FIDE Trainers' Seminar for FIDE Trainer Titles Print
Wednesday, 13 January 2010 07:50
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1. Aims: To educate and certify Trainers and Chess-Teachers on an international basis. This FIDE Trainers Seminar for FIDE Trainer Titles Diploma is approved by FIDE and the FIDE Trainers Commission (TRG).

2. Dates: 16th to 19th January 2010.

3. Location: Agia Napa, Cyprus.

4. Participants - Qualification / Professional Skills Requirements:

4.1. FIDE Trainer (FT)

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. Achieved a career top FIDE ELO rating of 2300 (strength).
d. TRG seminar Norm.

4.2. FIDE Instructor (FI)
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. Achieved a career top FIDE or National ELO rating of 2000 (strength).
d. TRG seminar Norm.

4.3. National Instructor (NI)
a. Minimum two years experience as Development Instructor (level).
b. Achieved a career top FIDE or National ELO rating of 1700 (strength).
c. Trainees have minimum top-10 placing in recognized national level competitions.
d. TRG seminar Norm.

4.4. Developmental Instructor (DI)

a. Knows the FIDE Laws of Chess (Basic Rules of Play and Competition Rules).
b. Achieved a career top FIDE or National ELO rating of 1400 (strength).
c. TRG seminar Norm.

5. Total of Participants: Maximum of 20 Trainers. Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis.

6. Order of Events:

Saturday January 16th Day 1 10:00-12:45 & 16:00-19:45
Sunday January 17th Day 2 10:00-12:45 & 16:00-19:45
Monday January 18th Free Day
Tuesday January 19th Day 3 16:00-22:00

7. Lectures / Exercises: The FIDE Trainers Seminar will take-up 20 hours. The lectures will be conducted in the Greek (English) language and a lesson hour equals to 45 minutes. A projector and a microphone will be in use during the lectures. Also, if it is in a need, a translator will be available.

8. Trainer Certificate / Diploma:
a. After successful graduation from the seminar course, each participant will receive a participation certificate signed by the Lecturers / Seminar Leaders.
b. After the detailed report submission by the Lecturers / Seminar Leaders to TRG, the later will submit the titles' applications/proposals to FIDE for approval by an official body (PB, EB or GA).
c. Following approval, the trainer will receive the official diploma badge (the badge shall include the photograph of the trainer and the license validity) from FIDE, if the following conditions are fulfilled:

c1. Requirements (Qualification) for each title as described above.
c2. Diploma of the successful participation in the FIDE Trainer Seminar (except for FST).
c3. Written examinations (except for FST).
c4. Payments of FIDE fees (participation and titles), according to the following table:

Title Awarded Title Award (one-time) Licence Fee (valid for 2 years)
FIDE Senior Trainer 300 Euros 180 Euros
FIDE Trainer 200 Euros 120 Euros
FIDE Instructor 100 Euros 60 Euros
National Instructor 50 Euros 30 Euros
Developmental Instructor 50 Euros 30Euros

d. The FIDE fee by a participant to a TRG seminar is 100 euros and it must be paid to the affiliated federation/body, co-organiser of the Seminar. The affiliated federation/body, co-organiser will be invoiced by FIDE for the total amount of the participants’ fees.
e. It is allowed for a participant to pay for his Title Fee in advance to the affiliated federation/body co-organiser or to FIDE directly. In this case he/she must inform FIDE in written form for his action. In case that his/her Title fails to be approved by FIDE, the Title Fee is not refundable.
f. A titled Trainer will be charged a ‘License Fee’ after he/she has completed two calendar years.
g. English language is the official language for communication and applications between TRG and Trainers.

9. Costs: The costs for travel, board & lodging will be born by the sending federation, club or participant. The FIDE seminar’s fee is 100 euros per participant. All refreshments and snacks throughout the seminar, as access to Internet and handouts and examination, will be free. FIDE Trainers Seminar – Cyprus 2010 3

10. Enrolment: The deadline for enrolment / payment: 15th January 2010.

11. Board and Lodging: According to special announcement by the Cyprus Chess Federation.

12. Lecturers: The program would be fullfield by FST & GM Efstratios Grivas (20 hours), who also prepared the lectures.

For more detailed information please download the Regulations in PDF file.
 
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