FIDE Trainers Seminar in Athens, Greece

48 participants set a new record for seminar attendance

A FIDE Trainers’ seminar was held in Athens (Greece), from 10th to 15th January 2011. The aim was to educate and certify Trainers and Chess-Teachers on an international basis. This FIDE Trainers’ Seminar for FIDE Trainer Titles Diploma was approved by FIDE and the FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG).

The seminar was co-organised and co-sponsored by FIDE, the FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG), the Greek Chess Federation, the Nea Ionia Municipality, the Union of Attica Chess Clubs (E.S.S.N.A.) and the Chess Club “Enosi Spartis Mikras Asias”.

In total 48 participants (a new record) attended the seminar, in which FST & GM Adrian Mikhalchishin (16 hours) and FST & GM Efstratios Grivas (16 hours) fulfilled the required 32 hours program, serving as Lecturers.

In this seminar, 6 FIDE Trainers, 15 FIDE Instructors, 15 National Instructors and 10 Developmental Instructors new titles were awarded (2 didn’t improved their previously awarded titles).

TRG Secretary

Efstratios Grivas




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