#Development FA and IO Seminars in Trieste

Development FA and IO Seminars, especially dedicated to female participants, will take place from 1st-7th September, in Trieste, Italy.

31 female participants, coming from 14 European federations. To all female participants, full board accommodation and FIDE exam fee is fully covered through the funding program.

The main aim of the Seminars is to develop women’s activity in Chess as per the priorities set by the European Chess Union for the available FIDE Development Fund for Europe.


The lecturers of the FIDE Arbiters Seminar will be Dapiran Franca (ITA) and Nikolopoulos Panagiotis (GRE), assistants are: Biagioli Marco (ITA) and Held Mario (ITA). The lecturers of International organizers Seminar are: Tomasz Delega (POL) and Mogranzini Roberto (ITA).


The Official Hotel of the Seminars is Hotel Milano, while the Seminars will be hosted in Ippodromo di Montebello, Piazza de Gasperi 4, Trieste TS – Italy c/o the Restaurant Hall. Seminars are taking place simultaneously with Trieste International Chess Festival.

The #Development FA and IO Seminars in Trieste are organized by European Chess Union, with the cooperation of the Italian Arbiters’ Commission, on behalf of Italian Chess Federation and the FIDE Development Commission.