Am I eligible for a FIDE Online Title? How can I get one?
To qualify for any FOA Title recognized by FIDE, you need to play the FIDE Online Arena Rating and fulfill a number of conditions, after which you can claim the FOA Title.
The conditions can be found here
To play FIDE Online Arena rated games and tournaments you need a subscription.
The "claim title" button will appear in your User Profile in the upper right corner and you will be able to get it as soon as you are eligible. The eligibility is counted automatically.
What is a FOA Title?
You can obtain the FOA Title recognized by FIDE by playing FOA-rated games on FIDE Online Arena. This online title will appear in your profile card on the FIDE website. Unlike over-the-board titles, the FOA titles do not differentiate by sex and ...
How can I pay for a title?
Once you are eligible for a FOA Title, the "claim title" button will appear in you profile. To obtain the title you can pay with your credit/debit card or with PayPal. To find out more about the fees please check section 4 in the official FIDE Online ...
How can I estimate my eligibility for FOA Title?
To get an idea of how many games you need to play before claiming the title, check your stats in your profile. Here are FOA Title eligibility requirements: Arena Grandmaster (AGM) — Rating 2000; the player must maintain the rating at or above 2000 ...
When will I get my certificate?
The certificates are sent once every two weeks. Please mind that all players who obtained a title are checked by our Fair Play Team before they can get the certificate. Thank you for your patience!
How can I be sure that my rating is calculated correctly?
Official ratings and titles data from World Chess players is recorded on Algorand’s decentralized blockchain network in real-time, bringing reliability and transparency to the rating system of digital chess. As player ratings will be verified on the ...