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FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Gallipoli, Italy

FIDE Events Commission (EVE), Chess Projects ASD and Italian Chess Federation will hold FIDE Seminar for International Organizers during the Salento International Chess Open on 24-26 May, 2013.

Successful Seminar attendees will be granted a FIDE IO Norm necessary for the FIDE IO title application. IO Titles Regulations here:

Friday, 24th May arrival – 4:00 to 8 p.m. Seminar (Part 1)
Saturday, 25th May 8:30 to 12:30 a.m. Seminar (Part 2)
Sunday, 26th May 8:30 to 12:30 a. m. Seminar (Part 3 – Exams)

Ecoresort Le Sirenè**** 73014 – Gallipoli (Lecce) Italy
Accomodation at Ecoresort Le Sirené (prizes are for night/person not for room):
Full Board single room: € 80 – Full Board double room: € 65

Special offer: participants will have 25% discount to join Salento International Chess Tournament 2013 – Ecoresort Le Sirenè located in the same venue since 25th May to 01st June 2013
According to booking in advance organizers can arrange transportation by shuttle bus from Brindisi airport to the venue and return. Single transfer cost is € 15,00 per person.

Seminar Topics:
Regulations Events Commission (Mission, Members, Events Regulations, Bid Procedure)
Ratings and Titles, Events’ Management

Seminar Fee for participants hosted at Ecoresort Le Sirenè: € 100
Seminar Fee for other participants: € 130
Number of participants: maximum 20

Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou, FIDE Events Commission

The seminar will be held in English. If necessary, a translation into German can be arranged.

To be sent to Chess Projects ASD – – 0039 3356948385
Hotel reservation: Ecoresort Le Sirenè , 73014 Gallipoli – Salento – Italy
Phone: +39 0833 202536 Fax: +39 0833 202539 e mail: web site:

Previous IO Seminars were held in Moscow, Gladenbach, Istanbul, Maribor and again Moscow.

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