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I am from USA living in Asia. I've never competed before. How can I apply for a FIDE ID to compete? Thanks.
You need to play in FIDE-rated events.
Try to find a chess club or phone your national chess federation to know where these events take place.
When you play enough games (~9), you'll get a FIDE rating and ID.
I am not located in the US. I've phone a local chess club, and they said to contact the US chess federation about getting one. I told told by others here that it would be free, but the US chess federation appears to be a paid thing.
If you're living in another country, get in touch with the federation or club of your local place of residence.
FIDE is international : you don't need to play in US tournaments to get a FIDE rating.
How to join FIDE?
Get in touch with http://www.aicf.in/ and look for FIDE-rated events in your country. When you compete in a couple of them, you'll get a FIDE rating.
After how much time will i get my FIDE id if i had paid already
How can i get FIN?
Right now I'm playing a 9-round tournament, which counts for FIDE. However, I don't have FIDE profil or whatever it is. Is there a membership or something? Or will I get it anyway?
If I'm not wrong, actually you need to play 9 games in official events against 9 FIDE-rated players.
And you'll get the rating corresponding to the time format you are playing.
Duh... Not all players are FIDE rated there. :/
Edit: Thanks mate↓, hopefully it'll work there, too.
I got a FIDE standard rating after 2 FIDE rated tournaments with 2-3 games against FIDE rated players in one and a couple in the other. I never applied or anything, if the tournament is FIDE rated and you have a national ID it should work automatically.
It's automatic and you only need 5 games now (provided you score at least half a point).
Yay, still chance if I get 4 more rated players in the next 6 rounds! :D
Just join the USCF. You will then need to request for them to submit a request to FIDE to get an ID there.
That can be done through the contact form: https://www.uschess.org/component/option,com_wrapper/Itemid,327/
Just select FIDE issue and fill out the rest of the form with the pertinent details.
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