On May 07-10, 2021, the Uzbekistan Chess Federation, under the auspices of the FIDE Events Commission (EVE) and the Asian Chess Federation, held a seminar for International Organizers concurrently with the Zone 3.4 Open Championships that took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
This event was made possible due to financial support from FIDE and the Asian Chess Federation. The seminar’s objective was to train and certify Organizers of international chess events in compliance with FIDE regulations. For the first time among such seminars, the topics included FIDE Online Chess Regulations and emphasized the practical aspects of organizing hybrid chess competitions. The exam material and format were also updated significantly. The seminar was given by Vadim Tsypin (CAN) IA, IO, FIDE EVE Lecturer using Zoom videoconferencing platform. Fifteen (15) participants from five (5) Asian and European federations took part: UZB, KAZ, KGZ, LAT, UKR. Attendees who passed the exam will be awarded a FIDE EVE norm necessary for a FIDE IO title application.
List of participants who succeeded and will be be awarded a FIDE EVE Norm follows:
Photos from the seminar are included.