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25 take part in chess seminar

Rashneel Kumar
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

TWENTY-five participants took part in the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Trainers' Seminar which started yesterday at the Lali Room, Holiday Inn in Suva

The two-day workshop conducted by FIDE Master and FIDE Instructor Geoffrey Borg, who is also the CEO of FIDE, is held to educate and certify trainers and chess teachers on an international basis.

Fiji Chess Federation president Doctor Virgilio De Asa said participants came from different parts of the country, mainly from Viti Levu to attend the workshop.

The seminar is co-organised by FIDE (World Chess Federation), the Asian Chess Federation and FIDE Trainers Commission and the Fiji Chess Federation.

Dr De Asa said three categories of FIDE Trainer Titles Diploma namely FIDE Instructor, National Instructor and Developmental Instructor would be awarded to successful participants.

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