International Trainers' Course for FIDE-Instructor / FIDE-Trainer Print
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International Trainers’ Course
for
FIDE-Instructor / FIDE-Trainer

1. Aims: To enable participants to teach young and gifted players in schools and chess-clubs and to educate Trainers and Chess-Teachers not only in their own countries but also on an international basis. This International Course for FIDE-Instructor / FIDE-Trainer Diploma is approved by FIDE.

2. Dates: 9th to 14th December 2009.

3. Location: Asean Chess Academy, 173B Goldhill Centre, Singapore.

4. Participants / Qualification:

4.1 FIDE Instructor
a. Proof of National Trainer education and recommendation for participation by the National Federation
b. Proof of at least 2 years activity as a Trainer.
c. A minimum rating of 1800.

4.2 FIDE Trainer
a. Proof of National Trainer education and recommendation for participation by the National Federation.
b. Proof of at least 5 years activity as a Trainer.
c. A minimum rating of 2300 over a period of time.

5. Number of Participants: Maximum of 30 Trainers based on first-come first-serve basis.

6. Order of Events:


Wednesday

December 9th

Day 1

09:30-12:30 & 15:00-19:00

Thursday

December 10th

Day 2

09:30-12:30 & 15:00-19:00

Friday

December 11th

Day 3

09:30-12:30 & 15:00-19:00

Saturday

December 12th

Day 4

09:30-12:30 & 15:00-19:00

Sunday

December 13th

Day 5

09:30-12:30 & 15:00-19:00

Monday

December 14th

Day 6

09:00-14:00

7. Lectures / Exercises: The FIDE Instructor and the FIDE Trainer course will take-up 40 hours. The courses will be conducted in the English language and a lesson hour equals to 45 minutes. A projector will be in use during the lectures.

8. Trainer Certificate / Diploma: After successful graduation from the educational course, each participant will receive a certificate as FIDE Instructor or FIDE Trainer, and after that, the official diploma from FIDE, if the following conditions and special FIDE fee are fulfilled:

8.1 FIDE Instructor
a. Proof of at least 2 years activity as a trainer.
b. A minimum rating of 1800.
c. Proof of teaching ability given by a demonstration lesson (spoken in English or other FIDE language).
d. Proof of successful participation of the trainer course.

8.2 FIDE Trainer
a. Delivery of a trainer paper in English or other FIDE language (approx. 12 pages long) or proof of an earlier publication (book, brochure, specialized article in a chess journal) to the administration of the training course.
b. Proof of at least 5 years activity as a trainer.
c. A minimum rating of 2300 over a period of time.
d. Proof of teaching ability given by a demonstration lesson, presentation of or defending the trainer paper (in English or other FIDE language).
e. Proof of successful participation of the trainer course.

9. Costs: The costs for travel will be borne by the sending federation, club or participant. The Seminar Fee is US$ 650 (450 euros ~) which includes the FIDE Fee (100 Euros) and all refreshments and snacks throughout the course, free access to Internet and handouts and examination.

10. Enrolment: The deadline for enrolment / payment: November 15th, 2009.

11. Board and Lodging: 4-star Hotel Royal at Newton Road - US$ 42 on twin-sharing with breakfast and US$ 72 for single room with breakfast.

12. Lecturers: The program would be fullfield by FST & GM Efstratios Grivas (20 hours) and by FST & IM Jovan Petronic (20 hours). The lectures were prepared by the two FSTs.

13. Course Plan: The detailed plan of lectures / examinations will be as follows:


Day 1

Grivas
Grivas Grivas

Petronic
Petronic
Petronic
Petronic

09:30-10:15
10:30-11:15
11:30-12:15

15:00-15:45
16:00-16:45
17:00-17:45
18:00-18:45

Welcome Speech - Analyses of the Course
Middlegame & Endgame Theory
Getting to Know Ourselves

The Trainer - Trainers Ranking - ‘Ideal’ Trainer
The Golden Rules of Endgame - Pawn Endings - P1
Pawn Endings - Part 2
Accreditation Process

Day 2

Petronic
Petronic
Petronic

Grivas Grivas
Grivas
Grivas

09:30-10:15
10:30-11:15
11:30-12:15

15:00-15:45
16:00-16:45
17:00-17:45
18:00-18:45

Queen Endings - Part 1
Queen Endings - Part 2
Bishop Endings - Part 1

The Isolated Pawn - Part 1
The Isolated Pawn - Part 2
The Bishop Pair
Won Positions - Lost Positions

Day 3

Grivas Grivas
Grivas

Petronic
Petronic
Petronic
Petronic

09:30-10:15
10:30-11:15
11:30-12:15

15:00-15:45
16:00-16:45
17:00-17:45
18:00-18:45

Bishop Endings - Part 2
Knight Endings - Part 1
Knight Endings - Part 2

Outpost
Open File - Semi-Open File
Attacking the King - Part 1
Attacking the King - Part 2

Day 4

Petronic
Petronic
Petronic

Grivas Grivas
Grivas
Grivas

09:30-10:15
10:30-11:15
11:30-12:15

15:00-15:45
16:00-16:45
17:00-17:45
18:00-18:45

Attacking the King - Part 3
Doubled Pawns - Backward Pawn - Hanging Pawns
Pawn Majority - Pawn Minority

Rook Endings - Part 1
Rook Endings - Part 2
Mixed Endings
The Passed Pawn

Day 5

Grivas Grivas
Grivas

Petronic
Petronic
Petronic
Petronic

09:30-10:15
10:30-11:15
11:30-12:15

15:00-15:45
16:00-16:45
17:00-17:45
18:00-18:45

Physical and Psychological Factors
Literature - Opening Preparation - Why do we Lose
Bishop vs Knight - Knight vs Bishop

MMT- An Overview of Chess Software Accessories
MMT- Preparing Opening Files
MMT- Preparing Players Files
The Important Roles / Expectations of a Coach

Day 6

Petronic
Petronic
Grivas

09:00-09:45
10:00-10:45
11:00-14:00

The Exchange Sacrifice
The Positional Sacrifice
Examinations (written form)

14. Information: Mr. Jovan Petronic ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

15. Payments: When making Bank Transfers please kindly include the follow-ing details:

Name of Account:        Singapore Chess Federation
Account Number:        001 – 043184 - 6
Name of Bank:            DBS Bank
Address of Bank:         Shenton Way, Singapore
SWIFT Code:             DBSSSGSG

 

 

Participant’s Personal ID / Registration

Surname

Name

Date of Birth

 

Country

 

Nationality

 

E-mail

 

Mobile Phone

 

National Federation

 

FIDE ID

 

ELO Rating FIDE

 

ELO Rating National

 

FIDE Title(s)

 

Experience

 

Published Works

 

Training Cs Attended

 

 

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