Sophian A. 31st May 2018 Event
The Malaysian Chess Federation, the FIDE Trainers’ Commission, the National Scholastic Chess Academy and the Kelab Catur Sungai Siput under the auspices of FIDE will be organizing a FIDE Trainers’ Seminar from 5th to 7th July 2018.
The three days seminar will be held:Sakura's room,
For accommodation, please contact Ms Nana +60172215212 (mobile) or +60391719204 (office), International Youth Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
After successful graduation from the seminar course, each participant will receive a participation certificate signed by the Lecturers/Seminar Leaders.
After the detailed report submission by the Lecturers/Seminar Leaders to TRG, the latter will submit the title applications /proposals to FIDE for approval by an official body (PB, EB or GA).
Following approval, the trainer will receive the official diploma and badge (the badge shall include the photograph of the trainer and the licence validity) from FIDE, if the following conditions are fulfilled:
Seminar's fee is USD350 (RM1400)
Payments of FIDE fees will be according to the following table:
|Title Awarded||Title Award
(valid for 4 years)
|FIDE Senior Trainer||300 Euros||180 Euros|
|FIDE Trainer||200 Euros||120 Euros|
|FIDE Instructor||100 Euros||60 Euros|
|National Instructor||50 Euros||30 Euros|
|Developmental Instructor||50 Euros||30 Euros|
Efstratios Grivas is a FIDE Senior Trainer and International Grandmaster of Greece. His peak rating was 2528 in which today equivalence to 2630-40 (according to the unofficial inflation tables). Grivas is also the Secretary of FIDE Trainers’ Commission.
His work in this field includes more than 12,000 hours of training from the juniors to the top class players with the titles of GM and IM.
From 1984 to this day Grivas has written 95 chess books, essays, studies and DVDs in Greek, Arabic, English, Spanish, Italian and Turkish languages, that are used as the basis for the chess improvement of hundreds of young chess players.
Grivas was awarded the Boleslavsky Medal (best author) for 2009 and 2015.
From 1982 until 1999, Grivas represented Greece 186 times (12 in the National Junior Team and 174 in the National Men’s Team), having participated in eight Olympiads, three European Team Chess Championships, and twelve Balkaniads.
His greatest success was winning the Silver Individual Medal (on 3rd board) at the 33rd Chess Olympiad in 1998. Other important successes were the Gold Individual Medal (on the 3rd board) at the European Team Championship in 1989, 4th place at the World Junior Chess Championship in 1985, 1st place at the 1987 Munich international tournament (320 participants), 11th individual place (on the 4th board) at the 32nd Chess Olympiad in 1996, qualification of his club (OAA “Iraklion”) to Europe’s best 16 clubs in 1997 (European Club Cup).
He scored the following at international tournaments: 3rd in Paris 1982, 1st in Cap d'Agde 1983, 2nd in Karditsa 1984, 3rd in Bucharest 1984, 2nd in Strasbourg 1985, 2nd in Munich 1986, 3rd in Xanthi 1991, 2nd in Gausdal 1993, 3rd in Reykjavík 1994, 2nd in Limassol 1997, 1st in Hellexpo-Sportexpo 2001.
For more detailed information:
Contact: Kelab Catur Sungai Siput
Abu Bakar Martin: +60 18 664 0108
Sophian A.Yusuf: +60 11 3950 5981
FM Sumant Subramaniam: +60 16 440 7963
GM Efstratios Grivas: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration shall be addressed to: