Invitation for Online Olympiad Trainer Support

Dear National Chess Federation

FIDE has agreed to provide training support for up to 30 teams that are confirmed to be participating in the coming FIDE Online Olympiad 2021 to be held from 13 August – 15 September.

Selection of Federations was based on the combined results of men and women teams at the Batumi Olympiad.

Eligible to apply are:

NoTeamNoTeam
1Gabon16Mauritius
2Djibouti17Ghana
3Central African Republic18Bermuda
4Gambia19Cameroon
5Seychelles20Bahamas
6Burundi21Ethiopia
7Tanzania22Netherlands Antilles
8Rwanda23Guyana
9Togo24Maldives
10Palau25Kenya
11Ivory Coast26Swaziland/Eswantini
12Senegal27Thailand
13Lesotho28Cyprus
14Sierra Leone29Surinam
15Sao Tome & Principe30Jordan

If you are interested in this offer, please contact the FIDE Trainers’ Commission urgently via email: trainers@fide.com.

Your deadline is 30th July 2021

We are now also inviting trainers to apply to be your coaches, to provide five (5) hours of preparation for your team in advance and another five (5) hours after to review the performance.

Once we have this list, and you have confirmed acceptance, we will then invite you to choose on a first come first serve basis.

Thank you and best wishes

Peter Long

Secretary, FIDE Trainers’ Commission

Here are the Federations that have so far confirmed:

NoFederationPerson in ChargeTitle
1GabonM.BONGO AKANGA NDJILA Barthélémy President
2LesothoTseliso MotloheloaPresident
3Sao Tome and PríncipeEspírito Santo. Tomé President
4BermudaSerguei GontcharovCaptain
5DjiboutiYassin Souleiman HassanPresident
6GhanaPhilip AmekuPresident