Rules and Regulations

Official rules and regulations of IDF

Approved by the General Meeting of August 29, 2016 in Kanevo, Bulgaria,
the IDF Board of 16.12.2016; 04.12.2017
the General Meeting of August 30, 2018 in Kanevo, Bulgaria
the IDF Board of 15.12.2018; 14.12.2019; 15.12.2021; 25.08.2022; 02.11.2022; 16.12.2023

Rules of the game

Rules of the game 
Rules of the Rapid and Blitz games

Rules of competitions

Rules of official competitions  04.12.2017
Rules of official competitions  15.12.2018
Rules of official competitions  14.12.2019
Rules of official competitions  25.08.2022

Rules of the organization of competitions

Conditions for organizers    04.12.2017
Conditions for organizers    15.12.2018
Conditions for organizers    15.12.2021
Conditions for organizers    25.08.2022
Application form                    16.12.2016

Regulations for assignment of international titles 

Norms and titles for players      29.08.2016
Norms and titles for players      30.08.2018
Norms and titles for players      14.12.2019
Norms and titles for players      02.11.2022
Norms and titles for players      16.12.2023

Norms and titles for Arbiters
Request for the title of arbiter

For Arbiters

Informational letter
General referee report
Special referee report