Letter #08 - 2013
The meaning of the words i and w
Date: 2/20/13 9:53:14 PM
My girl is a FIDE Chess player although she
has no ELO rating yet.
In the FIDE player’s list there is an “i” placed at the end of some
players information and a “w”.
In other players, there is a “wi” near the date of birth. What does
Mr. Gennady Rakhvalov from FIDE
indicated us that they usually mark inactive players as “i” and
women as “w”. Both letters “wi” mean “woman + inactive”.
Below is a section taken from a FIDE list showing the related flags:
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