The Uzbekistan Chess Federation, under the auspices of the FIDE Events Commission (EVE) and the Asian Chess Federation, held an online seminar for International Organizers from On May 07-10, 2021 concurrently with the Zone 3.4 Open Championships that are taking place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
This event was made possible thanks to financial support from FIDE and the Asian Chess Federation. The main objective was to train and certify Organizers of international chess events in compliance with FIDE regulations. For the first time, the list of topics included FIDE Online Chess Regulations with an emphasis on the practical aspects of organizing hybrid chess competitions.
The exam material and format were also updated significantly. The seminar was conducted by Vadim Tsypin (CAN) IA, IO, FIDE EVE Lecturer using Zoom videoconferencing platform. Fifteen participants from five Asian and European federations (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lativa and Ukraine) participated. Attendees who passed the exam will be awarded a FIDE EVE norm necessary for a FIDE IO title application.