REGULATIONS ON REGISTRATION & LICENSING OF PLAYERS
Approved by 2013 Presidential Board
1.All Players shall be required to register with their National Chess Federations (NCF). The FIDE Regulations on Registration, Transfers and Eligibility shall apply.
2.The NCF (or FIDE) shall issue the FIDE ID Number if the Player does not have one at the time of registration. NCF will register the Player with FIDE by providing information containing the Player’s Name, Gender, Place & Year of Birth, Photo, Passport Number; FIDE ID Number (if any).
3.FIDE/NCF shall issue the Player with a Player ID Card bearing the information from Rule 2 above. All information shall be maintained in the List of FIDE Licensed Players.
4.A Player who registers to compete in any FIDE rated competition shall be required to provide his FIDE ID Number.
5.An Organizer receiving any registration must refer to the List of FIDE Licensed Players before accepting the registration.
6.If an Organizer inadvertently accepted a Player without a valid License, the Organizer shall be penalized 50 Euro for every infringement. Such Players shall not have a FIDE ID Number and shall have no Federation Flag.
7.Games played by Players without a valid License shall not count for rating for themselves. Games played against them by Licensed Players shall be counted.
8.A NCF may subsequently (during or after the competition) register the Player mentioned in Rules 8 & 9 above provided a Late Payment Fee of 50 Euro is paid.
9.Players without a License cannot play in any official FIDE or Continental competition.
10.For each time a player who has been delisted by his NCF and subsequently re-listed, the payment is 20 Euro.