International Chess Federation
Thursday, 09 Apr 2020 19:29
FIDE Trainers Commission announces a series of online seminars


The FIDE Trainers Commission (TRG) is pleased to announce a series of FIDE Trainer Online Seminars - no less than twenty are planned in the period between April 1 and September 30, 2020 - which will cover all geographical regions and accommodate all major languages.

In particular, TRG acknowledges the interest and plans of the European Chess Union (ECU) to organize four seminars in June and another four in September 2020.

TRG works with FIDE Affiliated Organizations and FIDE on promoting these FIDE Trainer Online Seminars and invites all parties concerned to cooperate with us and contribute to this initiative.

Our first seminar was held for Europe (April 3-5) and was led by FIDE Senior Trainers Thomas Luther and Artur Jussupow.

The next one will be for Asia - East Asia and Oceania (April 24-26) facilitated by the Philippine Academy for Chess Excellence le FIDE Senior Trainer Jayson Gonzales. The list of lecturers includes the biggest names in Asia, such as FIDE Trainer Awards winners Ramesh RB (India) and Yu Saoteng (China) and two chess legends, Asia's first grandmaster Eugenio Torre (Philippines) and Asia's first World Champion Xie Jun (China).  

May will see a German language seminar from (May 1-3) led by FIDE Senior Trainer Uwe Boensch who will be assisted by Artur Yussupow and Thomas Luther and a Spanish language seminar (May 22-24) led by FIDE Senior Trainer Alonso Zapata.

The seminar schedule is available on the official website. Full details of each seminar are also published one the TRG website. All the questions regarding the seminars can be directed to