Publisher: McFarland, 2017, Pages: 376, Paperback
The International Chess Federation or FIDE (from the French Fédération Internationale des Échecs) was founded in Paris in 1924 but only from 1950 began to award international titles. This book lists more than 18,000 players who received titles from 1950 through 2016.
Entries include (where available) the player’s full name, federation, date of birth, place of birth, date of death, place of death, title and year of award and peak rating (month and year), with references provided.
About the Author(s)
Gino Di Felice is the author of numerous reference books on chess. He works in the food industry and lives in Mosciano Sant’Angelo, Teramo, Italy.