|Handbook | B. Permanent
Commissions | 02.
FIDE Rating Regulations (Qualification Commission) | 16.0.Inclusion in the Rating list.
in the Rating list
To be included in the FRL or FIDE Rapidplay Rating list,
a player must be a member of a national chess Federation which is a
member of FIDE. That is, the Federation must not be temporarily or permanently
excluded from membership.
It is the responsibility of national Federations to inform FIDE if
players should not be included in the FRL, FRRL.
Any player excluded from
either rating list because he is unable to obtain membership of a national
Federation, my apply to FIDE for special dispensation to be included.
On appearing in the FRL or FRRL, a player must, so long as he
remains on either or both such lists, be
a member of World Chess Club.