Official List of Lecturers 2021

The FIDE Trainers Commission (TRG) has begun the process to appoint our official lecturers for 2021 and we will complete this by the end of March 2021:

1Mikhail KobaliaFST, GMRUS
2Alexander MotylevFST, GMRUS
3Yu ShaotengFST, GMCHN
4Melikset KhachiyanFST, GMUSA
5Sami KhaderFST, IMJOR
6Alonso ZapataFST, GMCOL
7Antoaneta StefanovaFST, GMBUL
8Jacob AagaardFST, GMSCO
9Thomas LutherFST, GMGER
10Artur YusupovFST, GMGER
11Ivan SokolovFST, GMCRO
12Dejan BojkovFST, GMBUL
13Ramesh RBFST, GMIND
14Sergey JanovskyFST, IMRUS
15John DonaldsonFST, IMUSA
16Najer, EvgeniyFST, GMRUS

TRG Commission Members and the most active lecturers were first invited to apply (pre-approved).

All remaining lecturers in 2020 were then invited and we will also consider any nominations made by TRG Council members and FIDE Management Board members.

If approved, they will however be required to attend an orientation program to familarise themselves with our teaching curriculum and evaluation system.

We have also invited panelists, experts in subject areas relevant to chess training, and they will also be key resources for our Trainer Professional Education & Development Workshops:

1Nikolaos NtirlisFTGRE
2Alexey RootWIMUSA

The TRG Council of course still reserves the right, on the recommendation of it’s Chairman, to appointed lecturers as needed on a case to case basis to fulfil our work in specific regions and languages.