FIDE

FIDE Laws of Chesshttps://www.fide.com/fide/handbook.html?id=208&view=article
FIDE websitehttps://www.fide.com/
English Title Normshttp://ratings.fide.com/title_norms.phtml?country=ENG

English players who have achieved Title Norms from events should check they have been registered with FIDE. Any anomalies should be reported the ECF International Rating Officer. When a player believes they have achieved the qualification for a title, they should contact the ECF International Rating Officer. English players reaching the FIDE rating requirement for CM/WCM/FM/WFM should notify the ECF International Rating Officer. The IRO’s email is iro@englishchess.org.uk

FIDE title, transfer and re-activation fees

Title applications
(Woman) Grandmaster: £355 [this may be payable by the ECF – please contact the ECF office]
(Woman) International Master: £190 [this may be payable by the ECF – please contact the ECF office]
(Woman) FIDE Master: £95
(Woman) Candidate Master: £75
International Arbiter: £125 plus the Arbiters’ Licence Fee of £144 (Category C) or £90 (Category D) [payable by the ECF – please contact the ECF office]
FIDE Arbiter: £75 plus the Arbiters’ Licence Fee of £72 [payable by the ECF – please contact the ECF office]
International Organizer: £125 [payable by the ECF – please contact the ECF office]
FIDE Instructor: £125
FIDE Trainer: £225
FIDE Senior Trainer: £325
National Instructor £75
Developmental Instructor £75

Federation transfers to ENG £275 plus FIDE transfer fee plus FIDE compensation fee (which are charged in € and will be recharged at the prevailing exchange rate plus VAT plus a £25 handling charge).

Re-activating FIDE rating after de-activation £25

Charges correct at November 2019

FIDE fees for events
Current charges for FIDE-rated events are …

All-play-all events

Under 2301 £70.00
2301 – 2400 £100.00
2401 – 2500 £150.00
2501 – 2600 £200.00
Over 2600 £300.00

Matches – as per All-Play-All events above
Scheveningen events – £2 per player (waived for ECF Gold and Platinum members)
Swiss events – £1.50 per player (waived for ECF Gold and Platinum members)

Please note that the ECF is unable to accept results for grading from individual players. Results should be sent from the League or Congress Organiser

Registering events with FIDE (and the ECF)
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