China. Each team consists of 8 chess players (including at least 2 girls) born in 2004 or later. • A [...]

America’s Rising Chess Stars Converge in Saint Louis

America’s Rising Chess Stars Converge in Saint Louis

The skilled and competitive new generation of chess talent will compete for the U.S. Junior and U.S. Girls’ Junior Chess Championship titles at the Saint Louis Chess Club from July 11-21, 2018. The two 10-player fields are filled with young prodigies who are ready to test their mettle in 9 rounds of classical chess. For [...]

RCF President Andrei Filatov opens winery in France

RCF President Andrei Filatov opens winery in France

A true global celebrity, architect of the Arab World Institute in Paris and the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Frenchman Jean Nouvel presented the Chateau la Grace Dieu des Prieurs reconstruction project, his latest project in Saint-Emilion (France). Located in one of France’s most ancient wine-growing areas, the historic vineyard La Grace Dieu Des Prieurs underwent a [...]

ECU Board meeting in Bucharest

ECU Board meeting in Bucharest

The 2nd European Chess Union Board meeting in 2018 took place on the 7th of July in Bucharest, Romania. The meeting was held under excellent conditions in the Marshal Garden Hotel. The President of the Romanian Chess federation Mr. Sorin-Αvram Iacoban and the ECU Deputy President Mr. Ion Dobronauteanu welcomed the ECU Board members to Bucharest [...]

Nomination for Asian Presidential Ticket

Nomination for Asian Presidential Ticket

Asian Chess Federation received following letters of nomination for the Asian Presidential ticket of Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan: 1. Nomination by UAE Chess Federation president 2. Nomination by All India Chess Federation president 3. Nomination by Chinese Chess Association president 4. Nomination by National Chess Federation of the Philippines president. 5. Nomination by [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Las Vegas, USA – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Las Vegas, USA – Results

From 19 to 21 June 2018 a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Las Vegas, USA, by the US Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The Lecturer of the seminar was IA Carol Jarecki (IVB), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer was IA Boyd Reed (USA). The venue of the Seminar was the Westgate Hotel [...]

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Oran, Algeria – Results

FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar in Oran, Algeria – Results

From 29 to 30 June 2018, a FIDE Arbiters’ Seminar was organized in Oran, Algeria, by the Algerian Chess Federation and under auspices of FIDE. The lecturer was IA Dr. Hesham Elgendy (EGY), FIDE Lecturer and Assistant Lecturers were IA Adnane Nesla (ALG), IA Stephane Escafre (FRA) and IA Merouane Tabti (ALG). The lectures and [...]

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