Registration

Registration for FIDE 2020 Congress is now open:

Early registration fee
(till 28 February, 2020)
Late registration fee
(from 28 February, 2020)
FIDE Member € 475 € 550
Non – FIDE Member € 525 € 600
Ph.D Student / Young FIDE* € 350 € 400
National rapporteurs** € 425 € 475

The registration fees are including 21% VAT.

* Congress fee for participants of the Young FIDE Seminar: a confirmation that you will be attending the Young FIDE Seminar is required. The organization will check your (separate) registration for this seminar at a later stage.
Congress fee for Ph.D students: a student card is required and must be uploaded. The file can be uploaded in Word, PDF, JPEG, PNG (max. 5 Mb).
Without registration for the Young FIDE Seminar/copy of student card the Non-FIDE member registration fee will be charged.

** Please note that you need the discount code provided by the Board of your National FIDE Association.

Kindly be informed that the welcome reception on Wednesday, 20 May 2020, the reception/dinner on Thursday, 21 May 2020, as well as the Gala dinner on Friday, 22 May 2020 are included in your registration fee.

Accommodation

The organisers have secured a variety of accommodation in The Hague at preferential rates for the FIDE 2020 Congress participants. Block reservations with guaranteed availability and rates are made at the hotels listed below. In order to get a reservation at the hotel of your preference, please make your reservation as soon as possible.

Please go to the official booking website for more information about the hotel, availability & rates and to make your reservation.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Congress fee for participants who are member of a national association of FIDE, the International Federation of European Law. Please click here for an overview of all National Associations of FIDE.

Congress fee for participants of the Young FIDE Seminar: a confirmation that you will be attending the Young FIDE Seminar is required. The organization will check your (separate) registration for this seminar at a later stage.
Congress fee for Ph.D students: a student card is required and must be uploaded. The file can be uploaded in Word, PDF, JPEG, PNG (max. 5 Mb).
Without registration for the Young FIDE Seminar/copy of student card the Non-FIDE member registration fee will be charged.

We accept payments by credit card (VISA, Master card and AMEX) and iDEAL (Dutch participants). We cannot accept payment by cheque and debit card. Any additional fees (e.g. bank charges) are at own expense. Payment of the applicable registration fee must have been made within 14 days after registration or at least before the start of the congress to secure your participation.

If your name contains special characters this may cause an error during the payment procedure. In that case, please change your name in your contact details by removing any special characters, so that you will be able to arrange the payment. If you send an e-mail with your correct name to the FIDE 2020 congress secretariat, fide2020@congressbydesign.com, we will change your name back in our system, so that your name will be presented correctly on your name badge.
Example special characters include: á, ä, â, ç ,ê, é, ë, î, ï, ñ, ö, õ, ô, ü.

Notification of cancellation of registration must be sent in writing to the FIDE 2020 Congress Secretariat at fide2020@congressbydesign.com.

  • For cancellations received up to and including 20 March 2020, a cancellation fee of 25% will be charged.
  • For cancellations received after 20 March 2020, no refund will be given, full amount required.
  • Name changes are not accepted, unless the participant is from the same company. A handling fee of EUR 40 per registration will be charged for every modification received after 20 March 2020.
Personal data will be collected, processed, stored by Congress by design (the “Processor”), on behalf of the FIDE 2020 congress organizers, in its capacity as data controller, and shared with FIDE 2020 organizers.
Delegates’ personal data will be retained securely and under the applicable law, you may, at any time, request access to your personal data, as well as its rectification, erasure or limited processing, portability of your data, or oppose to the processing by written request addressed to the Data Controller through the e-mail address fide2020@congressbydesign.com.

If you would like to register a group (5 or more), please contact fide2020@congressbydesign.com.

Representatives of the press and media agencies with media credentials are welcome to attend the FIDE 2020 congress. Contact the Congress Secretariat (fide2020@congressbydesign.com) for details of media registration.
By registering as media representatives for FIDE 2020, journalists, press photographers, film crews and other members of the press accept that they must comply with the FIDE 2020 Press Policy. Failure to do so may result in the immediate withdrawal of press registration.
Picture taking, audio/video recording and/or filming at the FIDE 2020 congress venue without prior permission of the organisers are prohibited. Requests for interviews of speakers or faculty should be sent to the Congress Secretariat.

Please note that we can only provide you with an invitation letter for the FIDE 2020 congress after we received your registration and payment. After you have made the payment, please contact the FIDE 2020 congress secretariat at: fide2020@congressbydesign.com.