Keeping the AICF’s motto of chess development every nook and corner of the country, All India Chess Federation is organizing five FIDE Trainers’ Seminar as per the schedule mentioned below:-

Sl No Place Date Tentative State wise participants considered
03 Bengaluru, Karnataka 04-06 Mar 2022 Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Kerala,


The seminar will be conducted free of cost for participants including lodging. However, participants need to pay €50 (Approx Rs. 4250/-) as FIDE examination fee as well as take care of their travel expenditure.

Each state can nominate a maximum 5 Rated Players (one must be Female) to undergo subject seminar before  before 5 pm on 27 January 2022.

Interested candidates can approach their respective state association for enrolment.

Please note that the considered state in each venue is tentative and according to the number of participants enrolled, AICF will decide the final list of participants as well as centre allotment for each candidate.

Further each state association can hold 5 Rated Players as S/By. The state associations need to nominate five deserving candidates for the seminar as per merit and the respective associations need to send all the applications received by them to AICF along with merit yardstick used for selecting the five candidates. However, states will not nominate any candidate who already undergone the Free FIDE Trainers’ Seminar conducted by AICF earlier.