FIDE IO Online Seminar was held on Zoom from 6th to 15th May 2022.
“Tatweer Chess Academy” organized it, and under the auspices of the FIDE Events Commission. The seminar had free entry for the disabled and other categories, with extremely low fees for women, to empower them, as part of Tatweer Chess Academy policy.
The opening session was attended by IO Solakoglu, Ozgur (Chairman of the FIDE Events Commission), and the secretary of the FIDE Events Commission WGM Ilaha Kadimova also attended on the last day.
The seminar was conducted by FIDE Lecturer IO/IA Mahdi Abdulrahim (UAE), FIDE Rules Commission, Chairman. And Chairman of the ACF Arbiters Commission. The seminar was moderated by FA Obay Ali, (chairman of Tatweer Chess Academy), and technical assistant for the examination part was Mr. KK Chen. The Language of the Seminar was English. A part of lectures was dedicated to new FIDE regulations for online and hybrid chess events and to the changes in Rating and Titles regulations.
Daily lectures were from 18.00-22.00 Cairo Time (+2 GMT). The total sessions were (16) Hours +(3) Hours Exam + 1 hour revision of exam on 22nd May 2022.
Forty-Five (45) participants registered for seminar from twenty-three (23) federations, (Males: 37 – Females: 9). There were from Sudan (10), Turkey (5), Uganda (3), Palestine (2), Bangladesh (2), Spain (2), Botswana (2), Kyrgyzstan (2), Peru (2), Togo (2), India (2), South Sudan (1), Iceland (1), Syria (1), Poland (1), New Zealand (1), Cyprus (1), Lebanon (1), Israel (1), Nigeria (1), Morocco (1), Somalia (1), Philippines (1).
Thirty-Seven (37) participants took the examination, and twenty-eight (28) of them passed the examination. It is noted that all women passed.
The Seminar will give FIDE IO norms, according to the Regulations for the FIDE Events Commission, after the approval of the next FIDE Council meeting.
|First name||Surname||FIDE ID||Federation|
|Aderemi Bankole Mubarak||Okoro||21200483||TOG|
|Emmanuel||Gabriel Gele Mattia||32500270||SSD|
|Marjoire J.||Bocangel Chavez||3810500||PER|