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Recommendations for Tournaments | 06. FIDE Tournament Rules
06. FIDE Tournament Rules
FIDE Tournament Rules
Approved by the 1986 General Assembly.
Amended by the 1989,
1992,1993, 1994 and 1998 General Assemblies.
The event shall be played according to the FIDE Laws of Chess.
The FIDE Tournament Rules shall be used in conjunction with the Laws of Chess in
no way contradict them. They are applicable to all official FIDE competitions.
It is recommended they also be applied to all FIDE rated tournaments, if
The Organizers, the Competitors and the Arbiters involved in
any competition are expected to be acquainted with these regulations before the
start of the competition.
- I. Invitation
- II. Drawing
- III. The
- IV. Team
- V. The
conduct of the players
- VI. The
Chief Arbiter and his duties
- VII. Penalties,
- VIII. Smoking
- IX. TV
rights, filming, photographs
- X. Miscellaneous
to the FIDE Tournament Regulations