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FIDE Seminar for International Organizers in Moscow, Russia

FIDE Events Commission (EVE), the Russian State Social University (RSSU) and the Moscow Chess Federation will hold FIDE Seminar for International Organizers during the Moscow Chess Open on 6-8th February, 2013.

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

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

Wednesday, 6th February 10:00 to 14:00 Seminar (Part 1)
Thursday, 7th February 10:00 to 14:00 Seminar (Part 2)
Friday, 8th February 10:00 to 14:00 Seminar (Part 3 – Exams)

Russian State Social University (RSSU), B. Pick Street, 4; metro station “Botanical Garden”.

Seminar Topics:
General Tournaments’ Regulations – FIDE Events Regulations – Bid Procedure,
Evaluation Criteria – FIDE Calendar Regulations – Events’ Management.

Seminar Fee: 3000 rubles
Number of participants: maximum 20

Alexander Nikolayevich Kostyev, IO Professor of Russian State Social University
Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou, IO FIDE Events Commission

The seminar will be held in Russian and English language

Hotel “Тourist”, – It is located in three minutes from RSSU. Double room “Standard” – 1400 rubles per room, double room “Comfort” – 1500 rubles per room.
Applications for accommodation are accepted until 10th January 2013 on the festival website (“Registration Form”). E-mail:

E-mail: , Tel/fax: +7 495 946 10 20, +7 903 796 41 76
Moscow Chess Federation: Tel/fax: +7 495 945 75 22; E-mail:

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