FIDE Trainers' Seminar in Batumi, Georgia Print
Thursday, 24 June 2010 07:12
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1. Objective: 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).  The seminar is co-organised by the ECU (European Chess Union), the FIDE Trainers Commission (TRG) and the Georgian Chess Federation.

2. Dates: 21st to 28th September 2010.

3. Location: Batumi, Georgia.

4. Participants - Qualification / Professional Skills Requirements:
FIDE/TRG will award the following titles, according to the approved TRG Guide:
1.2. Titles’ Descriptions / Requirements / Awards:
1.2.2. FIDE Trainer (FT)
1.2.2.1. Scope / Mission:
a. Boost international level players in achieving playing strengths of up to FIDE ELO
rating 2450.
b. National examiner.
1.2.2.2. Qualification / Professional Skills Requirements:
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.
1.2.2.3. Title Award:
a. By successful participation in a TRG Seminar.
b. By failing to achieve FST title (rejected application).
1.2.3. FIDE Instructor (FI)
1.2.3.1. Scope / Mission:
a. Raised the competitive standard of national youth players to an international level.
b. National examiner.
c. Trained players with rating below 2000.
1.2.3.2. Qualification / Professional Skills Requirements:
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.
1.2.3.3. Title Award:
a. By successful participation in a TRG Seminar.
1.2.4. National Instructor (NI)
1.2.4.1. Scope / Mission:
a. Raised the level of competitive chess players to a national level standard.
b. Instructed/trained players with rating up to 1700.
c. School teacher.
1.2.4.2. Qualification / Professional Skills Requirements:
a. Minimum two years experience as Developmental 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.
1.2.4.3. Title Award:
a. By successful participation in a TRG Seminar.
1.2.5. Developmental Instructor (DI)
1.2.5.1. Scope / Mission:
a. Spread the love for chess among children and methodically bring them to a competitive level.
b. Instructions for Beginners, Elementary, Intermediate and Recreational level players.
c. School teacher.
1.2.5.2. Qualification / Professional Skills Requirements:
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.
1.2.5.3. Title Award:
a. By successful participation in a TRG Seminar.

5. Number of Participants: Maximum of 40 Trainers based on first-come first-serve
basis.

6. Order of Events:

Tuesday                   September 21st Day 1          14:00-19:00

Wednesday              September 22nd Day 2          16:00-21:00

Thursday                 September 23rd Day 3          14:00-19:00

Friday                      September 24th Day 4          14:00-19:00

Sunday                    September 26th Day 5          14:00-19:00

Monday                   September 27th Day 6          14:00-19:00

Tuesday                   September 28th Day 7          11:00-15:00

7. Lectures / Exercises: The FIDE Trainers Seminar will take-up 34 hours. The lectures will be conducted in the English language and a lesson hour equals to 45 minutes. A projector and a microphone will be in use during the lectures.

8. Trainer Certificate / Diploma:
1.3. Procedures / Financial:
a. After successful graduation from the seminar course, each participant will receive a participation certificate signed by the Lecturer / Seminar Leader.
b. After the detailed report submission by the Lecturer / Seminar Leader 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 4 years)

FIDE Trainer

200 Euros

120 Euros

FIDE Instructor

100 Euros

60 Euros

National Instructor

50 Euros

30 Euros

Developmental Instructor

50 Euros

30 Euros


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 ‘Licence Fee’ after two calendar years have passed since the title was awarded. Each licence will be valid for four (4) years. (ex) World Champions and the FST of the 2004 Direct  Approval (founders) are exempt from these licence regulations. Failing to fulfil the licence’s obligations will lead to a suspension from the trainers’ titles lists.
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 participation fee is 250 euros (includes the 100 euros FIDE fee). A relative book (TRG Syllabus) containing all the lectures will be distributed for free among the registered participants.


10. Enrolment: The deadline for enrolment / payment: 20th September 2010.


11. Board and Lodging: According to the European Youth Chess Championships Regulations for prices per hotel-star and night (www.euro2010.ge).


12. Lecturers: The program would be fullfield by FST & GM Mikhail Gurevich (TUR-17 hours) and by FST & IM Vladimir Grabinsky (UKR-9 hours) and by FT & NM Giorgi Khomeriki (GEO-8 hours). The lectures were  prepared by TRG members.

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

Day 1

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

 

 

Gurevich

 

 

 

Grabinsky

 

 

 

Grabinsky

14:00-14:45

 

15:00-15:45

 

 

16:00-16:45

 

 

 

17:00-17:45

 

 

 

18:00-18:45

FIDE Trainers Commission (TRG)

 

TRG - A Look at the Past

Trainers’ Ranking / FIDE Guide

 

Physical and Psychological Factors

Nutritional Practices of Chess

Grandmasters

 

Differences Between Boys and Girls in Chess

Nature or Nurture

 

Chess Literature

Trainers’ Common Mistakes

 

Day 2

Khomeriki

 

 

 

Khomeriki

 

 

Khomeriki

 

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

16:00-16:45

 

 

 

17:00-17:45

 

 

18:00-18:45

 

19:00-19:45

 

20:00-20:45

Getting to Know Ourselves

Building a Repertoire

Middlegame & Endgame Theory

 

The Role of Classics

Working with Classical Games

 

Technique of Analysis

 

Chess Intuition

 

Basic / Typical Plans

 

Day 3

Gurevich

 

 

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

 

 

Grabinsky

 

Grabinsky

14:00-14:45

 

 

15:00-15:45

 

16:00-16:45

 

 

17:00-17:45

 

18:00-18:45

The Role of Prophylactic Thinking

Principles of Opening Play

 

Attacking the King

 

Open File / Semi-Open File

Outpost

 

Rook vs Minor Piece

 

The Bishop-pair

 

Day 4

Khomeriki

 

 

Khomeriki

 

Khomeriki

 

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

14:00-14:45

 

 

15:00-15:45

 

16:00-16:45

 

17:00-17:45

 

18:00-18:45

Bishop vs Knight / Knight vs Bishop

 

The Isolated Pawn

 

Doubled Pawns

 

Backward Pawn

 

Hanging Pawns

 

Day 5

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

 

Grabinsky

 

Grabinsky

14:00-14:45

 

15:00-15:45

 

16:00-16:45

 

17:00-17:45

 

18:00-18:45

Passed Pawn

 

Pawn Majority / Pawn Minority

 

The Exchange Sacrifice

 

The Positional Sacrifice

 

Won Positions / Lost Positions

 

Day 6

Khomeriki

 

 

Khomeriki

 

Grabinsky

 

Gurevich

 

Gurevich

14:00-14:45

 

 

15:00-15:45

 

16:00-16:45

 

17:00-17:45

 

18:00-18:45

The Golden Rules of the Endgame

How to Think in Endgames

 

Pawn Endings

 

Queen Endings

 

Rook Endings

 

Bishop Endings

 

Day 7

Grabinsky

 

Grabinsky

 

Gurevich

11:00-11:45

 

12:00-12:45

 

13:00-15:00

Knight Endings

 

Mixed Endings

 

Examinations

 


14. Information: TRG Secretary Efstratios Grivas ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

15. Registration: EYCC Director Akaki Iashvili ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


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