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Fourth Chess in Education Lecturer course 15-17 April

April 15, 2022 - April 17, 2022

This fourth course will be held on 15-17 April.

Those who gain this qualification (CEL) will be those, exclusively, who we appoint to the paid lectureships of the FIDE School Instructor seminars.

‘I have learned a lot’ WGM Eva Repkova, Chairperson of FIDE Commission for Women’s Chess.

 CEL Lecturers will be experts in educational chess (not necessarily experts in competitive chess). They will be trained by the EDU Commission, after an online capacitation course of 15 hours, with some offline extras. This training has a cost of €75, which covers both access to materials and preparation, and the exam.

Those who successfully pass the course will receive the diploma of Certified FIDE Chess in Education Lecturer (CEL). This is valid for three years, and it implies an administrative fee of €50.

Here is the course description in more detail:


‘A nice experience, fantastic course’ FM Vlad Ungureanu, national coordinator of Romania chess in schools program.

Applications for the course are open now and will close on 13 April. If you want to apply, please fill in the Registration form for “Preparation of Lecturers”, Your CV & Motivation letter should pay special attention to your relevant experience in “educational chess”, rather than “sport chess”  (please check this explanatory document if you are unsure about the difference between these two concepts – https://edu.fide.com/educational-chess-vs-sport-chess/).

‘This kind of course is a very good idea’ FM Leontxo Garcia

The course will be held 15-17 April, in English, online 15:00-20:00 CET (Central European or FIDE time). Applicants must complete the Registration form: https://cloud.fide.com/s/Z8jAsc2FAwiMHM8 (DOC), https://cloud.fide.com/s/Jga7Awety3HStPc (PDF).

The course is limited to a maximum of 20 people (first come, first served). Applicants who cannot be given an assured place will be placed on the waiting list for the subsequent course.



April 15, 2022
April 17, 2022