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Do players keep getting norms even after obtaining their titles?

Do players keep getting norms even after obtaining IM, GM titles since norms are based on rating performances if I'm not wrong? You are wrong. There is a lot more to getting a norm than a rating ...
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Does FIDE allow viewing how many IM/GM norms a player has?

Brian Towers' answer covers the part for viewing norms for players who are yet to obtain the title. To view the norms of a player who has already got a title will have the follow the steps Example ...
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Does FIDE allow viewing how many IM/GM norms a player has?

Is there a way to see through the FIDE website? Only for players who have not yet achieved all the norms they need. You can go to this web page, select the title (IM or GM), select the country of the ...
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Why do FIDE initial ratings include "two hypothetical opponents rated 1800"?

This change, as well as other changes to FIDE ratings, was proposed here. Page 15 contains the justification for this particular change. According to the proposal, this was intended to have two ...
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Is There a Limit on the Number of Rated Tournaments a Chess Player Can Attend in a Month?

There is no limit on number of rated games, but most rating systems have something to prevents many games over a short time (often in same location) charging a person's rating too much. Fide does this ...
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In 4NCL are practically all players good enough to have FIDE rating?

The tournament is 11 rounds played over 5 weekends. The last round to be played as of 1st May 2024 is round 8. Here are the results for the 28 teams in division 4. The FIDE rating floor is 1400. Where ...
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Is there an approved FIDE way of running a tournament that maximises players being paired with people they haven't recently played?

There is a standard method which is allowed for the lower level tournaments you are suggesting. Basically FIDE recognises three levels of tournament: L1. Official FIDE tournaments (World Championship, ...
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How are some FIDE rated tournaments organizing 3 classical games per day?

How are some tournaments organizing 3 rounds a day also being FIDE-rated simultaneously? The simple answer is "because it's not against the rules for FIDE rated tournaments". What you have ...
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