The FIDE Trainers’ Seminar organized by All India Chess Federation with the support of Government of India Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and got off to a rousing start at Hotel Solitaire, Shimla on Friday.
FIDE Senior Trainer International Master Sekhar Chandra Sahoo and FIDE Trainer International Master Neeraj Mishra are the lecturers and 29 participants from nine states are taking part in this three-day seminar and examination to get their International Trainers titles from FIDE Trainers’ Commission.
Apart from Shimla, AICF under it’s Chess for Everyone project organizing four more such seminars at Patna, Bengaluru, Guwahati and Visakhapatnam in the coming weeks for the benefit of coaches to get their Trainers’ title under the banner of International Chess Federation. FIDE Senior Trainers Grandmaster Praveen Thipsay, Grandmaster RB Ramesh and International Master Vishal Sareen are the other lecturers in this trainers’ program.
In similar lines, AICF also organizing FIDE Arbiter Seminar & Examination at Kanpur, Guwahati, Shimla, Bengaluru and Kottayam from next week onwards for National Arbiters to get their FIDE Arbiter Norms to achieve FIDE Arbiter title. FIDE Lecturers and International Arbiters R Anantharam, Dharmendra Kumar, Gopakumar Sudhakaran and Swapnil Bansod will be the Chief Lecturers in the Arbiter Seminar and they will be assisted by International Arbiters Vasanth BH, Nitin Shenvi and Paul Arokiaraj.