Trans-Identifying Men Barred from Participating in Women's Chess Events, Announces Chess Federation
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has made changes to its handbook regarding transgender players in women's competitions. The new gu...
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) Implements New Guidelines for Transgender Players in Women's Competitions
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has made changes to its handbook regarding transgender players in women's competitions. The new guidelines state that trans-identifying males will be banned from participating in these events.
FIDE has also addressed how titles such as Woman Grandmaster, Woman International Master, Woman FIDE Master, and Woman Candidate Master will be handled in relation to transgender players.
Prohibition of Trans-Identifying Males in Women's Chess Events
The article discusses a new rule implemented by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) regarding transgender participation in women's chess events. According to the rule, if a male player undergoes a gender change to become female, they will be prohibited from participating in official FIDE events for women until a decision is made by the FIDE Council. This decision will be based on further analysis and must be made within a maximum period of two years.
Changes in Women's Titles for Transgender Players
According to new guidelines from the International Chess Federation (FIDE), if a player who holds any women's titles changes their gender to male, their women's titles will be abolished. However, if the player changes their gender back to female and can prove ownership of the respective FIDE ID, they can renew their women's titles.
Potential Changes in Titles for Women in Chess
The article discusses a potential change in the titles given to women in chess. The current titles, such as Women's Grand Master and Women's International Master, may be replaced with general titles of the same or lower level. The article also mentions that there are no restrictions for individuals who have changed their gender to play in the open section of chess tournaments.
Different Rules for Men's and Women's Events
The article states that women are allowed to compete in men's events, but not vice versa. This is because there is already a sufficient number of male competitors, while women's events are designed to encourage more female participation. The article also mentions that this decision was made in preparation for the World Cup event in Azerbaijan, where top players like Magnus Carlsen will be present.
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