FIDE Arbiters’ Manual 2022 released

The FIDE Arbiters’ Commission just released the latest update of the FIDE Arbiters’ Manual, dated October 1, 2022. This new edition includes some important changes in regulations that every arbiter should be familiar with. It would also be highly recommended that players read this document – as well as, of course, the laws of chess. These are […]

Arkady Dvorkovich meets with President of Azerbaijan

The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Arkady Dvorkovich, its Vice-President Mahir Mamedov, and its General Director Emil Sutovsky. Mr Aliyev confirmed his support for the development of chess in the country, which is currently hosting the FIDE World Youth Olympiad. He reiterated […]

FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2022 starts in Nakhchivan

FIDE World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2022 kicked off in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The 9-round Swiss tournament with classical time control brought together 34 teams from 22 countries with host Azerbaijan being the rating favorites. Each team shall comprise 4 players and a maximum of 2 reserves with at least one girl included in the team composition in each […]

Jose Carrillo Pujol elected new President of CCA

The CCA Assembly (FIDE America) took place on October 1, 2022, in the beautiful city of San Jose, Costa Rica. The General Assembly was attended by various authorities, such as Zone Presidents and Federation leaders. The main item on the agenda was the election of CCA Officials. After hearing the President’s and Treasurer’s reports, the […]