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Rules Commission meeting in Walbrzych

Rules Commission Councillors' Meeting

20-24 April 2018 – Walbrzych, Poland

Invitees: Ashot Vardapetyan, Chairman (ARM), Tomasz Delega, Secretary (POL), Franca Dapiran (ITA), Mehrdad Pahlevanzadeh (IRI), Stewart Reuben (ENG)


1. Chairman's remarks and welcome
2. Laws of Chess from 1 January 2018 - question received
3. Amendments to General Regulations for Competitions (old name: Competition Rules)
4. Refreshment courses about the Laws of Chess and General Regulations for Competitions
5. Others

The amendment period for the FIDE General Regulations for Competitions (FIDE Competition Rules) is open till 10 April 2018.

A current proposal, discussed during Antalya FIDE Congres 2017 you can find here


We would like to ask all interested parties, in particular national federations, trainers, players, arbiters and organisers to send their proposals or coments. The final reviewing of proposals will take place on the Rules Commission Councillors' Meeting in Walbrzych, Poland from 20 to 24 April 2018. The final decision will be made at the 89th Congress in Batumi (September/October 2018).

To submit a request regarding to the FIDE Competition Rules, please download, complete and return the following form CR_Change_Request_2018.docx to the FIDE Rules Commission.

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