Researched, compiled, written and copyright 2003-10 by David Cohen. Last updated: 2010.07.22.
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International titles by Canadian chess players

The following international titles have been awarded to Canadians by the Fédération International des Échecs (FIDE) for over-the-board play; and by the International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) for correspondence play by mail, e-mail, or web-server. The year is when the title was awarded. The list includes players from other countries who now represent Canada; and Canadians who now represent other countries.

Qualified but not yet awarded
In progress

International Grandmaster (GM)

International Master (IM)

FIDE Master (FM)

Candidate Master (CM)

Woman International Master (WIM)

Woman FIDE Master (WFM)

Woman Candidate Master (WCM)

International Arbiter (IA)

FIDE Arbiter (FA)

International Organizer (IO)

FIDE Trainer (FT)

FIDE Instructor (FI)

National Instructor (NI)

Correspondence Grandmaster (GMC)

Correspondence Senior International Master (SIMC)

Correspondence International Master (IMC)

Correspondence International Arbiter (IAC)


Title qualifications

Completed

The following have qualified for these titles:

International Master (IM)

FIDE Master (FM)

Correspondence International Master (IMC)

In progress

The folowing are in progress of completing the qualifications for these titles (Norms no longer have time limits):

International Grandmaster (GM)

International Master (IM)

FIDE Master (FM)

International Arbiter (IA)

FIDE Arbiter (FA)

International Organizer (IO)

Correspondence Grandmaster (GMC)

Correspondence Senior International Master (SIMC)

Correspondence International Master (IMC)

Historical record

The following Norms were achieved:


National Titles

Tournament Director & Organizer Certification Program (TDOCP)

This program is administered by The Chess Federation of Canada, which maintains the official list. Year is that of the most recent certification. For details of their program, see CFC Handbook, Section 20.

National Tournament Director (NTD)

Regional Tournament Director (RTD)

Local Tournament Director (CTD)


* deceased