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# Norms and titles

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Garvin Gray    (2007-07-09)
Norms and titles

How do players achieve norms and titles at ficgs? What tournaments do players have to compete in to get norms and titles at ficgs?

Marcus Miranda    (2007-07-09 18:12:25)
Norms and titles

My guess is that you can only achieve norms in the class M, SM, GM and rapid M tournaments. Once the tournament starts you know the number of points you have to win to get a norm.

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There is certainly a formula for calculating the number of points you have to win in order to get a certain norm.

Thibault de Vassal    (2007-07-11 14:29:13)
Norms and titles

http://www.ficgs.com/membership.html#titles

.. true, the formula should be fully explained too.

Svante Carl von Erichsen    (2007-07-11 16:14:00)
Norms

Perhaps you could also explain what a "norm" is, for chess newbies.

Garvin Gray    (2007-07-11 16:15:47)
formula on here for norms

Yeah, it was the formula etc that I was after. I had already seen the information in the link before I asked the question