During the period 14th to 16th of Jan 2021, TRG organized a FIDE Online Trainers’ Seminar for the African Chess Confederation. The seminar was attended by 26 participants from 6 Arabic speaking African countries.
The opening ceremony witnessed the presence of the African Chess Confederation President (Lewis Ncube), the Arab Chess Federation President (Sheikh Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla), the TRG Chairman (Mikhail Kobalia), and the TRG Secretary (Peter Long).
The three -day seminar was enriched with lectures presented by GM Bassem Amin, GM Slim Bouaziz, IM Sami Khader and WGM Amina Mezioud.
The closing ceremony witnessed the presence of FIDE President (Arkady Dvorkovich), the African Chess Confederation President (Lewis Ncube), and the TRG Chairman (Mikhail Kobalia).
Mr. Dvorkovich thanked the organizers and expressed his appreciation for this active start of the year by the African Chess Confederation and he assured the participants and officials of FIDE’s partnership in this event along with the rest of global chess activities.
Mr. Ncube thanked FIDE and its President for their support in developing chess in Africa and emphasized the importance of Trainers’ Seminars in qualifying better trainers who can train competent players to represent Africa.
GM Kobalia praised the taking of practical moves towards improving chess in Africa and promised to organize more events to lever Africa’s chess to the top level in the future.
|No.||FIDE ID||Name||Federation||Proposed Title|
|1||9215034||Mustafa. Ali Saied||LBA||NI|
|5||9000488||El Yazidi, Mustapha||MAR||FI|
|8||19600151||Cheikhna, Mohamed Lemine||MTN||NI|
|9||19601433||Hassan Sidi Mohamed Cheikh||MTN||FI|
|11||12210293||Mortada Mansour Idris||SUD||FI|
|14||12201588||Ahmed Hassan Ahmed||SUD||NI|
|15||12202070||Amro Abbo Hamad||SUD||FI|
|17||12207705||Mohamed Alkhaleel Khatir||SUD||NI|
|20||12201456||Sara, Gadalla Karar||SUD||FI|
|21||12210285||Amar Elnour Mohamed||SUD||DI|