13. FIDE Regulations on Affiliated Members
FIDE REGULATIONS ON AFFILIATED MEMBERS
Applied from November 1, 2023.
“14.1 The General Assembly, following an advisory opinion of the Council, can allow certain organisations to be admitted as Affiliated Organisations, namely:
14.2 Affiliated Organisations have the right to take part in FIDE Congresses and in the General Assembly, without voting.
14.3 Affiliated Organisations can organise and participate in some specific FIDE competitions or events, according with FIDE rules and regulations.
14.4 Affiliated Organisations can be authorised to organise events under the auspices of FIDE. 14.5 Affiliated Organisations can be temporarily suspended or permanently expelled by the General Assembly, for just cause”;
approve the following rules:
0.1 In accordance with the art. 14.1 of the FIDE Charter the General Assembly, following an advisory opinion of the Council, can allow certain organizations to be admitted as Affiliated Organisations, namely:
0.2. The term “Affiliated Organisations” used to refer mostly to organisations uniting various federations on the basis of language, geography or other principles.
0.3 The Charter does deny designating as Affiliate Organisations certain entities representing only a geographical part of, or a certain group within a country. Such Affiliate Organisations may receive an “Affiliated Member” title if they comply with the criteria specified below.
1. Affiliated Members
1.1 Any association or organisation which represents some regions and is admitted in FIDE in accordance with art. 14 of the FIDE Charter organisation, is titled as an Affiliated Member if it:
1.2 The attributed title of Affiliated Member can be used alongside or in alternative with the title of Affiliated Organisation.
2. Rights and prerogatives of Affiliated Members
2.1 Affiliated Members have all the rights already guaranteed by art. 14 of the FIDE Charter.
2.2 Affiliated Members are entitled to delegate participants to international team and individual tournaments and other events, including, but not limited to, the Chess Olympiad, world championships (youth, senior, etc.), provided that participation of Affiliated Members is allowed by the rules and regulations of the relevant tournament.
2.3 Affiliated Members may participate in FIDE development and other programs in accordance with the rules and regulations for such programs and subject to limitations specified, if any
3. Compliance with Requirements
3.1 Affiliated Members should be in compliance with the requirements specified in the art. 1.1 of these Regulations.
3.2 Affiliated Members, as all other Affiliated Organisations, can be temporarily suspended or permanently expelled by the General Assembly for just cause, in accordance with the art. 14.5 of the FIDE Charter.